R.J. Evans carried 19 times for 108 yards and one touchdown Friday night as host Ripley rallied for a 28-12 opening victory against Parkersburg South.
The Vikings trailed 12-7 at halftime but took the lead in the third quarter with a touchdown and added two insurance scores in the fourth quarter.
J.T. Kemp added 99 yards on 21 attempts for the Vikings. Nick Yoho had 64 yards rushing and two scores for South.
Anderson (Ohio) 49, Cabell Midland 41: Jay Volpenhein threw for 355 yards and five TDs and carried 16 times for 165 yards to spark the relentless offense of the Redskins from Cincinnati. Anderson rallied from a third-quarter 34-14 deficit.
For the Knights, Ivan Vaughn ran for 206 yards and two TDs, Jovaun Light added 143 yards and a score and Isaiah Duncan had 131 yards and two TDs.
Huntington 45, Belfry (Ky.) 34: Jadon Hayes rushed for 150 yards and five touchdowns as the visiting Highlanders came back from a 27-7 first-half deficit to win.
For the Pirates, who had four turnovers, Derek Wellman ran for 147 yards and a score.
Van 33, Meadow Bridge 0: Brady Grant carried 24 times for 200 yards and three TDs to spark the visiting Bulldogs. In addition, Grant returned an interception for a score.
Drew Price and Daniel Gibson also rushed for touchdowns for Van.
Dawson-Bryant 51, Buffalo 6: Kyle Sites scored five touchdowns to pace the host Hornets. Sites ran six times for 121 yards and four scores and caught two TD passes.
The Bison, down 45-0 at halftime, averted a shutout in the third quarter when Stephen Booth caught a 1-yard TD pass from Jackson England.
Oak Hill 34, Valley 12: Khori Bass ran 25 times for 253 yards and two touchdowns and threw for another score as the host Red Devils broke away from the Greyhounds.
Christian Lively carried 17 times for 131 yards and a pair of fourth-quarter scores for Oak Hill. For Valley, Garyn Pritt ran for 71 yards and a TD and Nick Gipson hit on 7 of 12 passes for 71 yards and ran for a score.
Lincoln 35, Braxton County 14: Kobie Carpenter passed for 316 yards and four touchdowns, two each to Cory Fazalare and Jonathan Leep, as the host Cougars prevailed.
For the Eagles, Heath Cottrill completed 11 of 19 passes for 186 yards and one TD, and Tayton Stout caught six passes for 134 yards and a score.
Tug Valley 6, Sherman 0: Noah Lucas scored on a 5-yard run early in the second quarter and the host Panthers made it stand up for the win.
Each team was saddled with more than 100 yards in penalties as the defenses dominated.