WSC Football Falls to Minnesota State in First Round of Playoffs

Joe Dao, Sports Writer

The Wayne State College football team ended their season with a loss from Minnesota State University with a score of 9-26 at the NCAA Division II Playoffs on Nov. 19.  

With a scoreless first quarter from both sides, the game started slow. The Wildcats were first to add points to the scoreboard with a field goal in the second quarter at 12:24 by senior kicker Alex Powders.  

The Mavericks matched their field goal with one of their own with 00:35 left in the first half. Going into the second half with a score of 3-3, Minnesota State has an explosive third quarter scoring 16 points with a safety from the defense and two running touchdowns from their running back, making the score 3-19. MSU adds on to their lead in the fourth quarter with another running touchdown to make the score 3-26.  

With a last-minute effort, the Wildcats score with a passing touchdown from sophomore quarterback Nick Bohn to senior wide receiver Mason Lee to make the final score 9-26.  

The Wildcats plan on picking up where they left off next year. They end the season with a historical 9-3 record.