Westwood's Prospects Battle for Win on Friday

Westwood High School (Texas) showed their tenacity on Friday night in a last minute win after the Warrior's kicker Colin McGuire kicked an 18-yard field goal with five seconds left in the game to give them a 31-30 win over Austin High School (Texas). Westwood is now undefeated after winning their first three games of the season.

"It was a team effort," senior wide receiver Desmond Wyatt said. "Everyone contributed to the game. We had the offense driving the ball, more importantly the defense stopped it and the special teams cleaned up at the end. It was a whole team effort."

After Westwood's starting quarterback senior Ben Johnson went out with a knee injury in the first half the team's sophomore backup Bear Finnemore came in for his first varsity appearance with 150 yards and two touchdowns. Wyatt had seven receptions and after Friday's win he has now caught a touchdown pass in all three of the Warrior's games.

In the last few seconds of the game Wyatt made some key drives that helped Westwood get to the field position they needed for the field goal. After the game Wyatt said in high-pressure situations like that its hard not to get a little anxious.

"You get nervous sometimes," Wyatt said. "You just have to fight through it because the team is depending on you to do your job and that's what I did. This teaches us we can do anything. We came back and won it. We can do almost anything we set our mind to on the field."

Wyatt said his goal for the season is simply to win a state championship.


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