Whitko Ground Game Runs Past Apaches

wabashfootball2The Whitko Wildcat running game was in full gear Friday night, racking up 280 yards rushing in a 51-7 win over Wabash. The Wildcats ran for six touchdowns as the Apaches struggled to stop the attack.

Whitko would score just under two minutes in to the game and run for three touchdowns in the first quarter and with a field goal led Wabash 24-0 after one.

There was just one score in the second quarter, which was a 42yd TD run by Tanner Hughes who had three rushing touchdowns for the game to make the score 31-0 at the half.

Whitko would score the first 13 points of the third quarter. The scoring was started when Thomas Owsley ran back a Roger Davis punt for a score. The Apaches would get on the board for their lone score in the third. Chase Dirig would find Roger Davis from 15 yards out and with the Owen Yeadon extra point the quarter ended 44-7.

The Wildcats would score in the fourth on Owsley’s rushing TD for the 51-7 final.

Chase Dirig was 13 for 18 for 146yds, 1TD

Leading the ground game was Reece McDonald with 18yds on 7 carries.

Owen Yeadon caught 6 passes for 76yds. Kodi Clemons caught 3 for 19yds.


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