Johronimo Mitchell got his third interception and Ta’ Blackwell scored on an 8-yard run, both in overtime, as Huntington outlasted Parkersburg for a 27-21 prep football win Friday night in Huntington.
The Highlanders end their two-game losing skid and extend their winning streak over the Big Reds to nine games.
Diallo Mitchell led Huntington, gaining 128 yards and a TD on 18 carries, while Blackwell completed 4 of 15 passes for 102 yards against two picks, and rushed for another 75 yards and three scores on 11 totes.
For Parkersburg, Jake Johnson accounted for 320 yards and two touchdowns, completing 24 of 37 passes for 267 yards and two scores against three interceptions, while running for another 53 yards on 14 carries. Also for the Big Reds, Braeden Mason caught five passes for 102 yards, Brenton Strange hauled in seven catches for 70 yards, and Kionte’ Peacock caught a 41-yard TD pass.
Mingo Central 44, Chapmanville 7: Quarterback Daylin Goad accounted for 194 yards and six TDs to help Mingo Central take down visiting Chapmanville.
Goad hit on 11 of 20 passes for 147 yards and five scores, while rushing for another 47 yards and a TD on seven carries to lead the Miners.
Also for Mingo, Dougie Dillon rushed for 133 yards and a score on 21 carries and Drew Hatfield caught four balls for 49 yards and two scores.
Chase Berry led the Tigers, completing 6 of 15 passes for 93 yards, including a 63-yard scoring strike to Dillon Renninger.
Wayne 46, Logan 8: Quarterback Gunner Harmon accounted for 99 yards and a touchdown as Wayne rode a strong defensive performance to put away host Logan and earn its seventh straight win.
The Pioneers (7-2) forced five Wildcat turnovers — all in the first half — and held Logan to just 144 total yards.
Harmon rushed for 42 yards on four carries and completed 5 of 7 passes for 57 yards and recovered a fumble for a score and Ethan Bowens ran for 85 yards and a TD on seven totes. Also for Wayne, Michael Bartram rushed for 57 yards and two scores on six carries, while Zane Brumfield blocked a punt and returned it 30 yards for a TD and Devon Matzforff returned a fumble 17 yards for another score.
Jesse Jude scored on a 50-yard run for the Wildcats (3-5), and finished with 64 yards on three rushes.
Ripley 41, Roane County 6: Jeremy Harper rushed for 150 yards and two scores as host Ripley rolled Roane County to pick up its eighth consecutive victory.
Evan King added 63 yards and a TD on eight carries, RJ Evans picked up 43 yards and a score on nine totes and Dalton Myers ripped off a 37-yard TD run for the Vikings (8-1), who racked up 434 yards of offense. Ripley entered the game as the No. 5 team in the Class AAA playoff ratings.
Josh Huffman rushed for 85 yards on 20 carries, and Shadraq Greathouse completed 2 of 5 passes for 22 yards and a TD to lead the Raiders (3-5).
Braxton County 35, East Fairmont 0: Baine Cogar and Jett Cogar each ran for well over 100 yards as the visiting Eagles (1-8) picked up their first win.
Baine Cogar ran 16 times for 156 yards and three touchdowns and Jett Cogar carried 19 times for 133 yards and one score.
The Bees (0-9) were limited to 71 total yards on 33 plays and had four turnovers.
Braxton ended up with a season-high 394 yards on 57 rushing plays.
Man 30, Tug Valley 8: The host Hillbillies (5-4) got rushing touchdowns from four different players and Erick Grimmett had a team-high 14 tackles to spark a victory.
Zack Frye and Dylan Morris each had 49 yards to pace a balanced ground game that turned in 217 yards for Man. Zack Frye, Cameran Frye, Morris and Quentin Moody each ran for scores.
For the Panthers (4-5), Tyler Chaffin threw a TD pass to Blake Dingess and hit on 10 of 19 attempts for 77 yards. He also ran for a 2-point conversion to give Tug an early 8-0 lead.