Bret FitzSimmons, Central Valley Overwhelm Chartiers Valley, 58- 13
CENTER TWP., Pa. — It was total domination at Central Valley in a Class-4A matchup, the Central Valley Warriors defeated the Chartiers Valley Colts by the score of 58-13 Friday night.
The defending PIAA Class-3A state champion Warriors (4-0) are making the transition from Class 3A to 4A look easy. Overall, Central Valley has won 41 out of the 42 games.
On their first drive of the game, Jayvin Thompson scored a five-yard touchdown run powered by runs by three runs of ten or more yards by Bret FitzSimmons.
After forcing the Colts (0-4) to punt, in their ensuing drive, the Warriors scored again on a 20-yard touchdown reception from Antwon Johnson to put the Warriors up 14-0.
After forcing another punt, on the Warriors’ next drive, FitzSimmons scored on a three-yard touchdown run to put the Warriors up 21-0.
The score was 21-0 in favor of Central Valley at the end of the first quarter.
In the second quarter, Johnson connected on a seven-yard touchdown pass to Matt Gerovac to put Central Valley up 28-0.
On their next drive, Dinero Simmons scored on 13 yards touchdown run to put the Warriors up 35-0. FitzSimmons had runs of 26 and 15-yard on the drive.
On the next drive, FitzSimmons scored again on a 36-yard touchdown run aided by a 15-yard personal foul penalty to put Central Valley up 42-0.
On the next drive, Central Valley forced a punt, and the Colts took the safety as the snap went over the punter’s head.
On the free kick, FitzSimmons scored on a 55-yard kickoff touchdown for a touchdown to put Central valley up 51-0 at halftime.
The Colts finally got on the board when they blocked a punt, and Austin Efthimiades recovered the punt in the end zone to make the score 51-6.
And that was the score at the end of the third quarter.
Central Valley scored again when Stevie Weatherford connected on an eight-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter.
Tayshawn Lewis capped off the nights scoring on a 66-yard run for a touchdown.
Central Valley will travel to New Castle next Friday night, while Chartiers Valley will host Blackhawk next Friday night.