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By Roger Jester:

Trailing 19-16 with 1:02 remaining in the game, West Jefferson drove 91 yards capped by a Justin Williams 26 yard touchdown pass to Gabe Jones on fourth down with 9 seconds left on the clock. The Roughriders improve to 5-2 overall and hand Mechanicsburg its first loss for the season. Both teams are now 1-1 in the Ohio Heritage Conference North division.

Scoring Plays

West Jefferson – Gabe Jones 4 run (Nathaniel Dersom kick) WJ 7-0

Mechanicsburg – Logan Hurst 3 run (kick failed) WJ 7-6

West Jefferson – Tyler Oberle 12 pass from Justin Williams (kick failed) WJ 13-6

Mechanicsburg – Logan Hurst 33 run (Danny Mascadri kick) 13-13

West Jefferson – Nathaniel Dersom 26 FG; WJ 16-13

Mechanicsburg – Keith Bebout 22 pass from Aaron Conley (kick failed) MB 19-16

West Jefferson – Gabe Jones 26 pass from Justin Williams (Nathaniel Dersom kick) WJ 23-19

West Jefferson Game Leaders

Passing: Justin Williams 11 of 14, 151 yards, 2 TDs

Rushing: Justin Williams, 16 rushes for 71 yards

Receiving: Gabe Jones 3 reception for 69 yards, 1 TD

Tackles: Hunter Braithwaite, 13