PINEVILLE, LA - The Hawks found a way to win on the road in overtime behind Courtney Moss' four touchdown runs. Huntingdon gained 571 total yards in offense in the battle.
In the first half, the Wildcats were able to answer on their opening drive. The drive consisted of a seven play 60-yard drive. Senior quarterback Ben McLaughlin hit senior wide receiver for a 23-yard touchdown pass, with 12:10 to play in the first quarter.
The Hawks answered quickly with an eight-play 57-yard drive. Courtney Moss scored on a one-yard touchdown run. The run by Moss tied the game up 7-7, with 8:37 to play in the first quarter.
Huntingdon found the endzone on their next possession after stopping the Wildcats. Plagenhoef led the Hawks on a six-play 80-yard drive, including a 26-yard run from Courtney Moss. The score put the Hawks up 14-7, with 4:03 to play in first quarter.
After a defensive stop by Huntingdon, the Hawks added another score to put the lead 21-7 with under 2 minutes to play. Plagenhoef found Cody Pearcy for a 30-yard touchdown pass.
The Wildcats responded after giving up 21-points in the first quarter, with two touchdowns in the beginning of the second quarter. The scores came off of a CerDerrick Tyson 2-yard run and a Darnell Williams 8-yard rushing touchdown, to tie the game up 21-21.
Huntingdon regained the lead on a five-play 56-yard drive capped off by Courtney Moss's third touchdown score of the day. The Hawks took a 28-21 lead with 8:26 to play in the first half.
The Wildcats answered back with an impressive eight-play 65-yard drive. The score came when Ben McLaughlin found DeMario Parker for a 21-yard touchdown pass and catch. Justin Brown was able to block the Wildcats extra-point to keep Huntingdon's lead into the half 28-27.
In the second-half, Huntingdon opened the half with a quick score on a two-play 60-yard drive. Plagenhoef connected with junior Cody Pearcy for a 51-yard touchdown pass with 11:18 to go in the third quarter to extend the 35-27.
The Wildcats scored on the next possession on in the third quarter with 8:17, after a four-play 60-yard drive. Ben McLaughlin hit Justin Usey on a 14-yard touchdown pass to put the score 35-33.
Huntingdon came out and forced the Wildcats to punt on the next possession. Freshman Michael Willborn blocked the punt and the Hawks took over at the Louisiana College 13-yard line. Caleb McCants got the score for the Hawks on a six-yard run, putting the lead to 42-33 at the end of the third quarter.
The Hawks found the end zone again with 13:02 to play in the fourth-quarter on a 22-yard run by Caleb McCants to extend the lead to 49-33.
Louisiana College responded with a four-play 73-yard drive. Chad Hindman ran into the end zone from one-yard out to close the led to 49-40. The wildcats converted on a two-point conversion to make it an eight-point game, 49-41.
The Wildcats tied the game after a touchdown pass from Ben McLaughlin to Matt Albrecht from 32-yards out. After a trick play to convert and tie the ball game 49-49 with 8:35 in the fourth quarter.
The Wildcats' Robert Wilson forced Plagenhoef to fumble and Nate Janzen returned the fumble 51-yards for the touchdown and lead for the Wildcats, 56-49 with 7:09 to play in the game.
Huntingdon finds the end zone with 4:30 to play when Plagenhoef found Willie McDowell for a 29-yard receiving touchdown to tie the game up 56-56 in the fourth quarter.
In overtime, the Hawks hold the Wildcats to a 35-yard field goal attempt, which was missed left by Josh Bonadona. Huntingdon gets the win off of Courtney Moss 22-yard touchdown in overtime 62-56.
Plagenhoef finished 22-of-32 for 370, including 3 touchdowns with one interception on the day. Cody Pearcy led the team with 9 catches for 154 yards with two touchdowns. Caleb McCants led the ground game with 66 yards on 12 carries, followed by Courtney Moss with 60 yards on 10 carries for 4 touchdowns on the day.
Defensively, the Hawks were led by senior Ahmaad McClaney with 6.5 total tackles, followed by Kirk Johnson with 5.5 total tackles.