King’s outlasts Cedarcrest in overtime | Prep football
The King’s football team earned an overtime win over Cedarcrest on Thursday, Oct. 10. The Knights won 27-24.
The Red Wolves were the first to score, when Scott Colson ran in a 4-yard run for the first seven points of the night. Cedarcrest led 7-0 at the end of the first quarter.
King’s tied things up when Lucas Swenson scored off a 47-yard pass from quarterback Koa Wilkins in the second quarter, but Isiah Rider gave Cedarcrest the lead at halftime when he caught a 26-yard pass from Adam Davenport. The Red Wolves led 14-7 at halftime.
King’s Wilkins socred the only touchdown of the third quarter, running home a 7-yard touchdown, to once again tie the game.
King’s took a momentary lead early in the fourth quarter, as Nick Severson scored off a 3-yard pass from Wilkins. But Cedarcrest’s Adam Golden tied the game once again at 21 points when he caught a 23-yard pass from Davenport. Regulation ended with each team earned 21 points, forcing overtime.
Cascade scored the first points of the extra time, when Brandon Mowry scored three points from a 40-yard field goal, lifting the Red Wolves to a 24-21 lead.
But King’s put together a drive on the team’s overtime attempt, scoring when Severson caught a 25-yard pass from Wilkins, to give the Knights the win.
King’s remains undefeated in league play with a 4-0 league record, while the team is 5-1 overall.
The Knights will host Granite Falls on Friday, Oct. 18 in a 7 p.m. game.
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