SCOTT FERGUSON / for The Courier
ARCADIAS HAYDEN RADER (11) gets a push forward from teammate John Hill during Fridays Blanchard Valley Conference game at Kieffer Field. North Baltimores Zach Weinandy (22) made the tackle.

ARCADIA — Arcadia relied on a pair of Raders to pick up its first win since Week 5 of last season with a 60-39 Blanchard Valley Conference win over North Baltimore on Friday.

Caleb Rader rumbled for 230 yards and four touchdowns of 2, 31, 27 and 30 yards to lead the Redskins (1-2). Hayden Rader tallied 76 yards, but added another four touchdowns, recovered an onside kick and intercepted a pass on defense.

Arcadia’s dynamic duo totaled 306 yards rushing and eight touchdowns, including all four unanswered fourth-quarter scores in overcoming a 39-32 deficit after three quarters.

Tristan Martinez added 148 yards on the ground for the Redskins.

North Baltimore, which fell to 0-3, rattled of 80- and 50-yard scoring runs in the first quarter to take an early 13-0 lead.

North Baltimore 13 12 14 0 — 39

Arcadia 7 18 7 28 — 60



McCOMB — Tanner Schroeder and Kheaghan Loe accounted for all but 13 of McComb’s total yards Friday night as the unbeaten Panthers steamrolled Van Buren 52-14 in the opening Blanchard Valley Conference game of the season.

Schroeder was 11 of 18 passing for 160 yards, Loe had 16 carries for 119 yards and the pair accounted for six touchdowns as McComb piled up 443 total yards and enjoyed its third straight victory.

For good measure, Schroeder also booted a 47-yard field goal to close out the Panthers’ scoring and added seven extra point kicks.

Loe had scoring runs of 2, 46 and 1 run, Schroeder went 13 yards 9 yards for rushing TDs along with throwing a 9-yard scoring pass to Robert O’Dell.

Tyler Durfey’s 1-yard run accounted for McComb’s other score.

The Panthers held Van Buren (1-2) to 128 net yards on 52 plays with Brandon Smith scoring a 1-yard burst and Brady Rader going 7 yards for a TD.

Van Buren 6 8 0 0 — 14

McComb 14 21 14 3 — 52

First Quarter

McC — Loe 2 run (T. Schroeder kick)

McC — T. Schroeder 13 run (T. Schroede kick)

VB — Smith 1 run (kick failed)

Second Quarter

McC — T. Schroeder 9 run (T. Schroeder kick)

McC — Loe 46 run (T. Schroeder kick)

McC — Durfey 1 run (T. Schroeder kick)

VB — Risner 7 run (Risner pass from Rader)

Third Quarter

MC — O’Dell 9 pass from T. Schroeder (T. Schroeder)

McC — Loe 1 run (T. Schroeder kick)

Fourth Quarter

McC — T. Schroeder 47 FG



MOUNT BLANCHARD — Alec Loveridge threw for 276 yards and accounted for four touchdowns as Riverdale opened Blanchard Valley Conference play Friday night with a 49-26 victory over Cory-Rawson.

The Falcons, now 2-1 overall, totaled 413 yards. Cory-Rawson ran for 228 rushing yards in falling to 0-3 on the season.

Loveridge had scoring runs of 5 and 13 yards along with throwing scoring passes of 51 yards to Gage Murphy and 10 yards to Max Morris. Murphy also returned a punt 97 yards for a TD.

Loveridge, a senior quarterback, added 2-point conversion passes to Justyn Scott and Brock Davis as Riverdale built a 35-6 lead in the third quarter.

Scott added a pair of touchdowns on runs of 1 and 27 yards

Tommy Stauffer, who led Cory-Rawson’s rushing attack with 91 yards on 19 carries, had TD runs of 40 and 25 yards and Kyle Schultz and Deontae Davis each had 3-yard scoring runs for the Hornets.

Cory-Rawson 0 6 6 14 — 26

Riverdale 15 6 14 14 — 49

First Quarter

RIV — Loveridge 5 run (Mason kick)

RIV — Murphy 51 pass from Loveridge (Scott pass from Loveridge)

Second Quarter

RIV — Murphy 97 punt return (kick failed)

C-R — Schultz 3 run (kick failed)

Third Quarter

RIV — Morris 10 pass from Loveridge (kick blocked)

RIV — Loveridge 13 run (Davis pass from Loveridge)

C-R — Strauffer 40 run (pass failed)

Fourth Quarter

RIV — Scott 1 run (Mason kick)

C-R — Stauffer 25 run (Stauffer run)

C-R — Davis 3 run (kick failed)

RIV — Scott 27 ru n (Mason kick)



VANLUE — Jared Breece and Travis Maag connected on a pair of touchdown passes and Pandora-Gilboa intercepted Vanlue twice for scores in a 41-0 victory over the Wildcats Friday night at Hinkle Field in the Blanchard Valley Conference opener for both teams.

After Breece hit Walker Macke on a 25-yard scoring strike, the senior quarterback found Maag from 39 yards away and hit him again on a 4-yard scoring play as the Rockets improved to 3-0 on the season.

Riley Larcom went 25 yards with one of P-G’s interceptions and Zeb George returned the other 42 yards.

Payton Traxler, who produced a team-leading 111 yards rushing on nine carries, capped the scoring on a 14-yard run.

Breece was 6 of 7 passing for 99 yards, while Xavier Temple had 24 rushes for 38 yards to lead Vanlue (0-3).

Pandora-Gilboa 21 20 0 0 — 41

Vanlue 0 0 0 0 — 0

First Quarter

P-G — Macke 25 pass from Breece (Hovest kick)

P-G — Maag 39 pass from Breece (Steiner kick)

P-G — Maag 4 pass from Breece (Hovest kick)

Second Quarter

P-G — Larcom 25 interception return (Steiner kick)

P-G — George 42 interception return (Thomas kick)

P-G — Traxler 14 run (kick failed)