Photos: WJs Riders grasp share of title

West Jefferson cheerleader Alexa Geanangel sports a smile wearing a raincoat, gloves and headband to keep warm and dry during the Riders’ game against Licking Heights. West Jefferson defeated Licking Heights 28-0 on Oct. 24 to claim a share of the Mid-State League Championship, Cardinal Division.
West Jefferson tailback Shane Cahill tries to break free from a Licking Heights defender in the second quarter. Cahill led West Jefferson with 123 yards on 23 carries and one touchdown.
West Jefferson’s Cody Woodard celebrates his touchdown after recovering a fumble in the end zone after a punt attempt by Licking Heights in the third quarter. Also celebrating are Josh Chenault (52) and Kyle Ferguson (54).
West Jefferson’s Josh Cordle tackles the Licking Heights quarterback early in the first quarter in the backfield for a loss. Cordle was in on seven tackles for the night.
West Jefferson linebacker Drew Underwood recovers a fumble and returns it for yardage in the third quarter. West Jefferson recovered four fumbles and two interceptions by Licking Heights.
The West Jefferson marching band dons raincoats to cheer on the Riders in a rain-soaked evening to end the regular season.
West Jefferson quarterback D.J. Mendenhall fires the ball downfield early in the game. Mendenhall had two completions on five attempts for 49 yards.
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