NJCAA: Navarro outlasts Kilgore in 52-45 shootout

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Navarro 52, Kilgore 45

Photos by Chuck Cox

The Kilgore College Rangerettes performed at the game as always.

KILGORE, Texas — The Southwest Junior College Football Conference race got a little bit crazier.

Navarro established a big lead early in the second half, then held on to knock off Kilgore, 52-45, on Hall of Fame Weekend at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium.

With two weeks remaining in the regular season, Trinity Valley, which plays host to Kilgore on Oct. 22, is in first place at 4-1. Kilgore, conference newcomer New Mexico Military and Tyler are all tied for second at 3-2. Blinn and Norheastern Oklahoma A&M are tied at 3-3.

The top four teams advance to the conference playoffs, which get going November 5. The Bulldogs (4-3 overall) scored on their first five possessions of the second half after leading, 14-10, at the break. Kilgore dropped to 4-2 overall with its first home loss of the season.


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