Barnesville advances with 63-20 rout over Elgin
BARNESVILLE — A fast start propelled host Barnesville High to a lopsided 63-20 romp over Elgin High in an OHSAA Division VI, Region 23 playoff contest at Shamrock Stadium on Saturday evening.
Senior Gage Hannahs got the 'Rocks off to an explosive start by posting a trio of touchdown runs in the opening quarter to jumpstart the hosts to a 23-6 lead after one quarter of play.
Hannahs scored on TD runs of 39, two and four yards to get Barnesville's big offensive night off and running.
Barnesville continued to keep the offensive in high gear in the second stanza with four more touchdowns to lead comfortably at 49-12 at the halftime break.
Gage Hannahs would add two more TDs to run his total to six on the night, along with seniorAyden Hannahs adding a 46-yard TD run and senior Jake Boulet scoring with a two-yard run.
The Zeps closed out the scoring in the third quarter with two more scores, with junior Ayden Hannahs tossing a pair of TD passes...hitting junior Spencer Bliss with a 21-yard connection and A.J. Detling on a 52-yard touchdown strike.
Barnesville racked up 232 yards on 31 attempts with Gage Hannahs leading the way with 130 yards on just 11 totes. Ayden Hannahs hit on a perfect 8-for-8 passes for 247 yards and three touchdowns.
Bliss hauled in three receptions for 49 yards and Boulet added three catches for 97 yards.