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Cardinals over North Wilkes by one!!
September 23, 2011By Nathan Miller of North Wilkes High School
On a rainy night in Hays, Vikings hosted the East Wilkes Cardinals. Cardinals jumped out to a 6-0 lead with a missed PAT. North Wilkes responded in second half to take the lead 7-6. East Wilkes scored there final TD in the third quarter to retake the lead with at 14-7. Vikings scored to make it a 14-13 Cardinal lead after a missed PAT.
Final 5 minutes of the game was down to the wired for the Vikings. On the kick-off to East, the runner caught the ball but went he try to run, he slipped at the Viking 5 yard line. North Wilkes pinned East in the in zone for the safely, but East runner slip out of the end zone at the inch line. After four downs, Cardinals punted the ball out of play at the Vikings 20 yard line.
Vikings was trying to get it close enough to kick a winning field goal, but it was block by the Cardinals line. East Wilkes squeeze one by in Hays. East Wilkes 14-13!!