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Page 6 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, August 24, 2017 Honaker 47 Eastside 42 by David Gregory , Eastside closed their football preseason with a 47-42 loss in a benefit game at Honaker. The game style scrimmage pro- duced 793 yards of com- bined total offense. Honaker posted the better passing mark throwing for 306 yards on 10-13 com- pletions. Eastside won the ground battle rushing 39 times for 236 yards, led by Matthew Sexton's 101yards on 10 carries. A 62 yard TD run by Sexton put Eastside on the board first. Honaker fol- lowed that up with a 55 yard touchdown pass tying the score at 7. After a 10 yard scoring run by the Tigers, Spartan Jacob Hamilton knotted the game at 13 with a 1 yard TD plunge. Honaker connected on another bomb of 61 yards to take the lead at the end of the first quarter. The Tigers scored twice in the second period including a 74 yard scoring pass. Sexton notched his second of three TD s on a 9 yard run making the score 33-21 Honaker at the half. The third quarter was highlighted by a pair of kick off retums for the Spartans. Adam Ketron took the first back 75 yards for a touchdown and Sexton raced 74 yards for the second score. Honaker also scored twice in the period on a pair of short runs giving the Tigers a 47 -34 lead. Will Stansberry's 11 yard scoring dash for Eastside followed by Amen Hylton's 2 point conver- sion made the final score 47-42. Sexton (8 tackles) and Evan Bellamy (5 tackles) each had 3 tackles for a loss for the Spartan defense. Eastside's Jordan Rasnick completed 4-9 passes for 68 yards and Stansberry was 1-1 for 12 yards. Eastside opens the regu- lar season Friday vs. Central at Carl McConnell Stadium at 7:00pm. Chilhowie tops Blue Devils by David Gregory In a rematch of last sea- son s playoff game, Castlewood faced off against the Warriors in a benefit contest before opening the regular season with Patrick Henry this coming Friday Night. Chilhowie's Greg 2017 EASTSIDE VOLLEYBALL TEAM...Kneeling, ! to r, Kacie Jones, Abby Sloan, Eliza Johnson, Lexi King, Hannah Wyrick, Hannah Buchanan, Kaylee Sexton, Melissa Meade. Standing, I to r, Kari Sensabaugh, Tori Stevens, Ella Palm, Riley McCoy, Emily Moore, Anna Whited, Lacey Austin. Sanchez rushed for 103 yards on 7 carries including a 68 yard TD sprint leading the Warriors to a 32-14 win. Jack Ward picked up 102 of total offense for Castlewood. Ward returned the open- ing kick 23 yards to the Blue Devil 41 yard line. Matt Amburgey capped off the Blue Devils 13 play 59 yard drive with an 8 yard run for a touchdown. The key play in the drive was Castlewood's Matt Amburgey sets to pass in the Blue Devils benefit game with Chilhowie. Chilhowie defeated Castlewood 32-14. Eastside at Honaker benefit game. Photo by Shonna Peters an Amburgey completion tied th~ game 8-8. to Cameron Blevins on 4thCalleb Meade picked up down and 10. Ward's 2~ a Warrior's fumble giving point run made the score 8- Castlewood the ball on the 0. . - 50 yard line early in the Chilhowie appeared to third quarter. Castlewood was then forced to punt on 4th down. Logan Smith's punt was mishandled by the Warriors and recovered by Castlewood's Jacob Woodruff on the Chilhowie 28 yard line. Amburgey called his own number on 4th and long picking up the first down inside the 5 yard have tied the score on their first play of the second quarter, but Anthony Blevins 90 yard run was called back on a penalty. Three plays later Sanchez made it official running past the Blue Devils for the 68 yard touchdown. Zack Cale's pass to Jake Kegley The Castlewood High School student body viewing the 08-21-17 partial solar eclipse from the stands of the B. C. iWhite Stadium. This picture does not capture the students' excitement - which was contagious! During the eclipse, ipeople throughout the area stood outside wearing their special glasses and looking skyward. Even a partial eclipse is :a rare and amazingsight. line. Blevins scored on a three yard dive giving the Blue Devils the lead 14-8. Chilhowie needed just three plays to take the lead getting a short run b'y Sanchez, a 40 yard run by Will Russell, and the touchdown by Blevins from 13 yards out. Sanchez kick made the score 15-14 Chilhowie. The fourth stanza belonged to the Warriors. Following a Blue Devil punt Nick Cardwell took a handoff 54 yards to the house. Gabino Silverio's kick put Chilhowie on top 22-14. The Warriors defense picked up two points on a safety. Taking the Castlewood kick off at their 48 yard line, Chilhowie needed just one play when Jordan Williams raced 52 yards for the final touchdown of the game. Kyle Plemmons pass to Malachi Thomas was good for the 2 point play and the 32-14 win. 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