The hometown Wildcats staged a late comeback, scoring 13 points in the final seven minutes to take a 40-39 win over Whitehouse.
The packed house at Gerald Prim Stadium got to see a homecoming battle of Wildcats they will not likely forget for years.
Sulphur Springs quarterback Justin Owens threw for 201 yards, completing 15 of 29 passes for 201 yards, three touchdowns and one interception.
The running game was key late for the home team with Kendrick Daniels having his most productive night of the year with 21 carries for 175 yards. For the night the ground game was working behind strong blocking so they stayed with it — using 44 rushing plays compared to 29 passes.