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Colts, Mountain Lions roll to wins

October 20, 2012
By Edgar Kelley Sports Editor , The Inter-Mountain

PHILIPPI - Dillon Newman had 214 yards of total offense to lead Class AA, No. 16 Philip Barbour to a 49-12 win over Notre Dame Friday night in non-conference action at George Byrer Field.

Newman racked up 153 yards on the ground and scored two rushing touchdowns for the Colts (5-4), who led 22-6 at the half.

Newman also completed 3-of-5 passes for 61 yards for Philip Barbour.

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Philip Barbour’s Dillon Newman looks to break free from a host of Notre Dame defenders Friday night in the Colts’ 49-12 win at George Byrer Field. Newman finished with 214 yards of total offense in the win.

Dylan Johnson followed with 164 yards rushing and two touchdowns on five carries for the Colts. Harley Davis also went over the 100-yard mark in the contest, carrying the ball 19 times for 141 yards. Davis scored one touchdown.

"I was very happy with the way we ran the ball tonight," Philip Barbour coach Curtis Bodkins said. "This is the deepest we've been in the offensive backfield in a very long time, which allows us to rely on more than one guy to run the ball."

Philip Barbour finished with 410 yards rushing in the contest. Kicker Tyler Schiefelbein had a 41-yard field goal in the win.

Tony Sestito led Notre Dame (3-6) with 148 yards passing and two touchdowns.

The Colts will entertain East Fairmont next Friday.

Tucker County 41,

Pendleton County 0

FRANKLIN?- Derek Nestor had 233 yards of total offense to power Class A, No. 1 Tucker County to a 41-0 win over Pendleton County Friday night in Potomac Valley Conference action.

Nestor did most of his damage in the contest through the air where he completed 9-of-13 passes for 180 yards and three touchdowns.

The senior signal-caller added 53 yards rushing for the Mountain Lions, who stormed out to a 27-0 lead at the half.

Tucker County (8-0), which remained unbeaten on the season with the win, held a 385-178 advantage in total yards for the contest.

The Mountain Lions will travel Petersburg next Friday. The Wildcats (3-5) will entertain Moorefield for another conference contest.

Robert C. Byrd 52,

B-U 22

TENNERTON?-Tre Cox had 188 yards rushing and one touchdown to lead Class AA, No. 7 Robert C. Byrd to a 52-22 win over Buckhannon-Upshur Friday night at Freal "Red" Crites Memorial Stadium.

Ben D'Annunzio added 142 yards on the ground and two scores for the Eagles (8-1), who finished the contest with 444 yards rushing.

Robert C. Byrd led 31-0 at the half and held a 45-0 advantage late in the third stanza when Seth Cutright got the Bucs on the board with a 65-yard scamper.

Cole Payne and Brandon Mallett added late touchdown runs for Buckhannon-Upshur, which falls to 1-8 on the season.

Iziah Hill had a 90-yard kickoff return for a score and added a touchdown reception for the Eagles.

Cutright led the B-U offense with 129 yards rushing on 16 carries. Payne added 63 yards on nine attempts.

Aaron Anderson had a fumble recovery for the Buccaneers' defense.

B-U will end the season next Friday at Preston.

East Hardy 59,

Berkeley Springs 27

BAKER?- Shawn Skovron accounted for seven touchdowns to lead East Hardy to a 59-27 win over Berkeley Springs Friday night in non-conference action.

Skovron completed 10-of-20 passes for 196 yards and four touchdowns for the Cougars (7-1). He also finished with 120 yards rushing and three scores.

Josh Parker was Skovorn's top target in the contest, pulling in eight receptions for 166 yards and four touchdowns.

Levi Beck led East Hardy's ground attack with 161 yards rushing. He had one rushing touchdown and threw for another score.

The Cougars led 27-13 at the half and blew the contest open with five touchdowns in the third quarter.

"We came out flat and didn't play very well in the first half," East Hardy coach Chad Williams said. "We started playing in the third quarter and were able to pull away. We still need to put four good quarters together, which we haven't done so far this season."

The Cougars will entertain Clear Springs (Md.) next Friday.

Montcalm 44,

Tygarts Valley 8

MONTCALM?- Jason Grose had 245 yards rushing to lead Montcalm to a 44-8 win over Tygarts Valley Friday in non-conference action.

Freshman P.J. Lanham scored the Bulldogs' lone touchdown in the contest. Fellow freshman Hunter Parks completed a pass to Nick Wood for the 2-point conversion.

Tygarts Valley (0-8) will entertain Hundred next Friday.



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