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Final: West Virginia 52, YSU 17

By Vindy Staff

Saturday, September 8, 2018

MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — Youngstown State kept it close for a half, but West Virginia eventually pulled away for a 52-17 victory Saturday night at Milan Puskar Stadium.

The Mountaineers (2-0) scored a touchdown with minute to play in the first half for a 21-7 halftime lead, but got their offense going in the second half against the Penguins (0-2).

YSU, which opened the season by losing at home to Butler 23-21, is 0-2 for the first time since 2008.

Return to and read Sunday's Vindicator sports section for more on the game from YSU beat writer Brian Dzenis.