Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Horns come from behind to clip Bridgeport


Vicki Stull

Kimball's senior football players pose with coach Nick Kuxhausen after Friday's game. The Longhorns finished the season with a 6-3 record. Pictured, from left, are: Jon Withrow, AJ Spicer, Colton Stull, Ben Sauter, Enrique Cajero, coach Nick Kuxhausen, Michael Ferguson, Tyler Harroun, Justin Mohr and Damien Rutledge.

Trailing 32-12 at one point in the ball game, Kimball mounted a great come from behind surge to win over visiting Bridgeport in the season finale Friday night at Keith Staehr Field to win 33-32 in exciting Western Trails high school football action.

On another perfect football evening, Kimball struck early after a short Bridgeport kickoff. On the first snap of the game Jonathon Withrow took a pitch right and went 56 yards to score with just :11 seconds gone from the clock but Enrique Cajero's PAT kick was blocked on a night when the point after conversions were hard to come by.

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