NEW MANCHESTER - Point Pleasant proved in convincing fashion Saturday afternoon they were playoff ready as it routed Oak Glen in a rematch of their Class AA playoff game from last season.
Point Pleasant won the contest on the stat sheet as well as on the scoreboard.
The Big Blacks (7-2) ran 58 plays for a total of 391 yards. The visitors finished the game with 250 yards and five touchdowns on 43 carries. Point Pleasant also threw for 141 yards and two more touchdowns, picked up 19 first downs and never punted.
Point Pleasant scored on eight of its drives and turned the ball over on downs once.
The Golden Bears ran 53 plays resulting in 103 yards. Oak Glen ran for 46 yards on 32 carries. The Golden Bears also threw for 57 yards.
The majority of Oak Glen's offensive output came on the first drive of the game. The Golden Bears drove 86 yards on 15 plays to take the early lead.
The drive was capped by an 8-yard scoring run by Zack Staley.