Salem’s late rally pushes them to 2-0


SALEM, Ohio (WYTV) – Over the course of the game’s final 7 minutes, Salem outscored United 17-0 to win the contest 23-13.

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Matt Weingart led the team back with a fourth quarter touchdown pass and run to secure the victory for the Quakers. Weingart completed 8 of 15 for 73 yards. Kade Byland ran 14 times for 86 yards while Cooper Bezeredi had 82 stripes on 15 carries. Salem’s defense held United to just 83 yards rushing and a 2.2 per carry average.

The Golden Eagles’ Colton Graham connected on 10 of 19 passing for 166 yards. Colton Antram gained 54 yards on 15 rushes.

The Quakers have now won 5 of their last 7 meetings with United. Salem and the Eagles have now met twelve straight years.

Scoring Chart
Second Quarter
S – Max Righetti, 44-yard FG (S 3-0)
Third Quarter
S – Max Righetti, 26-yard FG (S 6-0)
U – Tyler Powers, 53-yard TD catch from Colton Graham (U 7-6)
Fourth Quarter
U – Tyler Powers, 10-yard TD run (U 13-6)
S – Safety (U 13-8)
S – Jake Humeniuk, 25-yard TD catch from Matt Weingart (S 16-13)
S – Matt Weingart, 4-yard TD run (S 23-13)

United hosts Lisbon in week three while Salem travels to Patterson Field to take on the Potters.

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