Versailles starting quarterback, Carson Bey dives for a gain in the Tigers playoff win over the Carlisle Indians. (Chuck Runner photo)

Tigers dismantle Carlisle, advance to regional semifinals

Versailles Tigers advance with 34-8 win over the Carlisle Indians

VERSAILLES – The Versailles Tigers football team defeated the Carlisle Indians 34-8 in Saturday night OHSAA football playoffs.

The Tigers were challenged by the Indians triple option run heavy offense early, but the Tigers bent but did not break shutting the Indians out until under a minute left in the game.

The Carlisle Indians would get its lone score of the night against the Tiger reserve players.

The Indians managed 114-yards rushing which is twice what the Tigers average was for the season.

The Tigers held a 7-0 lead before scoring twice in the second quarter to take a 21-0 halftime lead. The Tigers scored twice in the second half and had a running clock most of the fourth quarter.

Carson Bey, Jack Osborne, Landon Henry, and Gabe Thompson scored rushing touchdowns, while Noah McEldowney caught a touchdown pass from Carson Bey.

With the victory, the Tigers advance to play Taft at Bellbrook Saturday night with a 7 p.m. start time.

Brayden Keihl lift Landon Henry into the air following Henry's touchdown in Versailles win over Carlisle. (Chuck Runner photo)
Jack Osborne carries for the Tigers in Versailles OHSAA playoff win over Carlisle. (Chuck Runner photo)
Versailles' Gabe Thompson grinds out a gain in the Tigers Saturday night playoff victory over the Carlisle Indians. (Chuck Runner photo)
Taran Tyo (77) and Brayden Keihl (67) open a hole for Carson Bey to run though in playoff action. (Chuck Runner photo)
Connor Stonebraker hands of to a Versailles running back in the Tigers playoff win over Carlisle. (Chuck Runner photo)
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