Undefeated district champions: Wildcats take it to Tulia in regular-season finale

Say it with me—undefeated district champions.
It feels good. Even better to the 18 seniors that went out with a bang, Friday night, capping a perfect, 10-0 regular season with a dominating, 62-7 trouncing of Tulia. Even better that it came on their final game in Wildcat Stadium, celebrated with thunderous applause and dazzling pyrotechnics.
Tulia (2-8, 2-3) was coming off a heartbreaking loss to Spearman the previous link, as the Hornets faltered down the stretch, losing 40-33. One might have expected the Hornets to limp their way into Wildcat Stadium, but quarterback Shawn Kelly put the scare into fans, answering Alexis Flores’ (13 car, 70 yds, 2 TD) opening score with a 67-yard breakaway touchdown.
Alas, it only served to enrage the Wildcats, who put up 55 unanswered points from that moment in a barrage of scores and big hits.
“We had concerns about their big-play ability,” said Head Coach Chris Koetting, “and they got us one time. Other than that, they…”

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