Falcons Kick Off Season With Victory Over Bluejays 

Wilcox-Hildreth got the football season underway in grand style as the Falcons defeated Elba 52-28 at Elba on September 1. Wil-Hil hosts Southwest on Thursday, September 8. Four of the Falcons eight regular season contests this season will be played on Thursdays. 

As for the Elba game, Wil-Hil unleashed a first half blitz of 46-6 and then coasted to the win. 

The Falcons ran for an impressive 513 yards on 45 carries. As expected, Gaige Ritner led the way with seven carries for 194 yards and four TDs. Freshman Thomas Donley had 20 carries for 148 yards and one TD while Graiden Ritner added 139 yards on seven carries and two TDs. Brody Patterson had four totes for 22 yards and Gavin Patterson gained 10 yards on seven rushes with one TD. Grayson Sheen had one conversion kick. 

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