Heritage Academy ruined the homecoming festivities Friday night for Oak Hill, shutting out the Raiders 49-0.
It was the fourth time this season the Raiders failed to put any points on the board as they were handed their eighth consecutive loss to remain winless on the season.
The inconsistent Patriots (4-4) rushed for 403 yards in the victory and found the end-zone on seven of the first eight drives.
Starting from their own 22-yard line, the Patriots needed just 10 plays to score the game's first touchdown when Cade Lott connected with Parker Turner from 36-yards away.
Oak Hill was forced to punt on the next drive and caught a break when a 62-yard return was negated by a block in the back to set the Pats at their own 31. Two plays later, Lott made it 14-0 with a 65-yard quarterback keeper.
Heritage made it 28-0 on back-to-back touchdown runs by Brandon Bell for 72-yards and and 61-yards respectively with a little over a minute in the first quarter left to play.
Lott scored his second touchdown of the night for the visitors with a 49-yard run on the first drive of the second quarter to make a five possession ball game, 35-0.
After another three and out by the Raiders, their fourth in the first half, Heritage ate up nearly seven minutes of game clock and capped off an 11 play 60-yard drive with a 10-yard touchdown run by Parker Short to make it 42-0 heading into half time.
Oak Hill ate up four minutes of the clock to start the second half, only managing 19 total yards on the drive before turning the ball over on downs.
The Raiders got the ball back fairly quickly though, forcing the Patriots to punt for the only time in the game. Two plays later, Oak Hill lost the football with a fumble setting up the final score for the visitors. Mark Thatcher scored from five-yards out to make it 49-0.
Oak Hill had just four first downs and 83 yards in total offense, running the ball 26 times for 71 yards. Oak Hill didn't snap the football in Heritage Academy territory in the contest.
The Patriots had 462 yards on the night, 403 on the ground.
Oak Hill will have a bye next week before closing out the year with a pair of district games at Kirk and then hosting Immanuel.View more articles in: