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Ferry falls at Beaver Local

Photo/JOSH BLAKELEY MARTINS FERRY’S Landyn Hores makes a catch during Friday’s game in Rogers against Beaver Local.

CALCUTTA — Buckeye 8 North Division champions Beaver Local are looking for more as the season winds down.

On Friday, the Beavers added another notch in their belt with a 49-18 victory over Martins Ferry.

Beaver Local is 7-2 overall and Martins Ferry falls to 1-7.

Beaver Local’s Joe Monte opened the scoring with a 3-yard touchdown run with 10:10 left in the first quarter.

Beaver Local quarterback Austin Cline got in on the action with 6:06 left in the first quarter on a 1-yard touchdown run to make it 14-0.

Martins Ferry’s Baron Lucey gave his team a spark with a fumble recovery at the end of the first quarter, but the Purple Riders failed to convert that turnover into points.

Late in the second quarter things heated up a little more as Lucy got the Riders on the board with a 79-yard touchdown reception to make it 14-6 with 3:30 left in the first half.

Monte got his second touchdown of the game on a 62-yard rush 15 seconds later to push the score to 21-6.

With 48 seconds left in the half, Davion Ray had a 12-yard touchdown carry for the Riders to make it 21-12.

The Beavers were not done however as Caden Foster caught a 25-yard TD. from Cline with 20 seconds left in the half to make it 29-12 after a Dorian Jackson two-point conversion.

Foster rode his personal momentum into the second half action with an interception that set up a Cline 17-yard touchdown run to make it 36-12.

Beaver Local put the game into running clock mode with a Dylan Ferguson 43-yard touchdown run a short time later in the third quarter to make it 43-12 with 6:12 left in the third quarter.

Ray added a 4-yard touchdown run for Ferry with 12 seconds left in the third quarter to make it 43-18.

Caleb White got on the board with a 26-yard touchdown run with 10:44 left in the game to make it 49-18, Beaver. Monte kicked the extra point on that score.

The Beavers were ninth in Div. IV, Region 13 coming into Friday and will likely need to win at Div. VII-equivalent Wheeling Central Catholic next Friday to earn a home game in the first round of the playoffs set to begin on Oct. 29.

Martins Ferry is at rival Bellaire next Saturday to close its season.

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