Ferry Beats Arch-Rivals Bellaire to Earn Playoff Berth


 Martins Ferry defeated its arch-rivals Bellaire 28-7 on a rainy night at Purple Rider Stadium.

The Reds scored first as sophomore quarterback Tyson Camsky connect with Brandon Laughman for a touchdown in the first quarter.

But James Edwards went deep to Jack Fitch for a 55-yard touchdown to tie the game at 7-7.

Junior running back Arjay Burress took over from there, scoring the game’s next three touchdowns, running for 175 yards on 20 carries.

The Purple Riders, 8-2, will be on the road next Saturday in the first round of the Ohio playoffs. 

Bellaire finishes the first season under head coach Stephen Andres at 3-7.

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