If there’s one thing the Wilson Eagles have going for them right now, its momentum.
If there’s one thing the Wilson Eagles have going for them right now, its momentum. Friday night at Skinny Stewart Stadium, the Eagles finished off one of their most successful regular seasons in recent memory, as Wilson defeated the Bray-Doyle Donkeys 46-0 in a game which was called in the third quarter. Wilson ends the regular season with an overall record of 8-1 and a district record of 4-1. Next up will be the opening round of the playoffs for the Eagles as they will take on Snyder at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Skinny Stewart Stadium. As for the game against the Donkeys, Wilson didn’t waste any time jumping out in front. Less than two minutes into the game, Logan Schaaf found Hayden Mantooth for a 59-yard touchdown pass to make it 8-0 after the two-point conversion was caught by Tommy Wright. With less than four minutes to go in the first quarter, Schaaf found Shane Honea for a 19-yard touchdown pass, before Hunter Wyatt caught the two-point conversion for a 16-0 lead. Honea then showed off his defensive skills as he got an interception for a touchdown, before getting the two-point conversion for a 24-0 lead after the first quarter. Schaaf found Wright for a four yard touchdown pass before connecting with Mantooth for the only scoring in the second quarter to leave it at 32-0. Hunter Wyatt put Wilson on the brink of victory in the third quarter with a 35-yard touchdown run, before Kaden Barron found Hayden Mantooth for a 55-yard touchdown pass, with Schaaf finding Wright for the final points of the game on the two-point conversion. Schaaf finished the game 6-for-11 passing for 133 yards and three touchdowns, while Hayden Mantooth was the leading rusher with six carries for 97 yards, and the leading receiver for Wilson with two catches for 114 yards and two touchdowns.