LCP defensive backs Rylan Wilcox & Carter Bradley break down a solid effort in a 42-6 rout of Plainview.
The senior QB was back after a two-game absence and accounted for 217 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 42-6 win vs. Plainview.
Kaylom Coats, Lubbock Christian: Salted away a victory with a 90-yard interception in the fourth quarter, part of a night when he led the Eagles with 12 tackles and snared a pair of two-point conversion passes.
WOLFFORTH -- Football is like anything else in life. The more times you put your hand on a hot stove and tempt fate, eventually you’re going to wind up getting burned.
CANYON -- Lubbock-Cooper’s defense was stout from start to finish Friday night, forcing three second-half turnovers to help seal a 17-7 victory against Randall in the District 2-5A Division II opener for both teams at Happy State Bank Stadium.
Over the course of the rollercoaster that Estacado’s 2020 season has been, there have been times when the Matadors couldn’t conjure up the fight-back they needed when something went awry.
Sports at any level is a journey of highs and lows. Injuries, out-of-position replacements and adjustments are almost guaranteed throughout the grueling span of a season. On the rare occasion, all three happen in one game. On Friday, Lubbock Christian battled adversity and overcame it nicely…
The senior passed for 3 touchdowns and ran for the game-winner to help the Matadors clinch a playoff berth and stay alive for a district championship.
WILSON -- Kingdom Prep’s hot offense led to some heated temperatures on the visiting sideline Friday when the Warriors entertained Wichita Christian.
MIDLAND -- Frenship shrugged off a slow beginning and surged past Midland High in the second and third quarters on Friday, sparked by a defensive stand, to roll past Midland High 37-23 to open District 2-6A with a victory.
WICHITA FALLS -- Coronado took advantage of Wichita Falls Rider playing without star quarterback Jacob Rodriguez on Friday and built on the solid defense that has been a major surprise this season.
Plenty of unknown accompanied Lubbock-Cooper when it made the short trip north to Plains Capital Park to tangle with Monterey on Thursday night.
In years past, getting down in a game was usually a hill too steep for Lubbock High to even think about scaling. The Westerners just didn’t have the kind of offense that made comebacks a realistic expectation.
Pirate seniors Kyle Lewis & Chase Rodriguez break down a thoroughly dominant 49-8 victory against Monterey.
Certain games naturally catch players’ attention a little more than others – get the blood flowing a little more rapidly.
Carving out an identity can take years or it can be something a team does on the fly. Sometimes, a little of both has to be true.
MIDLAND -- First games are rife with flaws and hiccups, so that made a season-opening stumble understandable for Monterey.
PLAINVIEW -- Plainview coach Johnathon Haddock had faith in his squad to never give up, especially in a highly contested back-and-forth contest against Lubbock High on Friday.
FORT WORTH -- Lubbock Christian went on the road for the second time in three weeks on Saturday and came back to Lubbock with a similar dominant result.
Estacado running back Antwoine Jones scored twice in the final 4 minutes of the game, and the Matadors scored 21 unanswered points Friday to rally past Seminole 49-42, in the District 2-4A Division II opener for both teams at PlainsCapital Park.