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Wildcats Spring Game Showcased 2016 Season Expectations

The Wildcats’ football team wrapped up spring practice with a Spring Game as the White Team defeated the Blue Team, 29-3 at Gerald Prim Stadium Thursday night.

The White Team scored on their first drive going 70 yards for the touchdown. Quarterback Ryan Humphries was completing his passes and back Lawrence Worth got the touchdown on a 9-yard run. Angel Tavera kicked the extra point and White Team led 7-0. Later the White Team’s defense scored two points on a safety as they sacked a quarterback in the end zone.

The Blue Team got on the scoreboard in the third quarter as kicker Tavera delivered on a 33-year field goal.

Perhaps the games most exciting play occurred in the fifth quarter out of six as quarterback White Team Quarterback Tyler Armstrong threw a 49-yard TD pass to receiver D.J. Abron. Abron outfought a defender for the ball and then raced into the end zone. The White Team led 16-3.

In the sixth quarter, the White Team added TD’s on two short runs. Back Colton Allen ran one in from two yards out and back Daniel Moreno scored on a 14-yard run. The game served as somewhat of a showcase for next year’s sophomore class as they made up about half of the 91 players on the roster of the two teams.    gerald prim stadium

Author: Staff Reporter

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