Caserta runs for 190 to guide West Branch

BELOIT — West Branch moved to 3-0 by plowing over rival Ravenna Southeast 49-19 on Friday night.

Thomas Caserta had a big night for the winners with 190 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Brock Hillyer added to the offense with 62 yards rushing along with an 8 for 8, 1170yard night passing the ball.

West Branch led 14-0 after the first quarter and 35-7 at the break.

David McKeiver had three catches for 89 yards and a touchdown for the Warriors.

Brock Wilke led the Warrior defense with eight tackles. Jacob Hurst, Joe Love and Austen Everett had seven tackles each.

West Branch opens Eastern Buckeye Conference play next Friday at home against Alliance.

W. BRANCH: 14-21-7-7–49

SOUTHEAST: 0- 7-6-6–19

SCORING

WB–Brock Hillyer 11 run (Jared Butler kick)

WB–David McKeiver 56 pass from Hillyer (Butler kick)

WB–Jesse Rastetter 32 run (Butler kick)

WB–Thomas Caserta 22 run (Butler kick)

WB–Hillyer 4 run (Butler kick)

SE–Kaleb Wright 78 run (kick good)

WB–Caserta 26 rush (Butler kick)

SE–Michael Bolevich 19 run (kick failed)

SE–Bolevich 1 run (kick blocked)

WB–Hillyer 11 run (Olivia McLean kick)

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SE WB

First downs 11 23

Total Yards 233 508

Rushing yards 195 391

Passing 38 117

Comp-Att-Int 4-8-0 8-8-0

Punts 3-33 0

Fumbles-Lost 1-1 3-1

Penalties-Yards 9-56 12-100

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INDIVIDUAL LEADERS

RUSHING–Southeast, Kaleb Wright 16-144; West Branch, Thomas Caserta 11-190, Brock Hillyer 6-62, Gage Bickley 8-33, Jesse Rastetter 2-36, Alek Wilson 4-28.

PASSING–Southeast, Michael Bolevich 4-8-38-0; West Branch, Brock Hillyer 8-8-117-0.

RECEIVING–Southeast, Chandler Proctor 2-19; West Branch, Jesse Rastetter 3-20, David McKeiver 3-89.

FUMBLE RECOVERIES–West Branch, Nate Crick.