Middletown beats Appo in final moments of the game Friday Night.

Middletown Cavaliers beat crosstown rival Appoquinimink Jaguars 14-13 for the 11th straight year Oct. 18 at Cavalier Stadium.

The game was close until the final second when Middletown was able to hold Appo from winning in the final moments of the game.

Cavaliers blocked a 45-yard field goal attempt from the Jaguars in the last seconds to claim victory. 

Appo took the lead early when they got a touchdown during the first drive, but Middletown answered by the first quarter's end to go up 8-7 after a successful two-point conversion. MHS held onto the one-point lead going into the second half.

Middletown still lead the game at the end of the third quarter 14-7 after a 6-yard touchdown pass. Appo held the Cavaliers to only one yard for the fourth quarter.

Middletown is now 6-1 on the season, falling only to Hodgson who was their only loss during the regular season last year. The Cavaliers are ranked No. 2 in the state according to Max Preps.

Team leader stats were not available before publication.

MHS will have a conference away game against St. Georges Tech who is ranked No. 11 in the state Oct. 26 at noon. Appo will face conference opponent Mount Pleasant Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m.