Mexico Bulldogs Football Team Wins Ninth Straight Highway 54 Bowl Over Fulton Hornets

Mexico Bulldogs Football Team Wins Ninth Straight Highway 54 Bowl Over Fulton Hornets

The Mexico Bulldogs Football Team defeated the Fulton Hornets 35-14 to win their 9th consecutive Highway 54 Bowl tonight (Friday) in Fulton.

After a scoreless first quarter, the Hornets would strike first at the 8:46 mark of the 2nd quarter on a 9 yard touchdown pass from their quarterback Dustin Hagens.

Fulton would miss the extra point and led 6-0.

Mexico would tie the game with just 17 seconds left until halftime.

It was set up by a 38 yard punt return from Anthony Shivers.

Then Michael White would score on a 1 yard touchdown run.

Mexico made the extra point and led 7-6 at the half.

The Bulldogs would get the ball first in the second half, and scored on their opening drive in the third quarter.

They put together a 52 yard drive that was completed with a 6 yard touchdown from Michael White.

The Bulldogs led 14-6 with 8:32 left in the third quarter.

Mexico would score again on a 20 yard touchdown run from Anthony Shivers with three seconds left in the 3rd and after the extra point it was 21-6 Bulldogs.

The Hornets made a one touchdown game with another touchdown pass from their quarterback Dustin Hagens. It was 21-14 Mexico.

That is as close as it would get.

The Bulldogs would answer back with a 77 yard drive, and a 36 yard touchdown run from Anthony Shivers, and this is your Webber Pharmacy/Jackson Street Drug Play of the Game.

The Bulldogs would finish the night on a 56 yard touchdown run from Andrew Runge with 2:24 left in the 4th quarter.

The Bulldogs improved to 5-1 on the season, and the Hornets dropped to 0-5.

Mexico will be back on the road again next week when they travel to Kirksville to face the Tigers.