Killian running back Bentavious Thompson and quarterback Cairiq Rackley had outstanding performances to lead the Cougars to a 27-20 win over Varela (2-2, 0-2) at Tropical Park.
After being down seven points in the fourth quarter, Killian (2-3, 1-0) took the lead after back-to-back rushing touchdowns from Thompson.
Cougars freshman Rackley had 177 yards passing.
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Thompson: Rushed for 145 yards and had three rushing touchdowns, including the game winner.
Rackley: Passed for 177 yards, rushed for 15 and had one passing touchdown.
THEY SAID IT
“This was a team victory, and I’m just really happy to help the team win.”