The Times West Virginian

Prep Sports

October 23, 2013

Bonamico, Kellar, Shroyer lead Big 10 individuals

FAIRMONT — The high school football season is quickly coming to a close.

Most teams around the state have only three regular-season games left on the schedule.

Of the 13 teams in the Big 10 Conference, five would be in the playoffs if the season ended today.

Lewis County would be the lone AAA participant, while Bridgeport, Fairmont Senior, Philip Barbour and Lincoln would make the Class AA field. Robert C. Byrd is just one spot outside of making the playoffs in AA.

This week, just like any other, had plenty of memorable performances from around the league, but one stood out as the most dominant.

Preston’s Josiah Nuse almost single-handedly led the Knights to a victory over East Fairmont during the Bees’ homecoming at Fairmont State University.

Nuse, a junior running back, scored six touchdowns, had a pair of two-point conversion runs and rushed for 204 yards on 21 carries in the contest.

The 40 points put on the board by Nuse was more than East Fairmont scored in the game (39).

o o o o o o

Bridgeport’s Anthony Bonamico is still the Big 10’s leading rusher with 1,194 yards on the season, but he has company in the 1,000-yard club.

Fairmont Senior’s Noah Harmon broke into triple figures in the Polar Bears’ win over Braxton County. He now has 1,026 yards on the season. The last Bear to break 1,000 yards rushing in a season was Trevor Malnick (1,108) back in 2011. With three games left, Harmon has a very good chance of topping that mark.

Lincoln’s Ty Seibel is third with 947 yards and Nuse continues his climb up the leaderboard, sitting in fourth with 831 total yards.

Lewis County’s Mark Metzgar rounds out the Top 5 with 770 yards.

North Marion’s Ryan Elliott leads his team with an even 500 yards and is ninth in the conference in rushing.

East Fairmont is paced by Scotty Shroyer with 257, which is 23rd in the Big 10.

Text Only
Prep Sports
  • University hands Huskies first loss; East edges Elkins

    The mercy rule has been a familiar part of North Marion’s softball season.
    Through the first seven games, the Huskies regularly pounded their opponents with stingy defense, sharp pitching and timely hitting. Rarely did a game go all seven innings for the previously undefeated team.

    April 17, 2014

  • EFHS Softball - CB.jpg East can’t overcome No. 7 Lincoln, falls, 4-0

    Thunder clouds weren’t the only thing looming over the East Fairmont (6-6) softball team Monday when the Lady Bees hosed No. 7 Lincoln. Joining the ominous clouds was a sense of urgency for energy that never showed up as Lincoln was able to shut out East Fairmont, 4-0.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • FSHS #20-UHS  #1, 6-TS.jpg Kesling’s bat powers Polar Bears

    When Fairmont Senior’s Johnny Kesling stepped into the batter’s box this past week, it was game over.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • North Marion’s rally falls short

    North Marion had all the pieces in place for a thrilling come-from-behind victory Saturday afternoon.
    The four runs in the bottom of the seventh. The tying runner on third and the Huskies’ fastest player on second. Even the clear-blue sky on the mid-70s afternoon was the perfect stage for a comeback.

    April 13, 2014

  • TENNIS RACKET POSED -TS.jpg Giorcellis share important piece of tennis tradition

    You always hear the phrase “pass the torch.”
    When those words come into your mind, you generally think of someone older, wiser and more experienced passing something along to someone younger, the next generation.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • NMHS #19- EHS #5-TS copy.jpg Huskies’ sixth-inning comeback falls short

    It ain’t over till it’s over.
    North Marion (3-4) proved that, despite falling to Elkins, 13-8, during its home opener Thursday night from North Marion High School.
    After falling behind, the Huskies proved that you can still take something away from a late-inning rally despite taking home an “L.”

    April 11, 2014 8 Photos

  • Coaches support WVSSAC ruling

    West Virginia educators took a major step toward extending the summer practice period for high school sports earlier this week.
    The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission board of control voted to extend the current three-week window by five weeks.

    April 11, 2014

  • Larry Conaway remembered at invitational

    Current North Marion runners might not have known Larry Conaway personally, but they are certainly still feeling the impact that the longtime track coach had on the program nearly five years after his passing.

    April 11, 2014

  • FSHS #15- UHS #15 -TS.jpg Hawks deal Polar Bears first loss: PHOTOS

    Fairmont Senior baseball coach Steve Naternicola was at a loss for words Wednesday when asked about his Polar Bears’ 6-3 loss to University High School at Mylan Park.
    “We didn’t ... I don’t know what the problem was today. I just don’t know what to say,” he answered. “All the other games we’ve showed up, and today we just ...”

    April 10, 2014 10 Photos

  • EFHS  #13, 5- RCB #12 -ts.jpg East Fairmont jumps on RCB early: PHOTOS

    Bases loaded. Nobody out.
    Both baseball teams found themselves in exactly the same place in their half of the first inning.

    April 9, 2014 6 Photos

Featured Ads
Prep Sports Highlights
NDN Sports
NCAA Breaking News
NCAA Photos