SALINEVILLE, Ohio (WKBN) – Third time’s a charm.

After losing in the playoffs to Norwalk St. Paul the past two seasons, Southern Local finally got over the hump Friday night with a 42-22 victory over the Flyers in a round two playoff matchup.

Wyatt Morris, Colton Soukup and Ryan Exline have each found the end zone twice for the Indians.

Following a 48-14 blowout loss in 2020 in round one to St. Paul, the Indians nearly knocked off the Flyers in round two last year, falling 21-14 in double overtime.

Southern had a convincing 65-21 victory over South Central in round one last week. St. Paul had an equally convincing 64-20 win over Lisbon.

#4 Southern (11-1) will take on #1 Warren JFK (10-1) in round three next week.

Get updated high school football scores throughout the season on the WKBN scores page.

Track the latest conference battles on the WKBN high school football standings page.

You can also watch interviews and get player profiles from some of the best players in the Valley by visiting the WKBN Big 22 page.