Mingo Central didn’t get much rest last week as the Miners traveled to Oak Hill Friday night after taking on Man Wednesday.
The Miners were unable to go on the road and pull out a win on the short rest.
Mingo Central fought hard, but fell to Oak Hill 34-26 Friday night.
Oak Hill got on the scoreboard first as Logan Lawhorn scored on an one-yard TD run with 9:20 left in the first quarter to give Oak Hill a 6-0 lead.
The Miners answered as senior quarterback Daylin Goad found Isa Scales for a six-yard TD pass with 4:46 left to tie things up at 6-6.
Oak Hill scored on its next possession. Te-Amo Shelton scored on a 39-yard TD run with 2:00 left in the first quarter to push the lead to 12-6.
Oak Hill extended its lead to 20-6 when Lawhorn found Braxton Hall for a 76-yard TD strike. Omar Lewis scored on the two-point conversion to push the lead to 20-6 with 43 seconds left in the first quarter of play.
Mingo Central cut into the lead as the second quarter of play opened up. Goad found Connor Thacker for a 19-yard TD pass with 11:04 left in the second quarter to cut the lead to 20-12.
The Miners scored quickly to open the second half of play. Zion Martin scored on a nine-yard TD run with 9:35 left in the third quarter. The Miners couldn’t score on the two-point conversion and trailed 20-18.
Oak Hill’s Lawhorn scored on an one-yard TD plunge to open the fourth quarter of play and extend the lead to 27-18.
Lawhorn found Braxton Hall for a 43-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter to push the lead to 34-18.
Mingo Central added one more score, but it wasn’t enough to pull out the win. Goad rushed for a two-yard TD to set the game’s final scoreboard at 34-26.
Goad led the way for the Miners going 11 for 23 passing for 173 yards and two TDs, but he did throw three interceptions, though.
Martin led the rushing attack with 158 yards and a TD on 25 carries. Garrett Runyon added 59 yards on the ground for the Miners.