No. 1 Wayne used a 37-point first quarter to extend its winning streak to 20 games in a 63-24 victory over No. 16 Clay County in a Class AA opening-round playoff game Friday night at Wayne.
The defending champion Pioneers (11-0) built a 51-0 lead late in the first half and led 51-6 at halftime.
Grant Ferguson completed 4 of 8 passes for 160 yards and three touchdowns, and Brandon Spurlock scored on a 54-yard run and caught a 30-yard Ferguson pass for a score.
Wayne will play Nicholas County in the second round. The Panthers end the season at 5-6.
With the score tied at 10, Lewis' Mark Metzgar returned an interception 23 yards for a touchdown, and teammate Tim Rinehart picked up a University fumble and returned it 91 yards, giving the Minutemen (9-2) a 24-10 lead.
The Hawks (8-3) responded on Travis Renner's 11-yard TD run in the third quarter and put themselves in position to tie the game on Renner's 17-yard scoring pass to Jack Armstrong with 1:14 left in the game.
The Hawks, however, botched the attempt for the extra-point kick.
Lewis County will play George Washington in the quarterfinals.
Quarterback D.J. Edwards completed 3 for 4 passes for 103 yards and two touchdowns for the Beavers (9-2), who amassed 430 yards of offense.
For the Raiders (6-5), Tyler King caught six passes for 65 yards and a touchdown.
Bluefield will play the winner of tonight's contest between No. 4 Robert C. Byrd and No. 13 Braxton County.