Wil Mays ran for two touchdowns as host Nicholas County downed Poca 27-7 in high school football on Friday.Mays rushed 18 times for 103 yards to lead the Grizzlies (1-1), and quarterback Tyler Sagraves ran for a TD.For the Dots (1-1), T.T. Loudin carried seven times for 42 yards. Poca quarterback Jake Payne went 12-for-22 for 158 yards with one interception and rushed 16 times for 37 yards.MIDLAND 49, PARKERSBURG 10: Lowell Farley rushed for 182 yards on 12 carries and Steve Matthews picked up 137 on 11 tries, leading Cabell Midland past Parkersburg at Stadium Field.
Farley scored one touchdown, on a 98-yard run, and Matthews had three TDs, on runs of 4, 34 and 5 yards.Cabell Midland (2-0) rushed for 419 yards and passed for another 126. The Big Reds (1-1) picked up 129 on the ground and 167 through the air. Adam Lindamood topped the Big Reds with 83 yards on 17 carries and scored their only touchdown on a 33-yard run in the fourth quarter.MEADOW BRIDGE 27, TUG VALLEY 8: Jacob Parker rushed for 296 yards on 35 carries and scored two touchdowns as Meadow Bridge (2-0) defeated visiting Tug Valley.
Parker scored in the first quarter on a 14-yard run and broke loose for a 78-yarder in the fourth.Meadow Bridge's Shane Harless ran 27 yards for a score, and David Gainer returned a punt 27 yards for a TD.
Jessie Mays scored for Tug Valley (1-1) on a 5-yard run.RITCHIE 42, ROANE 20: Tyler Reed caught two touchdown passes and ran for another score in Ritchie County's victory at Roane County.
Reed, who rushed for 125 yards on five carries, caught TD passes of 5 and 25 yards from Trevor Shepler and scored on a 46-yard run.Ritchie's Devon Jones rushed for 91 yards on eight carries, including a 12-yard touchdown run.Hunter Bradley scored twice for Roane on runs of 1 and 20 yards. Roane's John Ash carried 21 times for 94 yards, and Cody May added 85 yards on 17 attempts.Both teams are 1-1.
BRAXTON 20, CLAY 12: Down by five points in the fourth quarter, Braxton County rallied for two touchdowns to defeat visiting Clay County.
Jacob Yanero, who totaled 158 rushing yards on 16 carries, scored on runs of 25 and 39 yards to lead Braxton (2-0). Yanero also connected with Derrick Barnette on a 57-yard scoring pass.Will Stewart and Jordan Lucas scored for Clay (0-2). Lucas, whose TD run covered 56 yards, finished with 147 yards on 20 carries.