Warriors Rush Past W-O


Clinton varsity football finished their regular season with a 19-6 home win over Westmoreland-Oriskany Saturday. Clinton pushed their record to 5-2 and remained undefeated at home going into their Sectional game against Herkimer Saturday at noon.

It was a back and forth first quarter as both teams gained a few yards before punting it to the other side multiple times throughout the opening frame. The second quarter swung the game in Clinton's favor after the defense forced a punt.

After getting the ball back, Clinton's quarterback Tanner Deveans broke off a 62-yard rush to set the Warriors offense up with a first down in the endzone. Clinton clawed for another first down on fourth and one on a two-yard dive from Aiden Walter.

Deveans took the next step and scored to give Clinton a 6-0 lead. W-O took the ball for their next possession and was forced to punt after picking up a first down.

Clinton got the ball back and were facing second and 18 after a holding penalty. A fumble on the next play was recovered by W-O in good field position and they scored soon after to tie the game at 6 with a few minutes to play in the first half.

Clinton picked up some yardage to try and score before halftime but the drive stalled when time ran out in the half.

Clinton took the ball to start the second half and Deveans…

The full story is in this week's edition of the newspaper.