Indians, Tigers earn wins in football


Staff report



Mechanicsburg’s Jayden Roland dives into the end zone against visiting Covington Friday nigjht.

Mechanicsburg’s Jayden Roland dives into the end zone against visiting Covington Friday nigjht.


Photo by John Coffman Photography

Triad’s Hunter Thompson pulls a North Union ball carrier out of bounds during Friday night’s game at THS.


Photo by Dawndee Zizzo

MECHANICSBURG – The Indians jumped out to a 42-0 lead in the first quarter en route to a 55-0 win over Covington in non-league football Friday night.

For the Indians, quarterback Jayden Roland passed and rushed for two touchdowns.

Liam Smith, Kailen Butler and Fred Caudill each had a receiving touchdown and Conley Bogard, Charlie Bradford and Gabe Hursey each had a rushing touchdown.

Roland completed 3 of 6 pass attempts for 113 yards.

The Indians (2-0) play at Madison Plains this Friday night.

WL-S 42, B. Logan 41

WEST LIBERTY – Gabe McGill rushed for 267 yards and four touchdowns as WL-S rallied to beat Ben Logan, 42-41, in non-league football Friday night.

The Tigers trailed, 21-7, at the end of the first quarter.

Quarterback Miles Hostetler added a rushing touchdown for WL-S and Andre Jones returned a kickoff for a TD.

Ben Logan (1-1) had 479 total yards compared to 353 for WL-S.

The Tigers (1-1) play at Springfield Catholic Central this Friday night.

N. Union 35, Triad 0

NORTH LEWISBURG – North Union defeated Triad, 35-0, in non-league football Friday night.

North Union (2-0) led, 21-0, at the half.

For Triad, quarterback Cayden Everhart completed 7 of 14 pass attempts for 42 yards.

The Cardinals (0-2) host Cedarville this Friday night.

Mechanicsburg’s Jayden Roland dives into the end zone against visiting Covington Friday nigjht.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2022/08/web1_roland-3.jpgMechanicsburg’s Jayden Roland dives into the end zone against visiting Covington Friday nigjht. Photo by John Coffman Photography

Triad’s Hunter Thompson pulls a North Union ball carrier out of bounds during Friday night’s game at THS.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2022/08/web1_triad-2.jpgTriad’s Hunter Thompson pulls a North Union ball carrier out of bounds during Friday night’s game at THS. Photo by Dawndee Zizzo

Staff report