October 6, 2011
Photo By SubmittedThe West Branch seventh-grade football team finished as unbeaten (6-0) NBC champs. From left, team members are (front row) T.J. DeShields, Ryan Cuthbertson, Logan Keester, Cody Herman, Carl Bates, Ian Sharp, Nick Gainor , Colton Brown, Rob Lozier, Nick Zinni, Mitch Craig; (second row) Brant Alazaus, Cameron Thorn, Zach Milat, Chris Felgar, Orien Reeves, Kam Nicholson, Matthew Steer, Jarrod Winand, Colton Herrington, Mike Earnest; (third row) coach Russ Moyer, coach Dale Morkel, Tommy Murphy, Brayden Jennings, Timmy Summers, Brett Butcher, Jerod Hively, Austin Courtney, Derek Reed, Blake Glista, coach Mike Helm.
CANTON TWP. -- West Branch claimed the Northeastern Buckeye Conference seventh-grade football championship following a 30-0 win over Canton South at Faircrest Middle School.
Matt Steer and Bob Lozier each scored two rushing touchdowns for West Branch (6-0).
Colton Brown fired two-point conversion passes to T.J. DeShields and Steer. Lozier also hit DeShields with a two-point conversion aerial.
DeShields also intercepted two passes to lead the W.B. defense.