SALEM, OH- A near-sellout crowd in Sebo Stadium witnessed the relentless Salem Quakers finish strong against their rival United Eagles on Friday 22-14. The Quakers had a 2-point lead late in the third quarter before exploding for a pair of scores to seal their second win of the season.
The Quakers were paced by Niko Walter’s 16-24 performance that featured 148 yards through the air and 2 touchdowns while rushing for 117 yards on the ground. On the ground, Cade Campolito had 15 rushes for 53 yards and a trip to the endzone. The top receiver for the red and black attack was Jax Booth with 8 grabs and 44 yards.
United leaders were Bodey Kiko going 7-11 with 139 yards while Tyler Lippiatt had the ground attack paced with 83 yards on eight carries. Nate Miller had a big game receiving with 5 catches for 118 yards.
United (1-1) will return home next week to face Brookfield, while the Quakers (2-0) head to East Liverpool to take on the 1-1 Potters.