Cisco hands No. 2 Kilgore its first loss, 38-23

KILGORE, TX -- Cisco College remains undefeated as it knocked off the No. 2 Kilgore College Rangers Sept. 14 with a stout offensive performance and a late pick-six to seal the victory, 38-23.

KC (3-1, 2-1) got the scoring started with a 22-yard field goal by Dillon Williams early in the first quarter.

Cisco answered with 3:22 left in the first quarter with a 25-yard touchdown pass and a two-point conversion to make the score 8-3 at the end of the first quarter.

After a six-yard touchdown pass early in the second quarter, KC's Jonathan Riley picked off a Cisco pass to give the Rangers the ball at their own 25 yard line.

Cisco scored again before the end of the first half on a 14-yard pass, but the extra point was no good, making the halftime score 14-10.

The Wranglers opened up the second half with a 23-yard touchdown pass to make the score 21-10 with 12:30 left in the third quarter.

On KC's next drive, the Rangers threw an interception to give Cisco the ball on its own two yard line.

KC held the Wranglers, and then scored on a 28-yard touchdown pass from Jacob Frazier to Gabe Douglas to get within four points of Cisco, 21-17, with 3:49 left in the third quarter.

On next drive, KC held Cisco to a 21-yard field goal to make the score 24-17 at the end of the third quarter.

KC scored again, this time on a 19-yard pass from Frazier to Chauncey Martin, but a bad snap prevented the Rangers from completing the extra point to tie the game.

Cisco scored again on a 31-yard touchdown pass to go ahead eight points, 31-23, with 10 minutes left in the game.

With 9:36 left in the game, Cisco's John Blunt picked off a Ranger pass and ran it back to score, putting the game away, 38-23.

With the win, Cisco improves to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in SWJCFC play.

KC is on the road Saturday, Sept. 21, facing Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.  Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. in Miami, Okla.


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