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Redmen finish strong but fall to Lucasville Valley

Published 2:39am Monday, September 3, 2012

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

PEDRO — The Rock Hill Redmen might want to skip the first two quarters and go straight to the second half.

For the second week in a row, the Redmen played well in the second half but still suffered a loss as the Lucasville Valley Indians took a 28-0 halftime lead and went on to win 40-13.

The Indians (2-0) got the only score of the third quarter on a defensive play as they returned an interception 17 yards for a touchdown.

Rock Hill (0-2) scored a 33-yard run by Chance Blankenship and Jacob Malone’s kick made it 34-7.

Valley came back to get a score but the Redmen answered with Malone’s 5-yard scoring run and it was 40-13.

Blankenship led a balanced running game with 42 yards on seven carries. Malone added 39 yards on 11 carries.

Nate Arnett ran 10 times for 143 yards and two touchdowns to lead Valley.

Rock Hill hosts Oak Hill on Friday.

Lucasville 14 14 6 6 = 40

Rock Hill 0 0 0 13 = 13

First Quarter

LV — Nate Arnett 1 run (Ethan Clark-Holbrook kick) 8 plays

LV — Will Howard 10 run (Ethan Clark-Holbrook kick)

Second Quarter

LV — Nate Arnett 35 run (Ethan Clark-Holbrook kick)

LV — Matt Rollins 43 run (Ethan Clark-Holbrook kick)

Third Quarter

LV — Drew Wolford 17 interception return (kick failed)

Fourth Quarter

RH — Chance Blankenship 33 run (Jacob Malone kick)

LV — Matt Rollins 5 run (kick failed)

RH — Jacob Malone 5 run (kick failed)

LV RH

First downs 14 11

Rushes-yards 29-368 42-151

Passing yards 46 34

Total yards 414 185

Cmp-Att-Int 5-11-1 3-15-3

Fumbles-lost 4-3 0-0

Penalties-yards 6-65 4-20

Punts-average 2-41.0 5-31.4

Individual Leaders

RUSHING—Lucasville: Nate Arnett 10-143, Will Howard 3-38, Matt Rollins 5-98, Brandon Jordan 2-51, Brice Jordan 3-39, Matt Hodge 1-minus 4, Blake Howard 2-3, Drew Wolford 2-6, Bryan Rolfe 1-minus 6; Rock Hill: Chance Blankenship 7-42, Jacob Malone 11-39, Brandon Blankenship 5-19, Jonah Cox 12-20, Austin Turley 7-41.

PASSING—Lucasville: Will Howard 5-11-1 46; Rock Hill: Jonah Cox 3-15-3 34.

RECEIVING—Lucasville: Ethan Clark-Holbrook 3-25, Hayden Dunn 2-21; Rock Hill: Austin Collins 2-27, Jordan Hairston 1-7.

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