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Platooning Weir QBs pull 41-14 win at Poca

November 12, 2018

POCA, W.Va. — Sebastian Spencer ran for two touchdowns and caught two scoring passes as No. 12 Weir (9-2) advanced Saturday afternoon in Class AA with a 41-14 victory over No. 5 Poca.

Spencer, who alternated at quarterback with Tyler Komorowski, carried 11 times for 170 yards, completed 9 of 13 passes for 90 yards and caught five passes for 116 yards. He had scoring runs of 50 and 76 yards and TD catches of 35 and 40 yards.

Komorowski threw the two scoring passes to Spencer and ran for a touchdown.

For the No. 5 Dots (9-2), Jay Cook ran 60 yards for a TD and found Luke Rhodes with an 11-yard scoring pass. Ethan Payne returned after missing three games with a hip injury but managed only 29 yards on 11 carries.

WILLIAMSTOWN 27, SUMMERS CO. 12: No. 11 Summers County (7-4) doomed itself with five turnovers in a Class A contest.

Summers County trailed just 13-12 at intermission, but No. 6 Williamstown (9-2) quarterback Carter Haynes hit tight end Nick Bondi on a 14-yard TD toss late in the third and Donathan Taylor’s 3-yard TD burst with 6:31 to go in the fourth sealed the win.

Friday games

MOUNT VIEW 34, RITCHIE CO. 14: Mount View scored 21 points in the final four minutes in a Class Agame at Princeton.

Senior Elijah Barner scored the three late touchdowns for the third-seeded Golden Knights (10-1). Barner and fellow senior Tayyoun Powell eclipsed 1,000 yards rushing for the season on successive runs late in the third quarter. No. 14 Ritchie County finished 7-4.

DODDRIDGE CO. 40, WEBSTER CO. 14: Hunter America tied a Class A preliminary playoff record with six rushing touchdowns while running for 314 yards on 36 carries, leading the No. 4 Bulldogs (11-0) to their first-ever playoff victory. No. 13 Webster County ended with a 6-5 record.

BRIDGEPORT 49, FRANKFORT 13: Third-seeded Bridgeport (10-1) rolled. Jake Bowen ran the ball 23 times for 257 yards and three touchdowns while D’Andre Hallaway added 109 receiving yards and a score. The No. 14 Eagles finished 8-3).

ROBERT C. BYRD 35, SHADY SPRING 15: No. 6 Robert C. Byrd (9-2) punched its ticket to the Class AA quarterfinals. Ghovan Davidson toted the ball 23 times for 220 yards and a pair of scores. Jeremiah King ran 17 times for 155 yards and two scores while also catching a touchdown pass. No. 11 Shady Spring’s season ended at 8-3.

SHERMAN 44, PARKERSBURG CATHOLIC 8: Class A seventh-rated Sherman (10-1) had three players gain more than 100 yards rushing. Tommy Harper and J.T. Hensley scored twice and Seth Rinchich once. The No. 10 Crusaders finished 9-2.

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