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Panthers roll past River Valley, 49-14

CHESHIRE — Gabriel Freyre was healthy. Peter Hintz felt fine.

The same couldn’t be said for the River Valley Raiders’ defense.

The Chesapeake Panthers’ offense was feeling good as they rolled up 467 total yards and cruised past the Raiders 49-14 Friday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

Freyre, who was sick last week, ran 13 times for 152 yards and Hintz had six carries for 93 yards and scored four touchdowns including a 53-yard TD pass.

“We played pretty well. Everybody blocked well and the kids ran had. We had a long run called back early, but other than that we didn’t make a lot of mistakes,” said Panthers’ coach Phil Davis.

“We had (Trent) Saunders back for the first time in four games. We’re still missing a couple of guys, but we’re pretty healthy with the ones we do have.”

Hintz caught a 53-yad pass from Colton Lindsey to give Chesapeake a 7-0 lead. Saunders kicked the conversion.

Freyre then bolted 49 yards for a score and the lead was 14-0 with 5:34 left in the first quarter.

The Panthers (2-6, 1-2) put three touchdowns on the scoreboard in the second quarter to take a 35-0 halftime lead.

Hintz had a 33-yard scoring run touchdown run early in the quarter and it was 21-0. Trey West scored on a 4-yard run less than two minutes later and Hintz ran 12 yards for the final touchdown of the half with 4:36 on the clock.

Hintz got loose on a 33-yard scoring run midway through the third quarter as the lead went to 41-0.

Davis pulled his starters and backup running back Dylan Nichols had a 3-yard TD run in the fourth quarter to cap the Panthers’ scoring.

The Raiders (1-7, 0-3) got a 5-yard touchdown run by quarterback Jacob Brown just before the end of the third quarter and backup Jacob Hefner hit Chad Smith with a 58-yard scoring pass with 1:34 to play.

Chesapeake 14 21 6 8 = 49

River Valley 0 0 6 8 = 14

First Quarter

Ch — Peter Hintz 53 pass from Colton Lindsey (Trent Saunders kick) 7:37

Ch — Gabriel Freyre 49 run (Trent Saunders kick) 5:34

Second Quarter

Ch — Peter Hintz 33 run (Trent Saunders kick) 10:19

Ch — Trey West 4 run (Trent Saunders kick) 8:35

Ch — Peter Hintz 12 run (Trent Saunders kick) 4:36

Third Quarter

Ch — Peter Hintz 33 run (kick failed) 5:10

RV — Jacob Brown 5 run (kick failed) 0:11

Fourth Quarter

Ch — Dylan Nichols 3 run (Jimmy Conrad run) 6:03

RV — Chad Smith 58 pass from Jacob Hefner (run good) 1:34

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Ch RV

First downs 20 10

Rushes-yards 49-382 29-96

Passing yards 85 158

Total yards 467 254

Cmp-Att-Int 2-20 11-19-1

Fumbles-lost 2-2 3-1

Penalties-yards 8-53 3-32

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Individual Leaders

RUSHING—Chesapeake: Gabriel Freyre 13-152, Peter Hintz 6-93, Dylan Nichols 8-54, Nate Jones 6-34, Trey West 10-30, Jimmy Conrad 4-13, Nick Lucas 1-6, Colton Lindsey 1-0. River Valley: Jacob Brown 16-39, Jacob Gordon 1-21, Tyler Smith 5-15, Austin Davies 2-14, Cody McAvena 3-7, Jacob Hefner 1-0, Eli Kimble 1-0.

PASSING—Chesapeake: Colton Lindsey 2-2-0 85. River Valley: Jacob Brown 10-16-1 62, Jacob Hefner 1-3-0 33.

RECEIVING—Chesapeake: Peter Hintz 1-53, Trent Saunders 1-32. River Valley: Chad Smith 6-121, Cody McAvena 5-37.