DENISON, Texas (KTEN) - Sherman traveled to Munson Stadium Friday night for the start of the 2022 season as Denison and the Bearcats battled it out for the 124th edition of Battle of the Ax. 

Sherman took control of most of the game with Yale commit and senior quarterback Phoenix Grant leading the way. The Bearcats had a 21-6 lead in the fourth. 

However, Denison rallied late. Junior safety Kenyan Kelly returned a blocked punt with Josh Kurtenbach running it in for the 2-point conversion to tie the game at 21 with 7:47 left to play. 

Running back Jack Aleman put the nail in the coffin late in the game to put Denison up 28-21. 

The Yellowjackets scored 22 unanswered points in the fourth to come back and keep their streak alive 28-21 capturing their tenth straight win.