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Monterey Football Uses Stiff Defense To Down Pickett

The Monterey Wildcats (5-0) continued their undefeated start to 2019 with a 63-16 win over the Pickett County Bobcats (1-4).

Quarterback Jordan Key unleashed the Wildcats’ aerial assault early in the game, throwing three touchdowns in the first quarter to put Monterey up 44-0 at the end of the first.

On the game, Key threw for 80 yards and the three touchdowns on 6-7 passing. Backup Quarterback Matthew Montgomery entered the game and completed one of his three pass attempts for 22 yards and a touchdown of his own.

Montgomery also helped lead the Wildcats’ rushing attack, as he put up 28 yards and a touchdown on four carries. Eli Sailors led the team in rushing with 56 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries, and Michael Allred and Logan Sparks added touchdown runs of their own.

On Pickett County’s side, Quarterback Luke Smith led the team on offense with 200 passing yards and a touchdown through the air. Mark Smith led the receiving corps with 122 receiving yards and a touchdown, while Hunter Vick added 48 receiving yards of his own.

Dylan Anderson led the way on the ground with 46 rushing yards, and added nine tackles on defense.

The Wildcats host Jackson County next Friday at 7 P.M., while the Bobcats will hit the road again to take on Sale Creek.

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