Week 8 Final: Williamsburg 48, East Clinton 22

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WILLIAMSBURG — East Clinton held an early lead Friday but Williamsburg prevailed in the end 48-22 at WHS.

The loss leaves the Astros at 2-6 overall, 0-2 in the National Division.

The Wildcats improve to 6-2 overall and 1-1 in league play.

The teams have split the last six meetings but WHS has won the last two.

East Clinton closes its season with a pair of home games. The Week 9 game is against Clermont Northeastern and will be Homecoming at EC.

The Week 10 opponent will be Blanchester.

The final two games are both scheduled to kick-off at 7 p.m.

East Clinton led 8-7 with 3:03 left in the first quarter when Dameon Williams rushed for 10 yards. He added the two point conversion to put the Astros on top.

But Williamsburg scored the final 21 points of the half and led 28-8 the break.

East Clinton scored first in the second half to make it 28-14 when Williams scored again from 15 yards out. Glenn Peacock added a 28-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter.

In all, the Astros rushed for 308 yards on 43 attempts. Peacock ran for 158 on just 16 carries while Williams had 150 on 27 attempts.

Adran Baker led the defense with 11 tackles, one for loss. Williams and Peacock both had nine tackles, Williams getting one behind the line of scrimmage.

Clayton Kimmey had five tackles, Owen Roberts four, Noah Mess three, Max Crowe two, Alex Edison one, Jade Griffith one and Hudson Singer one. Edison’s tackle was for loss.


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