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Wildcats win homecoming game in overtime

By Allison Flores

Yorktown News-View

Friday’s Wildcat homecoming game against the Johnson Hays Jaguars was filled with numerous executed passes from sophomores Drew Alexander and Jacob Guerrero, ultimately resulting in the win for Yorktown by two-point conversion in overtime with a pass from Guerrero to senior Corey Pargmann; the score 50-49 in overtime.

The Jaguars, playing the Wildcats for the first time, started off with a quick 44-yard pass at the beginning of the first quarter, resulting in the first touchdown. The Wildcats responded just as fast with a three-yard run from senior Justin Denson.  

With the extra point blocked by the Jaguars, they scored quickly again with a 92-yard kick-off return with 6:53 left in the first quarter. The Wildcats followed up with a 44-yard pass from Guerrero to Pargmann; senior Zack Latta tied up the game with the two-point conversion.

The back-and-forth would be standard for Friday’s game. 

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