Concord Falls Short in Overtime Thriller

Glenville, WV (Video Courtesy WDTV) – C0ncord hit the road looking for its first win of the season. Glenville State welcomed its in-state opponent on Saturday.

Regulation wasn’t enough time to decide a victor, so the Mountain Lions and Pioneers headed to Overtime.

Glenville State started Overtime on offense and did not waste any time. Quarterback Tim Heltzel connected with Austin Ratliff on the first play to give the Pioneers a 27 to 20 lead.

That score would hold strong, as Glenville State’s defense was excellent when it needed to be. The Pioneers forced an incomplete pass on first down, sacked Concord quarterback Matt Shearer on second down and topped it off with Devonte Hood intercepting a ball on 3rd and 14.

Concord drops to 0-3 this season and will look to add to its win column at home on Saturday against West Virginia State.

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Kyle Levasseur
Kyle Levasseur is the weekend sports anchor at WOAY-TV. He is originally from New Canaan, CT where he fell in love with television. Kyle was the Station Manager of his high school’s TV Broadcasting class. He commentated high school football games and filmed the other high school sports when he wasn’t playing baseball. Kyle graduated from Quinnipiac University in May 2019 with a degree in journalism. While at Quinnipiac, Kyle reported, produced and worked his way up to President of the student-run TV station, Q30. Kyle won a College Media Association award for Best Sportscast as a producer for the show Sports Paws. He also covered the Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team on it’s run to the NCAA National Championship game. Also during college, Kyle interned with NBC New York and was able to interview players at the NBA Draft. Other than work, Kyle loves his friends and family, eating at Chick-fil-A and binge-watching The Office, Survivor, and Game of Thrones. He’s excited to cover the great local sports in West Virginia and the amazing people that live there!