By: Charisse Lolagne
As the First quarter began, Caden Matson ran for 3 yards for the first touchdown of the night.(The Point after Kick by Trevor Beach is good) Lance Coon ran for 20 yards for another touchdown for the Wildcats. Teegan McEnany on the tackle (Assisted by Brady McDonald) The Point After Kick by Trevor Beach is good. The score of the game is 0 (Independence Mustangs- 14 (Humboldt Wildcats)
As the second quarter began, the Mustangs were ready to have a score on the board. Marcus Beatty passed to Keegan Schmitt for 48 yards. The first touchdown for the Mustangs. The Point after Kick by Sawyer Wendling was good. Caden Matson passed to Corey Dettmann for 43 yards. Another touchdown for the Wildcats. Jacob Sidles returned to the Mustangs 36 for 14 yards. The Point after Kick by Trevor Beach is good. Marcus Beatty ran only a yard for another touchdown for the Mustangs. (Point after Kick by Sawyer Wendling is good.) With only 15 seconds left of the first half, Mitchell Johnson passed the ball to Keegan Schmitt for 25 yards. Touchdown! Owen Hubbel on the tackle. But the Point After Kick by Sawyer Wendling was successful. The score after the First half was 21(Independence Mustangs)- 28 (Humboldt Wildcats)
As the third quarter began, Lance Coon was determined to score yet again. He ran for 24 yards for another touchdown for the Humboldt Wildcats. Brady McDonald was in on the tackle but was assisted by Marcus Beatty. The point-after kick by Trevor Beach was good.
The final quarter of the game began and the Wildcats were determined to keep going. Caden Matson passed to Will Orness for 19 yards, yet another touchdown for the wildcats. Zach slides on the tackle (Assisted by Brady McDonald) Point after kick by Trevor Beech was successful. Caden Matson ran for 6 yards for a touchdown. Mitchell Johnson threw an incomplete pass to the team at the Wildcats 20 for 0 yards. (Point After Kick by Trevor Beach is good.) The final score of the game was 21 (Independence Mustangs)- 42 (Humboldt Wildcats).
Although the season has come to an end, the Independence Football team has made history for the school. This was our first time making it this far into the state playoffs and only our second time playing Humboldt. Thank you to the community and the sponsors for supporting the Independence Mustangs football team.