Friday Night Football in Boiling Springs:Western Carolina Catamounts(Cullowhee kids) top Gardner-Webb with Connell Young(Dudley HS) the ‘Cats Player of the Game

Posted by Press Release on September 15, 2018 at 4:41 pm under Uncategorized | Be the First to Comment

from the Western Carolina University athletics website:
WCU Player of the Game (Gardner-Webb)

This week’s Purple & Gold Player of the Game is junior running back Connell Young(Dudley High School).

Young put up 171 total yards while scoring two touchdowns to help Western Carolina beat Gardner-Webb. 28-10 Friday night.

Young had 14 carries for 105 yards on the ground and one rushing touchdown and caught six passes for a total of 66 yards and another touchdown.

Young scored from 33 yards out on the game’s first possession, scored on a 31-yard run early in the fourth quarter to seal the victory.

*****Purple & Gold sends our congratulations to Connell Young on his selection as this week’s WCU Player of the Game.*****

+++++Connell Young tallied a pair of scores as Western Carolina improved to 2-0 for the first-time since 2006 with a 28-10 road victory over Gardner-Webb Friday night in non-conference action at Spangler Stadium.

Young accounted for 171 all-purpose yards including a career-best 105 yards on the ground, bookending the Catamount scoring with touchdowns – a 33-yard receiving score and a 31-yard scoring romp in the fourth quarter.+++++

Game played at Spangler Stadium, on the Gardner-Webb campus last night/Friday night…


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