Buckeyes rock River Valley, 36-0

Alex Hawley

September 21, 2013

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — It was all one-sided Friday night, and it wasn’t in River Valley’s favor.

The Nelsonville-York football team thoroughly dominated the every aspect of the contest en route to a 36-0 victory on Boston Field.

It took less than two minutes for the for the Buckeyes (2-2) to get on the board, as Alex Mount rumbled in from 39 yards out. Colton Adams connected with Cannon Kilbarger for the two point conversion to put NYHS up 8-0.

Less than two-minutes into the second period Mount found the endzone again, this time from one yard out. The Raiders (0-4) blocked the point after attempt and trailed 14-0. RVHS held Nelsonville-York out of the endzone for the rest of the half but the Buckeyes led 14-0.

At the 9:39 mark of the third period NYHS freshman Noah Andrews ran 27 yards for the touchdown. Jeremy Warren added the two-point conversion and the Buckeyes held a 22-0 advantage. Andrews got in on the action again at the 3:13 mark of the third, finding paydirt from the three yard line. The two-point conversion pass fell incomplete and NYHS held the 28-0 lead going into the fourth quarter.

Just over a minute into the final canto Warren scored his first TD of the game, with a four yard run, followed by a Jakob Talbert two-point run. NYHS led 36-0 and that’s where it remained for the duration.

Austin Bradley led the Raiders ground attack with 29 yards on 20 carries, followed by Tyler Twyman with two yards on two carries. Mark Wray ran four times for two yards, while Josh Campbell had one yard on three attempts. Tre Craycraft carried the ball twice for no gain, while George Williams was pushed back 20 yards on five carries.

Twyman was 1-of-3 passing for 10 yards, while throwing two interceptions. Kirk Morrow had one catch for 10 yards for the Silver and Black.

The Buckeyes were led by Mount with 76 yards and two scores on 12 carries, while Andrews had 53 yards and two scores on eight attempts. Walker Elliott carried the ball three times for 35 yards, Warrer had 30 yards and a TD on five carries, followed by Andrew McDonald with 19 yards on two rushes and Garret O’Nail with 11 yards on two carries. Talbert rushed for nine yards on two attepts, Adams had one rush for six yards, while Billy Seel rounded out the NYHS total with one rush for four yards.

Adams was 8-of-20 through the air for the Orange and Brown, tallying 129 yards with an interception. Warren was Nelsonville-York’s top receiver with 82 yards on five receptions, followed byAndrews with one catch for 20 yards, Kilbarger with one catch for 18 yards and Dakota Mays with one grab for 10 yards.

The Buckeyes held an 18-to-3 advantage in first downs, a 65-42 edge in plays from scrimmage, and a 372-to-24 advantage in total yards. River Valley fumbled four times and lost possession on three of them, while Nelsonville-York lost possession on both of its fumbles.

The Buckeyes were penalized 11 times for 95 yards, while RVHS was setback nine times for 70 yards. RVHS punted seven times in the game, while NYHS booted it away twice.

River Valley will host Alexander next week in Bidwell, while NYHS hosts Logan.