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Wildcats run past Tigers
District title slips away
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DCHS senior wide receiver Will Molander looks the ball in, as Livingston Academy defender Creed Hayes just misses knocking the ball down in mid-air during the second quarter of Friday nights 35-13 Tiger loss to the Wildcats in Livingston. With the win, Livingston won their first 8-AA title in 20 years.
In what proved to be the perfect game plan to defeat the high-octane DeKalb County Tigers’ football team, the Livingston Academy Wildcats ran away from the Tigers for a 35-13 win.The win for the Wildcats (9-1, 6-0) gave the district 8-AA title to Livingston Academy for the first time in 20 years. Controlling the line-of-scrimmage, LA rushed the football 49 times for 349 yards.Quarterback Brock McCoin rushed for 215 yards on 20 carries and scored each of LA’s five touchdowns. Running back Creed Hayes added 129 yards on 25 carries.The Wildcats jumped out to a 14-0 lead after McCoin’s touchdown runs of four and nine yards.The Tigers (9-1, 5-1) would slice the game in half at the 37-second mark of the second quarter when quarterback Lucas Phillips connected with receiver Will Molander on a 5-yard pass.