Wildcats go down in old-fashioned catfight in Early County – Americus Times-Recorder
Wildcats go down in Early County in old-fashioned cat fight
Released at 11:09 pm on Sunday, September 4, 2022
From staff report
Blakely, GA – With less than 6 minutes remaining, the Shree County Wildcats (SC) lead Early County (EC) 17-12 as the SC defense makes a goal-line stand and the Bobcats are on four downs. You’ve reached the end zone. However, on the Wildcats’ ensuing possession, they fumbled the ball at the 4-yard line and the Bobcats got it back. EC running back Charles Williams scored his touchdown go-ahead.
Wildcats break deadlock first after scoreless first quarter
When quarterback Jay Kanazawa threw a 14-yard touchdown pass
Kendall Sims playing at 3:50 before halftime.extra points from
Miguel Yangzhou-Rueda had a good run, with the Wildcats leading 7-0.
However, when Williams scored the first, the Bobcats responded.
His two touchdowns on a 53-yard run from scrimmage.extra points from
Mason Warfield was in form, with the score tied 7-7 at 11:43.
Play in the 3rd quarter.
The Wildcats were able to regain the lead with 8:09 left in third
The Bobcats fought back when Yanez-Rueda hit a 30-yard field goal.
Jeremiah Hutchins is
15 yards rushing touchdown. Warfield’s attempt at extra points failed,
EC took the lead.
But it didn’t take long for the Wildcats to react.didn’t take
It took over a minute for the SC to orchestrate the drive.
A 9-yard touchdown pass from Kanazawa to Luke Forehand. by PAT
Yanez-Rueda was good and the Wildcats were leading 17-13 with 10:16 going in.
Since this was an “old fashioned catfight,” the Bobcats
Ready to fight back, they were able to mount the drive that went
All the way down near the SC goal line, the Wildcats
Successfully complete a valiant goal line stand to prevent the end of the Bobcats
Zone on all four downs. With less than 6 minutes of play,
All the SC had to do was move the ball to move the clock.
However, SC missed the ball at their own 4-yard line and the Bobcats.
Recovered and was able to seize a second chance
lead.They could do just that when Williams scored the second goal
A rushing touchdown of the night from 9 yards out with 5:36 to play.
Unfortunately for the Wildcats, they were unable to find success.
Recorded a come-from-behind score and lost 19-17 to the Bobcats.
Kanazawa had 19 of 33 passes for 190 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 touchdown.
An interception while Malachi Banks led the Wildcats and ran the back.
A 20-yard ground game on nine carries.
Wildcats receiving squad led by SC wide receiver Jaluis Solomon
8 catches for 95 yards and both Luke Forehand and Kendall
Sims each gave a touchdown reception.
On the defensive side of the ball, both Cabreon Aldridge and Carson
Westbrook led the Wildcats with 10 tackles and Luke’s forehand
9 tackles of the night, including 1.5 tackle losses.
Wildcats (1-1) try to rebound from setback against EC
When they host Breckley County on Friday, September 9th at 7:30pm