By Trent Nicholson, Contributing Writer
A fumbled snap on a two-point conversion attempt in second overtime left West Liberty one point short Saturday afternoon as McKendree wins with a 16-15 victory in a non-conference tight contest at Leemon Field.
West Liberty quarterback Dakota Conwell completed 21-of-39 passes for 152 yards while rushing 30 times for 95 yards. Wide receiver Anton McCallum had a career-high 9 catches for 87 yards.
McKendree’s quarterback Elcee Burke completed 14-of-29 passes for 129 yards while running back Shayeen Edwards had 32 carries for 98 yards.
West Liberty linebackers Cliff Clark and Garrett Vulcano led the WLU defense with 15 and 14 tackles, respectively, both career-highs.
The Hilltoppers return home to host Fairmont State on Thursday night. Kickoff is set for 7:10 p.m. at West Family Stadium
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