Wildcats vs. Colts Game Summary
The Edmonton Wildcats fell to the Calgary Colts 38-14 at Clarke Stadium on Saturday night.
The Wildcats saw the first points on the board with a Ryan Smith field goal with 5:11 left in the first. The Colts reciprocated shortly after with a 12 yard touchdown by Xavier Ramsay. They tried for a 2 point conversion but were stopped at the 1 yard line. The first quarter ended with a score of 6-3 for the Colts. The second quarter saw the Wildcats concede a safety, increasing the Colts lead to 8-3 with 10:18 left in the half. Shortly after, John Kiesman ran one in, giving the Colts another 7 points on the board. With 4:03 left in the half, a 23 yard interception gave the Colts another touchdown, by Linebacker Jayden Lawson. John Kiesman ran in his second touchdown of the quarter with only 1:06 left on the board, bringing their lead to 28-3. The Wildcats conceded a safety with 0:17 left, ending the first half with a Colt lead of 30-3.
The third quarter started off with an Aaron Roemmele touchdown for the Colts. The kick-off went through the end zone, giving them an additional single point. The third quarter ended with a score of 38-3. The Wildcats saw some more points on the board in the fourth quarter, starting off with a Ryan Smith field goal. Quarterback Colton Hippe threw to Ronnie Oling for a 32 yard touchdown, which was Ronnie’s first CJFL touchdown! With 2:31 left in the game, the Colts conceded a safety, ending the game with a 38-14 victory for them.
The Wildcats offence saw 270 yards, 81 on the ground and 252 in the air.
Joel Mukendi lead the rushing with 7 carries, followed by Bray Josue with 4. Pass receiving was led by Landyn Vick who had 4 catches for 101 yards. Quarterback Jordan Olson completed 6 of 17 for 90 yards, and Colton Hippe completed 11 of 16 for 162 yards.
The Wildcats defence was led by Defensive Back Tony Savchuk who had 5 tackles and 2 interceptions for 18 points. Close behind him with 15 points was Defensive Back James Ens who had 5 tackles, 1 assisted tackle, and 2 pass knock downs, for a total of 15 points.
The Wildcats are 1-2 heading into their next game hosted by cross-town rivals the Edmonton Huskies on Saturday, September 5 at 7pm at Clarke Stadium.