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Friday Night H.S. Football Results

High School Football

Results From Friday, Sept. 11

SEOAL

Ironton 39, Gallipolis 6

Logan 49, Hamilton Township 7

Wheelersburg 68, Portsmouth 14

New Philadelphia 58, Marietta 7

Warren 31, Parkersburg South, W.Va. 28

Wilmington 42, Chillicothe 20

OVC

Coal Grove 36, Lucasville Valley 28

Chesapeake 39, Symmes Valley 33, 3OT

Fairland 52, Tolsia, W.Va. 14

Oak Hill 42, Rock Hill 8

Portsmouth West 34, South Point 14

Meigs 39, River Valley 7

SOC

Chesapeake 39, Symmes Valley 33, 3OT

Green 27, Hannan, W.Va. 14

Wheelersburg 68, Portsmouth 14

Coal Grove 36, Lucasville Valley 28

Oak Hill 42, Rock Hill 8

Portsmouth West 34, South Point 14

Minford 57, Huntington Ross 6

Piketon 19, Northwest 7

Columbus Africentric 54, Portsmouth Notre Dame 12

Waverly 26, Wellston 21

Reedsville Eastern 20, Sciotoville East 18

Scores of Interest

Ashland, Ky. 28, Russell, Ky. 7

Nelsonville-York 21, Berne Union 20

Racine Southern 28, South Gallia 6

Trimble 52, Belpre 25

By JIM WALKER

Tribune Sports Editor

Ironton 39, Galliplis 6

GALLIPOLIS — The Ironton Fighting Tigers powered past the Gallipolis Blue Devils with a punishing running game in a 39-6 SEOAL win Friday night.

Ironton (3-0, 1-0) ran 49 times for 439 yards and finished with 470 total yards.

Fullback Keith Wetzel led Ironton with 12 carries for 178 yards and scored two touchdowns.

J.P. Taylor added 65 yards on 10 carries and scored three touchdowns, one on a 37-yard punt return. Tres Wilks had 85 yards on eight attempts.

The Ironton defense held Gallipolis (0-3, 0-1) to just 159 total yards.

Coal Grove 36, Lucasville Valley 28

COAL GROVE — Frank Delawder ran 1-yard for a touchdown with 11 seconds to play and Evan Ferguson added the conversion as the Coal Grove Hornets beat the Lucasville Valley Indians 36-28 Friday in a battle of unbeatens.

Valley (2-1) tied the game with 1:48 left on a 45-yard pass from Zach Utley to Luke Keller. Utley then threw to Blake Yates for the tying conversion.

Boo Woods carried four times for 104 yards including an 80-yard touchdown run to lead the Hornets. He also returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown after Valley’s first score.

Fairland 52, Tolsia, W.Va. 14

PROCTORVILLE — Big plays were the key for the Fairland Dragons as they routed the Tolsia Rebels 52-14 Friday.

The Dragons ran just 36 plays to 67 for Tolsia, but Fairland amassed 615 total yards to 348 for Tolsia.

Quarterback Chad Fisher was 8-of-18 passing for 216 yards and three touchdowns including a 94-yard scoring hookup with Kyle Taubenheim. Fisher ran seven times for 84 yards and a score.

Matt Bloomfield had 110 yards rushing on seven attempts including a 61-yards TD run, and he caught two passes for 81 yards and a score.

Portsmouth West 34, South Point 14

WEST PORTSMOUTH — Trevon Pendleton ran for 259 yards and three touchdowns as the Portsmouth West Senators beat the South Point Pointers 34-14 Friday in a non-league game.

West (2-1) led 14-0 before Doug Dillon’s 84-yard TD scamper cut the deficit to 14-8. Mark Murphy went 12 yards for a touchdown with only nine seconds left in the half to give West a 24-8 lead.

Pendleton’s 48-yard TD run make it 31-8, but the Pointers’ Will Hill ran a fumbled back 40 yards for a score and it was 31-14.

Pendleton’s 55-yard touchdown jaunt with 7:24 to play sealed the win.

West finished with 420 total yards — all on the ground — while South Point had 223 total yards including 176 on the ground.

Chesapeake 39, Symmes Valley 33, 3OT

WILLOW WOOD — The Chesapeake Panthers rallied from a 21-7 deficit in the final eight minutes of regulation to tie the game, then outscored Symmes Valley in the third overtime to win 39-33 Friday.

It was the 20th straight win in the series between the two schools. Symmes Valley hasn’t won since 1989 when the Vikings posted their only unbeaten regular season at 10-0 under then coach Merril Triplett.

Peter Hintz ran 34 yards with 1:10 to play in regulation and Trent Saunders’ conversion kick tied the game.

Each team scored a touchdown in the first and second overtimes before the Panthers held the Vikings in the third OT thanks two a pair of 5-yard penalties.

Hintz then broke a14-yard run for the winning touchdown.

Chesapeake (1-2) had 271 yards rushing and 53 passing. The Vikings racked up 281 yards on the ground and 31 through the air.