Article by Tom Green…
|1st Half||2nd Half||Final Score|
6-0 – Mark Pyper (HIG) 13 Yard Rush
12-0 – Stephen McMeechan (HIG) Defensive TD
14-0 – Euan Crawford to Mark Pyper (HIG) 2 Extra Points
20-0 – Euan Crawford to Euan Trommino (HIG) 4 Yard Passing TD
22-0 – Mark Pyper (HIG) Safety
28-0 – Euan Crawford to Lewis Hilditch (HIG) 18 Yard Passing TD
34-0 – Mark Pyper (HIG) 45 Yard Rushing TD
34-6 – EDINBURGH WOLVES TD
40-6 – Kyle Holleyoake (HIG) 45 Yard Rushing TD
42-6 – Mark Pyper (HIG) 2 Extra Points
44-6 – Lewis Taylor (HIG) Safety
50-6 – Stephen McMeechan (HIG) 22 Yard Rushing TD
52-6 – Euan Crawford to Stephen McMeechan (HIG) 2 Extra Points
58-6 – Stephen McMeechan (HIG) Defensive TD
64-6 – Alex Roberts (HIG) 45 Yard Rushing TD
66-6 – Euan Crawford to Ally Gibson (HIG) 2 Extra Points
68-6 – Mark Pyper (HIG) Safety
74-6 – Mark Pyper to Euan Trommino (HIG) 45 Yard Passing TD
76-6 – Mark Pyper to Euan Milton (HIG) 2 Extra Points
The Wildcats went to 6-0 in the Scottish youth division and a step closer to returning to defend their UK championship.
The Wildcats started of the game strongly with the opening drive of the game resulting in a 13 Yard rushing touchdown scored by Mark Pyper.
Stephen McMeechan then piled on the pressure in the following drive and scored a defensive touchdown. This was then converted by Euan Crawford when he found Mark Pyper to score two extra points.
The Highlanders then scored three unanswered touchdowns and a safety to put the score up to 34-0. Two of these were scored by Euan Crawford who found Euan Trommino for 4 yards and Lewis Hilditch for 18 yards.
Edinburgh then replied with a touchdown of their own but this turned out to be their only score of the game.
The Wildcats then scored two more touchdowns (both of them were converted) and a safety before the end of the first half. The touchdowns were scored by Kyle Holleyoake who rushed in for a 45 yard touchdown and Stephen McMeechan who rushed in for 22 yards. They were converted by Mark Pyper (12 Yard rush) and Crawford (12 Yard pass to McMeechan). Lewis Taylor scored the safety and left the score at half time at 52-6.
In the second half the Wildcats continued to dominate the game and scored 3 more touchdowns (two of them were converted and a safety. The first was scored by Mcmeechan on defense after he piled on more pressure. Following the Mcmeechan touchdown, Pyper scored the second safety of the game and put the hosts in an even more dominating position. Rookie, Alex Roberts, then scored a 45 yard rushing touchdown. This was converted by centre, Ally Gibson, who was on the end of a Crawford 12 yard pass. The last of the touchdowns was scored by Mark Pyper who threw the ball to Euan Trommino to score a 45 yard passing touchdown. This was then converted by Pyper again when he threw in a pass to Euan Milton to leave the score at 76-6.
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