UL’s Thompson catches game winner for Waynesburg

Former Union Local Jets’ standout Bernie Thompson began his season with Waynesburg in impressive fashion.

Thompson caught a 23-yard touchdown with 22 seconds to play to lift the Yellow Jackets past Muskingum, 21-17.

The touchdown was Thompson’s only catch of the game. He also an 18-yard punt return and two kickoff returns for 49 yards.

Former Bellaire Big Reds’ standout Josh Tolliver was in four tackles for Waynesburg, while Martins Ferry product Jonathan Carlier also had a tackle.

For Muskingum, former Shenandoah Zep Wes Rataiczak had three catches for 25 yards.