Lone Star Gridiron

Week 9 Highlights — The Woodlands and Cayuga Get Big Wins

Team Milestones:

#72 3A Midland Greenwood won their 200th all-time game vs #127 3A Lamesa 21-6.
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#116 4A Houston Kashmere played in their 450th all-time game vs. #130 4A Houston Worthing. They won 20-13.
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#55 4A Marshall won their 550th all-time game vs. #8 4A Sulphur Springs 48-13.
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#126 5A Midland Lee played in their 550th all-time game vs. #135 5A Amarillo. They lost 20-27.
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#65 1A Hawkins played in their 700th all-time game vs. #74 1A Big Sandy. They won 33-6.

Coaching Milestones:

#60 3A Snyder Head Coach Chad Rogers won his 75th game at Snyder vs. #168 3A Breckenridge 35-0.
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#24 4A Texarkana Texas High Head Coach Barry Norton won his 100th game at Texarkana Texas vs. #167 4A Hallsville 12-10.
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#6 4A Dallas Highland Park Head Coach Randy Allen won his 125th game at Dallas Highland Park vs. #14 4A Rockwall-Heath 63-42.
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#58 2A Idalou Head Coach Johnny Taylor won his 175th game at Idalou vs. #130 2A Abernathy 30-21.

Rivals:

#32 4A El Campo beat #215 4A Bay City 40-13. This was the 89th consecutive year for these two schools to play. This ranks this rivaly #1 in consecutive years played 89 years 1920-2009. The matachup is also #1 in all time games played against each other. The two schools have met 103 times, El Campo now holds a 53-43-8 edge.
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#2 4A Austin Lake Travis won the “Bonfire Battle” 52-0 over #123 4A Dripping Springs.
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#51 5A Tyler Lee held on for a 28-17 win over previously-unbeaten #16 5A Tyler John Tyler in the Rose City Rivalry,

Current Longest Win Streaks Through 2008

Wins - Team (District)
39 — Austin Lake Travis (25-4A) Tied 6th place all-time with Lufkin Dunbar, 1966-1968. #5 is 5. Hull-Daisetta, 1935-1939 -- 41 consecutive wins
24 — Muleshoe (2-2A)
22 — Carthage (18-3A)

Picks:

1A — The favorites won 58 of 73 games
2A — The favorites won 80 of 99 games
3A — The favorites won 68 of 86 games
4A — The favorites won 87 of 112 games
5A — The favorites won 79 of 106 games

Highlights:

#3 5A Allen Eagles are one of the largest 5A schools in the state and they could go Division II in the playoffs. If Plano beats Jesuit this week, then the Eagles would go Division II.
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#45 1A Munday Quarterback Kenyin Thompson rushed for 329 yards and 4 TDs in a 49-35 win over #43 1A Archer City.
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#72 4A Rockwall Runnning Back Josh Broach ran for 358 yards and four TDs during their 63-42 loss to #6 4A Dallas Highland Park.
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#22 2A Godley Runnning Back Landry Martinez ran for 325 yards and three TDs in a 47-14 win over #119 2A Dallas Life Oak Cliff.
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#9 5A The Woodlands finally defeated #14 5A Lufkin and are now 1-5 vs. Lufkin since 2004. Quarterback Trent Eckel threw four touchdown passes to lead The Highlanders who clinched at least a share of the 14-5A championship.
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#75 1A Riesel Indians are in the playoffs for the first time since 1998.
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#118 3A Fort Worth Castleberry Runnning Back Jacob Rubio ran for 344 yards and five TDs in a 41-34 overtime win against Carrollton Ranchview.
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#39 4A Big Spring Quarterback Tyler Tannehill passed for 315 yards and 5 TDs in a 43-2 win over #209 4A San Angelo Lake View.
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#120 5A Austin High Quarterback Jacob Morgan passed for 541 yards and 6 TDs in a 49-42 overtime loss to #24 5A Austin Westlake.
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#8 2A Cisco had two runners go over 200 yards as Tanner Garcia ran for 262 yards and four touchdowns and Vegas Hastings ran for 245 yards and five touchdowns as Cisco beat Eastland 75-47.
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#142 Frisco Liberty LineBacker Jake Weddle had 18 tackles and forced four fumbles in a 49-21 win over #40 4A Frisco Wakeland.
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#21 5A Katy Cinco Ranch Runnning Back K.C. Niemchi rushed for 301 yards and 3 TDs in a 49-17 win over #183 Katy Seven Lakes.
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#13 4A Denton Ryan Quarterback Scotty Young threw for 420 yards and four TDs in a 48-20 win over #132 4A The Colony.
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#12 5A Odessa scored 21 second-half points to defeat #78 5A Midland 28-21 and clinch the schools first outright district crown since 1964.
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#103 4A Del Valles won their third overtime victory of the season with a 27-21 victory over #84 4A Buda Hays Consolidated to clinch a share of the district title for the first time since 1967.
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#77 5A Irving MacArthur Runnning Back James Sims ran for 351 yards and scored seven TDs in a 63-35 win over #206 5A Grand Prairie.
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#13 4A Denton Ryan fell behind by 20 before scoring 48 unanswered points to defeat #132 4A The Colony.
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#242 5A San Angelo Central ended a 21 game losing streak with a 26-14 win against #189 5A Lubbock Coronado.
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#6 2A Bushland has outscored thier opponents 460-75.
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#6 4A Dallas Highland Park Quarterback Luke Woodley threw for 443 yards and five TDs as the Scots beat #72 Rockwall 63-42.
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#9 3A Cuero Runnning Back Trent Jackson ran for 291 yards and five TDs on only 14 carries in a 68-13 win over #154 3A Gonzales.
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#6 2A Bushland Quarterback Sawyer Cornelius passed for 379 yards and four TDs in a 48-14 win over #52 2A Amarillo River Road. Cornelius now has 39 TD passes against only 3 interceptions on the season.
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#13 5A Abilene Runnning Back Herschel Sims ran for 281 yards and 4 TDs in a 45-14 win over #70 5A Richland.

Record Watch:

Cayuga Running Back Traylon Shead ran for 182 yards during their 43-36 OT victory over Alto. He remains #2 on the all-time Career Rushing Yards list with 9,067 yards. He also scored 2 more touchdowns to bring his total to 124. This total keeps him at #6 in all-time Career Touchdowns. Just ahead is Caddo Mills Running Back Nate Jeffery with 125 and a tie for 3rd place with 127 is Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land, 1950-53 and Cedric Benson, Midland Lee, 1998-2000.
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Graham Quarterback Case McCoy completed 19 passes in their 13-10 win over Abilene Wylie to give him 606 Career Pass Completions. This moves him into 11th place on the all-time list. Next up at 618 is Kellen Haynes, Haltom, FW Brewer and Crosby, 2000-03.
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Caddo Mills Running Back Nate Jeffery scored 3 TDs during their 39-0 win over Quitman to bring his Career Touchdowns total to 125. He is now #5 on the all-time list. Next up at #3 is Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land, 1950-53 and Cedric Benson, Midland Lee, 1998-2000 at 127.
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North Richland Hills Birdville Quarterback Josh Dorman threw 4 tDs to bring his total to 43. Bushland Quarterback Sawyer Cornelius threw 4 tDs to bring his total to 39. Denton Ryan Quarterback Scotty Young threw for 4 TDs to bring his total to 39. Alpine Quarterback Dominic Scott threw 3 TDs to bring his total to 38. Graham Harrells single season touchdown record is 67.
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Round Rock Westwood Kicker Jordan Williamson did not kick a field goal in their 28-25 win over Cedar Park. He remains at 30 Career Field Goals which ties him for 12th all-time with DEWAYNE WAGES, Hallsville, 1996-98 and KYLE BRYANT, A&M Consolidated, 1990-92. Next up with 31 is Jon Lopez, Gainesville, 1999-2002.
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Austin High sophomore Wide Receiver Caleb Jones caught 17 passes for 282 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-42 overtime loss to Austin Westlake. The 282 yards ties him at #18 all-time with JAMIE JACKSON, Schulenburg vs. East Bernanrd, 1994. The 17 catches ties him for #5 all-time with CARLOS LAUREL, Laredo Alexander (5A) v. Laredo Cigarro, 2007, TY SMITH, Pasadena Rayburn (5A) vs. Clear Lake, 1993, JONATHAN SILVEY, Springtown (4A) vs. Saginaw, 2006, JOSH RILEY, Sulphur Springs (4A) vs. Paris, 2005 and PAUL GONZALES, Lazbuddie (1A) vs. Nazareth, 1985.
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Edgewood Wide Receiver Darrius Rogers caught 4 passes in their 14-0 win over Scurry-Rosser to give him 160 Career Receptions. This moves him into a tie for 38th all-time with DONTE HAWKINS, Round Rock, (5A) 1992-94. Next in line with 162 is JASON MARTINSON, Birdville, (4A) 2004-06 and HOUSTON TUMINELLO, Canton, (3A) 2005; Gilmer, (3A) 2007.
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Cedar Hill Kicker Eduardo Camara kicked 2 field goals during their 55-7 win over Grand Prairie. This now gives him 36 Career Field Goals to move into a tie for 6th place all-time Colt Dowd, Aledo, 1997-99. Up next with 37 is HUNTER LAWRENCE, Boerne, 2003-05 and Ross Evans, Burnet, 2004-07.

By : Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron

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