SALINEVILLE OH- It was all set up on Friday for United to have a chance to compete for an EOAC title in Week 6 against Leetonia, but Southern made them pump the breaks, as they jumped ahead early and never let go. The Indians ended United’s undefeated hopes with a 34-21 win in Week 5.
It was the ground game for the Indians doing most of the damage. They ran for 305 yards on 44 carries. Brad Sloan had 180 yards on 12 carries for Southern. Josh Pratt was efficient through the air when they needed him. He went 5-9 with 79 yards and a TD.
Brutus Ogilvie went 24-38 with 266 yards 1 TD and 3 INT. Grant Knight caught 9 balls for 183 yards.
United will move on to try to finish strong in Week 6 as they play Leetonia. Southern now can cause a tie for the EOAC title if they win against Valley Christian in Youngstown.