Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The Northern Valley Football Wrap Up (Week 2)

BLUEMONT, Va.- The 2015 Clarke County Eagles (1-0,0-0) took the field Friday night after sitting out the first week of the season. The wait did not hurt the Eagles as they defeated the Manassas Park Cougars (0-2,0-0) 48-6 before a standing room only crowd at Wilbur M. Feltner Stadium in Berryville.

Hunter Rogers busts loose for a 41 yd td        James Murphy / CCS
Jr running back / linebacker Hunter Rogers rushed for 117 yards on 14 carries and scored on runs of 1 and 41 yards.

Sr quarterback Jordon Turner was 4 of 7 for 63 yards and rushed for 50 yards. Turner also was in on several tackles, had an interception and several passes defended.

The Eagles line controlled both sides of the ball and MP sr quarterback Sean Kapus was on the run all night. Bryan Wallace led the charge for the Eagles defense that yielded very little.

Eagles head coach Chris Parker heading into his 33rd season and 15th as the head coach was pleased with the win and the effort his guys put out.

"We are happy to be 1-0," Parker said. "Sometimes after a bye week it's hard to get the motor running, but on a hot an humid night I thought our guys played pretty hard.

The Eagles return home to "the Felt" on Friday night to rekindle an old rivalry against the Millbrook Pioneers. Kickoff is set for 7:30PM and will be the Clarke County Sports Game of the Week.

The Sherando Warriors (2-0, 0-0) played on the area's biggest stage this past Friday as the Martinsburg WV Bulldogs (0-2, 0-0) came into Arrowhead Stadium, promising the crowd quite a show.

The Bulldogs came out of the gates fast and posted a 14-0 lead before falling to the Warriors 21-14. The Bulldogs scoring came on a 45 yard touchdown pass from Tyson Bagent to Juwan Green, along with a 1 yard Isaac Brown touchdown run.

Sherando quarterback Patrick Minteer was 11 of 19 for 181 yards with touchdown strikes to Joey Weaver (72 yards) and Aaron Banks (21 yards). Cordell Peterson rushed for 138 yards including the go ahead score of 6 yards.

The Strasburg Rams (2-0, 0-0) remain undefeated as they defeated the East Rockingham Eagles (0-2, 0-0) 29-14.

Rams running back Justin Carr rushed for 102 yards on 20 carries and scored on a 15 yard run and hit paydirt again on the end of a 42 yard pass from Adam Miller. Miller rushed 12 times for 73 yards.

Miller was 4 of 10 for 68 yards and along with the touchdown pass to Carr, Miller went in from 1 yard out for another score.

Austin Schlentner returned an interception 44 yards for the Rams defense.

The Eagles Austin Morris rushed for 151 yards on 12 carries including a 69 yard touchdown run.

The James Wood Colonels (1-1, 0-0) bounced back in week 2 with a 32-20 win over the Park View Patriots (1-1, 0-0). Wood  running back Tyler Bishop gained 190 yards on the ground on 27 carries and scored on runs of 3, 1 and 38 and was on the end of a 30 yard touchdown pass from Dade Carroll. Carroll was 5 of 6 for 61 yards.

Ryan Funkhouser  registered a tackle in the end zone for a safety and kicker Brady Burner nailed a 23 yard field goal for the Colonels.

Patriot quarterback Chase Jefferson scored twice on the ground with runs of 14, and 8 yards and also caught a 23 yard touchdown pass from Adam Thorne.

The Handley Judges (0-2, 0-0) lost a hard fought battle to the Harrisonburg Blue Streaks (2-0, 0-0) 14-0 in Harrisonburg.

The rivalry dates back to 1922 and is one of the premier matchups in this area each fall.

Blue Streak quarterback A.C. White hit Abner Johnson for a 42 yard touchdown pass and Devin Medley went in from one yard out to round out the scoring.

The Millbrook Pioneers (1-1, 0-0) snapped back on Friday dismantling the Hedgesville Eagles (0-2, 0-1) 56-7.

The Pioneers scored seven touchdowns in the first quarter and gained 669 yards on the ground.

Running back P.J. Kier scored 3 times on runs of 73 and 29 and caught an 11 yard touchdown pass from quarterback Mark Paxton.

Savon Smith had two scores on the ground with touchdowns of 26 and 20 yards and fellow teammate Nazeeh Johnson hit paydirt twice on runs of 33 and 46 yards.

The Central Falcons (1-1, 0-0) rebounded from their week one loss with a 30-0 shutout of the Stonewall Jackson Generals (0-2, 0-0).

Falcon running back Hank Hoover had 108 yards on 24 carries including touchdown runs of 4 and 1 yards.

Central quarterback Jordon Hosaflook was 7 of 15 passing for 150 yards including a 36 yard touchdown pass to Carston Shockey.

Other area games included:

Broadway 41, Skyline 21
Nelson County 39, Page County 0
Luray 26, Madison County 21
Potomac School 27, Randolph Macon 14
Oakdale, MD 60, Washington, WV 3
Jefferson, WV, Warren County had bye's.

This week's action in the Northern Shenandoah Valley

Friday Sept. 11

Millbrook at Clarke County 7:30PM
Washington, WV at Sherando 7:00PM
James Wood at Warren County 7:00PM
Fauquier County at Handley 4:30PM
Skyline at Brentsville District 7:00PM
Strasburg at Riverside (Loudoun Co) 7:30PM
Jefferson, WV at Mussleman, WV 7:00PM
Central (Bye)

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