Bulldogs look for second win of early season
Bucs entertain Philip Barbour; Tucker at home
MILL CREEK – Tygarts Valley seeks its second win of the young season when Webster County visits Bulldog Field today for 7 p.m. contest.
The Bulldogs opened the season with a 34-6 win over visiting Tucker County last Friday as Jace Swecker accounted for 118 yards of total offense and scored two TDs.
Senior quarterback Josh Bright, meanwhile, competed 8 of 12 passes for 128 yards with a pair of scoring passes, and Caden Boggs led the ground game with 63 yards on 12 totes.
The Highlanders look to rebound from last week’s 53-6 setback at Gilmer County in their season opener.
Both teams look to end losing skids when the Bucs entertain the Colts at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium for a 7 p.m. matchup.
Neither squad was able to produce points in their respective openers at home, as B-U dropped a 42-0 verdict to Ripley and the Colts were on the losing end of a 54-0 decision to Clay County.
Sophomore Jayden Owens tallied 62 yards on the ground for the Bucs in the loss to the Vikings.
Philip Barbour will look to talented junior Jesiah Matlick to get the offense back on track.
B-U has not registered a victory since besting the Colts last September in Philippi, while the PB is currently on a 14-game slide.
at Tucker County
The Mountain Lions open the home portion of their schedule against Pocahontas County for a 7 p.m. matchup at R.H. Armstrong Memorial Field at Class of 1984 Alumni Stadium.
Trenton Wilfong had a TD pass to Maddox Anderson and finished with 70 yards through the air and 43 yards on the ground in a loss at Tygarts Valley last week for Tucker County.
The Warriors dropped a 38-6 decision to Moorefield in their opening game last week.