DOVER - The West All-Stars took charge in the first half and went on to a 26-6 victory over the East in the annual Times Reporter Charities All-Star Football Game at Crater Stadium on Friday.

Ridgewood's Caleb Tingle completed TD passes to Garaway's Connor Troyer (31 yards) and Dover's Cory Contini (54 yards) in the first quarter as the West jumped out to a 12-0 lead.

The West's other first half score was a three-yard TD pass on a halfback option by Contini to Ethan Slentz of Garaway which pushed the lead to 19-0.

The East got on the board before halftime on an eight-yard TD run by Indian Valley's Caden McGuire to cut the lead to 19-6, but the West got the only points of the second half when Dom Johns of Coshocton bulled over from a yard out.

Tingle finished 5-of-13 passing for 149 yards with two TDs for the West, with Dover's Marcus Mamarella going 7-of-14 for 143 yards.

Dover's Contini, who caught four passes for 87 yards and also threw a TD pass, earned Offensive MVP honors for the West while Garaway's Tucker Boreman, who had a interception and two fumble recoveries, was the Defensive MVP for the winners.

On the East side, Indian Valley's Davis was the Offensive MVP with 111 yards rushing on 20 carries while Keaton Herron of Claymont, who had an INT, was the Defensive MVP.

Local players on the West squad were Jabril Dansby, Kyle Pritchard and Darnell Crider-Harris of Newcomerstown.

and Tingle, Kelly Barthalow, Blake Feldner, Dillan Shepler and Zak Donley of Ridgewood. Davis, McGuire, Kyle Contini, Will Love, Brock Weber and Brandon Anderson of Indian Valley played for the East.

Coaches of the game were Dan Ifft of Dover (West) and Zach Gardner of Sandy Valley (East).

The West now leads the all-time series, 20-18.

Proceeds from the game go to the Rainbow Connection.