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The De Soto Wildcats hosted the Wyandotte Bulldogs for their home opener on Friday, September 10th. The Wildcats defeated the Bulldogs 47-8 and moved to 2-0 overall on the season.
During the 1st Quarter the Wildcats were able to stop the Wyandotte offense and then Luke Barger blocked the Bulldog punt to give De Soto great field position to start the game. The Wildcats then scored on a 24 yard touchdown pass from Jackson Miller to Brandon Taylor and Eli Gratz added the PAT to make it 7-0 at the 7:52 mark. Then the Wildcat defense came up with another big play with an interception by Shane Watts. De Soto pounded the ball with Jackson and Connor Brady and then scored on a 10 yard run by quarterback Jackson Miller. Eli Gratz added his second PAT of the night to make it 14-0 with 25 seconds left in the 1st quarter.
During the 2nd quarter the Wildcats found the endzone off of a 27 yard run by Tyson Priddy. The Gratz PAT was no good and the Wildcats lead Wyandotte 20-0 with 10/17 left until halftime. The Wildcat defense had another big play with an interception and huge return by Dallas Williams to give the Wildcats the ball on the Wyandotte 31 yard line. Keegan Sturdy then scored on a 31 yard touchdown run and the Gratz PAT was again no good. The Wildcats led Wyandotte 26-0 with 2:20 left in the 2nd Quarter and would head to the half with that same score.
During the 3rd quarter the Wildcat defense held strong not allowing Wyandotte to get on the board. The Wildcat Offense scored another touchdown on a 5 yard run by Jackson Miller and Gratz connected on the PAT to make it 33-0 with 9:26 left in the 3rd Q.
Then in the 4th Quarter Jackson Miller once again found the endzone, this time on a 10 yard run and Gratz connected on the PAT to make it a 40-0 lead for the Wildcats with 10:20 left to play in the game. Wyandotte then found the endzone and added a 2 point attempt to get 8 points on the board. Then running back Dylan Dossett scored on a 3 yard run and Gratz added another PAT to make it 47-8, which would be the final score of the game.
The Wildcats accumulated 379 yards of total offense and only allowed Wyandotte to gain 170 total yards. The Wildcat defense was able to force 4 turnovers throughout the game.
The Wildcats will be at home again for their week 3 game. The game will be played on Friday, September 14th vs. Turner High School. This will also be the Wildcats Homecoming game.