Brumfield leads Big Blacks past Philip Barbour
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Justin Brumfield ran for 211 yards and four touchdowns on 19 carries Saturday to lead Point Pleasant (9-2) to a 63-14 triumph over Philip Barbour in a Class AA high school football playoff first-round game.
The Big Blacks raced to a 42-0 halftime lead and rolled to a victory that sends them into a quarterfinal game at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Bluefield.
Cason Payne completed 15 of 23 passes for 241 yards and three touchdowns, with one interception, and also ran for a score for Point Pleasant. Tucker Mayes caught five passes for 78 yards and two touchdowns.
Damien Gonzalez completed 10 of 15 passes for 123 yards for the Colts (8-3).
MINGO CENTRAL 76, ROB- ERT C. BYRD 40: Class AA No. 1 Mingo Central (11-0) opened its second season Saturday with an 11-touchdown, school record-setting performance in a 76-40 blowout of No. 16 Robert C. Byrd (6-5).
Mingo Central, with Marshall University basketball recruit Jeremy Dillon at quarterback, totaled 590 yards on offense and scored the most points in school history. The Miners scored on 11 of their 12 possessions.
WINFIELD 29, JAMES MON- ROE 0: The 11th-seeded Generals generated 457 yards Friday and held No. 6 James Monroe to 78 net yards in a dominant road win. Zach Britton ran for 163 yards on 22 attempts for Winfield (9-2) and scored the game’s first and last touchdowns. Ben Clark added 102 yards on eight carries. Senior quarterback Andrew Huff threw to Brian Fisher for one score, ran another across and added a two-point conversion.
BLUEFIELD 46, BRAXTON CO. 14: Mookie Collier rushed for 107 first half yards on only four carries Friday, including a 26-yard touchdown run, also getting a 48-yard scoop-and-score on defense and the No. 2 Beavers rolled to a win over the No. 15 Eagles. Collier also recovered two fumbles.
FAIRMONT SENIOR 34, KEY- SER 12: Connor Neal passed for 159 yards and three touchdowns Friday, giving him 25 TD passes with zero interceptions for the year, and the Polar Bears, the No. 4 seed in Class AA, cruised to a victory over the No. 13 Golden Tornado.
LIBERTY- HARRISON 27, NICHOLAS CO. 7: After Nicholas County scored on its opening possession, the No. 8 Liberty Mountaineers scored 27 unanswered points. Dalton Westfall of the Mountaineers rushed for 201 yards and two touchdowns.
JOHN MARSHALL 42, PARK- ERSBURG 35: No. 10 John Marshall’s ground attack was too much Friday for No. 7 Parkersburg. The visiting Monarchs (8-3) churned out 485 rushing yards on 87 carries, six of which went for touchdowns.
UNIVERSITY 37, SPRING MILLS 7: No. 3 University overcame a slow start and scored 27 second-half points in a rout of No. 14 Spring Mills.
CAPITAL 63, WHEELING PARK 21: Kerry Martin Jr. threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more Friday to lift No. 6 Capital past No. 11 Wheeling Park at Laidley Field in Charleston.
Martin completed 13 of 21 passes for 139 yards, finding Chance Knox, K.J. Figures and Anthony Pittman with scoring strikes. Martin also rushed 10 times for 170 yards, breaking off TD runs of 45 and 52 yards.
MARTINSBURG 61, MORGANTOWN 0 : D eway ne Grantham ran for three touchdowns, Travis Bagent threw three touchdown passes and ran for a fourth as defending Class AAA champion and No. 2-rated Martinsburg rolled past the No. 15 Mohigans. Martinsburg held Morgantown without a first down and limited the Mohigans to negative yardage for the game.
MIDLAND TRAIL 35, FAY- ETTEVILLE 7: In a Class A matchup Saturday, No. 3 Midland Trail (10-1) had two backs surpass the 100-yard rushing barrier against No. 14 Fayetteville (6-5). Thomas Ferris had 143 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries. Noah Minor ran for 125 yards on eight attempts and also caught a TD pass.
ST. MARYS 44, DODDRIDGE CO. 14: Defending Class A state champion St. Marys used a dominating second half Saturday to eliminate No. 12 Doddridge County from the Class A playoffs following a 44-14 triumph. Fifth-rated St. Marys is 9-1.
SUMMERS CO. 28, WEB- STER CO. 0: Tucker Lilly ran for two touchdowns and passed for a third Friday as No. 11 Summers County knocked off No. 6 Webster County.
WHEELING CENTRAL 34, CAMERON 20: Curtis McGhee III rushed 21 times for 168 yards and two touchdowns Friday while also throwing for 86 yards and a score as No. 10 Wheeling Central pulled away from No. 7 Cameron.
SOUTH HARRISON 58, RICH- WOOD 19: Freddy Canary set a Class A preliminary-round playoff record with 368 rushing yards and scored five touchdowns Friday to lead No. 2 South Harrison past No. 15 Richwood.