Washington opened up the season with a 10-7 win against Crestview
This year's kickoff classic consisted of varsity playing three quarters and JV finishing off the game in the fourth quarter.
The Wildcats were the first to put a score on the board with a 24 yard field goal in the first quarter. Wildcats defense held the Bulldogs to 7 points, which was obtained in the second quarter with a 23 yard pass. We finished the 3rd quarter with a TD run & kick.
Wildcats finished the 3 quarters with 54 total plays, 93 passing yards, and 73 rushing yards.
Photo: Jody Link/PNJ correspondent
Wildcats defeat Panthers 45 - 27
Wildcats hit the field with something to prove!
QB Joe Slattery put up 279 passing yards and 4 TDs. Mystical McGhee was the lead receiver with 11 pass receptions totalling 220 yards and 2 TDs. Darius Anderson and Julian Robinson also had TD receptions. Wildcats showed diversity on offense. Julian Robinson led the team with 20 carries for 62 of the 113 total rushing yards.
Defensive shut down the Panthers running game - holding the Panthers to 29 rushing yards. Forcing 1 fumble and an interception. DEs Eric Thomas and Amari Severson brought the pressure all night. Thomas and Severson both had a sack and tackles for loss.
Wildcats fall short against Raiders
Wildcats started out strong holding the Raiders down 6-3 at the half. Unfortunately the tables turned in the second half and the Wildcats started defeating themselves with penalties and turnovers. Washington put up a total of 112 yards (67 passing and 45 rushing) in 55 plays with 3 turnovers and 8 penalties. Final score: BTWHS 12 - Navarre 27.
It's ok Wildcats - shake off the loss and learn from your mistakes. We believe we will win next week!
Wildcats ended the losing streak to rival PHS Tigers with a 21 - 14 win
Washington hosted the only high school football game in the state not cancelled due to Hurricane Irma.
The Wildcats definitely played a high energy, exciting game, that demonstrated their determination to end the 10 year losing streak to PHS.
VASITY GAME RECAP
2019 Game Schedule
Game start time 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted
08/18 Crestview HS @ BTWHS
(Kickoff Classic - 7:00 p.m)
08/25 BTWHS @ Milton HS
09/01 Navarre HS @ BTWHS
(Teacher Appreciation - 7:00 p.m.)
09/08 Pensacola HS @ BTWHS (Alumni Night - 7:00 p.m.)
09/15 BTWHS @ Pace HS
09/22 Gulf Breeze @ BTWHS (Homecoming)
09/29 BTWHS @ Tate HS
10/13 Pine Forest HS @ BTWHS (kickoff 7:00 p.m.)
10/20 BTWHS @ Catholic HS
10/27 BTWHS @ Escambia HS
11/03 West Fl Tech HS @ BTWHS (Senior Night - 7:00 p.m.)