Wildcats get past Hooker for second district win

The Boise City Wildcats began their 28-20 conference victory over Hooker's Bulldogs with a 19-yard run by Felt's Josh Bass with 5:34 left in the first quarter. A pass for two failed.

The ‘Cats helmsman, Quarterback Chase Loyd scored the second touchdown with a 46 yard scamper and 14 seconds left before the halftime whistle; Matt Daffern ran for two, ‘Cats 14, ‘Dogs, zero.

Wildcat running back Tyler Baird scored the first of his two touchdowns with 4:17 left in the third quarter, Bass pulled in a Loyd pass for two, ‘Cats 22, Bulldogs zero.

But, the ‘Dogs weren't dead; with 2:58 left in the third, Hooker's Marc Johnson tore off 31 yards; the run for two failed, it was 22-6.

The Bulldogs came right back, and with five seconds left in the third quarter, Leonel Hernandez tossed a 23 yard pass to Aaron Ruiz for a touchdown, the run for two failed, 22-12.

Tyler Baird nailed down the lid on the Bulldogs upset bid with a three yard run to paydirt with 2:55 left before the final horn, a try for two failed, Wildcats, 28, Bulldogs 12.

But, with 1:32 left on the clock, the Bulldogs showed they still had game with Hernandez and Ruiz hooking up again through the air with a 16 yard pass. Sklyen Redmond tacked on two with another Hernandez pass as the still winless Bulldogs went down 28-20.

Tyler Baird was the offensive sparkplug for the second week in a row, racking up two touchdowns and 233 yards on 35 carries.

Boise City had 21 first downs, to Hooker's 11; 381 yards rushing to 162 for the Bulldogs; 13 yards passing to Hooker's 136, for a total offense of 394 to 298.

Boise City had three pass completions in six attempts and no interceptions.

Hooker has eight completions from 17 attempts and three interceptions.

The Wildcats punted five times with a 45 yard average, and Hooker three times with a 33 yard average.

The ‘Cats fumbled four times, losing two and Hooker fumbled once and lost possession.

 

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