The Wheatridge Middle School seventh-grade football squad clocked its first win of the season against Paola Middle School on Sept. 9.
The WMS Mustang team engaged in a well-executed game to take the 20-14 victory at home.
Mustang quarterback Preston Rohr threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Peyton Walker, putting the first points on the scoreboard.
In the third quarter, Rohr launched a 45-yard touchdown pass to Teven McKelvey. McKelvey also scored another touchdown, running the ball 6 yards into the endzone.
The WMS defensive squad made several big stops throughout the evening, culminating at the end of the game with the Paolo Panthers stranded at the 10-yard line when the clock expired.