From Staff Reports
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Denard Hartwell ran for 265 yards and three touchdowns in Hampshire’s 49-33 win at Washington Friday night.
Hartwell darted in from 54 yards out with less than two minutes into the game. David Smith kicked the extra point to give the Trojans the early lead.
Washington answered with a two-yard pass from Colin Justine to Derek Brunson. Bryan Bayliss made the kick to tie it up with 4:23 left in the first. Hartwell put Hampshire back on top with a 34-yard touchdown run. After a Washington turnover, Dalton Clower scored from the Patriot 16 to give Hampshire a 21-7 advantage at the end of the one.
Washington countered with an 8-yard run by Dante Washington to start the second quarter to cut the lead to seven. It remained a seven-point game until Smith kicked a 32-yard field goal with two seconds left in the half to make it 24-14.
Justine kept the Patriots in it with a three-yard run to begin the third. Hampshire was able to open up a 16-point lead with a 21-yard pass from Calab Landis to Dane Heavener followed by a one-yard run by Landis.
Hartwell scored again from 15 yards on the first play of the fourth quarter to make it 43-21.
Washington continued to battle as Matthew Harris hit Michael Grant for a 32-yard touchdown pass. Justine then punched it in from the one to make it 43-33.
The Trojans finished them off with a 3-yard run by Jacob Bean with 1:28 left to give them a 49-33 win.
Washington finished with 98 yards on 22 carries. Clower ran 11 times for 77 yards.
Hampshire (6-3) hosts Frankfort on Friday while Washington (2-7) plays at Jefferson.
Northern 20, Berkeley Springs 7
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Freshman Aaron Broadwater ran for 139 yards and two touchdowns in his varsity debut to lead Northern over Berkeley Springs Friday evening on the Indians’ field.
After a first quarter devoid of scoring, Aaron Rodeheaver put Northern on the board with a five-yard run. Justin Derado’s kick made it 7-0. Broadwater’s first score came with 13 seconds left in the first quarter on a one-yard run to make it 14-0.
Broadwater found the end zone again from the one yard to make it 20-0 with 3:31 left in the third.
The lone score for Berkeley Springs came on a 43-yard pass from Mark Cowles to Preston Hovermale with 1:03 remaining. Zack Wise’s extra point made it 20-7.
Jeremy Bender ran for 135 yards on 18 attempts. Defensively, Rodeheaver and Meshach Metz each had seven tackles and an interception. Chris Miller recovered a fumble for the Huskies.
Northern (4-5) visits Southern in its annual rivalry game Friday at 7 p.m. Berkeley Springs finished its season 0-10.