Redskins roll over Red Dragons 63-0, secure a spot in playoffs
ST. ALBANS, W.Va. — Sitting at No. 16 in Class AAA entering the game, Hurricane’s football team needed a win to keep its playoff hopes alive. The Redskins did just that, earning an easy 63-0 victory at St. Albans on Friday at Crawford Field.
With the win, the Redskins finish the regular season 5-5. Hurricane will face No. 1 Martinsburg in the first round of the playoffs.
Hurricane running back Christian Hill led the way, rushing for 145 yards on 13 carries with two touchdowns, all in the first half. The junior sat out most of the second half with the game in hand.
The Redskins had their way with the Red Dragons (1-9), scoring on all six first-half possessions on its way to a 30-point lead after the first quarter and 44-0 advantage at the half. The Redskins scored on both of their second-half possessions as well.
MINGO CENTRAL 59, WINFIELD 40: Daylin “Day Day” Goad threw five touchdown passes and speedy junior Drew Hatfield accounted for three receiving touchdowns as the Miners (8-2) exploded for a home win to close the regular season at James H. “Buck” Harless Stadium.
Goad ended the day with 346 yards passing and five touchdowns, which keeps him at the top in the state in each category. He now has over 2,900 yards passing on the year and 44 touchdowns.
Hatfield kept piling up impressive numbers, finishing with five catches for 212 yards to go along with his three touchdowns. He now leads the state in catches and receiving yards and is tied for the state lead with 19 touchdown receptions.
Winfield quarterback Nick Vance threw for 505 yards and three scores as the Generals finished the season 4-6.
POINT PLEASANT 47, JAMES MONROE 6: Cason Payne and Josh Wamsley set single-game school records as Point Pleasant (8-1) ended its season with a home win.
Payne broke Point’s record for passing yards, completing 14 of 17 passes for 262 yards and three touchdowns against just one interception. Wamsley broke single-game records for catches (seven) and receiving yards (143), while hauling in an 87-yard TD pass.
Payne also rushed for another 61 yards and two TDs on 14 carries.
James Monroe slipped to a 6-4 record.
TOLSIA 55, HANNAN 0: Tanner Copley completed 3 of 3 passes for 75 yards and three scores and rushed for another 125 yards on 13 carries to lead Tolsia (5-5) to a home win.
BUFFALO 42, WAHAMA 18: Chase Lovejoy had three rushing touchdowns and Caleb Marcum added a pair of scores on the ground as the Bison (3-7) ended its season with a road victory. Wahama went 1-9.
LOGAN 52. HERBERT HOOVER 30: Michael Hall scored four touchdowns for the Wildcats (4-6) in their final game at home.
Hall, Chucky Felder and Shawntez Matthews were honored on Logan Senior Night.