Varsity squashes Denison Yellow Jackets

Jessica Blakeley, Sports Editor

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District Highlights

Varsity played against Denison Yellow Jackets on their senior night Oct. 29. The pregame had seniors from all the participating organizations such as football, Sapphires, band members, cheerleaders, trainers and JROTC members. Varsity took the lead in the beginning of the game and carried that lead through the game ending 63-42. Winning at district means varsity will advance to playoffs and their next game will be at 5:30 at AT&T Stadium vs. Centennial or The Colony if Wylie East is top seed in Division I. Wylie East will only be top seed if Denison, McKinney North and Lovejoy do not emerge with victories.

Running to victory // JROTC spirit team runs out on the field after a touchdown against Denison Yellow Jackets before halftime Oct. 29.

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Running to victory // JROTC spirit team runs out on the field after a touchdown against Denison Yellow Jackets before halftime Oct. 29.

Taking the lead // Throwing himself over the goal line onto the end zone, junior Eno Benjamin gains varsity a big lead over the Yellow Jackets after halftime Oct. 29.

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Taking the lead // Throwing himself over the goal line onto the end zone, junior Eno Benjamin gains varsity a big lead over the Yellow Jackets after halftime Oct. 29.

One on one // Getting taken down by a Yellow Jacket, junior Eno Benjamin gets thrown off the field after taking the ball halfway down the field Oct. 29 eventually leading the ball to the end zone giving varsity the lead 7-12.

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One on one // Getting taken down by a Yellow Jacket, junior Eno Benjamin gets thrown off the field after taking the ball halfway down the field Oct. 29 eventually leading the ball to the end zone giving varsity the lead 7-12.

Pushing through the pain // After sitting out for an injury in the previous play, senior Jared Wyatt pushes through his knee pain to make a touchdown moments later with the score 35-28 against Denison Yellow Jackets Oct. 29.

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Pushing through the pain // After sitting out for an injury in the previous play, senior Jared Wyatt pushes through his knee pain to make a touchdown moments later with the score 35-28 against Denison Yellow Jackets Oct. 29.

Lining up // Ready to pass the ball, varsity gets ready to prevent the Yellow jackets from receiving the ball during the fourth quarter ending the game 63-42 Oct. 29.

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Lining up // Ready to pass the ball, varsity gets ready to prevent the Yellow jackets from receiving the ball during the fourth quarter ending the game 63-42 Oct. 29.

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