Bobcats fall to Buna Cougars 21-14
The Orangefield Bobcats, 1-1 look to rebound this week after their loss to the Buna Cougars this past week in Buna’s season opener.
Orangefield will be facing the 1-1 Woodville Eagles Friday night, 7:00 P.M. at F.L. McClain in Orangefield. The Eagles enter the contest fresh off of a win over the Shepherd Pirates 32-19.
Orangefield’s offense was finding it’s rhythm in the second half of last weeks game yet came up short after an interception by Buna’s Dustin Fraser with ten seconds left in the game to stop the Bobcats rally.
Buna scored first with a Lynn Williams 26 yard run with Williams kicking the point after for a 7-0 lead in the first quarter.
Orangefield answered in the second quarter with an impressive 36 yard run by Ty Johnson. Curt Nelson kicked the extra point to tie the score at 7.
Buna kept up their attack, scoring their second touchdown of the night in the second quarter with a nineteen yard reception by Williams from Kolton Clark to give the Cougars a 13-7 halftime lead.
Buna scored again in the third with a Williams 6 yard run to extend their lead to 21-7.
The Bobcats fought to the end, scoring their second touchdown of the game in the fourth quarter with 8:06 left on the clock. After a long drive Justin Bradley scored the touchdown and with Nelson’s kick brought the score 21-14.
Orangefield was driving the ball at the end of the game looking for the final score but Buna intercepted in the end zone with ten seconds left to run out the clock giving Buna the win with a final score of 21-14.