Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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October 26, 2013

Spartans squeak past Bobcats, Generals win second game of season

RADFORD, Va. — Brian Mann scored on a 50-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, as the Spartans remained unbeaten on the season at 8-0 with a 14-7 win over Radford on Friday night.

Mann ran for 148 yards, while Brett Whitlow added 81. Tyler Perdue put Giles up 7-0 at the break with a 1-yard run.

Marcus Finley, who had 103 yards for the Bobcats, tied the score at 7-7 in the third quarter on a 14-yard touchdown run.

Giles.........................................0  7  0  7 — 14

Radford....................................0  0  7  0  —  7

G—Perdue 1 run (Whitlow kick)

R —Finley 14 run (Levison kick)

G—Mann 50 run (Whitlow kick)

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Team Stats

First Downs: GL 14; RD 9. Rush-Yards: GL 51-303; RD 25-170. Pass Yards: GL 0; RD 54. Comp-Att-Int: GL 0-1-0; RD 8-13-0. Fumbles-Lost: GL 2-0; RD 2-0. Penalty-Yards: GL 5-44; RD 5-30. Punts-Avg. GL 3-35.3; RD 2-28.0  

Individual statistics

RUSHING - Giles, Mann 18-148, Whitlow 19-81, Perdue 9-48, Teats 3-8, Boggess 2-18. Radford, Finley 8-103, Carter 13-60, Jordan 3-9, Grant 1-(-2).

PASSING - Giles, Perdue 0-1-0-0. Radford, Finley 8-12-0-54, Cook 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING - Radford, Jordan 3-27, Grant 3-27, Cook 2-0.

Galax 55, Narrows 7

GALAX, Va. — Steven Peoples did not break the state record of 502 rushing yards he set last week, but he did run for 230 yards and four touchdowns on nine carries in the Maroon Tide's win over the Green Wave.

Joseph Dixon ran for 119 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries and also returned a kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown for Galax (4-4, 2-1 Mountain Empire District). Jayson Carr returned an interception 69 yards for another score.

Narrows (3-5, 1-2) was held to 106 yards of total offense and turned the ball over twice.

Narrows...............................0     0  0  7  —  7

Galax..................................14  28   0  13  —  55

G - Peoples 78 run (Reyna kick)

G - Peoples 58 run (Reyna kick)

G - Carr 69 interception return (Carranza kick)

G - Peoples 40 run (Carranza kick)

G - Dickson 59 run (Carranza kick)

G - Peoples 15 run (Carranza kick)

G - Dickson 6 run (Carranza kick)

N - Martin 27 run (Martin kick)

G - Dickson 82 kickoff return (kick failed)

Montcalm 33, Tygarts Valley 6

MILL CREEK — Jason Grose ran for 160 yards and three touchdowns on just 16 carries, and the Generals improved to 2-7 with a win over the Wildcats.

Ryan Absher (8-71, Colton Egnor (7-43) and Travis Duncan (2-28) also contributed on the ground. Egnor also scored a touchdown.

Dakota Lanter completed two passes for 29 yards.

Brady Brown also recovered a fumble and returned it for a Montcalm score.  

Montcalm (2-7) will conclude its season on Friday at Hannan.

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