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Wahama pummels Lancers in postponed game

September 26, 2018

STEWART, Ohio — Wahama High School is a fan of Monday Night Football.

The White Falcons clobbered Federal Hocking 50-22 Monday night in a high school game postponed Friday by lightning.

Wahama (1-4) scored on its first four drives in a steady rain.

The White Falcons took an 8-0 lead after Ronin Madill’s 9-yard run and two-point conversion. Brady Bumgarner made it 14-0 on a 3-yard touchdown run.

Abraham Pauley’s 1-yard quarterback sneak, followed by Tanner Smith’s two-point conversion run, boosted the lead to 22-0.

Bumgarner scored on an 18-yard run and a two-point conversion to give Wahama a 30-0 lead with 8:51 left in the second half.

Federal Hocking (0-4) broke up the shutout when Hunter Smith scored on a 13-yard scramble 1:22 before halftime.

The TD was set up by Kameron Shaffer’s fumble recovery.

The Lancers’ emotional boost didn’t last long, however, as Pauley threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Smith and connected on a two-point conversion just before the half to make it 38-6.

The White Falcons outgained Federal Hocking 295-73 in the first half, with 230 of those yards coming via the rush.

Wahama added a touchdown in the third quarter and the Lancers countered with a 6-yard touchdown run and two-point conversion run by Smith to make it 44-14 with 11:09 to play.

The teams exchanged late touchdowns to set the score.

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