The Wilder High School Football team came up short in their playoff game last Friday. The Wildcats played hard but made too many mistakes against the very talented Prairie Pirates. Though the season didn’t end up the way the Wildcats had hoped there was much to be proud of. The Wildcats posted a 6-3 record on the season and won the first conference championship in over 10 years for the Wilder Football Team. Several Wilder players were also recognized in the WIC All Conference Selections including the Offensive and Defensive players of the year and a host of 1st Team All Conference selections:
Ezequiel Vargas: Offensive Player of the Year
Oscar Puga: Defensive Player of the Year
1st Team Offense:
Ismael Cortez (Jr.)-Offensive Line
Benji Escutia (Jr.)-Running Back
Dakota White (Jr.)- Offensive Line
Norman Gonzalez (So.)- Tight End
1st Team Defense:
Ezequiel Vargas (Sr.)-Defensive Back
Braydon Claudio (Jr.)- Defensive Line
Ismael Cortez (Jr.)- Defensive End
Benji Escutia (Jr.)- Defensive Back
Alex Jimenez (Jr)- Kicker
Norman Gonzalez (So.)- Defensive Back
Pablo Martinez (So.)- Quarterback
The Football Team would also like to thank the Senior Football Players for their hard work and dedication this year. Also a huge thanks to the parents, fans, and community for their continued support this season. With hosting our first playoff game in over a decade Wilder Football team received a ton of support in the management and facilitation of the game which include: Wilder City Hall (Security), John Carlisle (Admin on Site), Jeff Jones (Field Set-up), Tara Layne (Gate), Clay Hatfield (Announcer), Shelly Carnes (Clock), Ruben Cruz (Chains), Dave Lincoln (Chains), Anthony Ortivez Sr (Chains), Jaime Ponce (lift), Sonny Sarceda (Game Advertisement), Susan Lincoln, Yuki Longest, Jen Tuttle (Advisor), and the Junior Class (Concessions).
Coach D and The Seniors: Ezequiel Vargas, Oscar Puga, and Ricardo Mendoza
The Wilder Wildcats are set to host the 1st round of the 1a D1 State playoffs this Friday November 3rd at 5:00pm. The Western Idaho Conference Champion Wildcats will face off against 2nd seed from districts 1/2,Prairie High School. Come support the Wildcats this Friday.
November 3rd 5:00pm at Wilder High School
General Admission: $6.00
Discount Admission: $5.00
** Discount admission includes: Senior citizens, students grades 1-6, and students in grades 7-12 with activity card
Great job by the Middle School girls in their win over Victory Charter in the first round of the playoffs. The Wildcats advance to the semi-finals, Wednesday, October 11th 6:00pm at Horseshoe Bend High School vs Liberty Charter. With a win the girls will play for the championship at 7:00pm the same night.
$2 Admission Cost
5:00pm-Horseshoe Bend vs Ambrose
6:00pm- Liberty vs Wilder
Come support our girls in the first round of the District Tournament.
Wilder @ North Star 7:00pm
$6 General Admission
$4 Activity card