EMF fought hard and stayed tough in their (Exeter-Milligan) homecoming game in Milligan Friday night.
The Bobcats were on the board first when on fourth and one on the 19 the Bobcats converted a Christian Weber pass to Chase Svehla for the six points. Jackson Beethe caught the Weber pass for the 2 point and the score was 8-0.
Heartland came back on their next possession to score making it 8-8 with 56 seconds left in the first quarter.
The Huskies intercepted a Bobcat pass and took advantage of the turnover scoring six more. The two point attempt was stopped. 8-14 with 10:35 in second quarter.
The Bobcats were next to score when a Weber pass was caught by Breckan Schluter and he found the end zone. The score was tied up 14-14 with 1:03 left in the half.
Out of the half, the Huskies intercepted a Bobcat ball and found the end zone. The Bobcats stopped the 2 point attempt. 14-20 11:09 in the third quarter.
Keegan Newsome got the ball and broke through the defense and sprinted to the end zone. Svehla caught the 2 point pass from Weber 22-20 with 10:22 in the third.
Newsome found the end zone again making it 30-20 after Weber carried the ball in for the two point.
Huskies fought back carrying a punt return all the way into the end zone. 30-28 with 6:15 left in the third quarter.
Schluter capped off the game with a touchdown run and Beethe caught the two point conversion. Final score 38-28.