CROSS ROADS —
The Cayuga Wildcats scored nine touchdowns and rushed 384 yards to bring in its third district win, 67-14, against the Cross Road Bobcats Friday.
The Wildcats scored two TDs in the first quarter — at 10:44 on the clock, Keshawn Jackson scored a 42 yard rushing touchdown, Stephen Slater kicking for the extra point. At 5:44, Jackson scored another 4-yard rushing touchdown, with Slater, once again bringing in the extra point, and making the score 14-0 in favor of Cayuga.
In the second quarter, with 10:44 left, Jackson ran for a 5-yard touchdown, Slater kicked; and at 8:04 on the clock, Jackson scored a 7-yard rushing touchdown, with Slater kicking. At 4:53 in the second, Jimmy Pitts ran 12 yards for a touchdown (with Slater scoring the extra point); and with 1:09 remaining, Pitts scored a 2-yard rushing touchdown, with the extra point from Slater.
Cross Roads scored their first touchdown of the game at 45 seconds left in the second quarter, with Raleigh Scilheimer running a 75-yard rushing TD, followed by a 3-yard, 2-point conversion reception by Trey Hazelip, bringing the halftime score to 42-8 Cayuga.
Cayuga came back after the half to score three touchdowns in the third quarter. At 7:14 on the clock, Jackson rushed three yards for a touchdown; and at 5:04, an Aaron Arden pass to Jayln Wilson gave the Wildcats a 13-yard interception touchdown return.
With 2:05 on the clock, Jackson scored again with a 13-yard rushing touchdown and extra point by Slater.
In the fourth quarter, Cayuga's Cota Wilburn ran 35 yards for a rushing touchdown at 5:01 on the clock; and Cross Roads retaliated with a 5-yard rushing touchdown by Scilheimer with one second left in the game.
Leading rushers for Cayuga include Jackson with 186 yards for six touchdown; Pitts with 54 yards for two touchdowns; and Wilburn and John Venable tied at 38 yards each, with Wilburn scoring one touchdown. John Vickery was the Wildcats leading passer with 17 yards.