The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High football team used a late defensive stand to edge rival Mechanicsburg 22-18 Thursday night.
The Tigers stopped the Indians on a 4th and 1 to seal the win.
Braden Miller had a 64-yard touchdown run.
He also threw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Levi Moell.
Moell added a 17-yard TD run.
Tevon McNutt and Max Gehl had two-point conversions.
WLS Flag Football:
Team Orange beat Team Gray 2-1 to improve to 2-1 on the season.
For Orange, Peyton Hull had a TD pass to Joey LaRoche. Josh Wilcoxon added a rushing TD.
Team Gray, now 1-2, had a rushing TD from Tyler Green. Eli Allen sparked the defense with an interception.
Team Black handled Team White 5-1.
For Black, Dylan Wing tossed 4 TD passes, 2 to Jacob Griffith, 1 to Jayden Temple, and 1 to Gabe McGill.
McGill added a rushing TD and Jacob Griffith had an interception.
Team Black is 3-0.
For White (0-3), Gabriel Boysel had a rushing TD.
Next Thursday at 6 pm at Lions Park, Team Orange takes on Team Black and Team Gray will face Team White.
Hilliker YMCA Flag Football:
Team 1 beat Team 2 18-12.
Carston McCain led the winners with a 75-yard TD run and a 55-yard reception.
Camden Spriggs had a 15-yard touchdown catch.
Colin Powell delivered a 70-yard TD run.
Alex Caudill, Gage Pope, and Isreal Sutherin led the defense.