Boys Junior Varsity Football, Boys Varsity Football · Wildcats Capture Elusive First Win With Shutout of Cumberland County 23-0

Friday, October 14, 2016

7:00 PM

Cumberland County High School
Livingston Academy

Game Recap

The Wildcats had several players have season high offensive performances. The Wildcats’ passing attack was led by Will McDonald with a 210 yard performance with 2 TDs. McDonald also added 18 rushing yards. The Wildcats’ leading rusher was Mitchell Ayers with 155 yards. Senior Logan Watson also added 49 yards and a rushing TD. The receiving corps was led by Freshman Wesley Smith with 58 yards. Aubrey Hollars added 43 yards and two TDs. Freshman Dustin Parrish added 35 yards, with Will Sims and Mitchell Ayers adding 25 and 27 yards respectively. The defense was led by Jake Craig with 6 tackles. Logan Watson, Jake Oliver, and Pierson Coleman all added 5 tackles. This is the Wildcats’ first shutout since a 2014 61-0 win over Cannon County.  The Wildcats will look to add to this momentum next week during homecoming against Hixson.

Box Scores

Cumberland County
Livingston Academy

Game Summary


The Wildcats opened the scoring in the firs quarter when Freshman QB Will McDonald hit Aubrey Hollars for the 22 yard TD. This came immediately after a 26 yard fake punt run by Mitchell Ayers. This put Livingston up 7-0.


The second score of the games was set up by a fumble recovery at the Cumberland County 21 yard line by Mitchell Ayers. Will McDonald promptly hit Aubrey Hollars for the 21 yard TD grab, his second of the game. At the end of the half, Freshman kicker Tee Beaty nailed a 26 yard field goal to give the Wildcats a 17-0 halftime lead.


The third quarter was highlighted by a short fight while Cumberland County had the football. This resulted in a Cumberland County player being ejected and approximately 5 unsportsmanlike conduct penalties. This scuffle ended up costing the Jets 15 yards. There was no scoring in this quarter.


The game was iced with a 5 yard TD run by senior RB Logan Watson, giving LA a 23-0 lead as the PAT was missed.