Deputy Mike Nettles (left) and Constable Ray Myers have been watching the Bulldogs all year.
Bulldogs Finish Memorable Season, CARTHAGE, December 7, 2013 - The Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs went to Carthage again on Friday for the 4th round of the high school playoffs and lost a close game. In the end, the Waskom Wildcats were the victors and the Bulldogs were left with the pain of losing for the first time in this memorable season.
4:41 Waskom kicked a 17 yard field goal. Wildcats 3, Bulldogs 0
6:49 Addison Kirkland takes a handoff and runs in from 13 yards out for the Bulldogs first TD. Keegan Mitchell ran in 2 point conversion. Bulldogs 8, Wildcats 3
6:33 Wildcats run in from 65 yards out with PAT. Wildcats 10, Bulldogs 8
5:36 Wildcats complete a 35 yard touchdown pass with PAT. Wildcats 17, Bulldogs 8
3:24 Carlos Inguanzo runs in a 21 yard Touchdown. Kirkland ran in 2 point conversion. Wildcats 17, Bulldgos 16
11:54 Wildcats run in a touchdown from 25 yards out on a quarterback keeper with PAT. Wildcats 24, Bulldogs 16
3:13 Malyk Johnson takes a handoff and runs a 95 yard Touchdown. The Bulldogs weren't able to convert the 2 point conversion.
Final Score: Wildcats 24, Bulldogs 22
The Bulldogs played good, but the Wildcats seemed to always do just the right thing to keep their lead. In his post game speech to the team, Head Coach, Seven Armstrong told his men "Get your heads up". "Y'all played your guts out tonight and left everything on the field". "You need to be proud of yourselves". "Somebody has to lose, tonight it was us" "Keep your heads up and be proud".
Indeed, the Bulldogs did Corrigan-Camden and Polk County proud. They played a heck of a good season. Coach Armstrong and his staff put together a super team that seemed invincible, but in the playoffs, the competition becomes intensely more difficult. The Dogs were totally capable of beating the Wildcats, but on this cold snowy night, it just wasn't to be.
Willie P. Openshaw, Editor
If you've enjoyed these highlight reels: You should know that the person, Willie A. Openshaw, is the person who puts these reels together week after week. He films every play of the game, then when he gets home, he meticulously goes through each and every play of the game and picks out the best plays, and puts them to music. The job is very tedious, but the Willster just enjoys what he does. With this exhausting job, he usually gets to bed at around 5 am on game night so our readers can enjoy the highlight reel the next morning. Additionally, the Willster works with many of our youth at Central Baptist Church in Livingston. He travels to Guatemala every year and helps build shelters for families whose home would normally be a hole dug into the side of a mountain. He's a stand up guy who would give nearly anyone the shirt off his back if it would help them (he's also an exceptionally good guitarist). - Editor
Senior running back, Addison Kirkland scored the first points for the Bulldogs with a 13 yard TD run right up the middle of the Wildcat defense.
Waskom scored the first points of the game with a 17 yard field goal.
Carlos "El Torro" Inguanzo runs in a score for the Bulldogs.
Inguanzo clears a path for Malyk Johnson.
A Wildcat running back managed to break through the Bulldog defense for a long TD.
El Torro is a senior and has been a crucial part of the Bulldogs both offensively and defensively for the last two seasons.
Waskom intercepted a Bulldog pass in their own endzone.
The Bulldogs stopped the interceptor inside his own one yard line.
Backed up into their own endzone, the Wildcats managed to avoid getting a safety and worked out of a bad situation.
Sophomore LaDarius Hamilton sacks the Waskom quarterback.
Junior, Keegan Mitchell has been the bread and butter of the Bulldogs' lethal running game in 2013.
The Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs have had a stingy and outstanding defense all year.
With only 3:13 left in the ballgame, Malyk Johnson took off like a rocket for a 95 yard TD run.
Johnson's TD run pulled the Dogs within 2 points of tying the game, but the Dogs failed to covnert on the 2 point conversion.
The Dogs first and only loss of the year was painful to swallow.
The Bulldogs fans were faithful all year.
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