Ashland, Va - Patrick Henry hosted their first playoff game in 15 years, and beat Briar Woods 53-28 behind 155 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns from Hunter Hart. He also completed all three of his pass attempts for 44 yards and another score.
Terrance Oxendine added 49 yards on 8 carries while Kaleb Smith had a touchdown reception and Justin McCowan had a 22 yard scoring run. Rashad Mallory added a 65 yard interception return for a TD as the Patriots won their first postseason game since 2007.
The Patriots (8-3) will travel to Massaponax next Friday in the second round of the 5A North playoffs.