The Orange County football team scored 36 unanswered points in a 50-7 rout of visiting Albemarle on Friday night, earning their first win of the season as a result.
The Hornets (1-4 overall, 1-0 Jefferson District) will visit Louisa County next Friday.
JAMES WOOD 39, KETTLE RUN 20
Host James Wood broke open a close game in the third quarter on its way to a victory in the Class 4 Northwestern District matchup.
Quarterback Carson Hoberg completed 16 of 29 passes for 255 yards and a pair of touchdowns for the Colonels (3-1 overall, 1-0 district). Both of Hoberg’s scoring strikes went to wide receiver Jaden Ashby, who finished with six receptions for 138 yards.
Running back Sam Adkins chipped in 134 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries for James Wood, which led just 15-7 at halftime before opening up a 39-6 advantage early in the fourth quarter.
Kettle Run (0-4, 0-2) was paced by running back Brandon Strickland, who ran for 110 yards and a score on 21 attempts. A.J. Williams also returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown for the Cougars.
Kettle Run plays host to Fauquier County rival Liberty next Friday night.
LURAY 56, MADISON COUNTY 14
Visiting Madison County played Luray close early, but the homestanding Bulldogs (4-0 overall, 2-0 district) scored 42 unanswered points to break a 14-14 tie and pick up a Bull Run District win.
The Mountaineers (0-4, 0-1) got touchdown runs from Jordan Morris (four yards) and Sam Estes (two yards) in the first quarter, the latter of which tied the score at 14 at the time.
Madison County hosts Clarke County next Friday.
STONEWALL JACKSON-QUICKSBURG 31, RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY 0
Host Stonewall Jackson-Quicksburg snapped a 41-game losing streak dating back to 2015 at the expense of Rappahannock County on Friday night.
Rappahannock County (1-3) hosts Strasburg next Friday.