West Branch finds a similar result against South

CANTON–West Branch fell short to Canton South 30-21 on Friday night.

Canton South is now 6-1 overall and 3-1 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. West Branch drops to 3-4, 2-2.

For West Branch, quarterback T.J. DeShields had 218 yards passing including two touchdown runs.

The Warriors struck first when DeShields ran for a two yard touchdown with 5:22 left in the first quarter.

Canton South answered when Silas Snyder threw an 81 yard pass to Beau Robbins for a touchdown.

The Warriors had 122 rushing yards on 25 attempts and were led by Thomas Casserta who had 51 yards and Max Keinath who had 57 yards.

Keinath had a 30 yard run with 14 seconds left in the first quarter, as the Warriors led 14-6.

Deshields had another 2-yard run for a touchdown with 3:41 remaining in the second quarter.

Canton South outscored the Wariors 8-0 in the second half.

Kyle Linhart led the Warriors in receptions with 79 yards on six catches and Jesse Bastetter had 32 yards on four catches.

Luke Woolf recovered a fumble for West Branch.

For Canton South, Snyder had 161 passing yards and 57 rushing yards.

Canton South travels to Marlington Friday. West Branch hosts Louisville.

WEST BRANCH: 14-7-0-0–21

CANTON SOUTH: 6-16-8-0– 30


WB–TJ Deshields 2 yard run(TJ Deshields run)

CS–Beau Robbins 81 pass from Silas Snyder(run good)

WB–Max Keinath 30 yard run(kick failed)

CS–Jared Perez 14 yard run(Robbins pass)

WB–TJ Deshields 2 yard run(Jared Butler kick good)

CS–Silas Snyder 6 yard run(Blackmer run)

CS–Nicholas Blackmer 4 yard run(Blackmer run)



First downs 18 18

Total Yards 340 334

Rushes-yards 25-122 36-173

Passing 218 161

Comp-Att-Int 19-32-1 6-11-0

Punts 1-35 3-31

Fumbles lost 2-1 2-1

Penalties-Yards 6-38 7-47



RUSHING–West Branch, Thomas Caserta 11-51, TJ Deshields 8-14, Max Keinath 6-57 ;Canton South, Nicholas Blackmer 14-43, Silas Snyder 11-57, Jared Perez 8-49, JC Phillipi 1-2, Tayshaun Ezell 2-22

PASSING–West Branch, TJ Deshields 19-32-218-1 ;Canton South, Silas Snyder 6-11-161-0

RECEIVING–West Branch, Kyle Linhart 6-79, Jesse Bastetter 4-32, Thomas Caserta 1-7, Cole Bates 5-80, Brandon Zuchowski 3-20 ;Canton South, Beau Robbins 1-81, Jared Perez 3-53, Jabril Muhammed 1-17, Nicholas Blackmer 1-10

INTERCEPTIONS–Canton South, Jared Perez

FUMBLE RECOVERIES–West Branch, Luke Woolf