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Paul Adkins/The Logan Banner

Chapmanville Regional High School's Jaxson Turner is tackled in the Tigers' 7-6 win over the Wayne Pioneers on Friday at Chapmanville.

It was a thriller as the Man High School football team, ranked No. 5 in the state in Class AA, defeated No. 10 Wyoming East, 30-22, on Friday night at Man's George A. Queen Memorial Field in a battled of top 10 heavyweights.

Man improved to 7-0 on the season with the win and won its ninth straight game. Wyoming East dropped its second straight game and fell to 5-2.

Tied 22-all, Man pulled ahead at the 2:12 mark of the fourth quarter as quarterback Caleb Milton tossed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Jeremiah Harless on a fourth-and-one play. The Hillbillies also tacked on the two-point conversion.

The victory was a significant one for Man High School, which picked up its 500th all-time win.

Man closes out the season with three straight road games beginning with next Friday night's contest at Point Pleasant. The game will also be broadcast live on WCHS-TV as part of the channel's weekly Friday Night Rivals Series. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

The Billies then play at Tug Valley on Nov. 1 and at Chapmanville on Nov. 8 in the regular season finale.

Man coach Harvey Arms is just one win shy of reaching 100 in his 18-year career.

CHAPMANVILLE 7, WAYNE 6: It's been a long time since the Chapmanville Tigers beat Wayne in a high school football game.

Twenty-eight years to be exact.

But that came to a halt on Friday night at Chapmanville's Tiger Stadium as CRHS defeated the winless Pioneers, 7-6.

Chapmanville won its fourth straight game since an 0-3 start to the season and improved to 4-3 overall and 4-3 in the Cardinal Conference. Wayne dropped to 0-7, 0-6.

For the Tigers, it was their first victory over Wayne since 1991. Chapmanville, 3-21 all-time against Wayne, also defeated the Pioneers in 1990. Chapmanville had lost the last 15 meetings to Wayne.

The last three years, Chapmanville came close, falling by less than a touchdown each time. Last year, the Pioneers eked out a 20-14 win. Wayne beat Chapmanville 14-12 in 2017 and 29-27 in 2016.

Plagued by penalties, the Tigers scored a touchdown in the second quarter after a scoreless first as Jaxson Turner ran in from 2 yards out with 5:29 to go until halftime. Xavier Trump booted the PAT. It would be the only points of the night by CRHS and all they would need.

Wayne scored a touchdown in the second half but missed on the conversion and the 7-6 score held.

Chapmanville plays at Logan (1-6) next week. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Logan's Willis-Nisbet Stadium. The Wildcats were idle this week.

Look for a recap of both games in Wednesday's Logan Banner print edition and online at: www.loganbanner.com.


2019 Chapmanville Regional High School

Football Schedule (4-3, 4-3):

Aug. 29: *vs. Sissonville (at Charleston's Laidley Field), L 8-24

Sept. 6: *at Poca, L 7-48

Sept. 13: *Winfield, L 13-48

Sept. 20: *at Nitro, W 48-25

Sept. 27: *Scott, W 14-13

Oct. 4: *at Herbert Hoover, W 32-7

Oct. 11: OPEN DATE

Oct. 18: *Wayne, W 7-6

Oct. 25: *at Logan, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 1: *Mingo Central, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 8: Man, 7:30 p.m.

*Cardinal Conference game


2019 Logan High School

Football Schedule (1-6, 1-5):

Aug. 30: at Man, L 8-62

Sept. 6: *Sissonville, L 6-28

Sept. 13: *Mingo Central, L 6-52

Sept. 20: *at Poca, L 8-68

Sept. 27: *Winfield, L 34-70

Oct. 4: *at Nitro, L 22-57

Oct. 11: *Scott, W 35-0

Oct. 18: OPEN DATE

Oct. 25: *Chapmanville, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 1: *at Wayne, 7:30 p.m.    

Nov. 8: *at Herbert Hoover, 7:30 p.m.

*Cardinal Conference game


2019 Man High School

Football Schedule (7-0):

Aug. 30: Logan, W 62-8

Sept. 6: at Mount View, W 48-7

Sept. 13: at Westside, W 40-0

Sept. 20: at Greenbrier East, W 22-17

Sept. 27: River View, W 63-14

Oct. 4: Lincoln County, W 44-0

Oct. 11: OPEN DATE

Oct. 18: Wyoming East, W 30-22

Oct. 25: at Point Pleasant, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 1: at Tug Valley, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 8: at Chapmanville, 7:30 p.m.

Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. Follow him on Twitter at @PAdkinsBanner or email him at padkins@hdmediallc.com