Wildcats at Huskies Game Summary
The Edmonton Wildcats and Edmonton Huskies met up last night at Clarke Stadium for PFC Rivalry Week. The Huskies came out on top, with a final score of 27-20.
The Huskies took an early lead to the game when James Aldred ran one in for a 3-yard touchdown with 11:38 left in the first quarter. The Wildcats saw some points on the board with a 34-yard Ryan Smith field goal, ending the first quarter with a Husky lead of 7-3. The second quarter started out with a Jordan Olson 1-yard touchdown 2:43 into the quarter, giving the Wildcats a 10-7 lead. At 8:27, Brad Launhardt threw to Brennan McNeil who caught it in the end-zone, giving the Huskies the lead back 14-10. The battle for the points continued as Jordan Olson passed to Tristan Schultenkamper from the 9-yard line giving the Wildcats another touchdown! The first half ended with a Wildcat lead of 17-14.
The second half saw the game tie-up after a 20-yard Cole Sabourin field goal, making it 17-17 with 11:05 left in the third quarter. The Wildcats reciprocated with a 15-yard Ryan Smith field goal, making it 20-17 for the Wildcats with 2:54 left in the third. The Huskies battled back for the lead, with a 52-yard Dylan Stanton touchdown with 0:19 left in the third quarter, ending the quarter with a 24-20 Husky lead. The fourth quarter only saw a field goal, by Cole Sabourin from the 15-yard mark with 10:12 left in the game. The final score was 27-20 for the Huskies.
The Wildcats total offense saw 374 yards, 174 in the air and 244 on the ground. Rushing was lead by Joel Mukendi who had 16 carries for 120 yards. Pass receiving was led by Luther Hakunavahu with 5 catches for 75 yards, followed closely by Tristan Schultenkamper who had 6 catches for 47 yards and 1 touchdown. Quarterback Jordan Olson completed 13 out of 23 attempts for 144 yards, 1 touchdown, and 2 interceptions.
The Wildcats defense was led by Defensive Back Tony Savchuk with 5 tackles, 2 assisted tackles, and a 55 yard interception, giving him 16 defensive points. Closely behind him with 13 points was Defensive Lineman Evin Kochisarli with 6 tackles and 1 assisted tackle.
The Wildcats are 1-3 heading into a bye week. The next game is September 19 at 7pm against the Calgary Colts at McMahon Stadium.