WINONA - Winona tried to rally from an early three touchdown deficit, but Elysian Fields held on for a 28-20 win over the Wildcats on Friday.
Winona (1-1) was led by quarterback Keenan Crawford and running back Quindarius Johnson.
Crawford hit on 8 of 22 passing attempts for 104 yards. He also rushed for 84 yards and a TD on 12 carries. Johnson added 139 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries.
Dakota Pullum added four catches for 69 yards for the Wildcats.
Winona returns to play on Friday, visiting Grand Saline.
The Yellowjackets (2-0) return home on Friday to face Jefferson.