Cody Carter scored a pair of touchdowns - one rushing and one receiving - Friday night as host Cabell Midland avenged last year's loss by ringing up a 35-3 prep football victory over Riverside.Carter had seven carries for 42 yards and one score and two receptions for 31 yards and one TD for the Knights (1-2).Midland lost to the Warriors 28-14 last season.Knights quarterback Stephen Hamer went 9-of-18 for 180 yards, with Casey Thomas catching three passes for 104 yards and one score. Thomas also had nine rushes for 77 yards and completed one pass attempt for a 22-yard touchdown to Stephen Matthews.
For Riverside (1-2), which lost its second in a row, Robert Payton had nine carries for 86 yards, and quarterback Zach Petry went 5-of-14 for 48 yards.The Warriors played without suspended running back Leon Mitchell, one of the top rushers in the Mountain State Athletic Conference. Mitchell also missed the first quarter of last week's loss to South Charleston because of disciplinary reasons dealing with school issues.POINT 75, SISSONVILLE 7: Point Pleasant romped for 388 yards on the ground on just 30 carries and raced out to a 54-7 halftime lead and coasted to a win.
The visiting Black Knights got a pair of first-half interception returns for touchdowns, one each from Marquez Griffin and Jason Stouffer. Point Pleasant scored on its first seven possessions and didn't punt in the game.Point's rushing attack was spread out as no one gained 100 yards. Tylan Campbell led the way for the Black Knights (3-0) with 91 yards on eight carries and three scores (two rushing and one receiving). Cody Marcum had 79 yards on seven carries and a score, Teran Barnitz recorded 66 yards on three rushes and a score, Anthony Darst rolled up 80 yards on three carries and a touchdown, and Zach Canterbury scored a touchdown and had 44 yards on two carries.Eric Roberts threw two touchdown strikes to Brandon Toler and one to Campbell, racking up 141 yards on 6-of-7 passing.
The Indians (0-3) were limited to 87 yards on 40 carries and completed just 10-of-32 passes. Sissonville's lone score came on a 48-yard strike from Austin Crawford to Trent Stowers in the second quarter. WAYNE 50, HOOVER 14: Six different players found themselves in the end zone as Wayne rolled to a road win.
Brandon Spurlock had two scoring runs from 83 and 8 yards out, respectively. Tyler Adkins threw for two scores and ran for one for the Pioneers (2-1). Austin Pyles and Michael Perry each hauled in a score for Wayne.Charlton Gandee scored on a 50-yard pass from Carter Coleman for Herbert Hoover (0-3) and Cody Hamm scored on a 6-yard run.
The Huskies' first three games came against Class AA contenders Ravenswood, Chapmanville and Wayne - who have combined for eight wins in nine starts.
PARKERSBURG 34, MARIETTA 7: Adam Lindamood ran for two touchdowns as Parkersburg built up a 21-0 halftime lead and coasted to a home victory.
Alex Ash connected with Jeremy Bell for two scores as well for the Big Reds (3-0). Ash threw for 216 yards on 13-of-20 passes with no picks, and Bell hauled in six catches for 62 yards. Lindamood finished with 85 yards on 15 carries and Chandler Hamilton added 70 yards on nine rushes and a score.Dustin Baker was the lone bright spot for Marietta, Ohio (1-2), rumbling for 151 yards on 19 totes and the Tigers' only score. LIBERTY 24, WEBSTER 13: Ty Noss found the end zone on rushes of 55, 1 and 53 yards as visiting Liberty Harrison got a win.
Noss accumulated 209 yards on 23 carries to lead Liberty (2-1), and Cameron Stires had 67 yards on nine carries and James Pumphrey accounted for 57 yards on 14 rushes.Joe Collins had an 85-yard kickoff return touchdown for Webster County (1-2) and Brendan Rumney ran it seven times for 50 yards and a score. BRAXTON 62, PHILIP-BARBOUR 31: Jacob Yanero carried 13 times for 113 yards and two touchdowns and the host Eagles (2-1) scored in a variety of ways to rack up a big win.
The Eagles also tallied on Zach Perkins' 43-yard interception return, Yannick Yewawa's 96-yard kickoff runback, Jordan Coen's 8-yard fumble return and Easton Hutton's 92-yard interception return. Braxton County finished with 364 total yards, and quarterback Jordan Lacy added 87 yards on eight carries.Philip Barbour (0-3) got a 35-yard TD run and a 24-yard TD pass from Dillon Newman, who found Cory Cox with his scoring toss. VALLEY 28, VAN 16: Robbie Belmont had 23 carries for 176 yards and one touchdown and Corey Tolley had 11 rushes for 139 yards and one score for host Valley. The Greyhounds (2-0) amassed 364 of their 383 yards on the ground.
Tyler Gunnoe completed 5-for-12 passes for 104 yards and one touchdown and had 23 carries for 104 yards for Van (2-1).