Wildcats Down Bradford To Remain Undefeated
The Central Clarion Wildcats traveled to Bradford to face the Owls at Parkway Field, on Friday (September 23rd) and came away with an impressive 48-7 win. With the victory Central Clarion moves to 5-0 on the season.
An interception by Tommy Smith, in the first quarter, set the Wildcats up at the Bradford thirty-nine. Connor Kopnitsky carried the ball to the twenty-five. Later, quarterback Jase Ferguson hit Dawson Smail in the back right side of the endzone for a 24 yard touchdown. Thomas Uckert’s point after was good and the Wildcats led 7-0, with 5:53 on the clock.
Braylon Beckwith scored on a 1 yard run up the middle, on the first play of the second quarter. Uckert’s kick was successful and Central led 14-0. Then, at 10:53 Ferguson hit Ashton Rex down the right side for a touchdown. The kick was good and the Wildcats’ led 21-0.
Kopnitsky scored up the middle from two yards out with 7:31 left in the second and with Uckert’s kick, the Wildcats’ lead moved to 28-0. Smith caught a Ferguson pass in the back of the endzone, for a 1yard touchdown, with 2:52 left in the half and when Uckert hit another PAT, the Mercy Rule was put in to play, with Central leading 35-0.
The Wildcats moved there lead to 42-0, with 4:15 left in the third, on a Brady Quinn touchdown run up the middle, from 15 yards out, followed another successful kick by Uckert.
Central’s lead moved to 48-0, before the quarter ended, when Quinn scored from 7 yards out.
Bradford’s scored with 7:03 left in the game, on a 2 yard touchdown run up the middle by Troy Adkins. Isaiah Fitton was successful on the kick and the final was set, Central Clarion 48 – Bradford 7.
Wildcats’ Coach Dave Eggleton had this to say, “I am just real happy with how we came out and played hard. We stressed all week that we wanted to play a clean game and get better each day and I thought we did that tonight.
“The O-line really controlled the game tonight and our backs all ran well. We also made some big pass plays when we needed them too.”
The Wildcats will host Karns City, on Friday (September 30th), at Memorial Stadium.
(Keep It Going, Wildcats!!!!)
(Game info culled from YDL Sports Network/D9and10Sports.com broadcast. Thank you for permission to use!!)