Four touchdown passes from quarterback Clay Millen helped lead the Mount Si Wildcats to a 28-20 victory over the Kentwood Conquerors on Friday, Sept. 13.
The Conquerors got on the board first with a 13-yard touchdown run in the first quarter from quarterback Jackson Proctor, the ensuing point-after-attempt was blocked by the Wildcats. Mount Si found the end zone for the first time when tight end Andrew Edson caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Millen to take a 7-6 lead.
Millen struck again in the second quarter, throwing a 7-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Brayden Holt to put Mount Si up 14-6 at the half.
The Wildcats would extend their lead in the third quarter when Millen and Holt connected again for a 17-yard touchdown to make it a 21-6 game. Kentwood answered back with a 48-yard touchdown pass from Proctor to running back Akil Brown to reduce the Mount Si lead to eight.
Mount Si found the end zone for the fourth time of the night when Millen threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Kevin Corder to make it a 28-13 game. Kentwood would add a 1-yard touchdown run from running back Gabe Johnson to make it a 28-20.
The victory gave the Wildcats a 2-0 start to the season. The next game on the schedule for Mount Si is at home against Skyview (2-0) at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20.