Playoff regular Patrick Henry pummeled an overmatched Vanlue squad on Friday night in the Division VII, Region 26 playoffs, 51-12.
The 3-4 Patriots (11 seed) will now play 5-0 and sixth-seeded Hopewell-Loudon in Bascom next Friday.
PH veteran coach put the offense on the shoulders of the offensive line and the backfield, which answered the call, dashing for 354 yards on only 36 carries. The 9.8 yards per tote was highlighted by Noah Kistner’s 125 yard, 3 touchdown performance on only 6 carries. Corbin Johnson was just about as dynamic with 6 carries for 117 yards and a score. Cody McCance added 71 yards on 14 attempts.