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Nelsonville-York Picks Up Vital Win
TVC-Ohio championship implications were on the line at C.H. Jones field as Nelsonville-York and Wellston sought a valuable conference win.
Scoring got off early in the first quarter with electric games from both sides; Buckeye halfback Keegan Wilburn completed a 13 yard touchdown to put points on the board.
Wellston answered immediately with a touchdown of their own, the Golden Rockets failed on the two-point conversion to keep the score 7-6.
Nelsonville-York quarterback Mikey Seel showed off his arm with a 62 yard TD pass to Wilburn to go back up by eight, 14-6.
Wellston responded by turning back to their trusty running game to level up the score at 14 thanks to a successful two-point conversion.
After another Buckeye touchdown, Wellston once again turned to the two-point conversion, failing to convert with less than a minute to go in the first half.
Wellston would not score again as Nelsonville York kicked a 20 yard field goal to end the half.
Keegan Wilburn racked up touchdown number three early in the fourth via a six yard rushing touchdown to put the Buckeyes up by eleven.
A Wellston turnover on downs sealed their fate as Nelsonville York ran the clock out to pick up a vital win.
The Buckeyes (3-4, 3-0 TVC) will look to keep their momentum going against Alexander, while the Golden Rockets (3-4, 2-1 TVC) travel to Athens looking to play spoiler to the conference favorites.
Jackson Shuts Out Maimi Trace
Jackson made their home a fortress and imposed their will against Miami Trace.
The Ironmen were able to score at will against the Panther defense, putting up 49 points in the first half alone.
Jared Icenhower opened the scoring with a QB keeper for eight yards into the end zone.
Caleb Haller put his name in the box score by sprinting down half the field for a 52 yard rushing TD to put the Ironmen up by 15 after a successful two-point conversion.
Reid Evans opened the second quarter with another rushing TD, this time the two-point conversion failed to make the score 21-0.
Jackson continued to punish Miami Trace’s defense on the ground, running for three more touchdowns before Icenhower dropped a 55 yard dime for Evans, ending the first half up by 49.
After the break Jackson missed two PATs on two rushing touchdowns before successfully converting a two-point play after their final touchdown of the game; the running clock expired as Jackson picked up a huge shootout victory, 69-0.
The Ironmen (5-2, 2-0 FAC) travel to Hillsboro next week in search of their third straight win, while Miami Trace (2-5. 0-2 FAC) hit the road to face Chillicothe in their Homecoming game.