Catch up fails

OVFL: Wildcats can’t catch up to Riders

The Metro Toronto Wildcats were able put up points against the seemingly impenetrable Myers Riders last week, with a final score of 63-31.

The Myers Riders won their last two games 57-0 and 80-0 before heading into week three. The Metro Toronto Wildcats were able to put up an impressive 31 points ending the Riders’ shutout streak.

Although the Riders were able to put up 61 points, the Wildcat defense was able to stack up tackles of their own. Linebacker William James tallied 10 tackles, while fellow linebacker Kwaku Agyeman had seven.

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The Wildcat offense was able to execute several big plays that helped put points on the board. All-Star receiver, Trivel Pinto had two touchdowns and averaged 21.6 yards per carry, for a total of 173 yards. Meanwhile, St. Andrew’s College star Malcolm Carter had a decent first outing with 102 total yards. Khadeem Crossman had the other receiving touchdown for his first of the season.

Quarterback Brett Stein is having a good year so far as he remains one of the top three quarterbacks in the OVFL. He threw for three touchdowns and had a rushing touchdown of his own. He threw for a total of 323 yards, bringing his season total to 604.

The Wildcats will have a more evenly matched opponent this Saturday when they face off against the Markham Raiders. The 1-1 Raiders currently sit one spot behind the Wildcats in twelfth place.

The game will be at 6:00PM at Ester Shiner Stadium in Toronto.

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