Erie’s Noah Roper, left, gets past Silver Creek’s Nicholas Eaton as he makes his way up field during the second quarter Friday in Erie. (Kira Vos / For BoCoPreps.com)
ERIE — You had better start to believe in the Erie Tigers now.
Yes, even at 4-0, coach Chad Cooper’s team had its naysayers.
But on Friday night, the No. 5 Tigers passed their biggest test of the season and recorded their strongest victory in a long time, outlasting No. 6 Silver Creek 18-10 in front of a raucous crowd that felt like it willed their team