Big second half lifts Point Pleasant past Oak Glen

STIFF-ARM — Oak Glen’s Matt Greenlief shrugs off a Point Pleasant defender during Friday’s game. -- Michael D. McElwain

NEW MANCHESTER — Point Pleasant scored 35 points in the second half to pull away from Oak Glen for a 42-7 win Friday.

The Big Blacks improve to 3-1, while the Golden Bears move to 1-1.

Point Pleasant led 7-0 at halftime before scoring 14 points in the third quarter and 21 points in the fourth quarter.

Oak Glen scored in the third quarter as Dylan Conley had an 88-yard touchdown pass from Landon Beatty.

The Golden Bears had 254 total yards, including 129 on the ground and 126 through the air.

Conley ran 16 times for 108 yards to go along with the 88-yard touchdown catch.

Beatty completed two of four passes for 126 yards with an interception, the only turnover of the game.

Hunter Rhoades hauled in a 38-yard reception. Matt Greenlief had 20 yards on five carries and Tyler Davis added a 1-yard run.

Oak Glen will host Beaver Local at 7 p.m. Thursday.


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