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Waconia uses offensive explosion against Holy Angels

By Blaze Fugina, SportsEngine, 10/19/22, 7:45AM CDT


The Wildcats got all the offense they needed against the Stars in the first half, including a 31-point second quarter.

Waconia workhorse Max Mcenelly (2) ran through and over host Holy Angels Wednesday night en route to a 64-14 victory. Photo by Korey McDermott, SportsEngine

If momentum exists in sports, Waconia’s run-heavy offense has it as the schedule flips to section tournament time.

The Wildcats could not miss in a 64-14 win at Holy Angels (5-3) in the regular season final on Wednesday. The offense scored touchdowns on its first nine drives, pushing the score to 44-7 at halftime and continuing the momentum into the second half.

Holy Angels quarterback Aaron Boarman connected with wide receiver Charles Gilbert III for both of the Stars scores. Boarman connected on a long pass in the first half and a sweep to Gilbert III in the second half. Photo by Korey McDermott, SportsEngine

First Report

Waconia wrapped up its regular season with an unforgettable performance by its offense on Wednesday in a road game with Academy of Holy Angels.

The offense scored on its first nine drives of the game in a 64-14 win against the Stars. Waconia (6-2) running back Max McEnelly scored six touchdowns to go along with more than 230 yards rushing yards. The second half of the Wildcats’ talented running duo, Alex Riley, also finished with three touchdowns and 180 yards on the ground.

The Stars (5-3) scored their first touchdown of the game on a touchdown pass from quarterback Aaron Boarman to Charles Gilbert III. Gilbert also scored a rushing touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

Wildcat Alex Riley (29) follows a teammate blocker into the end zone for one of his 3 touchdowns Oct. 19 against Holy Angels. Photo by Korey McDermott, SportsEngine

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