The Hobbton Wildcats traveled to Spring Creek Friday night for their second conference outing. The game was all Spring Creek with a final score of 53-14 to celebrate their homecoming.
Hobbton had first chance and were moving when Spring Creek intercepted Justin Adkins and turned that into a 7-0 score with 6:59 left in the first quarter. The Wildcats then fumbled the next possession with Spring Creek recovering. They turned that into a score with 2:54 in the first left to take a 14-0 lead.
The Wildcats cut it to a 14-7 game when Adkins hooked up with Omar Farrior on a 91-yard pass play early in the second quarter.
Spring Creek came right back with just over six minutes left to score again for a 20-7 lead. The Wildcats laid the ball on the ground again with Spring Creek recovering. They turned that into a score with 2:11 left in the half for a 27-7 lead, which was the halftime score.
In the first possession of the second half, Spring Creek’s offense broke down and the Wildcats were able to stop them. The Wildcats took over at the 37-yard line. With 10:36 left in the third quarter, Raekwon Bryant scored on an 18-yard run. With the extra point, the game was 27-14.
From there it was all Spring Creek. They would score four more times in the second half.
For the Wildcats, Bryant had 132 yards rushing, Farrior 98 yards total offense. Adkins was two of 10 for 116 yards and one touchdown. Bryant also had 11 tackles. Adkins and Grayson Rogers had 10 tackles each and Charlie Cruz had eight tackles and a sack.
The 1-6 Wildcats host Princeton next week for Hobbton’s homecoming.