Beasy, Blue Devils top Pointers in OVC, 57-26
SOUTH POINT— It was the Michael Beasy Show.
Beasy ran 36 times for 196 yards and scored six touchdowns as the Gallipolis Blue Devils outscored the South Point Pointers 57-26 in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Friday.
Beasy scored on a run of 9 and one yards for a 13-0 lead, but the Pointers’ Alex Lambert hit Chance Gunther on a 74-yard touchdown pass play and it was 13-6.
Beasy then scored on runs of 6 and one yards and it was 26-6, but it was that same combination of Lambert to Gunther for 34 yards and a touchdown that cut the deficit to 26-12.
Gallipolis (9-1, 6-1) opened up a 36-12 halftime cushion on a 51-yard scoring pass from Noah Vanco to Briar Williams and a 32-yard field goal by Andrew Toler.
Jeremy McMillian ran 1-yard for a touchdown as South Point got within 36-18, but Vanco ran 4 yards for a touchdown to make it 43-18.
Gunther teamed up with Lambert on a 61-yard scoring play and McMillian’s conversion run made it a 43-26 game.
Gallipolis came right back as Vanco hit Beasy on a 1-yard TD pass play and Beasy cemented the win with an 11-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Vanco finished 12-of-21 passing for 203 yards. Wiliams had two catches for 56 yards, Ben Cox four for 53 and Cade Roberts two grabs for 48 yards.
South Point (1-9, 0-7) had 325 total yards with Lambert hitting 10-of-20 passes for 290 yards and two interceptions. The running game managed just 35 net yards.
Gunther had a huge game with three receptions for 169 yards and two TDs. Larry Fox also had a big game with five catches for 100 yards.
Gallipolis 7 29 14 7 = 57
South Point 0 12 14 0 = 26
Ga — Michael Beasy 9 run (Andrew Toler kick)
Ga — Michael Beasy 1 run (kick failed)
SP — Chance Gunther 74 pass from Alex Lambert (kick failed)
Ga — Michael Beasy 6 run (pass failed)
Ga — Michael Beasy 1 run (Andrew Toler kick)
SP — Chance Gunther 34 pass from Alex Lambert (run failed)
Ga — Briar Williams 51 pass from Noah Vanco (Andrew Toler kick)
Ga — Andrew Toler 32 field goal
SP — Jeremy McMillian 1 run (pass failed)
Ga — Noah Vanco 4 run (Andrew Toler kick)
SP — Chance Gunther 61 pass from Alex Lambert (Jeremy McMillian run)
Ga — Michael Beasy 1 pass from Noah Vanco (Andrew Toler kick)
Ga — Michael Beasy 11 run (Andrew Toler kick)
First downs 28 8
Rushes-yards 53-285 14-35
Passing yards 203 290
Total yards 488 325
Cmp-Att-Int 12-21-0 10-20-2
Fumbles-lost 0 2
Penalties-yards 2-10 10-113
RUSHING — Gallipolis: Michael Beasy 36-196, Briar Williams 3-48, Cade Roberts 8-47, Caleb Geiser 1-7, Noah Vanco 5-minus 13; South Point: Jeremy McMillian 6-27, Brandon Pierson 1-12, Chance Gunther 1-3, Alex Lambert 6-minus 7.
PASSING — Gallipolis: Noah Vanco 12-21-0 203; South Point: Alex Lambert 10-20-290.
RECEIVING — Gallipolis: Ben Cox 4-53, Michael Beasy 3-13, Briar Williams 2-56, Cade Roberts 2-48, Ryan Donovsky 1-33; South Point: Larry Fox 5-100, Chance Gunther 3-169, Jeremy McMillian 1-20, Maddox McCallister 1-1