The Oxford HS Football opened its season on Friday, September 8th at Watertown HS.
The young Wolverines jumped out to an impressive start, scoring 2 Touchdowns early in the game. First, Matt Stordy ran for a score from 3 yards out in the 1st Quarter, which was followed by a successful 2-pt conversion run by QB Cayden Mitchell. In the 2nd Quarter, Dylan Batlle scored on a 8 yard scamper, followed by another successful 2-pt conversion run by Matt Stordy, to give the Wolverines a 16 – 0 lead late in the 2nd Quarter. After giving up a 25 yard pass completion for a touchdown, the half ended with Oxford up by a score of 16-7.
In the 3rd quarter, Watertown struck quickly on a long 65 yard pass play that cut the Oxford lead to 16-14. Late in the 3rd quarter, a bad snap out of the end zone resulted in 2 more points for Watertown and tied the game at 16 heading into the 4th quarter.
In the 4th quarter, Watertown was able to score on a 4th and 8 play to take the lead for good, 23-16. Two more late scores by Watertown ended the scoring, as the Indians were victorious by a score of 37-16.