November 27, 2022

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Wildcats transfer one sport away to Arlington with win over West Virginia

Kansas State soccer head coach Chris Klieman leads the Wildcats onto the sector within the Wildcat’s 2019 matchup with West Virginia. (File picture by Dylan Connell | Collegian Media Group)

Incomes head coach Chris Klieman’s one centesimal profession win with Kansas State, the Wildcats took down the West Virginia Mountaineers 48-31. The victory locations Okay-State in place to play within the Huge 12 Championship Sport with one final win over the Kansas Jayhawks.

The sport began off scorching for Okay-State. The primary drive took lower than two minutes and completed with a 15-yard dashing landing from working again Deuce Vaughn. The landing was shortly adopted up by a pick-six from security Cincere Mason, pushing the result in 14-0 with 12:36 left within the first quarter.

The Mountaineer backup quarterback Garrett Greene was given the beginning over starter JT Daniels and bounced again from his interception. Greene led the offense to a landing and was adopted by his protection recording a pick-six on Okay-State quarterback Will Howard to place the rating to 14-13 Wildcats.

The Wildcat offense recovered, scoring back-to-back touchdowns — together with a 49-yard dashing landing from DJ Giddens — to take the lead 28-13. The offense continued on either side within the first half as Greene hit huge receiver Sam Jones for his second and third touchdowns of the sport whereas accumulating 102 yards on his three catches, all going for touchdowns. Howard additionally hit tight finish Ben Sinnott for a 15-yard landing — his third landing within the final two video games.

The primary half ended with a rating of 41-25 however was adopted by a low-scoring second half. Solely two touchdowns had been scored, as Howard threw a 43-yard landing to huge receiver Malik Knowles and Greene ran in his fourth landing of the sport because the Wildcats received 48-31.

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The shootout featured notable statistical video games from a number of gamers. On the receiving facet, Knowles caught six passes for 111 yards adopted by Sinnott with three catches for 85 yards, with Howard throwing for a complete of 294 yards. All had been outdone by defensive finish Brendon Mott who recorded eight whole tackles and a career-high three sacks. 

The Wildcats take their report to 8-3 with a 6-2 report in-conference. Within the season finale, Okay-State hosts the Jayhawks within the Sunflower Showdown at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, at Invoice Snyder Household Stadium.

Okay-State will qualify for the Huge 12 Championship Sport on Dec. 3 in Arlington, Texas with both a win in opposition to the Jayhawks or with a Texas Longhorns loss in opposition to the Baylor Bears.