HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hillbillies fall to defending champs

Man fell behind in the early going to defending state champion Wheeling Central Catholic and the Hillbillies dropped a 49-21 outcome to the Knights on Friday night.

Receiver Jeremiah Harless had five catches for 100 yards and one touchdown. Running back Jayden Brumfield added a TD run while Brady Montgomery-Hall returned a fourth-quarter fumble 50 yards for a score.

Quarterback Israel Canterbury passed for 125 yards and a touchdown.

At Wheeling


MN (2-2)..…0    7  7  7 – 21

CC (3-2)….21  14  7  7 – 49


First Quarter

CC – Parker Watkins, 23-yard run (Eli Tucker kick), 9:01

CC – Braxton Anderson, 17-yard pass from Michael Toepfer (Eli Tucker kick), 5:33

CC – Lorenzo Ferrera, 47-yard INT (Eli Tucker kick), 2:45

Second Quarter

CC – Cole O’Neil, 5-yard run (Eli Tucker kick), 10:50

MN – Jeremiah Harless, 16-yard pass from Israel Canterbury (Jaxson Tipton kick), 5:37

CC – Jayvon Miller, 3-yard pass from Michael Toepfer (Eli Tucker kick), 2:56

Third Quarter

MN – Jayden Brumfield, 15-yard run (Jaxson Tipton kick), 7:03

CC – Lorenzo Ferrera, 51-yard pass from Michael Toepfer (Eli Tucker kick), 6:05

Fourth Quarter

CC – Lorenzo Ferrera, 59-yard run (Eli Tucker kick), 11:46

MN – Brady Montgomery-Hall, 50-yard fumble return (Jaxson Tipton kick), 8:00

Next up: Man (2-2) vs. Buffalo (1-2), 7:30 pm, Oct. 1.