Graeson Malashevich rushed for 103 yards on 16 carries and tossed a 41-yard touchdown pass as Spring Valley used a strong second half to pull away from Cabell Midland for a 35-7 prep football win Friday night in Ona. The game was delayed more than 90 minutes at the start by weather issues.
Spring Valley took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, scoring on a 3-yard run by Isaac Howard.
The Knights answered in the second when Jayce Gould connected with Carlito Carter for an 88-yard TD pass to knot the score at 7.
But it was all Spring Valley after that, as Nate Ellis hauled in TD passes of 43 and 41 yards and Owen Chafin scored on a 17-yard run to put the contest out of reach.
Chafin finished with 100 yards and a TD on 20 carries, while Ellis caught two balls for 84 yards and two scores for Spring Valley, which rolled up 366 total yards.
The Timberwolves’ defense shut down Cabell Midland’s vaunted running attack, limiting the Knights to just 41 yards on the ground, while forcing three interceptions. Senior all-state running back Ivan Vaughn was held to just 35 yards on 15 carries, while Gould finished 2 of 9 for 88 yards against three picks.
Ripley 21, Riverside 10: Jeremy Harper ran 11 times for 190 yards and two touchdowns as the host Vikings rallied from an early deficit to win.
Riverside (0-3) twice took the lead in the first half on a Cameron Powell field goal and a 54-yard TD pass from Javante Elzy to Blake Wentz, but the Vikings (2-1) held a 14-10 lead at the break.
R.J. Evans added 52 yards on 10 carries and one TD for Ripley, which didn’t complete a pass and lost three of its five fumbles.
For the Warriors, Elzy hit on 8 of 14 passes for 106 yards, but his team was held to 15 net yards on 18 rushing plays.
Parkersburg 28, Woodrow Wilson 7: Brenton Strange caught seven passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns as Parkersburg ran away from host Woodrow Wilson.
Woodrow scored first, going up 7-0 on a 2-yard TD run by Micah Hancock late in the first quarter, but Parkersburg ripped off 28 straight points over the next two quarters to pull away for the win.
Strange, an All-State receiver who missed the first two games with an injury, caught TD passes of 5 and 52 yards for the Big Reds (1-2), who rolled up 476 yards of total offense.
Parkersburg quarterback Jake Johnson completed 16 of 23 passes for 247 yards and two TDs and rushed for 51 yards and another score on nine carries. Also for the Big Reds, Tyler Moler gained 151 yards and a score on 24 totes.
Hancock led the Flying Eagles (2-1), rushing for 31 yards and a TD on 13 carries and quarterback Peyton Shehan hit on 6 of 11 passes for 123 yards.
Nicholas County 42, Wyoming East 6: Jacob O’Dell rushed for 81 yards and three scores as Nicholas County cruised to a road win.
O’Dell, who carried 20 times, scored on runs of 1, 8, and 15 yards to lead the Grizzlies (3-0), who lead 35-0 at the break. Also for Nicholas, quarterback Jared Sagraves rushed for 61 yards and a TD on six totes and completed 4 of 5 passes for 39 yards, Tyler Sedlock returned a kickoff 60 yards for a score, and Luke LeRose returned a fumble two yards for a TD.
Ethan Walls led East, picking up 27 yards and a touchdown on four carries.
Point Pleasant 61, Warren Local 0: Brady Adkins rushed for 176 yards and three touchdowns all in the first half as Point Pleasant blitzed visiting Warren Local, Ohio.
Adkins scored on runs of 14, 15 and 55 yards for the Big Blacks (3-0). Also for Point, Nick Parsons rushed for three TDs, Logan Southall scored on a 48-yard jaunt, and Christian Holland broke off a 10-yard TD run.
Southern, Ohio 43, Wahama 0: Logan Drummer rushed for two TDs, completed 3 of 4 passes for 39 yards and caught one pass for 27 yards as Southern, Ohio blanked host Wahama.
Trey McNickle picked up 45 yards and two scores on just two carries, scoring on runs of 6 and 39 yards for Southern, who held Wahama to 83 total yards.
Brady Bumgarner led the White Falcons (0-3), gaining 44 yards on 12 touches. Wahama has been shut out in all three of its games.