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Second game — Different results

The Burlington Wildcats hosted their second home game Friday night, shocking their guests Caney Valley with Kendall Jeffers returning the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown.  7 seconds into the game and the scoreboard lit up 7-0, Wildcats on top. Caney answered right back on their first possesion to tie the score 7-7, then took the lead 15-7 to end the first quarter of action. Reid Williams torched the Bullpups defense with a 25 yard sprint to close the gap to 15-14 before Caneys pounding ground game produced two touchdowns to go to the locker room leading 29-14.

Burlington scored with under one minute to play in the third quarter on a Colby Johnson to Cooper Whitworth pass play as the Cats narrowed the lead to 29-22. Caney answered on their next play from scrimmage with a 67 yard breakaway run  by Gustus. The Bullpups finished off the scoring with two fourth quarter ground drives resulting in a 48-22 win for the visitors.

Coach Rusty Emlings post game interview focused on the improved execution from the opening night game and team enthusiasm to compete against a seasoned Caney squad. He is looking forward to the first road trip of the year as the Cats travel to Cherryvale this Friday to take on the Chargers. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 with Jim Hills calling the play by play and Richard Mahoney filling in with the color commentary for Rick Smith this week.

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Jim Hills

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Burlington Wildcats opened the 2014 season with a 45-18 win over the Eureka Tornadoes on Friday night.
The Cats scored on their opening drive of the night with Alexas Carrasco scoring from four yards out to take a 7-0 lead just two minutes into the contest. Eureka came back to score in the first quarter also but failed on the extra point with the Cats leading 7-6 at the first break. Eureka opened the second quarter capping off their scoring drive with a 17 yard TD pass from Pitko to Lyons to lead 12-7. That lead was shortlived as James Beyer returned the insuing kickoff 81 yards to retake the lead 15-12 which held through the first half of play.
Eureka took to the air again to open the second half on their third touchdown of the night though not able to convert on the extra point attempts as they led 18-15. Kendall Jeffers put the Cats back on top with a 44 yard TD run followed by another Carrasco scoring run to end the quarter with the Cats leading 30-18. Jeffers scored on a 21 yard TD run to open the fourth quarter and added another score just one minute later when he scooped up a fumble and returned it 45 yard for the final score of the night.
Opening the season with a TVL win, the Cats will face another perenial TVL powerhouse, Caney Valley, this Friday at Wildcat Field. Game time is 7:00 with Jim and Rick bringing you the live coverage on 97.7 THE DAWG and the live feed at

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Jim Hills

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Click here to listen to our interview with Cheech Martin of “Cheech and Chong” who will be appearing at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka on Wednesday, September 17th.

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