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WL-Salem starts OHC play off with a bang

Tigers remain unbeaten after 43-13 romp of Trojans

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West Liberty-Salem quarterback Travis Mayse breaks away for yardage in the Tigers’ 43-13 victory over Soutehastern on Friday. (PHOTO | TONY BARRETT)

West Liberty-Salem’s football team started Ohio Heritage Conference action off with a bang Friday.

The Tigers raced past host Southeastern 43-13 for an OHC victory and their biggest margin of victory over the Trojans since 2007.

The win keeps WL-Salem’s record perfect at 4-0 and 1-0 in the OHC. Southeastern falls to 2-2, 0-1.

Quarterback Riley Sims got the Tigers’ offense rolling in the first quarter with three touchdown passes. He connected with Ross Hickenbottom on a 23-yard TD strike and then found Landon Hormann for TD passes of 26 and 9 yards. The three TDs allowed the Tigers to get out to a 20-0 lead.

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