SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko may have lost an outright win of the Three Rivers Conference after falling to Rochester Friday night.
The Wildcats were the lone team without a TRC loss, but dropped a 26-9 game to the Zebras, who posted a four-touchdown second half.
The only scenario that Whitko could earn the title outright is if the ’Cats beat Tippecanoe Valley (5-3) next week, and if Rochester falls to 1-7 North Miami. Rochester is 6-2 overall and 5-1 in the TRC.
Whitko came out with a strong start against the Zebras Friday, holding a 9-0 lead going into the second half.
The ’Cats first scored in the first play of the second quarter, with a 93-yard run by Garrett Elder, who received a pass from quarterback Ethan Nicodemus, shook several tackles and bolted downfield for the 6-0 lead.
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