[Reese Thompson | WOUB]

Logan Elm sets up MSL title match with thumping win over Liberty Union

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CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — The Logan Elm Braves claim their territory taking a dominating 34-14 lead over the Liberty Union Lions. The Friday night game had multiple events going on, as it was Logan Elm’s homecoming game and alumni night. The alumni marching band did a pre-game performance to kick off the night.

The Braves snatched their first touchdown within the first minute of the game as their go-to man Blake Reid runs for 21 yards to the house. Reid also ran the two drives before the scoring run.

Logan Elm does it yet again with three minutes left in the first as Aaron Walter connects with Braelyn Baker for a 44-yard pass touchdown. The Braves extended their lead 14-0.

The Lions were able to fit in a touchdown in the final minute of the first quarter thanks to Cayden Carroll who completed a 49-yard pass to Noah Shook to cut the Braves’ lead in half.

It wasn’t all perfect on offense for Logan Elm with two of Walter’s passes being intercepted, including one in the opening drive of the second quarter.

The Braves were looking for payback on a Liberty Union drive as Caden Courts runs to the Lion’s 29 for 3 yards. Intercepted by Carson Summers for a touchdown 21-7. Courts went on to score again in the third quarter for a 7-yard run to the house.

With one second on the clock until the half with a final chance to add in a touchdown for Logan Elm,  the dynamic duo Walters finds his man Baker for 22-yards putting the Braves up 27-7 going into the half.

Coming back after the half Walters does it yet again with a 16-yard pass to Baker in the endzone, 34-7.

Right before the end of the third Michael Bock runs to the Lions’ 43 for 3-yards. Slade McClaskey on the tackle.

The Braves come away with a 34-7 victory, but they prepare to take on the Bloom-Carroll Bulldogs. Both teams take the top spot in the conference and head into this matchup 6-1.

Logan Elm travels to face against Bloom Carroll on Friday, set for 7 p.m.