By Payton Shays
The New London Wildcat Football team traveled to South Central on Friday to compete in their final game of the season.The Cats triumphed over the Trojans with a final score of 26-6. The teams were battling with harsh wind and constant rain throughout the contest. This win improved the Wildcats' overall record to 4-6 and their conference record to 4-3 which matches their league record from last season. Nate Thomas had a long touchdown run for the Cats in the first half. Thomas ran the ball in for the two point conversion to grab the extra points for New London. "I'm really proud of the way our team came together and faced adversity this season. Its been an honor playing with this group of seniors and I wish them the best of luck," Thomas said. "I am really looking forward to seeing our team improve in the off-season. We have a lot of potential and if we put in the time and effort then the sky is the limit for us," he concluded. Moving into halftime the score remained 14-0. The Trojans scored their only touchdown in the third quarter. Other Wildcats that scored touchdowns on the night included Derek Phillips, Spencer Cole, and DJ Yates. The Cats missed all of their other attempts for extra points on the final three touchdowns. This ended the game with the Wildcat victory of 26-6 to end their 2014 season. The team finished in fourth place in the Firelands Conference behind first place St. Paul, second place Mapleton, and third place Plymouth. The Cats were able to defeat four of their conference opponents this season including Monroeville, Crestview, South Central, and Western Reserve. This was the final game for the career of seniors Derek Phillips, Josh Hamilton, Julian Molnar, Wesley Burt, Tanner Green, Nate McIntosh, and Clayton Obermiller.