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Adkins, Wolfpack maul 'Canes in Region 2D opener

From staff reports • Nov 16, 2019 at 12:30 PM

CLINTWOOD — Trenton Adkins and Ridgeview feasted on Marion in the opening round of the Region 2D football playoffs Friday night.

Adkins rushed for 296 yards and five touchdowns on just 12 carries in the Wolfpack’s 49-7 drubbing of the Scarlet Hurricanes (3-8).

Ridgeview (9-2) rushed for 365 yards as a team and threw for 57.

The Wolfpack advanced to next week’s regional semifinal to take on Wise Central at home.


WISE — Esau Teasley and Mikey Culbertson had big days for the Raiders, who rolled into the second round of the Region 1D playoffs with the shutout at Virginia-Wise’s Carl Smith Stadium.

Teasley had nine carries for an eye-popping 181 yards — a 20.1-yard average per tote — with two scores. Culbertson also scored twice, finishing with 50 rushing yards on 11 carries.

Burton held Castlewood to just 136 total yards and an average of less than 3 yards per play.

Burton will meet Chilhowie next Saturday at 1 p.m. at Lawson-Fitchko Stadium in Norton.


EMORY — The Rebels held the Tigers scoreless until the fourth quarter of their Region 1D matchup at Emory & Henry’s Fred Selfe Stadium.

Zachary Brown rushed for 90 yards and a touchdown for Patrick Henry.

Cody Smith rushed for 55 yards and a score, and Cody Pruitt and Connor Beeson each added a rushing touchdown for the Rebels (11-0), who advanced to face Saturday’s winner between Eastside and Holston.

Defensively, Smith ran an interception back for touchdown, Chase Brown recorded 5½ tackles and a pick, and Isaac Chaffin tallied six tackles.

Trevor Dye rushed for 79 yards and Dylan Casey had 78 yards on the ground for Honaker (5-6). Levi Glymp recovered a fumble for a touchdown.


ROANOKE — The Vikings ran away from the Falcons at home in their Region 3D opener.

Jadon Boothe finished 15-of-25 passing for 188 yards with two touchdowns and rushed for another 77 yards for Abingdon. Malique Hounshel ran for 154 yards and two scores.

Peyton McClanahan hauled in five passes for 84 yards and a touchdown, and Alex Odle had two receptions for 40 yards and one touchdown in the Falcons’ season-ending loss.

Jake Johnson was a tackling machine for Abingdon (5-6), finishing with eight stops. Haynes Carter contributed six tackles.

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