Mineral Wells Index
Community Christian School raised its overall mark to 4-3 after the Warriors ran past Hill School, 65-25, Friday night in a private, six-man non-district game at Miller Stadium.
Isaiah Brazeal scored three touchdowns, including on a kickoff return, and Joby Bradhsaw ran two kicks back for TDs.
Although CCS led 25-6 at the half, Warriors head coach Bryan Horton felt the team played “a little flat.”
“We were not sharp ikn the firts half,” Horton said. “But by the middle of the third quarter we started to play well as a team, and I am proud that the guys stepped it up in the second half.”
Levi Knowles scored three touchdowns on the ground, and Sammy Brazeal had TD runs of two and five yards.
“Levi was running extremely well,” Horton said. “He had good blocking up front, and Brandon Bolt had some key blocks that helped spring Levi.”
CCS will open district play on Friday (Oct. 18) at Azle Christian.
Santo stuffs San Saba, 48-35
SANTO – . Santo running backs Keith Chalker and Grant Gilbert each rushed for three touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 48-35 victory over San Saba here Friday night in the District 5-A (Division I) opener.
With the win, Santo raises its over all record to 6-1 and 1-0 in district play.
Chalker, who rushed for a game-high 187 yards, scored on runs of 2, 35 and 59 yards, while Gilbert, who finished with 169 yards, reached the end zone on carries of 18, 20 and 76 yards.
“The kids played extremely hard,” Wildcats head coach Randy Thornton said. “It was a great high school football game and ultimately a huge win for our program.
“We had a three-touchdown lead at half and let them come back in the second half, but we hung tough and were able to come away with a victory.
“San Saba is a solid program and I feel fortunate to get the win.
“Hats off to our players. They put together a very gritty and determined effort. I am proud of them and happy for them.”
Quarterback Kyle Moore added a TD run of 91 yards, and kicker Edie Valenzuela was 6/7 on PAT attempts.
Moore rushed for 142 yards, giving Santo three rushers who eclipsed the 100-yard mark for the contest.
Defensively, linebacker Dylan Swinney led the ‘Cats with seven tackles, with Colton Edwards adding six and Zamorris Cannon finished with five.
The Wildcats will continue district play on Friday (Oct. 18) a DeLeon.
Munday slips past Perrin, 27-21
PERRIN – Munday slipped past the Perrin Pirates, 27-21, here Friday night in a District 8-A (Division II) contest.
The loss drops the Pirates to 4-2 overall and 0-1 in district play.
Perrin will continue district play on Friday (Oct. 18) a Muenster.
Millsap falls at Mildred
MILDRED – Mildred defeated the Millsap Bulldogs, 70-14, here Friday night in a District 6-2A (Division II) contest.
The loss drops Millsap to 2-4 overall and 1-2 in district play.
The Bulldogs will continue district action on Friday (Oct. 18) at home against Rice Consolidated.
Strawn wins big, 52-7
STRAWN – Strawn had little trouble in a 52-7 victory over Brookesmith here Friday night in a six man non-district game.
The win raises the state-ranked No. 11 Greyhounds to 5-1.
Strawn will continue non-district play on Saturday (Oct. 19) against Marfa at Garden City.
Gordon rolls to win
GORDON – Gordon rolled to a 80-7 victory over Huston Academy here Friday on Homecoming Night in a six man non-district contest that was called on the 45-point mercy rule.
The win raised the Longhorns’ overall record to 2-4. Gordon will conclude non-district play at home on Friday (Oct. 18) against Moran.