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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Warriors put the clamps on Panthers in final minutes

Worland opens season with 14-7 win over Powell; travel to Cody next Friday for 7 p.m. matchup

 

September 1, 2018

DAILY NEWS/ Alex Kuhn

Warrior Devon Mercado leaves a pile of Panther defenders in his wake as he turns up field during Worland's 14-7 win Friday night at Worland High School.

WORLAND - The Worland/Powell rivalry never disappoints.

Friday night's season opener at Worland High School against the Powell Panthers saw the Warriors come out on top 14-7, in a matchup between the two 3A football rivals.

The Warriors were far from perfect in the win but when the game was at its most critical, they made the biggest plays.

"We had a lot of young kids stepping, and even some of the older guys were stepping, into new roles. So we had some of the first game jitters," said WHS football coach Ryan Utterback. "We were really hammering home that if you make a mistake you need to...



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