2017-10-04 / Sports

Bobcats lose to Cook County


Javiah Wimberly runs for yardage against the Cook defense. Other Bobcats are Jaden Dunwoody (50), Jontavious Gilbert (58), and Lee Cresswell (54). Javiah Wimberly runs for yardage against the Cook defense. Other Bobcats are Jaden Dunwoody (50), Jontavious Gilbert (58), and Lee Cresswell (54). Turnovers have bitten the Bobcats during homecoming games two weeks in a row. Last week they were bit by four turnovers during homecoming at Standifer Field. This week they had four turnovers during a 49- 13 loss in Adel during the Cook County Hornets’ homecoming.

The Bobcats’ two touchdowns came in the second quarter when junior Escondarious Pinkney scored on a two-yard run. In the fourth quarter sophomore Jaikia Pittman hauled in a 49-yard pass from junior quarterback Luke Jester for a touchdown. Alex Warr was good on one of two extra points.

The leading rushers for the Bobcats were Pinkney who had 54 yards on nine carries and Kevin George who had 43 yards on nine carries. George completed nine of 16 passes for 120 yards. The Bobcats had 309 yards total offense.


Bobcats’ Jaikia Pittman races for a 49-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter after hauling in a pass from Luke Jester. Bobcats’ Jaikia Pittman races for a 49-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter after hauling in a pass from Luke Jester. The defense was led by Jarod Holmes, Darrian Sheffield, Pinkney, Jaden Dunwoody, Ryan Wade and Ke'Voisier Stephens.

The Bobcats, now 2-4 on the season, will host the undefeated Brooks County Trojans Friday night at Standifer Field. Kickoff will be at 8 p.m.

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