The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

October 5, 2012

Wilson overwhelms West Limestone 41-7


For The News Courier

ATHENS — WILSON — In a Class 4A, Region 8 matchup, Wilson avenged last season’s 44-20 loss to West Limestone with a 41-7 victory Friday night at Warrior Stadium.

West scored on their first drive of the game, but Wilson (3-3, 3-1) scored 41 unanswered points and led 35-7 at halftime. The Warriors only led by seven after one quarter of play, but outscored the visitors 21-0 in the second quarter to pull away for the win.

West Limestone (3-3, 1-3) scored in the first quarter when Caleb McConnell tossed an 8-yard touchdown pass to Dillon Miller. West had an opportunity to tie the game at 14-14 in the second, but the Wildcats fumbled the ball at the Wilson’s 3-yard line. 

West finished with 189 yards of total offense, including 136 on the ground. McConnell finished 5 of 16 passing for 53 yards and a touchdown. Aaron McWilliams had two receptions for 20 yards, while Tucker McCormick and Miller each had 13 tackles for the Wildcats.

Fullback James White led Wilson with two touchdowns.

Both teams have region contests Friday as West Limestone hosts Rogers and Wilson plays at Central-Florence.