Can't Stop the Cats

Can't Stop the Cats

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter •

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats shutout the Lee Generals 42-0 on Friday night. The Wildcats are now 3-0 in Regional play.

J.D. Blalock connected with Matthew Shaddix for a 39-yard touchdown pass, the point after attempt was good by Alex McPherson. giving the Wildcats the 7-0 lead, with 3:57 remaining in the first quarter. 

With 10:08 left in the second quarter, Hunter Love dashed into the endzone from 2-yards out to make the score 14-0. Fort Payne’s Samuel Hotlan, forced a turnover and gave the Wildcats the ball from 27-yards out from the endzone. Love made his second touchdown of the night from 11-yards out to give the Wildcats the 21-0 advantage over the Generals with 8:05 left in the first half. With 4:43 remaining in the second quarter Tyler Newton scored from 9-yards out to make the score 28-0.  Love dashed down the field again from 10-yards out giving the Wildcats the 35-0 lead at the half.

The Wildcats scored their last touchdown of the night when Balock connected to  Carter Pinholster with a 25-yard pass.  The PAT was good giving the Wildcats the 42-0 win over the Lee Generals. 

“It was a great win” said Head coach Chris Elmore, “We had a lot of players that played really well. We were able to get a lot of younger players some action in a varsity game. We are thankful to get another win and look forward to our next game with buckhorn.”

The Fort Payne Wildcats will travel to Buckhorn on Thursday night.