For starters it was Parent’s Night as CMS bid farewell to its eighth-grade players.
But most notable was that the Tigers beat Van 37-20 at Chapmanville’s Tiger Stadium to close out its unbeaten regular season with a 7-0 record.
CMS is set to host Sherman on Saturday in the first round of the Black Diamond Conference Tournament.
Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.
A win would put Chapmanville in the championship game on Saturday, Oct. 27. Man Middle School won last year’s conference title.
The Tigers were able to roll up a lot of offense in last night’s win.
Dylan Wiley had 211 yards rushing on just seven carries. He scored four touchdowns on runs of 16, 18, 57 and 64. He also had two kickoff returns for 92 yards and kicked one extra point.
Tyler Cox had 13 rushes for 131 yards with one touchdown on a 26-yard run.
Chapmanville led 7-0 with Joe Canterbury’s 6-yard TD run at the 4:26 mark of the first quarter. Wiley’s PAT was good.
Van cut it to 7-6 with Matt White’s 2-yard TD run with 1:10 showing on the clock.
Wiley’s 16-yard run with 7:17 left until halftime made it 13-6 CMS.
Wiley then added an 18-yard touchdown run with 15 ticks to go, giving Chapmanville a 19-6 halftime lead.
Wiley, the younger brother to Chapmanville High School tailback David Wiley, kept the lead on the Bulldogs in the third quarter with a 57-yard TD run at the 7:48 mark to make it 25-6.
Wiley then raced into the end zone from 64 yards out with 7:44 left in the game to put the Tigers ahead 31-6.
Van scored with 3:21 left on Tyler Gunnoe’s 18-yard TD pass to Jared Reynolds. Ryan Ball ran in the conversion to cut the Tiger lead to 31-14. Gunnoe then fired a 59-yard strike to White with 2:11 left to make it 31-20.
Chapmanville scored one more with a 26-yard TD run by Cox with 1:49 left to finish out the scoring at 37-20.
Trevor Maynard had one carry in the game for eight yards.
Chase Queen had four rushes for 17 yards.
Tyler Killen and Dustin Smith had one carry each.
Smith and Mark Lawson had six tackles each on defense. John Toler had five tackles and four assists, while Dougie Mullins also had five stops. Thomas Belcher and Caleb Belcher had four tackles each. Queen had three tackles and one fumble recovery. Brandon Farley and Austin Watts had three stops apiece. Wiley had two tackles and an interception. Michael Watts also had two tackles as did Isaac Stevenson.
David Cavins and Jeffrey Oxley had one tackle each for the Tigers.