From Wire Reports
No. 16 Gilmer County 19, No. 1 Cameron 14
CAMERON — Cameron will certainly remember the day it played the Titans.
No. 16 Gilmer County stunned top-seeded Cameron on Saturday in the opening round of the Class A playoffs as the Titans secured a 19-14 victory inside Dragon Stadium.
Gilmer quarterback Ean Hamrick led the upset with 218 yards and three touchdowns on 14 of 27 passing.
Two of those TDs went to receiver Avery Chapman and the final one went to Garrett Butler from 8 yards out, which proved to be the game-winning score.
Cole Cogar recorded his second interception of the game with 1:26 remaining in the game to seal the victory, sending Gilmer County into the second round to play No. 8 Wheeling Central.
Cameron was led by Isaac Ball who ran for 85 yards on 19 carries.
The Dragons were also done in by 13 penalties for 97 yards.
Wheeling Central 35, Moorefield 7
WHEELING — The Maroon Knights stuffed Moorefield’s power running game all afternoon as Wheeling Central prevailed in the first round of the West Virginia playoffs by a score of 35-7.
The Yellowjackets were held to 60 yards rushing on 34 attempts in the game. Nearly half of those yards came on quarterback Blake Funk’s final two runs that went for 21 and eight yards.
Meanwhile, Central ran for 185 yards and had three touchdowns on the ground, two by Cole O’Neil and one from Lorenzo Ferrera.
Central QB Payton Hildebrand started the game with a 51-yard touchdown throw to Jayvon Miller and Braxton Anderson recovered a blocked punt for a touchdown in the second quarter.
Fairmont Senior 30, Herbert Hoover 28
Germaine Lewis tackled Herbert Hoover quarterback Dane Hatfield in the end zone for a safety with 2:17 left in the game to break a tie and send No. 16 seed Fairmont Senior to victory over the top-seeded Huskies in a first-round Class AA game at University of Charleston Stadium.
The safety was the lone score for either team in the final 16 minutes, 57 seconds of game time.
The Polar Bears (6-4) rallied from a quick 14-0 deficit behind backup quarterback Dom Stingo, who threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score. Stingo completed 6 of 15 attempts for 195 yards after starter Jayden Cheriza was shaken up in the first quarter.
Evan Dennison had two of those TD receptions for Fairmont on plays of 80 and 58 yards and caught three passes for 144 yards. Lewis ran 20 times for 139 yards.
For Hoover (10-1), Hunter Bartley ran 21 times for 115 yards and three touchdowns and Dane Hatfield carried 14 times for 71 yards and connected on 9 of 13 passes for 56 yards. Nathan Harper returned a fumble 52 yards for a score.
The game was tied at 21 at halftime and at 28 after three quarters.