Sophomore running back Adrian Thomas proved to be too much for Bryan Rudder as he ran for more than 200 yards while the Mustangs rolled to a 56-14 victory
Magnolia West broke out to a 37-0 lead thanks to a safety and several touchdowns by Thomas, Austin Carroll and quarterback Troy Logan.
Rudder turned their second possession of the third quarter into a touchdown drive and their defense immediately intercepted a Logan pass on the Mustangs ensuing drive.
Rudder then tried to make a game of it, by scoring from 17 yards out to cut the deficit to 37-14.
A Magnolia West punt bounced to the Rudder 1-yard line and on the next play the Mustang defense got their second safety of the game to go up 39-14.
A field goal and two more rushing touchdowns iced the game for Magnolia West. The Mustangs ran for 514 yards in the contest, while only allowing 27 rushing yards by Bryan Rudder.
The win evened the Mustangs record at 3-3 overall and 2-2 in district play.
Magnolia West hosted cross-town rival Magnolia Oct. 11 in the annual Magnolia Bowl. Results were not available as of press time.
Caney Creek 23
Magnolia is off to their best start in years after downing district rival Caney Creek to maintain their perfect record in District 18-4A.
The Bulldogs got revenge for a loss to Caney Creek last season, winning 35-23 at Bulldog Stadium Oct. 4.
Running back Shyerome Harris led the way for Magnolia in the opening half taking 10 carries for more than 100 yards --- three of them for touchdowns.
The second half belonged to Harris backfield mate John Grunkemeyer, as he racked up 128 yards on 15 carries and a touchdown.
The Bulldogs ran for 226 yards in the contest, while adding 97 yards through the air. 31 of those yards came in the final quarter, as quarterback Jacob Smith found receiver Cole McGowan for the Bulldogs final score.
The Bulldogs took a short trip into Magnolia proper Oct. 11 to take on rival Magnolia West. Results were not available as of press time.
After falling behind 21-14 at the end of the first quarter, scoring came early and often for the Tomball Cougars, as they rebounded to crush Northbrook 75-21 Oct. 4.
The Cougs rolled up nearly 600 yards of offense on the ground, led by quarterback Weston Shattuck's 167 yards and 4 touchdown runs.
Kentrell McDonald added 126 yards on 18 carries and three touchdown runs, while senior receiver Kade Barnes rushed around end for 11 yards and a touchdown.
Shattuck also passed for 127 yards, giving the Cougars more than 700 yards for the game, while holding Northbrook to less than 300.
The Cougars hosted Willow Ridge Oct. 11. Results were not available as of press time