West Branch uses fumble recovery to edge Carrollton in OT

TJ DeShields connected with Kyle Linhart for the game-winning touchdown pass

It took overtime but in the end West Branch came away with the win over Carrollton.

BELOIT, Ohio (WKBN) – West Branch capitalized on a Carrollton turnover as the Warriors pulled out a 20-14 overtime win on Friday.

With the game tied at 14 in OT, Carrollton fumbled on its first play and West Branch recovered. TJ DeShields then connected with Kyle Linhart for the game-winning touchdown pass.

The Warriors led 14-0 before Carrollton mounted a comeback.

DeShields notched a 5-yard TD run for a 7-0 lead. He later hooked up with Linhart for a 30-yard TD pass for a 14-0 advantage.

Carrollton tied the game midway through the third quarter to eventually force overtime.

Read more: Week six high school football stories

West Branch football schedule

Important high school football links:

Scores | Standings | Schedules | Big 22


WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s