Unusual scrimmage reveals Cat strengths and weaknesses

Unorthodox is the only way to describe the Wildcat’s final preseason match.
The opponent—Panhandle—was a familiar one, but normally as a district foe.
Thursday nights are normally reserved for sub-varsity teams, but the Wildcats made the 80-mile trip midweek.
The Wildcats normally scrimmage with each team getting the same running clock to employ their offense. This is normally advantageous for Canadian. With the hurry-up Air Canada offense, the Cats can score in mere seconds, piling on fatigued defenses as the session wears on.
Instead, each offense ran a set number of plays—15. No matter how fast or how slow, all each team got was 15 plays. This negated the Wildcats no-huddle strategy, and instead . . .

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