The Rising Star Wildcats claimed a thrilling 52-6 victory over the Cranfills Gap Lions in non-district six-man football action on Friday.
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The Rising Star Wildcats continued their impressive start to the 2022 season on Friday by routing Morgan, 48-- 18. Morgan grabbed the early lead. The Eagles took the opening kick and marched for a 6-0 lead with 6:44 left in the first quarter.
Wildcats representing Rising Star High School at the Zephyr Cross Country Meet
The Rising Star Wildcats suffered their first setback of the 2022 season on Friday with a tough 50-44 loss to Sidney. Rising Star started quickly, scoring on a pass from Jake Bell to Tristan Jackson on their first possession of the game. Jackson added the 2-point conversation to give the Wildcats an 8-0 lead. The Sidney Eagles came back, marching down the field to tie the score with 4:40 left in the first quarter.
The Rising Star Wildcats surprised the Blanket Tigers by taking a surprisingly easy 53-18 win on Friday night. Rising Star took the opening kickoff and marched down the field. Triston Jackson hit Dakota Higgins with a pass for the game’s first score, giving the Wildcats a 6-0 with 5:21 left in in the first quarter. On Blanket’s first offensive series, Higgins recovered a fumble deep in Blanket territory. Three plays later, Jackson ran in for the Wildcats’ second TD. He tacked on the 2=point conversion, and gave Rising Star a 14-0 lead.