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Logan Middle School caps off perfect season with a 56-6 win over Ripley in MVAC championship

Logan Middle School won its first Mid-Valley Athletic Conference championship since 2018 with a 56-6 win over Ripley Middle School on Oct. 26 at Willis-Nisbet Stadium (Photo courtesy of Facebook).

Bill Lusk | WVOW Sports

LOGAN Zoe Murphy ran for three touchdowns; Lucas Lambert ran for two and caught a third and Caleb Johnson threw for two in Logan Middle School's 56-6 win over Ripley Middle School in the Mid-Valley Athletic Conference football championship game on Oct. 26 at Willis-Nisbet Stadium.

Lambert rushed for 160 yards on three carries and scored on runs of 69 and 45 yards and caught a 14-yard touchdown as the Timberwolves, who finished the season with a perfect 9-0 record, won their first conference championship since 2018.

Logan also won the MVAC championship in 2015, 2017 and 2018, and it was the second undefeated season in school history as the 2018 team was the first in school history.

Murphy ran for 50 yards on four carries and scored on runs of 6, 16 and 24 yards while Johnson was 3 of 4 passing for 43 yards and touchdowns of 32 and 14 yards.

Lambert's first touchdown, a 69-yard run, gave Logan an 8-0 lead following Murphy's two-point conversion with 7:42 to play in the opening quarter. Lambert's 45-yard run and LuVante Kenney's two-point conversion gave the Timberwolves a 16-0 lead with 4:03 to play.

The Timberwolves erupted for 34 points in the second quarter and led 50-0 at halftime.

Bentley Williamson got the second quarter scoring started with a 32-yard touchdown reception to put Logan up 22-0 with 7:53 to play before halftime. Johnson's 14-yard pass to Lambert put the Timberwolves up 28-0 with 7:40 remaining.

Murphy scored on a 6-yard run and Johnson added the two-point conversion to make it 36-0 with 3:37 to play in the first half. Ethan Hensley scored from 2-yards out and Lambert hooked up with Johnson on the ensuing two-point conversion to make it 44-0 with 0:40 remaining.

Murphy capped off the scoring with a 16-yard run to give Logan a 50-0 lead with 0:26 remaining.

Logan ran 16 plays in the first half, had eight first downs, scored seven touchdowns and racked up 265 yards of total offense.

Ripley got on the board in the third quarter when Jordan Adkins scored from 14-yards for the Vikings lone touchdown with 2:36 to play in the third quarter.

Murphy's third touchdown, a 24-yard run, with 0:22 remaining in the third quarter gave the Timberwolves a 56-6 lead.

For Ripley, Colston Skeen ran for 40 yards on three carries and Adkins added 26 yards on 10 attempts.

The Vikings, who were healed to minus-12 yards in the first half and no first downs, finished with 76 yards and four first downs.

Hensley ran for 32 yards on five carries, Easton Craddock had one carry for 18 yards and Colin Mullins rushed for 13 yards on one attempt. Williamson caught one pass for 32 yards for the Timberwolves, who finished with 332 yards of total offense and 11 first downs.

Logan was dominant in nine games this season outscoring its opponents, 416-32, and posting five shutouts. As good as the Timberwolves were on defense, they were equally as impressive on offense scoring 40 points or more in eight of nine games.

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