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Hemphill’s QB Twine Goes Into The History Books

Hemphill's Sophomore quarterback, Justin Twine ran for the second most yards in high school history in week one as Hemphill defeated Pineland West Sabine 77-56. Twine had 21 carries for an amazing 534 yards and 6 touchdowns. That puts him at #2 on the all-time list for rushing yards in a game.

1. 587 - Daryl Ellis, Somerville vs. Thrall, 1998
2. 534 - Justin Twine, Hemphill vs.Pineland West Sabine, 2011
3. 525 - Tyson Thompson, Irving vs. Hurst Bell, 1998
4. 520 - Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land vs. Lutheran, 1953
T5. 517 - Cleon Williams, Boling vs. Ganado, 1991
T6. 517 - Phillip Graves, Hutto vs. Thorndale, 2001
7. 505 - Eli Untermeyer, San Angelo Grape Creek vs. Alpine, 2010

The 133 points scored by the two teams also makes it into the record books. This ties for 3rd place on the all-time list for Combined Points In A Regular Season Game.

Combined Points-Regular Season Game: (Team)
1. 143 - El Paso Burges 87, El Paso Austin 56 (2004)
2. 138 - Somerville 70, Thrall 68 (1998)
T3. 133 - Hemphill 77, Pineland West Sabine 56 (2011)
T3. 133 - Denton Ryan 70, McKinney 63 (2009)
T5. 130 - Royse City 70, Mount Vernon 60 (2004)
T5. 130 - Menard 82, Eden 48 (1962)
T5. 130 - Centerville 82, Groveton 48 (2003)
T8. 129 - Austin High 66, Belton 63 (2010)
T8. 129 - McKinney Boyd 78, McKinney 51 (2009)
T8. 129 - Denison 65, McKinney 64 (2008)

By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
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