Westfall (3-1/3-4) was able to put together four quarters of football to beat Paint Valley (3-1/6-1) by a score of 20-12 Friday.
Paint Valley opened the game with a fumble on their first play from scrimmage. Both teams were unable to move the ball through a scoreless first quarter.
In the second quarter Westfall put together a 15 play 54 yard drive to take a 7-0 halftime lead on a Tommy Staten five yard touchdown run.
Westfall was the first to score in the second half, putting together a 14 play 67 yard touchdown drive, capped-off with a four yard touchdown run by Tommy Staten to put the Mustangs up 14-0.
In the second half, Paint Valley Tailback Teagan McFadden came out running downhill, carving large chunks of yardage. On their second offensive series of the second half, Paint Valley got on the board when Anthony McFadden rolled to his right throwing a 34 yard strike on the run to Dylan Estep to cut the lead to 7-6.
With 4:15 remaining in the ballgame, Teagan McFadden ran 39 yards for a touchdown on a third and one, to pull the Bearcats to within two points at 14-12.
On Westfall’s next possession they marched down the field on a seven play drive. Cole Hardin threw a 15 yard touchdown pass to Tommy Staten on a third and goal from the 15 to make the score 20-12 Westfall.
The Mustang defense was able to hold the Bearcats to a four and out securing a three-way tie for first place in the SVC.
For the Mustangs, Tommy Staten led the way with 78 yards on 14 carries and three touchdowns. Cole Hardin was 5/14 for 75 yards and one touchdown. Westfall accumulated 211 total yards on the night. The Mustangs were penalized 9 times for 70 yards.
For the Bearcats, Teagan McFadden had 142 yards on 14 carries and a touchdown. Anthony McFadden was 3 for 12 for 45 yards. Paint Valley totaled 245 yards of total offense. The Bearcats were penalized 7 times for 55 yards.