Wildcats finish second in District, prepare for playoffs

Wildcats finish second in District, prepare for playoffs

Alanna Craige, Editor-in-Chief

In their last District 14-6A game of the season, the varsity football played a hard-fought game against the Cy Ranch Mustangs, who won 35-14. The Wildcats finished with an 8-2 record overall and will play the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in Austin.

The first quarter began with the Mustangs scoring an eight-yard touchdown, putting the game at 7-o for Ranch.

Senior Jorden Gidrey leveled the score with a one-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter, but the Mustangs quickly rebounded with a 20-yard touchdown to end the first half at 14-7 for the home team.

Cy Ranch scored two rushing touchdowns, 34 yards and 76 yards, respectively, ending the third quarter at 28-7.

The Mustangs had a pick-six in the fourth quarter, bringing their tally up to 35-7.  With two minutes left in the game, Gidrey scored a 15-yard rushing touchdown of the night and putting the scoreboard at 35-14.