WIGGINS, Colo. — For two 1A football teams with playoff aspirations and beyond, Friday night's showdown between No. 8 Wiggins and No. 10 Yuma was a pivotal one.
In the end, it was the hosting Tigers prevailing over Yuma with a 30-28 win.
Wiggins led 16-7 at halftime and 30-21 late before holding on in the final moments for the victory. The game was knotted 7-7 just before the break when the Tigers registered a safety after a botched punt to go up 9-7.
One of the highlights of the evening immediately followed, as Wiggins QB Cole Kerr hooked up with Omar Perez for a 61-yard score to extend the lead. The duo would connect again in the second half for another long TD.
Next up for Wiggins (5-1) is a home game against Holyoke on Friday, Oct. 15 while Yuma (3-3) will host Burlington the night before.
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