The Times West Virginian

Prep Sports

October 23, 2013

Bonamico, Kellar, Shroyer lead Big 10 individuals

(Continued)

FAIRMONT — o o o o o o

Lincoln’s Jarrod Kellar leads the conference with 1,613 passing yards so far this season.

East Fairmont’s Jake Delaney moved up to second with 1,252 yards followed by rival Austin Norman of Fairmont Senior (1,202).

The 1,000-plus yards passing by the two Marion County quarterbacks puts them in elite company.

Only eight Marion County signal-callers have broken that plateau for their careers in the past five years.

Just this season alone so far would make Delaney the seventh-best quarterback in the past five years. Norman’s season-to-date total would put him in ninth.

Preston’s Scott Stone has 1,010 yards passing in fourth and Dillon Gaudet of Buckhannon has 708 yards in fifth place.

North is led by Kyle Elliott with 143 yards passing.

Norman leads the Big 10 in touchdown passes with 13. Delaney and Stone both have 10 on the season and Kellar nine. Grafton’s Cole Collins has seven.

o o o o o o

Shroyer and Philip Barbour’s Al Johnson continue to battle it out on the conference’s reception leaderboard.

Shroyer maintains the edge with 47 catches on the season for 551 yards, and Johnson has 43 for 542.

Shroyer is 20 catches away from tying the East Fairmont season reception record of 67 set by Travis Nuzum in 2010.

Lincoln’s Dillon O’Dell is third with 36 receptions but leads the league with 880 receiving yards. Grafton’s Tyler Moore moves up to fourth with 24 catches, and Lincoln’s Anthony Gemondo is fifth with 20.

Fairmont Senior is led by Luke Hrapchak with 17 receptions, and North Marion’s Chase Banker has eight to lead the Huskies.

o o o o o o

Nuse’s big day against East Fairmont has catapulted him into the Big 10 scoring lead.

The Preston running back is the first player in the conference to break 100 points and sits atop the leaderboard with 108.

He also has a conference-high 17 touchdowns.

Lincoln’s Seibel is second with 96 points, followed by Bonamico (90), P-B’s Johnson (70) and FSHS’s Harmon (66) in the Top 5.

All have over 10 touchdowns on the season; the other two players with 10 are Bridgeport’s A.C. Caldera and Lewis County’s Metzgar.

East Fairmont is led by Shroyer with 48 points, and North Marion is paced by Ryan Elliott with 18.

The Big 10 kicking lead still belongs to Bridgeport’s Brennan Duarte with 38 points, though Lincoln’s Emily Knight is just a PAT behind at 37.

Knight has kicked a league-high five field goals this season with a long of 32.

The longest field goals of the season belong to Grafton’s Zach Rowand and Lewis County’s Riley Gunter. Both have booted a 37-yarder this season.

West is led by Dakota Mouser with 23 points, East is paced by Colin Harvath with 16, and Dylan Leary leads North with 12.

Text Only
Prep Sports
  • East's Bolander signs with Garrett

    For East Fairmont’s James Bolander, deciding between playing soccer and baseball at the collegiate level was no easy task.

    July 24, 2014

  • Jones uses his attitude to lead Polar Bears

    When you look around the football field come August, you’ll see plenty of new faces for the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears. But there will be at least one very familiar face.
    TJ Jones is one of just a handful of seniors on this year’s Fairmont Senior team, and he’s hoping to go out on top.

    July 24, 2014

  • Jones uses his attitude to lead Polar Bears

    When you look around the football field come August, you’ll see plenty of new faces for the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears. But there will be at least one very familiar face.

    July 23, 2014

  • Different stressors lead to multiple issues for athletes

    Juggling multiple things as a teenager is never an easy task and can be quite taxing on your body — mentally and physically.
    There are many psychological and sociological reasons why teens participate in multiple sports or why they choose to specialize in one particular sport.

    July 20, 2014

  • Question marks linger at RB position for Bees

    Players come and go but when they leave, question marks are left behind.
    That’s the case for the East Fairmont football team as August quickly approaches.
    Last year the Bees leaned on a core of running backs to strengthen both the passing and ground attacks, with backs like Scotty Shroyer and Ronnie Mills lining up at all different kinds of positions.

    July 19, 2014

  • Boddy handoff mw.jpg Boddy poised to make leap to feature back

    It takes a unique skillset to do what Malik Boddy does for the Fairmont Senior football team.
    The running back/defensive back/return specialist steps into a more called-upon roll this season for the Polar Bears.
    But before you look at this season’s workload, you must look back on his past roles.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • (MAIN) Taylor kicking-MW.jpg Buonamici hopes to follow in Knight's footsteps

    “I’ve got to end it on a make,” Taylor Buonamici said after the ball she kicked narrowly missed the uprights at Duvall-Rosier Field.
    She placed the football back onto the tee, sized up the yellow field goal posts, took a deep breath and began her trek.
    Three steps back, two steps to the right.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Redmond comfortable leading Huskies’ power running game

    Football is known by many to be the sport of traditions.
    For North Marion’s football team, that tradition is being a smashmouth, downhill, physical football team. And that starts with the players carrying the football.

    July 15, 2014

  • Balance key to preventing youth sports burnout

    Unless you’ve just won a NASCAR race, burning out is not a good thing.
    All too often it seems that athletes are being pushed to a highly competitive level at a younger age each and every year.
    Studies from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine have shown that an estimated 27 million youth in the United States between the ages of 6 and 18 play team sports; 60 million play at least one sport and 44 million play multiple sports.

    July 13, 2014

  • Bees’ OL poised to lead team in right direction

    Getting your team out of a funk can sometimes be a daunting task.
    For East Fairmont’s football team, it may seem that overcoming a 3-7 season could be a hard-fought battle. But don’t tell the offensive line that.
    “We just want to set a standard,” senior offensive lineman Jacob Brown said.

    July 12, 2014

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