Mustangs win at Huntington 41-14

CHILLICOTHE — Westfall guaranteed itself its first .500 season since 2013 with a 41-14 win at Huntington Friday night. 

The Mustangs hit the scoreboard first with a 34-yard run from Bryce Wickline to take a 6-0 lead. 

Joey Wright followed it up later in the quarter with a run from 47 yards out and Wickline ran in the conversion for a 14-0 lead. 

After the Huntsmen cracked the board to make it 14-6, Westfall responded with a 16-yard scoring pass from Wickline to Trent Walters and a 73-yard scoring pass from Wickline to Jaden Towler. With a Carson Deskins PAT kick after the first passing TD, Westfall had a 27-6 lead at halftime. 

The Mustangs added two more scores in the third as Wickline ran it in from 16 yards out and Brydan Gall caught an eight-yard scoring pass from Wickline. PAT kicks from Deskins and Jaden Towler gave the Mustangs a 41-6 edge. 

Westfall picked up 21 first downs on a night where it had 444 yards of offense. 

Wright went 5-102 on the ground and Wickline was 17-100. 

Wickline was 11-15 passing for 208 yards. 

Towler had two catches for 88 yards, Walters caught four for 61, Cade Hall was 2-22, Wright had one for 19 and Gall had two for 18. 

Tanner Scheel recorded 10.5 tackles. 

The win moves the Mustangs to 5-4 on the season, 3-3 in the SVC. 

That win guarantees Westfall five or more wins in the season for first time since a 5-5 record in 2013. The Mustangs host Piketon (6-3, 3-3) Friday as they try to have the first winning season since a 9-2 mark in 2012. 

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