WALKER, La. (BRPROUD) — Walker rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat Dutchtown, 21-20, Friday to open District 5-5A play.

Dutchtown led 20-0 throughout the second quarter until there was less than a minute remaining in the first half. Walker’s Troy Sylve aired it out to Jamari Evans to put the Wildcats on the board, 20-7.

Walker had a chance to score again before the half ended thanks to a Dutchtown fumble with three seconds left in the half, however, the Griffins’ Chaz Smith intercepted the pass in the endzone to end the first half.

The Wildcats then shutout the Griffins in the second half, scoring 21 unanswered points to win, 21-20.

The win moves Walker to 5-1, while Dutchtown dropped its first game of the season and is now 5-1.