Wildcats fall to Maroon Devils in conference matchup

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The Swain County Maroon Devils showed why they are a serious conference contender with a solid 48-15 victory over the visiting Wildcats of Andrews.

The home standing Maroon Devils dominated the scoring in the first three quarters with 7 points in the first quarter, 21 points in the second quarter and 13 in the third.

The Wildcats scored two times in the final quarter with a 1 yard run by Tucker Holloway and a 25 yard scamper by Gavin Wilson. Landon White finished the game with 50 yards on 11 carries, Tucker Holloway added 51 yards on 11 carries and Gavin Wilson finished with 67 yards on on 16 carries.

The Wildcats fall to 2-4 while the Devils improve to 6-0.  The Cats return to Hugh Hamilton Stadium on Friday Oct 11 to host the Cherokee Braves.

TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week- Landon White, No. 2

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Congratulations to Landon White, this week’s TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week!

Landon has been playing well all season; he leads the Andrews Wildcats in rushing yards. In the Wildcats’ game against North Georgia, Landon rushed for 172 yards over 24 carries with two touchdowns. He and teammate Gavin Wilson combined for over 300 yards in that game to lead the Wildcats to victory.

Landon also played well against Rabun Gap, rushing for 142 yards over 20 carries with two touchdowns. Finally, he rushed for 68 yards over 18 carries in Friday’s game against Murphy.

Shout out to Landon for receiving this award!

TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week- Gavin Wilson

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A special report from the voice of the Andrews Wildcats- Scott Fletcher!

Congratulations to this week’s TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Andrews Wildcats- Gavin Wilson! Gavin played an incredible game against the North Georgia Falcons. He rushed for a combined 333 yards with his teammate, Landon White.

Gavin also scored three touchdowns for the Cats on carries of one, 15 and 49 yards. This award is well-deserved for a hard-working athlete!

Thunder and lightning lead the Wildcats to victory in North Georgia

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A special report from the voice of the Andrews Wildcats- Scott Fletcher!
Landon White and Gavin Wilson rushed for a combined 333 yards as the Andrews Wildcats downed the North Georgia Falcons in Friday night action in North Georgia.

Quarterback Tucker Holloway with Gavin Wilson and Landon White. Photo credit: Mary White

The Cats got on the board first with a 22 yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tucker Holloway to the speedy Gage Gillespie. The Falcons started the scoring in the second quarter with touchdown runs of 30 and 49 yards. Gavin Wilson capped a long Wildcat drive with a one yard touchdown run to end the first half.

The Falcons scored first in the third with a 65 yard pass from Kade Harkness.  The Cats rounded out the scoring in the third with a run of 12 yards by White and a one yard run by Wilson.
In the fourth it was all Wildcats as White powered in the end zone with a one yard touchdown. Quarterback Tucker Holloway scampered for 45 yards and a Wildcat touchdown. Gavin Wilson scored on runs of 15 and 49 yards to put the game out of reach. The Wildcats won the game by a final score of 53-20.
The Cats improve to 2-1 while the Falcons fall to 1-3.  Andrews returns to Hugh Hamilton Stadium this Friday, playing host to Rabun Gap.  Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m.

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