Wildcats sink the Pirates


WILMINGTON RUNNINGBACK Matteo Lombardi takes off for a 50-yard run late in the fourth quarter to set the Wildcats up for a touchdown from the 1-yard line Friday night. The Wildcats were behind 6-0 before rattling off 28 unanswered points to defeat Ottawa in the season opener, 35-20. Lombardi rushed in a touchdown in the third quarter to help the 'Cats win their 29th straight regular season game. Wilmington will host Manteno, who lost Peotone 41-13, on Friday.