FOOTBALL PREPARATION: Scammell, the booming golden wave, overtakes Patrick Henry, 26-8 | Sports News
BY TIM HAYES COURIER FROM BRISTOL HERALD
GRUNDY, VA – The Grundy High School football team collected valuable points on the VHSL playoff rating scale on Tuesday night.
Meanwhile, 5-foot-10, 180-pound junior backer Ian Scammell of the Golden Wave has made a point of showing once again why he is one of the best backers in the extreme. southwestern Virginia.
Scammell ran for 263 yards on 38 carries and scored four touchdowns as Grundy claimed an impressive 26-8 out of district victory over the Patrick Henry Rebels.
With Nelson Memorial Field a muddy and muddy mess, Scammell was not slowed down in the soaking.
âHe’s a great player and a relentless runner,â said PH coach Seth Padgett. âThis mud didn’t touch him at all. He attacked us and we couldn’t stop him.
Scammell pulled off a 32-yard touchdown run on the opening play of the second quarter and also had 28-yard and 10-yard touchdowns before halftime.
With the opposition failing to get much traction in the quagmire, Scammell simply rushed straight ahead and stacked the footage. The result was a quality win, a dirty uniform and a Herculean performance.
âYou get used to training everyday and from the games we’ve played here in the past,â Scammell said. âPeople who come here for the first time struggle with it. It’s hard to run and you have to have an idea. “