Chesapeake pounds Symmes Valley 49-0

September 9, 2018

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — Chesapeake jumped to a 28-0 lead in the first quarter and rolled to a 49-0 victory over Symmes Valley Saturday afternoon in high school football at Phil Davis Field.

The game originally was scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, but lightning forced postponement to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Panthers (2-1) led 42-0 at halftime and tacked on a late touchdown.

Chesapeake entertains Gallia Academy (2-1) at 7 p.m. Friday in its Ohio Valley Conference opener. The Vikings (2-1) are at home vs. Oak Hill.

PORTSMOUTH WEST 21, COAL GROVE 14: Dylan Bradford intercepted a Nate Harmon pass with 2:02 left to play to preserve the Senators’ triumph over the Hornets in a weather-delayed game Friday night in West Portsmouth, Ohio.

Garrett Hurd scored the winning touchdown, and Bradford ran for the two-point conversion, with 2:47 to play to rally Portsmouth West from a 14-13 deficit. All the scoring took place in the second half.

GREEN 34, WEST UNION 0: The Bobcats improved to 3-0 for the first time since 1990 with a victory over the Dragons in Franklin Furnace, Ohio. The game was halted in the second half because of lightning.

SOUTH GALLIA 47, FEDERAL HOCKING 6: Three Rebels rushed for 100 yards as South Gallia broke an eight-game losing streak with a win over the Lancers. Jeffrey Sheets ran for 140 yards and two touchdowns on six carries. Kyle Northup ran 12 times for 134 yards and two TDs. Garrett Saunders carried six times for 117 yards and returned an interception for a touchdown.

PORTSMOUTH 35, RIVER VALLEY 7: The Trojans raced to a 35-0 lead and dominated the Raiders in Bidwell, Ohio. Talyn Parker and Tyler McCoy scored two touchdowns apiece. Jared Reese scored on a 41-yard run for River Valley’s touchdown.

ASHLAND 41, RUSSELL 0: The Tomcats (4-0) rushed for 317 yards in the first half to build a 41-0 lead and rout the Red Devils at Putnam Stadium.

Braxton Ratliff ran for 149 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries and threw a touchdown pass to Blake Hester, who also ran for two scores. Keontae Pittman added 139 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries.

POCA 49, BUFFALO 6: Ethan Payne ran for 109 yards to lead the Dots (3-0) to a home triumph over the Bison (0-3) at O.O. White Stadium. Jay Cook completed all four of his passes for 60 yards and one touchdown for Poca.

SOUTHERN 43, WAHAMA 0: The Tornadoes (3-0) held the White Falcons (0-3) to 83 total yards in winning a Tri-Valley Conference contest in Mason, West Virginia.

RACELAND 25, GREENUP COUNTY 6: The Rams built an 18-0 lead and knocked the Musketeers from the ranks of the undefeated Saturday in a resumption of a game weather-delayed from Friday night.

The teams came out in different uniforms from those worn Friday.

Raceland led 12-0 when Jake Heighton scored on a 1-yard run to make it 18-0. Greenup County pulled within 18-6 on Eli Sammons’ 14-yard touchdown pass to Austin Evans with 7:29 left to play, but the Rams added a late TD to set the score. Hunter Lacks ran 15 times for 113 yards and two touchdowns for Raceland. Heighton gained 113 yards and scored twice on 17 attempts.

ESTILL COUNTY 40, BOYD COUNTY 12: The Engineers (1-2) ran for 356 yards in a victory over the Lions (2-1) in Cannonsburg, Kentucky. Ethan Webb led the way with 84 yards and two touchdowns. Justin Stamper also scored twice. Jacob Kelly and Nic Barnett scored touchdowns for Boyd County.

LOGAN 45, MEIGS 35: The Chieftains outscored the Marauders 18-0 in the fourth quarter to rally for a victory in Rock Springs, Ohio. Preston Yates led Logan with 71 yards on 22 carries. Coulter Cleland completed 11 of 20 passes for 175 yards for Meigs (0-3).

CANCELLATION : Owen County’s game at Fairview on Friday was canceled. The teams waited until 10:30 p.m., three hours after the scheduled kickoff, before opting to cancel because of lightning.

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