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The Mechanicsburg (OH) varsity football team lost Friday's home conference game against West Jefferson (OH) by a score of 23-19.

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West Jefferson763723
Mechanicsburg676019
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Ohio High School Football - West Jefferson nips Mechanicsburg

October 5, 2018: Mechanicsburg, OH 43044

In Friday's league match, the visiting West Jefferson Roughriders football squad scored a close 23-19 victory over the Mechanicsburg Indians.

In their next game, the Roughriders clash with the Northeastern Jets (Springfield, OH) in a Ohio Heritage match, on Friday, October 12. West Jefferson will attempt to move on its 5-2 season record. The Jets enter the match with a 1-6 record after their 51-10 league loss to Fairbanks (Milford Center, OH).

The Indians (6-1) will now prepare for their match against Triad (North Lewisburg, OH). The Cardinals enter the Ohio Heritage match with a 5-2 record. In their last match, Triad was nudged by West Liberty-Salem (West Liberty, OH), 42-19, in a league match.

Darla JonesRoughriders All-Star Reporter
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  1. Check In

    The scorer has checked in.
    Posted @ 4:50p
  2. 0 - 0

    Start of Game

    West Jefferson1st Quarter
    West Jefferson kicking off to Mechanicsburg.
    Posted @ 7:02p
  3. 0 - 0

    Possession Update - Kickoff

    Mechanicsburg1st Quarter ~10 minutes to go
    West Jefferson kicked off to Mechanicsburg. Mechanicsburg has the ball. WJHS 0, MHS 0
    Posted @ 7:03p
  4. 0 - 0

    Turnover on Downs

    West Jefferson1st Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Mechanicsburg has turned possession over on downs. West Jefferson has the ball . WJHS 0, MHS 0
    Posted @ 7:07p
  5. 0 - 0

    Turnover on Downs

    Mechanicsburg1st Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    West Jefferson has turned possession over on downs. Mechanicsburg has the ball . WJHS 0, MHS 0
    Posted @ 7:10p
  6. 0 - 0

    Interception

    West Jefferson1st Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    West Jefferson - #35 Gabe Jones intercepts a Mechanicsburg pass. WJHS 0, MHS 0
    Posted @ 7:11p
  7. 6 - 0

    Rushing Touchdown

    West Jefferson1st Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    West Jefferson - #35 Gabe Jones with a Rushing TD. WJHS 6, MHS 0

    This touchdown could help support St. Jude in the fight against childhood cancer.

    Posted @ 7:13p
  8. 7 - 0

    Made Point After

    West Jefferson1st Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    West Jefferson - PAT Good. WJHS 7, MHS 0
    Posted @ 7:14p
  9. 7 - 6

    Rushing Touchdown

    Mechanicsburg1st Quarter Under a minute
    Mechanicsburg - Rushing TD. WJHS 7, MHS 6

    This touchdown could help support St. Jude in the fight against childhood cancer.

    Posted @ 7:22p
  10. 7 - 6

    Missed Point After

    Mechanicsburg1st Quarter Under a minute
    Mechanicsburg - PAT Missed. WJHS 7, MHS 6
    Posted @ 7:23p
  11. 7 - 6

    End of 1st Quarter

    2nd Quarter
    WJHS 7, MHS 6
    Posted @ 7:25p
  12. 13 - 6

    Rushing Touchdown

    West Jefferson2nd Quarter ~8 minutes to go
    West Jefferson - #10 Tyler Oberle with a Rushing TD. WJHS 13, MHS 6

    This touchdown could help support St. Jude in the fight against childhood cancer.

    Posted @ 7:33p
  13. 13 - 6

    Missed Point After

    West Jefferson2nd Quarter ~8 minutes to go
    West Jefferson - PAT Missed. WJHS 13, MHS 6
    Posted @ 7:34p
  14. 13 - 12

    Rushing Touchdown

    Mechanicsburg2nd Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Mechanicsburg - #3 Logan Hurst with a Rushing TD. WJHS 13, MHS 12

    This touchdown could help support St. Jude in the fight against childhood cancer.

    Posted @ 7:43p
  15. 13 - 13

    Made Point After

    Mechanicsburg2nd Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Mechanicsburg - PAT Good. WJHS 13, MHS 13
    Posted @ 7:43p
  16. 13 - 13

    Turnover on Downs

    Mechanicsburg2nd Quarter ~1 minute to go
    West Jefferson has turned possession over on downs. Mechanicsburg has the ball . WJHS 13, MHS 13
    Posted @ 7:49p
  17. 13 - 13

    Turnover on Downs

    West Jefferson2nd Quarter Under a minute
    Mechanicsburg has turned possession over on downs. West Jefferson has the ball . WJHS 13, MHS 13
    Posted @ 7:57p
  18. 13 - 13

    Halftime

    Halftime
    WJHS 13, MHS 13
    We noticed it's halftime, please enjoy this video while you wait for the action to resume.
    Posted @ 8p
  19. 13 - 13

    Start of 3rd Quarter

    West Jefferson3rd Quarter
    West Jefferson to kick off to Mechanicsburg.
    Posted @ 8:25p
  20. 13 - 13

    Possession Update - Kickoff

    West Jefferson3rd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Mechanicsburg kicked off to West Jefferson. West Jefferson has the ball. WJHS 13, MHS 13
    Posted @ 8:25p
  21. 16 - 13

    Field Goal

    West Jefferson3rd Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    West Jefferson - #67 Nathaniel Dersom kicks a Field Goal. WJHS 16, MHS 13
    Posted @ 8:33p
  22. Commentary

    3rd Quarter
    Posted @ 8:35p
  23. 16 - 19

    Rushing Touchdown

    Mechanicsburg3rd Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Mechanicsburg - Rushing TD. WJHS 16, MHS 19

    This touchdown could help support St. Jude in the fight against childhood cancer.

    Posted @ 8:41p
  24. 16 - 19

    Missed Point After

    Mechanicsburg3rd Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Mechanicsburg - PAT Missed. WJHS 16, MHS 19
    Posted @ 8:41p
  25. 16 - 19

    End of 3rd Quarter

    4th Quarter
    WJHS 16, MHS 19
    Posted @ 8:44p
  26. 16 - 19

    Turnover on Downs

    Mechanicsburg4th Quarter ~10 minutes to go
    West Jefferson has turned possession over on downs. Mechanicsburg has the ball . WJHS 16, MHS 19
    Posted @ 8:51p
  27. 16 - 19

    Turnover on Downs

    West Jefferson4th Quarter Under a minute
    Mechanicsburg has turned possession over on downs. West Jefferson has the ball . WJHS 16, MHS 19
    Posted @ 9:14p
  28. 22 - 19

    Passing Touchdown

    West Jefferson4th Quarter Under a minute
    West Jefferson - Pass completed to #35 Gabe Jones for a TD. WJHS 22, MHS 19

    This touchdown could help support St. Jude in the fight against childhood cancer.

    Posted @ 9:19p
  29. 23 - 19

    Made Point After

    West Jefferson4th Quarter Under a minute
    West Jefferson - PAT Good. WJHS 23, MHS 19
    Posted @ 9:19p
  30. 23 - 19

    End of Game

    Final
    WJHS 23, MHS 19
    Posted @ 9:22p

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    Rankings & Records

    West Jefferson (18-19)

    NationalOHDiv.
    5,03234843
    OverallConferenceHomeAwayWin %Conference %PFPA
    8-34-14-34-0.727.800398258

    Mechanicsburg (18-19)

    NationalOHDiv.
    4,13629924
    OverallConferenceHomeAwayWin %Conference %PFPA
    8-36-24-24-1.727.750343109

    Team Scoring Averages

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    West Jefferson
    11.69.88.46.436.2
    Mechanicsburg
    6.84.414.15.931.2

    West Jefferson

    Mechanicsburg

    Team Stat Comparison

    West JeffersonMechanicsburg
    237.0Rushing Yards Per Game-
    110.5Passing Yards Per Game-
    347.5Total Yards Per Game-
    60.2Tackles Per Game-
    1.5Sacks Per Game-
    35.7Points Per Game-

    Team Leaders

    West JeffersonMechanicsburgNational Avg.
    #35 Gabe Jones120.7Rushing Yards Per Game
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    21.1
    #3 Tyler Buescher87.8Passing Yards Per Game
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    47.3
    #35 Gabe Jones139.0Total Yards Per Game
    -
    36.3
    #29 Hunter Braithwaite7.7Tackles Per Game
    -
    2.9
    #58 Chet Lohr0.7Sacks Per Game
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    0.2
    #35 Gabe Jones12.3Points Per Game
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    2.2

    Record Breakdown

    West Jefferson (18-19)

    Mechanicsburg (18-19)

    8-3
    Overall
    8-3
    4-1
    League
    6-2
    4-1
    Non-League
    2-0
    1-0
    Head to Head
    0-1
    3-1
    Common Opponent
    3-1
    4-3
    Home
    4-2
    4-0
    Away
    4-1
    0-0
    Neutral
    0-0
    0-1
    Playoff
    0-1
    8-3
    In-State
    8-3
    0-0
    Out-of-State
    0-0