The Wildcats are 1-1 currently with a win over Decatur 21-7 in Week One and a loss to Midlothian Heritage 22-7 in Week Two. The Cats over these two games have 13 yards through the air (typical for a Kennedale team under Coach Richard Barrett) and 319 yards on the ground (on the low side for the Wildcats).
Rushing leaders …
• Running Back EJ Higgins (SR) is the lead rusher with 104 yards on 12 carries for an 8.7-yard average and one TD.
• Running Back Jerree Mills (SR) is 28 for 76 yards,
• Running Back Kenaj Washington (SR) is 13 for 63 yards,
• Running Back Cameron Lyles (JR) is 6 for 11 yards and 1 TD, and,
• Quarterback Paul Dockor (SR) is 25 for 52 yards for 1 TD and 2/9 for 13 yards passing.
The Cats have fumble once and lost one.
Defensive leaders …
• Defensive Back Braden Waters (SR) leads the team with 20 tackles,
• Linebacker Antoine Martin (SR) with 16,
• Defensive Back Posa Utu (JR) with 16,
• Defensive line Chris Washington (SR) 15,
• Linebacker RJ Pepper (SR) 14,
• Defensive Back Jaylen Webb (JR) 11 and,
• Defensive Back Kameron Sallis (JR) 10.
J Webb, Travis Neyhart (SR), and P Utu each have each recorded 2 sacks. J Webb and B Waters each have an interception with B Waters returning his for a touchdown.
Special Teams …
• Kicker Aiden Birr (SR) has recorded 2 touchback kickoffs, 10 punts averaging 28.7 (longest 40 yards), scored 4 points off 4 extra-point attempts and made 6 tackles.
• Antoine Martin has the longest KO return at 46 yards,
• Braden Waters averaged 26.5 yards per 2 KO returns,
• RJ Pepper has averaged 15 yards on two KO returns, and,
• Defensive Back Tyler Choice (JR)has 42 yards on two punt returns.
The Cats have an open week this Friday but return to action on Friday, September 17 at home against 4A Wilmer-Hutchins. The game time is 7:30 pm.