News and Tribune

October 5, 2013

H.S. FOOTBALL: Salem blows by Eastern, 57-7

Lions rush for 320 yards in Washington County rivalry

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SALEM — Salem rolled up 320 yards on the ground and scored a pair of special teams touchdowns to defeat Washington County-rival Eastern 57-7 on Friday.

After a scoreless first quarter, Salem got its running game going early in the second quarter, leading to 29 second-quarter points. The Lions extended the lead to 43-0 after three quarters.

Austin Roberts scored the Musketeers’ lone touchdown on a 1-yard plunge early in the fourth quarter before Salem tacked on two more scores. Roberts completed 7 of 15 passes for 55 yards. Salem held Eastern to 82 yards on the ground on 39 carries.

Eastern (1-6, 1-5 MSC) hosts 1-6 Crawford County next Friday.



SALEM 57, EASTERN 7

Eastern    0   0   0   7—  7

Salem      0 29 14 14—57

EASTER SCORING PLAYS

Fourth quarter


    E — Austin Roberts 1 run (Hunter Fleenor), 10:42.

GAME STATISTICS

Passing


    Eastern: Roberts 7-15-55-0.

Rushing

    Eastern (39-82): Brian Arnold 12-20, Jordan Eberle 5-25, Scot Ames 9-21.

Receiving

    Eastern: Eberle 3-31, Braden Brading 1-18, Ames 3-6.