Thursday, Jul 31, 2014
Herrin Takes Down West Frankfort
WEST FRANKFORT -- The Herrin Tigers built a 21-0 lead by the half at West Frankfort, then held on to beat the Redbirds 35-20.
The Redbirds (2-3, 1-1) scored a pair of unanswered touchdowns to close within 21-14.
Herrin (2-3, 1-1) answered quickly when Austin Starkweather found Austin Butler for a Tigers touchdown.
Tigers running back Patrick McCowen added another score to push the lead back to 21, and Herrin went on to win 35-20.
Herrin hosts Harrisburg next Friday. The Redbirds visit unbeaten Benton next Saturday afternoon.
Wind: 6 MPH
Humidity: 51 %