CCA loses homecoming battle
Published 12:29 am Saturday, October 26, 2013
BY JIM MAJORS
The final score may have been 21-7 in the Cougars’ homecoming loss to Springwood, but don’t let the score fool you — it was closer than the score indicates.
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Springwood received the opening kick off and ran the ball all the way back to put the first points on the board.
The PAT was good with 11:41 to go in the first quarter, making it 7-0.
The game turned into a defensive battle with the ball possession going back and forth until the Wildcats found the end zone again with a good PAT the score went to 14-0 with 5:53 left in the half.
CCA was unable to answer with a score before the first half came to an end.
CCA opened the third quarter with a fumble that set up the next score for the Wildcats. With 8:47 to go in the third, Springwood scored and completed the point after to make it 21-0.
As the defensive battle continued the Cougars made the last drive down the field with a 1:20 left in the game when Collin Holloway ran the ball in from four yards out for the TD and the PAT was good to make the score 21-7 as the game came to a close.
Coach Rick Jackson said he felt like the team went into game with right attitude but ” we just kept shooting ourselves in the foot and turning the ball over.”
CCA will end its season at home against Glenwood next week.