WINFIELD, KAN. The 2019 Cowley Cup went down to the wire, with Winfield pulling off a 20-18 win over Ark City in their home opener.
Ark City was the first team on the board, with Braiden Mattocks' touchdown early in the first quarter. Mattocks' went on to have two touchdowns in the first half.
Winfield quickly responded with Viking quarterback K.C. Crandall's hand-off to Nolan Froust, tying the game at 7-7.
Ark City got on the board again in the second quarter, but the Vikings managed to tie it up at half.
Winfield wiill take on McPherson next week and Ark City will take on Goddard.