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Mountain Lions, Vikings and Cougars win

September 1, 2012
By Andrew Davis and Edgar Kelley Staff Writers , The Inter-Mountain

MILL CREEK - Derek Nestor had 112 all-purpose yards and scored two touchdowns to lead Tucker County past Tygarts Valley 52-6 Friday night in Potomac Valley Conference action at Bulldog Field.

Nestor had 61 yards rushing and a score, while completing 3-of-7 passes for 51 yards and a touchdown for the Mountain Lions (2-0), who led 29-0 at halftime and 52-6 after three quarters of play.

Zach Armstrong finished with 45 yards on the ground and a score for the Mountain Lions, while Mikhail Lewis added 41 yards and a touchdown.

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Tygarts Valley’s Andrew Torres is corralled by Tucker County’s Zach Armstrong Friday night in the Mountain Lions’ 52-6 win at Bulldog Field in Mill Creek.

Nathaniel Goldstein had 30 yards rushing and a score, and added an 18-yard touchdown reception for Tucker County.

Cory DiBartolomeo returned an interception for a 35-yard touchdown, while Tyler Snyder had a 71-yard kickoff return to paydirt.

"I thought we jumped out early and played well tonight, especially on the defensive side of the ball," Tucker County coach A.J. Rapp said. "We were able to play a lot of people."

Andrew Torres had 185 all-purpose yards for the Bulldogs (0-2).

Torres had 96 yards rushing and had an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

"Tucker County jumped out to an early lead on us and we couldn't get anything going," Tygarts Valley coach Joseph Arbogast said. "I give credit to coach Rapp, he does a good job over there. I thought Andrew Torres, Brandon Pritt and Owen Arbogast really played well for us."

Tygarts Valley will host South Harrison next Friday for a non-conference matchup.

Tucker County visits Northern (Md.) the same night.

Petersburg 24, Pendleton County 22

PETERSBURG?- Bret Reel rushed for over 100 yards and Petersburg held off a late Pendleton County surge en route to a 24-22 win Friday night.

The Vikings (1-1) led 18-0 at the half and 24-6 after three quarters before the Wildcats rallied in the final stanza.

Pendleton County (1-1) scored a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to 24-22.

The Wildcats had a chance to win the contest with 1.3 seconds remaining in the game, but a 28-yard field goal went wide right and Petersburg held on for the win.

Pendleton County's Logan Raines had a 70-yard punt return for a touchdown in the contest.

Daniel Heavner powered the Wildcats' offense with 83 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

Pendleton County will entertain Pocahontas County for a Potomac Valley Conference contest next Friday, while the Vikings travel to Berkeley Springs.

East Hardy 40, Craig County 14

CRAIG COUNTY (Va.) - Shawn Skovron led East Hardy past Craig County (Va.) 40-14 Friday night in non-conference action.

Skovron finished 19-of-33 through the air for 226 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Cougars (1-0).

Levi Beck tallied 98 yards on 13 carries with three touchdowns. He also had three catches for 32 yards for East Hardy.

Cole Collier added four catches for 50 yards and a score, while Josh Parker had three catches for 46 yards and a touchdown.

"I thought we played well tonight and we're happy to start the season 1-0," East Hardy coach Chad Williams said. "We do need to make some adjustments for next week, but I'm happy with the overall effort."

East Hardy visits Auburn (Va.) next Friday for a non-conference contest.



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