Indians beat Fairbanks; WL-S, Triad fall


Staff report



Mechanicsburg quarterback Aaron Conley (10) stretches for extra yardage during Friday night’s game at Fairbanks.

Mechanicsburg quarterback Aaron Conley (10) stretches for extra yardage during Friday night’s game at Fairbanks.


Photo by John Coffman Photography

MILFORD CENTER – Top-ranked Mechanicsburg rallied to beat Fairbanks, 42-14, in OHC football Friday night.

The Indians led, 21-14, at the half.

Mechanicsburg (8-0) plays at WL-S (1-6) next Friday night.

Northeastern 42, WL-S 21

SPRINGFIELD – Northeastern defeated WL-S, 42-21, in OHC football Friday night.

For the Tigers, a Gabe McGill scoring run and a touchdown pass from Christian Griffith to Trevor Berry in the first quarter evened the score at 14-14 heading into the second quarter.

Northeastern scored a pair of TDs in the second quarter to take a 28-14 lead at the half.

Trailing 35-14 late in the third quarter, the Tigers scored on a pass from Griffith to Austin Olejniczak.

The Jets (5-3) had 417 total yards compared to 279 for WL-S.

Griffith completed 15 of 25 pass attempts for 105 yards and McGill rushed for 111 yards on 19 carries.

The Tigers (1-6) host unbeaten Mechanicsburg next Friday night.

West Jefferson 51, Triad 7

WEST JEFFERSON – Unbeaten West Jefferson knocked off Triad, 51-7, in OHC football Friday night.

The Cardinals (2-6) host Northeastern (5-3) next Friday night.

Mechanicsburg quarterback Aaron Conley (10) stretches for extra yardage during Friday night’s game at Fairbanks.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2021/10/web1_conley-1.jpgMechanicsburg quarterback Aaron Conley (10) stretches for extra yardage during Friday night’s game at Fairbanks. Photo by John Coffman Photography

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