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Wildcats Drop Home Opener

posted Aug 31, 2018, 7:55 PM by Steve Barr
8/31/18 - The Wildcat football team opened the home portion of its 2018 schedule against Gibsonburg and after trailing only 18-12 at halftime, lost a 38-12 decision.  The teams traded the first four touchdowns as Gibsonburg scored the only first-quarter points on a 16-yard pass play.  Woodmore responded with a the first of four touchdowns between the two teams in the quarter as sophomore quarterback Aaron Sandrock ran 61 yards to paydirt. The Golden Bears answered with a 40-yard pass play only to see Woodmore put a touchdown on the board on a four-yard pass from Sandrock to senior Taityn Rollins.  Gibsonburg ended the scoring in the second quarter and took the lead for good on a 37-yard run.  Neither team made an extra point, whether a kick or two-point attempt, in the first half.  The only third quarter score was a 77-yard run by Gibsonburg to give them a 24-12 lead.  Gibsonburg then scored twice late in the final stanza on 61-yard run and a 35-yard interception return.  Woodmore actually ran more plays than Gibsonburg, 51-49, but were outgained 380-223.  Gibsonburg rushed for 324 yards in the game and Woodmore 156.  Sandrock was 6-of-12 passing for 67 yards and one touchdown and he was also the leading rusher with 80 yards on six carries.  Junior Nate Fligor added 17 carries for 59 yards for the Wildcats.  Rollins had two catches for 35 yards.