Webster Jr High Wolves 7th and 8th grade teams opened up their season with convincing wins against Homer in front of a large crowd. The 7th grade started off strong defeating the Pelicans 24-0. The defense led by Broxton Oestrich, Artevius Smallwood and Mason Hart held the Pelicans scoreless. Canden Rushing also got a big interception in the game. The offense was led by Will Brown who scored on the wolves first play of the game with a 55 yard run. QB Kaiden King threw 2 touchdown passes to Ian Clark and Will Brown. The 7th grade team had numerous 6th graders who played well also.
The Wolves’ 8th grade team is coming off an undefeated season last year and trying to repeat this year. The Wolves defense led by Bennett Speer, Javon Calloway, Holt Holliday and Nekeya Harden held Homer to only 3 first downs all game. The Pelicans scored on a tipped pass that fell in the open receiver’s hand for a TD. The offense was lead by Lucas Owens Jr who had 2 touchdown runs including a 78 yd run up the middle untouched. Markell Miller had a big 30 yard catch and also a rushing TD. Jaden Johnson completed 4 passes and rushed for over 50 yards. The final score was 24-6. The Wolves next game is Sept 12 at Airline High School against Cope Middle School.