Gabe Thompson rambles for yards in Versailles playoff win over Summit Country Day Silver Knights. (Chuck Runner photo)

Versailles fast start leads to big playoff victory

Versailles defeats Cincinnati's Summit Country Day Silver Knights 49-14 to advance in OHSAA football playoffs

VERSAILLES – The Versailles Tigers Eli McEldowney took the opening kickoff 83-yards and the Tigers had a 7-0 lead just 13 seconds into the game on their way to a 49-14 playoff win over Cincinnati’s Summit Country Day Silver Knights football team.

The Summit Silver Knights fumbled their first play and the Tigers recovered. The Tigers had a 14-0 lead just three plays later.

The Silver Knights could not get anything going on the ground rushing for 23-yards on 12-carries. The Silver Knights were able to pass for 198-yards but most were for short yardage. Versailles ran for 228-yards and threw for 152-passing yards for a total of 380-yards on the night.

Carson Bey completed 10 of 12 passes including two touchdown passes; one each to Eli McEldowney and Lucas Stammen.

Jack Osborne had 91-yards and two touchdowns on 10-carries. Landon Henry and Gabe Thompson each scored a touchdown.

The Versailles Tigers will host Carlise next Saturday night in a second round OHSAA playoff game.

Landon Henry carries for Versailles in the Tigers playoff win over Cincinnati's Summit Country Day. (Chuck Runner photo)
Carson Bey drops back to pass in the team's Saturday night OHSAA playoff win. (Chuck Runner photo)
Versailles' Jack Osborne hand the football to official following one of his two playoff touchdown runs. (Chuck Runner photo)
Country Day struggles to bring down Versailles runner. (Chuck Runner photo)
Versailles throws Silver Night runner for loss in playoff action. (Chuck Runner photo)
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