Charging Wildcats Blast the Rockets

Amelia Gassman, Sports editor

The North Little Rock Charging Wildcats took on Catholic Rockets on Oct 15, 2021 with a 42-7 victory. We’ve always had a big rivalry against Catholic. With this win under our belt we improve our record 7-1. 

Player of the Week Joshua Thrower, senior defensive back, had 2 interceptions, 1 tackle, and returned one of the interceptions for a touchdown.  

Thrower had a few words to say about last Friday’s game. “I feel good, I feel like we do what we are supposed to at practice and I think we executed during the game.”

Junior quarterback Malachi Gober went 17-35 with 213 yards and 3 touchdowns. This is Gober’s eighth varsity start and has led us to 7 victories. Junior running back Torrance Moore had 20 carries with 142 yards and 1 touchdown. Jiquori Stewart, senior wide receiver, had 6 receptions, 121 yards and 2 touchdowns. Senior Johnny Lewis, wide receiver, went 5-65. 

Marcus Stovall, senior defensive end, also had a few words after Friday’s game. “I think we gave it our all. Honestly I’m very proud to play with these boys and I hope we take it all the way to the end.”

Overall, the Wildcats are proud of how they performed and hope to carry this win onto the next game.