Concord Loses 4th Quarter Lead and Game to West Virginia State

Athens, WV (WOAY) – The Concord Mountain Lions were unable to pick up their first win of 2019 on Saturday, losing to West Virginia State 33-23.

The 0-4 Mountain Lions showed some fight and even held a four-point lead in the 4th Quarter, but the Yellow Jackets air raid came to life when it needed to. Austin Hensley threw 2 touchdowns on the day, both coming in the 4th Quarter.

Saturday’s game was a marathon. Despite starting at noon, it didn’t end until 5:36 p.m. due to two separate lightning delays. The first delay occurred in the 1st Quarter and lasted 52 minutes, while the second delay was during Halftime and lasted 1 hour and 27 minutes.

Concord travels to Hillsdale, Mich. next Saturday in search for its first win.

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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!