Lone Star Gridiron

Week 7 Highlights — Traylon Shead Becomes the #2 All-Time Rusher

Games Of The Week:

#1 5A Cedar Hill got a first half scare from #82 5A Duncanville, which led 17-9 at the break. The Longhorns then went on to score 41 points in the second half to pull away for a 50-23 win
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#3 4A Longview defeated #59 4A Marshall 47-30. They have now won 9 in a row against Marshall and 11 of the last 13. They have also taken control of the all-time series, 53-41-5
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#7 1A Canadian defeated #5 1A Stratford in the rematch between defending Class 1A state champions with a last minute TD
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#27 4A Gregory-Portland should have went for two when their game tying PAT bounced off upright with 2:33 left in game and they lost to #37 4A Port Lavaca Calhoun 21-20
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#19 2A New Waverly kicked a field as time expired to knock off #31 2A Corrigan-Camden 37-34
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#197 5A Killeen Harker Heights gets a Lone Star Gridiron salute for not going for the tie but instead going for 2 points when they scored in OT to beat #134 5A Temple 29-28
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#199 4A San Marcos also gets a Lone Star Gridiron salute for going for a game winning 2-PT attempt with 45 seconds left vs. #44 4A San Antionio Alamo Heights. The attempt failed though and San Marcos took the 23-22 loss

Team Milestones:

#43 3A Tatum won their 400th all-time game 42-14 vs. #128 3A Bullard
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#29 4A Schertz Clemens played in their 450th all-time game vs. #168 4A Seguin. They Won 28-0
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#20 5A El Paso Coronado played in their 500th all-time game vs. #35 5A El Paso Montwood. They won 28-20
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#9 1A Falls City played in their 600th all-time game vs. #73 1A Yorktown. They won 44-0
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#52 2A East Bernard played in their 750th all-time game vs. #89 2A Hempstead. They lost 20-7
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#15 4A Corpus Christi Calallen won their 450th all-time game 61-3 vs. #201 4A Laredo Johnson
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#76 3A Brownwood played in their 1000th all-time game vs. #160 3A Breckenridge. They won 35-7
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#134 5A Temple played in their 1050th all-time game vs. #197 5A Killeen Harker Heights. They lost 28-29

Coaching Milestones:

#96 3A Zapata Head Coach Mario A. Arce won his 50th game at Zapata with a 38-28 victory vs. #46 3A Raymondville
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#98 5A Houston Stratford Head Coach Elliot Allen won his 50th game at Houston Stratford with a 42-0 victory vs. #245 Houston Northbrook

Rivals:

#85 4A Texas City beat #100 4A La Marque 34-32 in their annual “Battle by the Bay”
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#63 3A Midland Greenwood beat #56 3A Seminole 14-0. This was their 15th game since 1995. Greenwood holds an 9-6 series lead 9-3 since 1999, 2-1 in playoffs

Current Longest Win Streaks Through 2008

Wins - Team (District)
38 — Austin Lake Travis (25-4A) 7th place all-time…next up is Lufkin Dunbar, 1966-1968 (39 consecutive wins)
22 — Muleshoe (2-2A)
20 — Carthage (18-3A)

Picks:

1A — The favorites won 63 of 76 games
2A — The favorites won 81 of 98 games
3A — The favorites won 60 of 85 games
4A — The favorites won 86 of 112 games
5A — The favorites won 94 of 115 games

Record Watch:

Cayuga Running Back Traylon Shead rushed for 269 yards and scored six touchdowns during their 66-0 win over Cushing. With 8,885 yards he is now #2 on the all-time Career Rushing Yards list. He only trails Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land, 1950-53 -- 11,232. With his 6 TDs he now has 122 Career Touchdowns. This moves him into the #5 spot all-time. Another 5 TD’s will tie him for 3rd place with Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land, 1950-53 and Cedric Benson, Midland Lee, 1998-2000.
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Graham Quarterback Case McCoy completed 18 passes in their 45-14 win over Sweetwater to give him 562 Career Pass Completions. This moves him from #20 all-time to #17. Next up with 563 completions is DEREK THOMPSON, Glen Rose, 2006-08
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Caddo Mills Running Back Nate Jeffery scored 5 TDs during thier 48-6 victory over Como-Pickton to bring his Career Touchdowns total to 118. He is now #6 on the all-time list and broke the 2A record held by #5 Rodney Thomas, Groveton, (115) 1987-90. He trails Cayuga's Traylon Shead by 4 TDs and needs 9 more to tie him for 3rd place with Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land, 1950-53 and Cedric Benson, Midland Lee, 1998-2000.
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North Richland Hills Birdville Quarterback Josh Dorman threw for another 3 tDs during their 24-9 win over Mineral Wells. This brings his total to 36 for the year. Graham Harrells single season touchdown record is 67.
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Denton Ryan Quarterback Scotty Young threw for only one touchdowns during their 17-14 win over Little Elm. This brings his total to 30 for the year. Graham Harrells single season touchdown record is 67.
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Edgewood Wide Receiver Darrius Rogers caught 3 passes in their 48-11 win over Rice to give him 152 Career Receptions. This moves him into a tie for 51st all-time with JOHNNY MOORE, Pampa, (4A) 2001-02 and JAMAICA RECTOR, Celeste, (1A) 1996-99. Next in line with 154 is SAM DIBRELL, Alamo Heights, (4A) 2004-06 and AARON RAYMOND, Sunray, (1A) 2002-04
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Southlake Carroll kicker Cade Foster kicked 5 PATs in thier 41-30 win over Flower Mound Marcus to give him 151 all-time Career PATs. He remained in 15th place on the all-time list. Up next at #14 is BRENT GRUBBS, South Grand Prairie, 1999-01 — 152
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Cedar Hill Kicker Eduardo Camara kicked 3 more field goals during their 50-23 win over Duncanville. This now gives him 33 Career Field Goals to move into a tie for 9th place all-time. He is tied with TAYLOR WILKINS, LaMarque, 2003-05. #8 is Russell Bynum, La Marque, 1993-95 with 34.
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Round Rock Westwood Kicker Jordan Williamson kicked 1 field goal in their 45-17 win over Georgetown. He now has 29 Career Field Goals which ties him for 14th all-time with STEVEN COKER, Lufkin, 1999-01 and ANDY LOCKE, Austin Westlake, 1984-86. Next up with 30 is DEWAYNE WAGES, Hallsville, 1996-98 and KYLE BRYANT, A&M Consolidated, 1990-92.

Defense Wins Championships:

#4 1A Cayuga defense held #137 1A Cushing to minus-15 yards during a 66-0 win
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#26 2A Melissa hold #134 Tom Bean to 33 rushing yards on 36 attempts in a 55-6 victory
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#71 3A Jasper defense held #163 Huntington to 26 yards during a 35-0 shutout
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#2 5A Fort Bend Hightower defense has allowed 45 points in seven games
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#6 1A New Deal defense held #104 1A Lockney to 22 yards and one first down during a 49-0 win
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#24 4A Brenham Held #131 4A Willis to -36 rushing yards during a 40-9 victory
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#27 3A West Orange-Stark held #172 3A Hamshire-Fannett to just 74 offensive yards during a 62-0 win
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#38 2A Aubrey Defense has given up just 21 points all season
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#9 1A Falls City defense held #71 1A Yorktown to just 61 offensive yards during a 44-0 shutout

Winning Big:

#15 4A Calallen has won last two by combined 117-3
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#23 2A Kirbyville Outscored past two opponents by a combined 87-0
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#2 1A Quinlan Boles Outscored last two opponents by combined 96-0

Highlights:

After losing 15 straight #161 5A Grapevine has turned it around and won 4 straight now
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#6 3A Giddings Quarterback Connor Wehr ran for 135 and passed for 297 in their 21-7 win over #23 3A Bellville
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#2 4A Austin Lake Travis Quarterback Michael Brewer threw for 324 yards and five TDs in ther 58-15 win over #56 4A Pflugerville Hendrickson
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#6 5A Southlake Carroll Quarterback David Piland completed 23 of 25 passes during a 41-30 win over #52 5A Flower Mound Marcus
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#31 4A Abilene Cooper Scored on eight of their nine possessions during a 62-14 victory over #196 4A San Angelo Lake View
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#2 3A Gilmer has now won 41 straight district games
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#132 5A Bastrop clinches their first playoff bid in 4 years with a 31-28 win over #155 5A Austin Anderson
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#65 3A West Quarterback Kelvin Anthony threw the winning TD and then ended the game with INT on defense as they defeated #18 3A China Spring 21-17
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#6 2A Bushland Quarterback Sawyer Cornelius threw for five TDs in their 62-7 win over #121 Spearman
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#157 5A San Antonio Brandeis Running Back Noah Copeland rushed for 266 and scored three times in a 49-0 shutout over #228 5A San Antonio Marshall
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#52 1A Munday offense rushes for 505 yards during their 59-30 victory over #109 1A Electra
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#18 5A Arlington Quarterback Matt Joeckel passed for 390 yards and five TDs and rushed for 122 yards and two TDs as they beat #214 5A Mansfield Summit 62-26
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#16 4A Aledo Quarterback Johnathan Gray total 225 yards and 6 TDs in their 55-10 win over #190 4A Saginaw
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#119 5A San Benito Quarterback Brandon Martinez ran for 210 yards and three TDs and threw for two more in a 52-27 win over #42 5A Los Fresnos, who had not lost a district game since 2005.
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#25 4A El Paso Del Valle Quarterback Jordan Baeza passed for 376 yards and 4 TDs in a 42-35 win over #13 4A Canutillo
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#16 1A Ben Bolt Quarterback Aaron Bueno passed for 362 yards and 6 TDs and rushed for 107 yards and 2 TDs in a 56-0 win over #147 1A Kingsville Academy
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#34 5A Klein Forest Quarterback Matt Davis passed for 195 yards and 3 TDs and rushed for 130 yards and 3 TDs in a 65-33 win over #140 5A Spring
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#10 3A Navasota Quarterback Kye Hildreth ran for 194 yards and 2 TDs and passed for 163 and two more during their big 41-17 win over #8 3A Rockdale
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#104 5A Flower Mound Quarterback Paul Millard passed for 390 yards and 6 TDs in a 55-28 win over #205 5A Lewisville
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#55 4A Houston Jones Quarterback Aaron Taylor passed for 383 yards and 5 TDs in a 41-22 win over #132 4A Houston Wheatley
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#45 3A Lovejoy Defensive Back Blake Westback had three interceptions in a 42-19 win over #146 3A Quinlan Ford
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#25 1A Sunray Running Back Colton Wilson rushed for 300 yards and 3 TDs in a 35-12 win over #98 1A Gruver

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