Elder gave No. 12 St. Ignatius all it could handle on Saturday before the Wildcats improved to to 5-0 with a 30-28 at The Pit. The Wildcats entered the game ranked No. 2 in the High School Football America Ohio Top 25, while Elder entered No. 18.
Wildcats – 30
Panthers – 28
The Football Cats take care of business at The Pit to advance to 5-0 on the season!#GoCats
— SIHS Sports (@SIHSSports) September 23, 2017
St. Ignatius trailed Elder 21-20 early in the third quarter, but the Wildcats scored the next ten points with a FG and a 50-yard Daniel Alexander TD pass.
It was the second week in a row that Elder has played a team in our national rankings. Last week, No. 23 St. Edward took-down the Panthers 40-7.