Philip Barbour booters tie Bearcats

GRAFTON – Micah Shahan netted a pair of goals as Philip Barbour rallied to earn a 5-5 tie against Grafton Tuesday in Big 10 Conference soccer action.

The Colts (2-2-1) trailed 3-0 before coming back to earn the deadlock.

Saige Cline, Travis Booth and Nick Triplett added scores for Philip Barbour, while defenders Shay Mitchell, Ben Ball, John Terwilliger and Isaiah Summerfield each had three tackles.

Dylan Westfall tallied eight saves in goal for the Colts, who held a 14-13 advantage on shots.

“We got off to a slow start and didn’t play with any rhythm early,” Philip Barbour coach Ron Jones said. “But it was a good match after that first 20 minutes.”

The Colts will host Elkins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.

High school golf

Bulldogs finish fourth

SNOWSHOE – Tygarts Valley finished fourth Tuesday in a four team match at the Raven.

Pocahontas County won the match with a score of 186, followed by Richwood (190), Trinity (215), and Tygarts Valley (227).

Richwood’s Mason Mullens was low medalist with a score of 41. Pocahontas County was led by B.J. Wilfong and Steven Mick (43s), Trinity by Matt Dlugos (47), and the Bulldogs’ Cody Grimmett shot a 51.

“We had a bad day,” Tygarts Valley coach Mitch Channell said. “We were short a guy, but we all played like we were in a long weekend haze. We’ll bounce back, though, are kids are pretty resilient.”

The Bulldogs will return to action at 4 p.m. Thursday at Tygart Lake for a three-team match.

Youth football

TV defeats Idamay

Tygarts Valley opened the season with a 31-0 win over Idamay over the weekend in American Youth League action.

Offensive leaders for the Bulldogs were, Caden Boggs with 145 yards and three touchdowns, Jace Swecker with 49 yards rushing and a touchdown, Garrett Gibson with 38 yards rushing, Josh Bright with 17 yards rushing and a touchdown and Clayton Ball with 17 yards on the ground.

Defensive leaders included Ball with nine tackles and two assists, Boggs with six tackles and three assists, Swecker with five tackles and one assist, Gibson with three tackles, three assists and one fumble recovery, Daniel Taylor with two tackles and one assist and Tobias Cooper with one tackle and three assists. Riley Tackett, Dalton Howell, Noah Armstrong and Charlie Brown also had stops, while Bright had two fumble recoveries.

Tygarts Valley will travel to Hite Field at 3 p.m. on Sunday to play the Clarksburg Little Eagles.