Buffalo Gap cruises past Wilson Memorial

Buffalo Gap cruises past Wilson Memorial

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Buffalo Gap cruises past Wilson Memorial

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FISHERSVILLE — When you commit four turnovers and have numerous penalties, things usually do not turn out very well.

Buffalo Gap's Jake Callison celebrates after running 22 yards for a first down during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Buffalo Gap’s Jake Callison celebrates after running 22 yards for a first down during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Despite all the mistakes on Friday night, Buffalo Gap will still able to prevail, overwhelming Wilson Memorial 41-7.

“That score is a little bit misleading,” said winning head coach Andy Cline. “We didn’t play that well. I thought we responded well from the four turnovers.”

One thing that helped the Bison was the fact that the Green Hornets matched them mistake-for-mistake. Wilson also gave it away four times and got flagged for its share of penalties.

When Gap wasn’t shooting itself in the foot, the Bison effectively moved the football. Despite being shut out for the first 19 minutes, Buffalo Gap still rolled up nearly 500 yards and scored six touchdowns.

Carter Rivenburg, who had two interceptions on defense, had a pair of rushing touchdowns in the win. His 2-yarder with with 4:26 left in the second quarter broke a scoreless tie and put the Bison ahead for good.

Fullback Jacob Thompson had touchdown runs of 76 and 46 yards, finishing with 216 yards rushing. Dylan Thompson also scored twice in the win, which pushed Buffalo Gap to 4-0 on the season.

“Defensively, we played solid,” Cline said. “Offensively, we hit some big ones at times. We were sloppy tonight. Thank goodness, we had enough to come out on top.”

Logan Leche had the lone Wilson score, taking in a 2-yarder that pulled his team to within 21-7 late in the third quarter.

The stage is now set for next Friday, when the Bison host Riverheads in a battle of unbeatens. Wilson Memorial (1-3) will try to bounce back on the road at Luray.

BUFFALO GAP              0     14     7     20     –     41

WILSON MEMORIAL     0     0     7     0     –     7

Second Quarter

GAP – Rivenburg 2 run (kick failed)

GAP – D. Thompson 10 run (D. Thompson pass from Wheeler)

Third Quarter

GAP – J. Thompson 76 run (DeLange kick)

WM – Leche 2 run (Myers kick)

Fourth Quarter

GAP – D. Thompson 9 run (DeLange kick)

GAP – Rivenburg 3 run (run failed)

GAP – J. Thompson 46 run (Hoke kick)

Buffalo Gap's Jake Callison runs the football for 22 yards and a first down during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Buffalo Gap’s Jake Callison runs the football for 22 yards and a first down during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial's Colton Tyree holds onto the ball as he Buffalo Gap's Walker Hostetter tackles him during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial’s Colton Tyree holds onto the ball as he Buffalo Gap’s Walker Hostetter tackles him during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial's Xavier Black holds up the football after recovering a fumble for a game turnover during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial’s Xavier Black holds up the football after recovering a fumble for a game turnover during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial's Eddie Harris struggles to move the ball as Buffalo Gap's Carter Mohler goes for the tackle during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial’s Eddie Harris struggles to move the ball as Buffalo Gap’s Carter Mohler goes for the tackle during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial's Colton Tyree moves the ball as Buffalo Gap's Walker Hostetter closes in for the tackle during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial’s Colton Tyree moves the ball as Buffalo Gap’s Walker Hostetter closes in for the tackle during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial's Xavier Black dives onto a loose ball to recover a fumble for a game turnover as Buffalo Gap's Dylan Thompson dives after him during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial’s Xavier Black dives onto a loose ball to recover a fumble for a game turnover as Buffalo Gap’s Dylan Thompson dives after him during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial's Eddie Harris goes down with the ball after being brought down by Buffalo Gap's Jake Shelton during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial’s Eddie Harris goes down with the ball after being brought down by Buffalo Gap’s Jake Shelton during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial's Eddie Harris struggles to keep moving with the ball as Buffalo Gap's Jake Shelton wraps him up around the leg during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial’s Eddie Harris struggles to keep moving with the ball as Buffalo Gap’s Jake Shelton wraps him up around the leg during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Buffalo Gap's Jay Johnson goes for the tackle against Wilson Memorial's Colton Tyree during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Buffalo Gap’s Jay Johnson goes for the tackle against Wilson Memorial’s Colton Tyree during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Carrying the football, Wilson Memorial's Colton Tyree pushes off against Buffalo Gap's Jay Johnson who goes for the tackle during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Carrying the football, Wilson Memorial’s Colton Tyree pushes off against Buffalo Gap’s Jay Johnson who goes for the tackle during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial's Daley Goff signals they recovered the football for a game turnover following a fumble during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Wilson Memorial’s Daley Goff signals they recovered the football for a game turnover following a fumble during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Buffalo Gap's Jacob Thompson cradles the football as he runs it for more yards during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Buffalo Gap’s Jacob Thompson cradles the football as he runs it for more yards during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Buffalo Gap's Jacob Thompson is tackled by Wilson Memorial's Michael Via during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Buffalo Gap’s Jacob Thompson is tackled by Wilson Memorial’s Michael Via during a football game played in Fishersville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

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