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Herrin tops Carterville

CARTERVILLE (WSIL) — The weather in week 1 wasn’t too kind to the Herrin Tigers in their road game against Waterloo.

The Tigers sat through a two and a half hour rain delay only to play in two inches of rain in a 36 – 14 loss.

Meanwhile, the Carterville Lions have yet to find the endzone or the field goal post after they were shutout by the Benton Rangers 42 – 0.

Both teams met in Carterville Friday night hungry for their first win of the season.

Herrin was down until the 3rd when Chance Karnes ran 36 yards for a touchdown. The kick was good, making it 21 – 17.

Carterville retook the lead in the 4th after an Elijah Downen pass to Brice Anderson led to a touchdown. Carterville was up 24 – 21 with less than two minutes in the game. 

Herrin, moving it down the field, finds the endzone with just seconds left on the clock. Herrin wins 28 – 24.

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