Herrin Takes Down West Frankfort

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By WSIL Sports

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.
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