Whiteford wins regional football title, 48-14

The Whiteford Bobcats won their regional football title Saturday afternoon as visitors to Climax-Scotts’ turf, 48-14. They move on to the semifinals Nov. 21 – one game away from the state finals at Ford Field. If they win the semifinal, they move on to Detroit to play the following weekend.
Here’s how the scoring went:

2:53 p.m.
The Bobcats draw blood again for a 48-14 lead with another Kiefer touchdown run of seven yards. Eitinear chipped in the two-point conversion run.

Post halftime:
Climax-Scotts scores a touchdown but fails to make the conversion for a score of 40-14, Bobcats still leading.

As the end of the second quarter neared, Jesse Kiefer made a 27-yard touchdown catch on a slant play, and then caught the two-point conversion pass for a 40-8 lead that the Bobcats took into the locker room against Climax-Scotts at half time.

1:52 p.m.
The Panthers are on the board with a 27-yard touchdown catch. Bobcats still leading 32-8.

1:44 p.m.
Whiteford scores again! Josh Beck goes in on a seven-yard touchdown run. Thomas Eitinear made the two-point run conversion for a 32-0 first-half lead.

1:34 p.m.
The Bobcats are running away with it. Thomas Eitinear’s pass to Zack LaRoy from 13 yards out was Whiteford’s third score of the game. A Kiefer two-point conversion run upped the score to 24-0 Whiteford.

1:22 p.m.
The Whiteford Bobcats clawed their way to an 8-0 lead in the first quarter with a touchdown by Jesse Kiefer on a pass and a two-point conversion pass.
Shortly after, it was Bobcats 16 Climax-Scotts Panthers 0 on a 97-yard Kiefer catch and run from the Bobcat three-yard line as of 1:22 p.m. The regional game is being played at Climax-Scotts.

For Brad Heineman’s complete story, please see the Nov. 18 edition of The Advance.