Football: Martins Ferry 49, Allderdice 27

MARTINS FERRY – Bruce Burger carried eight times for 108 yards and scored on runs of 9, 9 and 31 yards to help lead Martins Ferry (1-0) to victory against Allderdice (0-1).

Marcus Sutton added 11 carries for 124 yards and scored on a 37-yard run as the Purple Riders racked up 367 yards and seven scores on the ground. Martins Ferry closed it out with scoring runs of 5 and 2 yards from Andrew Watts and quarterback Eric Flowers, respectively.