No.8 Wheeling Park battled hard, but in the end, bowed out against the No.1 team in Class AAA 35-14 in the state quarterfinals at Laidley Field in Charleston.
Wheeling Park quarterback Killian Coyne was intercepted three times, one of them was returned for a touchdown by Rashaad Cunningham.
Coyne connected with Elijah Bell for a 65-yard score in the first quarter to give the visitors a 7-0 lead.
It was 7-7 at half.
Wheeling Park’s other touchdown was a fumble recovery by Tommy Ricker.
The Patriots finished the season at 9-3.
Capital gets No.4 Martinsburg in next week’s state semifinal.