The Wildcats scored early and often. One of the state’s most underrated receivers, White hauled in a school record-266 receiving yards via 12 catches as Trigg County rolled to victory in the road game. The Wildcats defeated homestanding Heath 55-7.
The win was Trigg County’s third straight triumph.
Heath never could get going offensively. Trigg County, however, hit on all cylinders on its way to the convincing win.
The Wildcat offense was only stopped once in the October high school football matchup. Heath stepped up and stopped the dominant Wildcats on their final possession of the game.
Trigg County quarterback Donald White was poised in the pocket, hooking up with White on his dozen receptions. Big yardage gains on many offensive snaps helped to propel the Wildcats.
Antonio Grubbs got the scoring started for Trigg County in the opening quarter when he hit paydirt on a seven-yard run at the 8:47 mark of the first frame.
Heath managed to tie the game in the opening quarter before going cold offensively. Pirate quarterback Tra Tharp returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown. Tharp’s long return for a touchdown was ultimately the only score of the game for host Heath.
Brandon Bridges scored on a three-yard run on Trigg County’s following possession to put the Wildcats up for good.
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