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Westview Opens Region Play With Win Over McNairy Central

Westview breaks through the banner moments before kickoff in Selmer, TN on Friday (Photo by Clinton Smith Photography)

Westview was on the road Friday night in Selmer, Tennessee to open region play against the McNairy Central Bobcats.

Westview entered Friday night boasting a 2-0 record after defeating Portland and Gibson County in weeks 1 and 2. McNairy came into the contest 0-2 after losses to Hardin County and Peabody.

Entering week 3 action, Westview’s Ty Simpson was ranked 3rd in west Tennessee with 374 total passing yards and 7 touchdowns while completing 73.1% of his passes. Westview also had Javion Goins ranked 4th in receiving, Hayden Smith 6th in tackling, JT Carver 1st in kicking, and Jackson Abel 2nd in punting.

Things started out a little sloppy as the Chargers turned the ball over on their first offensive drive, which eventually turned into a Bobcats touchdown. Westview was able to get things straightened out and tie the game 7-7 by the end of the first quarter.

The Chargers did not look back as they added three more touchdowns in the second quarter to boast a 28-7 lead heading into the half. Quarterback Ty Simpson threw the ball for 159 yards in the first half.

Westview and McNairy each added a touchdown in the third quarter to bring the score to 35-13. The Chargers went on to win by that score.

Westview improves to 1-0 in district 7-3A and 3-0 overall. McNairy Central falls to 0-1 in the region and 0-3 overall.

Westview will be back in action Friday, September 11 on the road against Obion County.

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