Redmen get offensive in rout of Raiders
PEDRO — So you like offense? The Rock Hill Redmen have some for you to the tune of 544 yards.
The Redmen ran for 276 yards and threw for another 268 as they overwhelmed the River Valley Raiders 55-6 Friday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
A total of 14 different players ran the ball for a total of 47 carries led by Jesse Lane with 87 yards on 11 attempts.
Quarterback Will McCollister was 11-of-18 for 268 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran for two scores.
Mitchell Davenport celebrated his final game as the senior wide receiver caught five passes for 84 yards and a touchdown.
Rock Hill (3-7, 3-2) jumped out to a 20-0 lead in the first quarter and the spread grew to 42-6 by the half.
Mitchell Malone scored on a 7-yard run at the 7:54 mark to put the Redmen up 7-0. Chris Donahue kicked the first of his three conversions.
McCollister then went to work and hit Trey Wilds on a 40-yard touchdown pass play and followed with a 10-yard toss to Davenport and it was 20-0.
McCollister took to the air again at the start of the second quarter as he clicked with Josh Malone on a 55-yard scoring pass play and it was 27-0.
The lead went to 34-0 on a 7-yard keeper by McCollister and Cody Massie’s conversion kick.
River Valley (1-9, 0-5) got on the board with one minute left in the half on a 22-yard pass from Jacob Brown to Cody McAvena, but the Redmen countered with a 3-yard run by McCollister with nine seconds left.
Steven Lewis had a 13-yard touchdown run two minutes into the second half to put the Redmen up 49-6.
Rock Hill senior running back Alex Bare capped the scoring as he scooted 32 yards for a touchdown with 1:31 to play.
River Valley 0 6 0 0 = 6
Rock Hill 20 21 7 7 = 55
RH — Mitchell Malone 7 run (Chris Donahue kick) 7:54
RH — Trey Wilds 40 pass from Will McCollister (kick failed) 5:09
RH — Mitchell Davenport 10 pass from Will McCollister (Chris Donahue kick) 0:42
RH — Josh Malone 55 pass from Will McCollister (Chris Donahue kick) 10:26
RH — Will McCollister 7 run (Cody Massie kick) 6:59
RV — Cody McAvena 22 pass from Jacob Brown (pass failed) 1:00
RH — Will McCollister 3 run (Cody Massie kick) 0:09
RH — Steven Lewis 13 run (Cody Massie kick) 10:00
RH — Alex Bare 32 run (Cody Massie kick) 1:31
First downs 7 24
Rushes-yards 22-18 47-276
Passing yards 82 268
Total yards 100 544
Cmp-Att-Int 10-23-4 11-18-3
Fumbles-lost 1-0 1-0
Penalties-yards 5-55 4-40
Punts-average 6-36.2 2-32.0
RUSHING—River Valley: Austin Davies 4-13, Tyler Smith 4-11, Cody McAvena 6-10, Jacob Brown 10-minus 16. Rock Hill: Jesse Lane 8-37, Jared Bruce 4-40, Will McCollister 6-32, Brian Cooper 3-24, Trey Wilds 1-22, Josh Malone 2-17, Steve Lewis 6-21, Mitchell Malone 4-17, Alex Bare 1-32, Cody Massie 1-7, Coty Davis 2-11, Shane Harper 4-17, Brad Sturgill 2-8, Cody Roberts 1-0, Jeremy Blagg 1-1.
PASSING—River Valley: Jacob Brown 10-24-4 82. Rock Hill: Will McCollister 11-16-2 268, Jesse Lane 0-2-1 0.
RECEIVING—River Valley: Cody McAvena 5-35, Kyle Sands 3-25, Kyle Brown 1-17, Chad Smith 1-5. Rock Hill: Mitchell Davenport 5-84, Jeremy Blagg 2-70, Josh Malone 1-55, Trey Wilds 1-40, Sam Cooke 1-11, Bryce Freels 1-8.