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Pirates strike quickly in victory

PEDRO — The rain stopped, but not the lightning.

Wheelersburg scored 21 points in less than six minutes to start the game and the Pirates went on to beat the Rock Hill Redmen 45-0 Friday.

Brandon Schankweiler ran just five times for 129 yards and scored three touchdowns as the Pirates improved to 4-1.

Schankweiler had an 11-yard run to put Wheelersburg up 7-0. Quarterback Tyler Lang scored on a 40-yard keeper and the lead was 14-0.

Schankweiler came back with a 34-yard scoring run and Jacob Culver added a 27-yard field goal to make it 24-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Lang hit Andrew Stegman with a 14-yard scoring pass in the second quarter and it was 31-0.

C.J. Adkins recovered a fumble in the end zone and the lead went to 38-0.

Schankweiler broke loose on an 83-yard scoring burst to cap the scoring and it was 45-0 at the half.

Wheelersburg finished with 345 total yards.

Rock Hill (0-5) was held to 33 yards rushing on 27 attempts. Quarterback Will McCollister hit 12-of-21 passes for 120 yards and an interception. Mitchell Davenport caught four passes for 72 yards.

Wheelersburg 24 21 0 0 = 45

Rock Hill 0 0 0 0 = 0

First Quarter

Wh — Jordan Schankweiler 11 run (Jacob Culver kick)

Wh — Tyler Lang 40 run (Jacob Culver kick)

Wh — Jordan Schankweiler 34 run (Jacob Culver kick)

Wh — Jacob Culver 27 field goal

Second Quarter

Wh — Andrew Stegman 14 pass from Tyler Lang (Jacob Culver kick)

Wh — C.J. Adkins recover fumble in end zone (Jacob Culver kick)

Wh — Jordan Schankweiler 83 run (Dillan Lewis kick)

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Wh RH

First downs 19 9

Rushes-yards 37-254 27-33

Passing yards 91 120

Total yards 345 153

Cmp-Att-Int 8-11-1 14-21-1

Fumbles-lost 3-2 3-3

Penalties-yards 6-35 1-5

Punts-average 0-00.0 7-38.3

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Individual Leaders

RUSHING—Wheelersburg: Jordan Schankweiler 5-129, Tyler Lang 3-37, Tyler Craigmiles 4-31, Alex Shears 4-55, Tommy Graf 4-19, Julian Silvey 6-13, Zaide Whitley 4-31, Scott Walker 3-10, Brett Hood 4-29, Dakota Luster 1-2. Rock Hill: Steve Lewis 12-10, Mitchell Davenport 1-6, Will McCollister 3-minus 10, Coty Davis 2-minus 4, Jesse Lane 4-26, Jared Bruce 2-4, Brad Sturgill 1-1, Shane Harper 1-2, Steven Carey 1-minus 2.

PASSING—Wheelersburg: Tyler Lang 7-8-0 78, Zaide Whitley 1-3-1 13. Rock Hill: Will McCollister 14-21-1 120.

RECEIVING—Wheelersburg: Tyler Craigmiles 2-18, Julian Silvey 1-15, Andrew Stegman 4-45, Scott Walker 1-13. Rock Hill: Mitchell Davenport 4-72, Josh Malone 9-43, Sam Cooke 1-5.