Devine Wins Shootout Over Wharton — Joseph Sadler Breaks All-Time Scoring Record

 Devine's running back Joseph Sadler ran for 394 yards on 41 carries and scored seven touchdowns during their Regional playoff victory over Wharton. The Warhorses now have 13 wins on the season which is the most in their history.  They advance to the Quarterfinals to face Wimberley next week.

Devine 56, Wharton 42

Q1    Q2    Q3    Q4    Final
Wharton         14      7      7      14      42
Devine             14      7    28       7      56

For the record, Sadler broke Kenneth Hall's all-time state season scoring record of 395 points. With the 50 points scored in this game (7 TD's and 8 extra points) he now has 441.   For the season, he has 3,680 yards on 352 carries and 57 rushing touchdowns.

All-Time Records

SEASON - SCORING
1.     441 - Joseph Sadler, Devine, 2011
2.     395 - Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land, 1953
3.     372 - Robert Strait, Cuero, 1987
4.     368 - Johnathan Gray, Aledo, 2010
5.     362 - David Overstreet, Big Sandy, 1975
6.     350 - Setrick Dickens, Quanah, 1988
7.     336 - Willie Mack Garza, Refugio, 1987
8.     333 - Bert Gravitt, Denver City, 1960
9.     324 - Johnathan Gray, Aledo, 2009
10.    322 - George Wright, Sonora, 1954
11.    318 - Dick Todd, Crowell, 1934
12.    315 - Warren McVea, SA Brackenridge, 1963
13.    312 – Traylon Shead, Cayuga, 2008
14.    308 - Cedric Benson, Midland Lee, 1999
15.    304 – Rodney Thomas, Groveton, 1990
16.    292 - Nate Jeffery, Caddo Mills, 2009
17.    291 - Glenn Lippman, El Campo, 1947
18.    288 – Mishak Rivas, Weslaco, 2007
19.    286 – George Johnson, Sonora, 1956
20.    283 – Michael McKnight, Chillicothe, 1986
T21.   282 – Jerrell Wilkerson, San Antonio Clark, 2004
T21.   282 – Wes Danaher, Corpus Christi Calallen, 1995

SEASON - RUSHING YARDS
1.  4,045 - Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land, 1953
2.  3,701 - Rodney Thomas, Groveton, 1990
3.  3,680 - Joseph Sadler, Devine, 2011
4.  3,570 - David Mora, Mason, 2010
5.  3,569 - Wes Danaher, Corpus Christi Calallen, 1995
6.  3,526 - Cedric Benson, Midland Lee, 1999
7.  3,515 - Robert Strait, Cuero, 1987
8.  3,504 - Traylon Shead, Cayuga 2008
9.  3,458 - Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land 1952
10. 3,374 - Marcus Wright, San Antonio Reagan 2007
11. 3,339 - Jacoby Jones, Bangs 2003
12. 3,323 - Thomas Tarver, Brookshire-Royal 1998
13. 3,300 - Mishak Rivas, Weslaco 2007
14. 3,236 - Jonathan Gray, Aledo 2011
15. 3,225 - Buddy Hanson, Tom Bean 2003
16. 3,212 - Sam McGuffie, Cypress Fairbanks 2006
17. 3,183 - Trey Williams, Spring Dekaney, 2011
18. 3,183 - Jonathan Gray, Aledo 2010
19. 3,160 - Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land 1951
20. 3,137 - Will Clay, Snyder 2007
21. 3,108 - James Talton, Omaha Paul Pewitt 1993
22. 3,100 - Nathan Jeffery, Caddo Mills 2009
23. 3,089 - Chris Harris, Elysian Fields 1998
24. 3,080 - Billy Sims, Hooks 1973
25. 3,074 - Anthony Byerly, Newton 1981
26. 3,070 - Bobby Mitchell, Big Sandy 1973
27. 3,051 - Jeff Spikes, Burkeville 1993
28. 3,048 – Max McGee, White Oak, 1949
29. 3,032 – David Overstreet, Big Sandy, 1975
30. 3,024 – Keyuo Craver, Harleton, 1997
31. 2,952 - Jarman Johnson, Pilot Point 2009

SINGLE SEASON - MOST RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS
1.    59 - Jonathan Gray, Aledo 2010
2.    58 - Johnathan Gray, Aledo, 2011
T3.   57 - Joseph Sadler, Devine, 2011
T3.   57 - Kenneth Hall, Sugar Land, 1953
T5.   56 - Willie Mack Garza, Refugio, 1987
T5.   56 - David Overstreet, Big Sandy, 1975
7.    54 - Robert Strait, Cuero, 1987
8.    53 - Dick Todd, Crowell, 1934
9.    52 – Traylon Shead, Cayuga, 2008
T10.  51 - Cedric Benson, Midland Lee, 1999
T10.  51 - Bert Gravitt, Denver City, 1960
12.   50 - Johnathan Gray, Aledo, 2009
13.   49 - Rodney Thomas, Groveton, 1990
T14.  48 - Setrick Dickens, Quanah, 1988
T14.  48 – Mishak Rivas, Weslaco, 2007
T16.  47 - Nate Jeffery, Caddo Mills, 2009
T16.  47 - Jerrell Wilkerson, San Antonio Clark, 2004
T16.  47 – Andy Werner, Hondo, 2005
T19.  46 - Dustin Garrison Pearland, 2010
T19.  46 – Cedric Benson, Midland Lee, 2000
T19.  46 – Warren McVea, San Antonio Brackenridge, 1963

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Photo by Joy E. Moore

By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
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