SUGARCREEK — Garaway asserted its dominance early and sometimes on Saturday night time in opposition to an damage riddled Bellaire soccer staff.
The No. 4 seeded Pirates scored on each possession of the primary quarter and all however one within the first half on their approach to a demoralizing 61-0 conquer No. 5 seed Bellaire (5-3) within the Ohio Division V, Area 17 Quarterfinals.
Garaway put up 27 factors within the opening stanza and 21 within the second to safe a 48-0 halftime benefit.
Within the first half, the Pirates racked up 449 whole yards to Bellaire’s 64 and outgained the Massive Reds 612-95 within the recreation.
Bellaire quarterback Jake Heatherington entered the sport not having an interception this season however he threw two within the setback and completed the sport 3-for-12 for 30 yards.
QB Garrett Newsome led the Pirates 196 yards and a TD, whereas operating for 121 yards and three scores. His high targets have been Zack Bickford who caught two passes for 90 yards and a TD and Jaydon Miller who grabbed three passes for 85 yards.
“Hats off to Garaway,” Bellaire coach Mark Spigarelli stated. “They’ve an important staff and athletes all around the area. Their quarterback is excellent. They’re very skilled, too, and really effectively coached. You possibly can even see it when the jayvee guys got here in.
“However, I’m joyful about my guys. They didn’t give up. It simply wasn’t our night time. Lots of people would have beloved to be within the spot we have been in to get to the third spherical of the playoffs.”
The Massive Reds have been with out Brayden Roth (FB/LB), Brandon Mamie (RB/DT) and full again Colt Sechrest on offense, nonetheless he did handle to provide it a go at linebacker.
“Roth has a damaged clavicle and Mamie received damage final week and has ACL, MCL and PCL tears and a damaged tibia and Colt Sechrest had a excessive ankle sprain and tried to get able to go however strictly on protection. He was solely 75 % however he’s a tricky child.’
For many groups who fall within the playoffs, it’s an extended bus journey house to show of their uniforms. However, for Bellaire, it’s a recreation to place previously because the extremely anticipated rivalry with Martins Ferry awaits subsequent week.
“Not less than we all know we’ve got one recreation left,” Spigarelli stated. “That’s why these youngsters must neglect about it over the weekend and are available able to go subsequent week to prepare for Martins Ferry.
“That’s what’s so bizarre about this yr. Often you lose within the playoffs and also you go house, wash your uniforms and sit up for subsequent yr. So, not less than after (Saturday) we’ve got one thing to sit up for.
“Once we hopefully get a win subsequent week in opposition to Martins Ferry, that can take the dangerous style out of our mouths from this one.”
Ohio Division V, Area 17
Garaway 61, Bellaire 0
Bellaire 0 0 0 0 — 0
Garaway 27 21 6 7 — 61
G — Bickford 59 cross from Newsome (Bickford kick), 10:00
G — Newsome 15 run (Bickford kick), 5:51
G — Newsome 1 run (Bickford kick), 3:20
G — J. Miller 1 run (kick failed), :21
G — Newsome 58 run (Bickford kick), 10:21
G — E. Miller 1 run (Bickford kick), 7:39
G — E. Miller 16 run (Bickford kick), 1:18
G — Wallick 1 run (run failed), 2:07
G — Wallick 8 run (Garber kick), 5:33
Dashing: Garaway 39-326 (Yoder 5-42, Newsome 8-121, E. Miller 8-60, J. Miller 3-17, Younger 1-4, Bickford 1-9, Wallick 9-56, Amicone 4-17); Bellaire 26-65 (R. Pettigrew 8-34, Lewis 3-5, Heatherington 2-(-5), White 3-2, Evans 2-(-5), D’Aquila 1-5, M. Pettigrew 4-8, Maffe 3-21.)
Passing: Garaway 12-14-286 (Newsome 8-8-196, Keller 0-2, Amicome 4-4-90); Bellaire 3-12-30-2x (all by Heatherington).
Receiving: Garaway 12-286 (Bickford 2-90, J. Miller 3-85, Younger 1-19, Fisher 1-6, Wallick 2-30, Beachy 1-8.)
First Downs: Garaway 27; Bellaire 5.
Penalties-Yards: Garaway 4-40; Bellaire 4-35.
Fumbles-Misplaced: Garaway 4-1; Bellaire 2-0.
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