FOOTBALL: ‘Cats dominate second half, top Marshall 35-24
by Justin McGill, General Manager -- jmcgill@cadizrecord.com
Sep 04, 2013 | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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Trigg County offensive linemen Dallas McCloud (62), Cody Huntsman (58), Aaron Stevens (51) and wide receiver Skylar Pool (11) help running back Jayven Jones through the line during the Wildcats’ 35-24 win Friday at Marshall County. Earlier in the game, McKenzie connected with Tyreak WIlson (below) on a 27-yard touchdown pass.</i>
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Trigg County offensive linemen Dallas McCloud (62), Cody Huntsman (58), Aaron Stevens (51) and wide receiver Skylar Pool (11) help running back Jayven Jones through the line during the Wildcats’ 35-24 win Friday at Marshall County. Earlier in the game, McKenzie connected with Tyreak WIlson (below) on a 27-yard touchdown pass.

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Trigg County survived four turnovers and an up-tempo Marshall County offense in the first half before dominating the second in a 35-24 win.

The Wildcats (1-1) had success stopping the Marshals’ rushing attack throughout the night, but the passing game was a different story until adjustments were made.

“We made a change defensively in our coverages that helped out tremendously,” Trigg head coach Coby Lewis said. “On their first scoring drive, they converted two fourth downs – one on a fake punt and the other when we had our punt return team on the field and they lined up with their offense. After we settled down and realized what they were doing to us with their punt team, that helped.”

Trigg took a 7-0 lead on a 45-yard touchdown run by Jayven Jones. Marshall answered with the aforementioned drive capped by a three-yard run by Cody Barnard, cutting the gap to 7-6.

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