(Photo Credits To Eric Mattson)
The Mexico Bulldogs football team are just one win away from playing in the State title game after defeating the Seneca Indians 20-7 in the quarterfinals of the playoffs yesterday (Saturday) in Seneca.
It was a defensive struggle to start off the game as neither team scored in the first quarter.
Seneca found the endzone first on a 4 yard rushing touchdown from their sophomore running back Jackson Marrs.
It was 7-0 Indians with 6:34 to go until halftime.
Mexico would answer right back on a 65 yard drive that culminated in a 13 yard rushing score from Andrew Runge.
Mexico and Seneca were tied at 7 going into halftime.
The Bulldogs would get their first lead of the game at the 7 minute mark of the third quarter when Ty Simms completed a 60 yard touchdown pass to Michael White.
Mexico led 14-7.
Mexico would seal the deal on a Michael White 4 yard rushing score with 3:54 left to go in the fourth quarter.
With the victory this years Mexico Bulldogs football team tied the 2015 team with a school record of most wins in a season with 10.
Mexico will be on the road again this Saturday, November 27th when they travel to St. Mary’s High School to play the number one ranked team in Class 3.
The game has a 2pm kickoff and will be broadcast on AM 1340 KXEO and streaming live on KXEO.com.
Pregame starts at 1:20.