Streets, Valley Still Alive for Playoffs
Valley’s Trey Streets rushed for a season-high 257 yards and four touchdowns, while tossing for an additional 140 yards and a score to help the Lumberjacks keep their playoffs hopes alive with a 35-28 victory at Doddridge Oct. 23.
Streets opened the scoring with a one-yard keeper to give the visitors a 7-0 lead after the two-point conversion kick by Tucker Cain early in the first period.
The Bulldogs followed with a three-yard TD run, and the score was all knotted up at 7-7 after the PAT kick. Doddridge scored the lone second-period touchdown on a 25-yard touchdown run, but the PAT kick was off its mark and the Lumberjacks were clinging to a one-point advantage at the break.
Doddridge opened the scoring in the third period with a 40-yard touchdown scamper to take a 20-14 lead early in the third period.
However, the Lumberjacks wasted little time in taking the lead for good on a 74-yard Streets’ touchdown scamper for a 21-20 advantage heading into the final period of play.
Streets added 12- and 55-yard touchdown runs, and Cain split the uprights on both to give Valley a 35-20 lead.
Doddridge added a 25-yard touchdown run and a two-point conversion pass for the final points of the game.
Streets ended the night with 257 yards and four touchdowns, while connecting on 5-of-8 passes for 140 yards and another score. Matthew Throckmorton added 89 yards on 11 carries, while Cain netted 20 yards on an end-around scamper.
Cain, also caught two passes for 90 yards and a score, while kicking five PATs. Throckmorton netted 42 yards on a pair of grabs, while Alex Midcap hauled in a pass for eight yards.
Kale Lloyd and Dusty Lowe paced the Lumberjack defense with 14 and 10 tackles, respectively.
The Lumberjacks were guilty of five infractions for 55 lost yards, while Doddridge had four flags thrown its way for 20 yards lost. The Bulldogs had one more first down than the ‘Jacks with 19.
The Lumberjacks will host Tyler Consolidated at 7:30 p.m. with the winner still having a shot at making the WVSSAC Class A playoffs.