With a running game that tallied more than 400 yards rushing on a rainy night, Magnolia West easily dispatched district rival Willis 42-6 Sept. 20.
The game started sluggish for both squads until Mustang running back Chris Nicholson found the end zone with a 36-yard touchdown rush with a little more than four minutes to go in the opening quarter.
Magnolia West's Austin Carroll opened the second quarter with a 3-yard touchdown, putting the Mustangs ahead 14-0.
After the Mustang defense stopped Willis on a fourth down play in their own territory, Nicholson had another big run, scoring from 37 yards out to push the lead to 21-0.
Carroll added two short touchdown runs in the third quarter to give Magnolia West a 35-0 lead, essentially sealing the win. Quarterback Troy Logan added a short 1-yard touchdown run in the final quarter to give the Mustangs 42 points on the night.
The win evened the Mustangs record at 2-2 overall and 1-1 in district play.
Nicholson paced the Mustangs ground attack with nearly 200 yards and two touchdowns, while Adrian Thomas added 95 yards on eight carries.
The Mustangs hosted district power Montgomery Sept. 27. Results were not available at press time.
Tomball Memorial 7
Ft. Bend Ridge Point 27
The Tomball Memorial offensive explosion from last week was a mere memory, as the Ft. Bend Ridge Point defense stymied them, on their way to a 27-7 victory over the Wildcats, Sept. 26.
Tomball Memorial fell behind 13-0 byhalftime, but still felt like they were in it, after holding Ridge Point to two field goals on second quarter drives.
Ridge Point, however, would ice the game in the third quarter with two more touchdowns and a 27-0 lead.
Josh Williams would salvage some pride for Tomball Memorial in the final quarter, as he barreled for 24-yards and a touchdown, to spoil the Ridge Point shutout.
The Wildcats could only muster 155 total yards, with 61 of those coming from Williams.
The loss dropped the Wildcats to 2-2 on the season and 0-1 in district play.
The squad will host Stratford in a district contest Oct. 4, at Tomball ISD Stadium, starting a 7 p.m.
Concordia Lutheran 41
The Crusaders dominated the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball in grabbing their second win 41-0 over Hitchcock Sept. 20.
The Crusaders rushed for 222 yards on the night, while their defense gave up less than 100 in pitching the shutout.
Concordia opened up the scoring with a 1-yard run from Sam Schroeder, to give them a 7-0 first quarter lead.
The Crusaders would score two more times in the second quarter – on Clayton malcomb's 14-yard touchdown catch from Austin Christiansen and Cullen Eubanks 11-yard catch and score from Christiansen – to take a 21-0 lead into the locker room.
The Crusaders would ice the game in the second half, scoring three more times. Eubanks added a 15-yard rushing touchdown, while David Brandenburg took it to the house from 31 yards out. Zach Frank completed the blowout with a 2-yard touchdown run.
Eubanks led the ground attack with 114 yards on 10 carries, while Christiansen completed 8-9 passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns.
Up next for Concordia Lutheran is a home game against Houston St. Thomas on Oct. 4. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.