2003playoffs

2003playoffs

2003 Playoff Game

Martins Ferry Mows Down Fairland

By Jeff Gorby
The Herald-Dispatch

    Martins Ferry, Ohio - Dom Bopp and Trevor Bruney each scored two touchdowns to power Martins Ferry to a 56-6 win over Fairland in the Ohio Division IV high school playoffs Saturday night.

    Bopp caught TD passes of 35 and 51 yards from Ryan Church. Bruney's TD runs covered 12 and 46 yards as the Purple Raiders improved to 9-2. The Dragons finished 7-4.

    Bruney finished with 172 yards on 20 carries. C.J. Stewart led Fairland with 51 yards on 13 attempts.

    Bopp caught 7 passes for 190 yards. In first downs Martins Ferry had a 25-10 edge.

    "Martins Ferry was a better team." Fairland coach Bryan Ward said. "The effort was there. We just didn't execute. Martins Ferry is going to go a long way in the playoffs."

Team                1st        2nd        3rd        4th        total
Fairland            0            0            6            0        6
Martins Ferry    14        16           14        12        56

Scoring summary
Martins Ferry - 35 yard pass from Ryan Church to Dom Bopp. Pass failed

Martins Ferry - 12 yard run by Trevor Bruney. Run good by Ryan Church

Martins Ferry - 1 yard run by Chase Yoder. Pass complete from Ryan Church to Dom Bopp.

Martins Ferry - 6 yard run by Kyle Ray. Run failed

Fairland - 58 yard pass from Michael Hill to Chance Adkins. Pass failed.

Martins Ferry - 51 yard pass from Ryan Church to Dom Bopp. Run good by Chase Yoder.

Martins Ferry - 39 yard run by Kyle Ray. Run failed.

Martins Ferry - 15 yard run by Luke Warren. Run failed.

                                Fairland        Martins Ferry
First Downs                    10                25
Rushes - yards            36-119        47-387
Passing - yards            79                188
Penalties - yards        4-32.5            7-60

Individual Statistics

Rushing - Fairland: Stewart 13-51, Bowman 10-28, Lang 6-28, Love 1-8, Lucas 1-5, Clark 3-7, Adkins 1-0, Hill 1- minus 8. Martins Ferry; Bruney 20-172, Ray 6-78, Warren 7-59, Yoder 11-69, Church 2-7, Burress 1-2

Passing - Fairland: Michael Hill 2-7-0,79 Bowman 0-1-0. Martins Ferry: Church 8-12-0,188.

Receiving - Fairland: Adkins 1-58, Fuller 1-21. Martins Ferry: Bopp 7-190, Yoder 1- minus 2

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