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Sports : Milan Wildcats Win the Border War, Clinch Tri-Rivers Conference Title
Posted by Tom on 2013/10/28 10:30:00 (445 reads) News by the same author

The running attack of the Milan Wildcats battered the Putnam County Midgets on Friday night, as the Wildcats won in Unionville, 35-14, clinching a third-consecutive Tri-Rivers Conference championship, and the #1 seed in the Class 1, District 6 tournament starting on Friday night.

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Milan's Kevin DeRyke ran for 160 yards and two touchdowns, Aaron Richardson had 158 yards and two scores, while Tyler Curtis had 48 yards and a touchdown for the victorious Wildcats, who finish the regular season 8-0, and a perfect 5-0 in the TRC.

Putnam County gave Milan a struggle throughout the course of the game, falling behind by 14-0 early, but rallying to close to within 21-14 at the end of the third quarter.

The Midgets were down only 14-8 at the half, with Jacob Parker scoring on a short touchdown run, and converting the two-point pass to Cody Quint. A late second quarter interception kept the halftime momentum towards the home team.

A DeRyke touchdown run ended a long Milan drive to start the third quarter, giving the visiting Wildcats some breathing room, however, the Midgets responded quickly, with Parker finding Quint on a 66 yard pass, losing the Milan advantage to seven.

In the fourth quarter, Milan showed its championship meddle, closing out the Midgets on the strength of two touchdown drives. A mid-fourth quarter fumble recovery by the Midgets did not hurt Milan, as the Wildcat defense stiffened, giving the ball back to the offense.

The regular season winning streak for the Wildcats is now at 27 games. The victory sets up a rematch between Milan and Slater in the district quarterfinals, this Friday night (November 1st) at Cal Hubbard Field, on KTTN FM 92.3. Milan, earlier this season, beat Slater 38-7.

The 4-5 Midgets have earned the #4 seed in the district tournament, and a quarterfinal matchup against the 2-7 Fayette Falcons in Unionville. Should the Midgets and Wildcats both win their quarterfinal games, they would meet in the district semifinals on Wednesday, November 6th, however that meeting would occur in Milan.

Friday night's "Border War" from Unionville, was broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com. KTTN will follow the 4th-ranked Wildcats in district play and as far as they advance, in the 2013 Missouri state playoffs!

Here are the rest of the scores from Friday night, October 25, 2013:

Concordia 44, Trenton 27
Maysville 40, Princeton 0 (Thursday Night)
Polo 70, Albany 6
South Harrison 58, King City 0
Gallatin 46, Braymer 7
Knox County 32, North Shelby 0
Scotland County 47, Schuyler County 6
Brookfield 42, Clark County 6
Centralia 49, Macon 14
Marceline 47, Slater 0
Salisbury 46, Paris 22
Chillicothe 35, Benton 20
Maryville 28, Lafayette 7
Savannah 35, Bishop LeBlond 21
Cameron 17, Smithville 6
Higginsville 56, Carrollton 6
Holden 41, Knob Noster 6
Richmond 42, Lexington 20
Lathrop 40, Mid-Buchanan 15
Plattsburg 53, North Platte 6
Lawson 42, West Platte 12
Hamilton 56, East Buchanan 18
Kirksville 34, Fulton 24

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