Jaylen Alexander rushed for 244 yards and three touchdowns and added a fourth score on a punt return to help Orange County pick up a 36-22 Jefferson District victory over visiting Fluvanna County on Friday night.
It was the the third straight game that Alexander eclipsed the 200-yard mark and the third consecutive win for the Hornets (4-5 overall, 4-1 district).
Quarterback Walker Johnson completed 5 of 9 passes for 100 yards for Orange, while Jireek Washington hauled in a pair of receptions for 84 yards.
Fluvanna County (4-5, 1-4) was paced by Malachi Hill’s 112 yards on 17 carries.
Orange closes out the regular season at Western Albemarle next Friday.
LIBERTY 40, HANDLEY 27
Liberty got contributions from its offense, defense and special teams on the way to clinching the Class 4 Northwestern District title with a win over visiting Handley.
Mason Gay rushed for 144 yards and a touchdown, Tre’Von White returned an interception 44 yards for a score and Justin Lawson ran a kickoff back 92 yards to paydirt for the Eagles (9-0, 6-0).
Lawson also contributed a 30-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Dylan Bailey, who threw for two scores in the game.
The Judges (7-2, 4-2) were led by quarterback Malachi Imoh’s 146 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Imoh completed 5 of 14 passes for 135 yards and two more scores, but was also intercepted three times.
Liberty visits county rival Fauquier in next Friday’s regular-season finale.
SHERANDO 48, FAUQUIER 14
Darius Lane ran for 135 yards and four touchdowns, and quarterback Chacai Campbell accounted for 250 yards and a pair of scores as host Sherando rolled over Fauquier.
Seeing his first action since suffering an injury in the Warriors’ second game of the season, Campbell was 12-of-18 passing for 137 yards with two touchdowns and an interception and also had 113 yards rushing for Sherando (6-3, 4-2).
Quarterback J.T. Diehl completed 8 of 20 passes for 114 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. Evan Jackson hauled in Diehl’s scoring strike, a 65-yarder in the third quarter.
MADISON COUNTY 42, RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY 0
Madison County earned the first victory of the Jon Rasnick era with a dominating performance against visiting Rappahannock County.
Leading 6-0 after the first quarter, the Mountaineers (1-8 overall, 1-5 Bull Run District) exploded for 29 second-quarter points to take command of the game.
Jack Bourdon did a little bit of everything for Madison in the win. In the first quarter, he caught an 18-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Wade Fox. Later in the first half, he intercepted a pass to thwart a Panthers’ drive, then returned a punt 63 yards for a score to give the Mountaineers a 28-0 lead.
Madison concludes its regular season next Friday with a trip to East Rockingham. Rappahannock (1-8, 0-6) closes things out by hosting Clarke County the same night.