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RICHFIELD, OH- It was all West Branch Friday night as the Warriors traveled to Revere to take on the Minutemen. West Branch started out hot and fast and pushed the game wide open in the second quarter and never looked back as they rolled to a 49-7 victory.

Dru DeShields once again put on a show to lead the Warriors to the victory. But, West Branch’s young receivers showed their potential as well. Anthony Perry, Joey Jackson, and Cooper Anderson all combined for 5 touchdown receptions to lead the Warriors.

West Branch will move to 2-1 on the season going into week 4 as they will host Ridgewood.



West Branch – Dru DeShields: 17/22, 378 Yards, 5 TD’s

Revere – Brandon Read: 8/15, 68 Yards 



West Branch – Garin Harlan: 10 Rushes, 111 Yards

Revere – Brandon Read: 13 Rushes, 47 Yards



West Branch – Joe Jackson 5 Receptions, 192 Yards, 3 TD’s

Revere – Thomas Christian: 3 Receptions, 30 Yards

*Contributed By YSN’s Brendan Miller


Beloit, OH – West Branch Hosted Richfield Revere in a week 3 scoring clinic for the Warriors. The Warriors scored all of their points for the game in the first half bringing in a host of reserve players in the second half to give them experience. The West Branch offense combined for over 300 yards of total offense led by Dru DeShields.

The 1st half was highlighted by a 28-0 lead in the first quarter. Dru DeShields went 22/26 for 235 passing yards with 5 touchdowns. Senior Steven Marra contributed 2 rushing touchdowns in the first half as well. The Warriors would end the half with a 48-0 lead going into the locker room and would beat the Minutemen 48-6 when the contest was finished. West Branch (3-0) will host Marlington next week. Catch the game here on YSNLive.com.

*Contributed By YSN’s Anthony Melone.


AKRON OH- West Branch stole the lead late and defeated Revere 12-2 on Thursday to advance to the regional championship. West Branch was down 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning when Jordan Anderson doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.

Anderson collected four hits in four at bats to help lead the Warriors to victory. Anderson singled in the first, doubled in the fourth, doubled in the sixth, and homered in the sixth.

West Branch pulled away for good with two runs in the fourth inning.

The Warriors put up nine runs in the sixth inning. Their big inning was driven by home runs by Jaci Thomas and Anderson, a triple by Ryley Pittman, a single by Sam Morris, and by Skylar Greeneisen.

Anderson was the winning pitcher for West Branch. The lefty went six innings, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out seven and walking one.

West Branch smacked two home runs on the day. Anderson went yard in the sixth inning. Thomas had also had a homer in the sixth. Thomas and Anderson went back to back in the 6th. Anderson’s home run was a walk off to seal a run rule victory.

West Branch tallied ten hits in the game. Anderson and Pittman each racked up multiple hits. Anderson led with four hits in four at bats.

West Branch advances to take on Triway on Saturday in the regional finals. That game will be at Firestone Stadium in Akron. First pitch is set for 12:00.

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