Tigers roll into new season


West Liberty-Salem showed it’s still business as usual.

The Tigers lost once last season — to eventual Division V state champion Coldwater in the playoffs — and opened this high school football season with a 62-13 win over Greenon on Friday.

West Liberty-Salem scored 42 points in the first quarter. Taylor Cordell had two touchdown runs and a 28-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown in the first. Landon Williams caught two touchdown passes from Brandon Upton.

Cordell finished with four touchdowns. Williams had two receptions for 138 yards. David Branham rushed four times for 94 yards.

Greenon scored twice in the fourth — both touchdown runs by Ty Rickman.

Greeneview 37, Dayton Christian 0: Greeneview quarterback Chance Frye ran for a touchdown and threw for one, a 68-yard pass to Dalton Caudill.

Klay Partin had a 29-yard interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter, then ran for a 75-yard touchdown in the fourth.

Ricky Mickel had a 33-yard field goal in the first quarter while Kyle Gilliam also rushed for a touchdown.

Tippecanoe 68, Graham 0: Tipp led 41-0 at halftime.

The Red Devils rushed for seven touchdowns — three by Jacob Hall and two by Cameron Johnson.

Triad 28, Indian Lake 7: Triad quarterback Trent McIntyre was 13-of-20 passing for 246 yards. Indian Lake’s Christian Grider was 17-of-29 for 223 yards and an interception.

Indian Lake led early after Grider threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Chris Teague in the first quarter. Triad then rolled with 28 unanswered points, starting with McIntyre connecting with Doug Lowe for a 47-yard touchdown a minute later.

Lowe had six receptions for 165 yards. Lump Brennon had nine catches, 160 yards for Indian Lake.

Cedarville 26, Madison Plains 7: Caleb Coe led Cedarville, rushing 26 times for 140 yards. He rushed for two touchdowns and caught one for a touchdown. Adam Cain had 12 carries for 82 yards. He had nine tackles.

Justin Liming’s interception return for a touchdown was Cedarville’s first score of the game.


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