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Big first half propels Wildcats to victory PDF Print E-mail

 

By Travis McConnell

Sports Writer

The Wallace Wildcats did  something that sounds impossible Friday night, as they doubled their win total from last year in week one of the season. The Wildcats improved to 2-0 on the season, by coupling a week zero win over Potter-Dix with an impressive 58-20 victory over the Paxton Tigers in week one.

The Wildcats used a big second quarter to leave little doubt who was going to win at half time.

Both defenses played tough in the early going and the Wildcats took advantage of a Paxton special teams mistake to get on the score board first. 

Following a bad snap and a one yard punt by Paxton, the Wildcats took over at the Tiger 23 yard line. On first down Sean May followed good blocking and broke five arm tackles on his way to the Paxton four yard line. 

Two plays later Shawn Christensen scored from two yards out. Christensen added the two point conversion to give the Wildcats an 8-0 lead with 2:06 to play in the first quarter.

Early in the second quarter the Wildcats took advantage of a second special teams error by the Tigers when Christensen recovered a fumbled punt return at the Tiger 29 yard line. 

 

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