Houston Forward Times

17 September 2013 Written by  Nicholas A. Norman

Game Wrap - High School Football


Madison wins a Nail Biting Victory over Yates 20-14
Houston rivals Madison and Yates went head to head Friday night in a battle that came to the last few seconds.There was no touchdowns in the first quarter as the defense for both teams showcased their talent. Yates defense was able to come up with a safety at the halfway point and led 2-0 after the 1st. Madison was able to add a touchdown in the second quarter when they got a 24-yard touchdown run from Cameron Davis.

This run helped Madison go inside the locker at the half with a 7-2 lead.
Yates scored in the 3rd quarter with a 11-yard pass from Cameron Davis. This gave Yates the lead back 8-7. Madison was able to score quickly after the start of the fourth quarter with a 30-yard pass from Davis to Johntre Hepps. Yates responded with a 3-yard run from Anthony martin to take the lead with only 50 seconds left in the game. Somehow, Derron Thomas’ caught the game winning pass from Davis with only 25 seconds remaining.

Dawson Proves to Be Too Strong for Westbury. Win 49-13
Dawson had 359-total yards as they had no problem winning Friday night against Westbury. Brett Winnegan scored 5 touchdowns to help his team. He finished the game with 19 carries for 211 yards accounting for 60-percent of their offense. Dawson seemed to be able to score at will in the 1st half.

Westbury got their points nearing the end of the game in the fourth quarter with two touchdown runs from Dequan Brown. Brown had td runs for 10 and 58 yards.

Lamar Wins over West Brook 23-10
Lamar was able to keep their undefeated record after beating West Brook 23-10. Lamar was first on the board when Ronnie Wesley scored on a 3-yard run. His touchdown was the only score in the first quarter. Half way through the second, Sergio Lujan for West Brook kicked a 37-yard field goal to get within four. Lamar responded quickly with a 19-yard run by Levy Whiteing.

Neither team was able to put any points on the board in the third but Lamar was able to use its defense to add to the score. With 4:52 left in the fourth, Lamar got West Brook in the end zone for a safety. On the free kick, Wesley took the kickoff and ran 65-yards for a special teams touchdown. This gave Lamar a 23-3 lead. West Brook was able to score with 24 seconds left on the clock from a 14-yard pass to Isiah Wilkerson from Isaac Aubrey.

Northbrook comes back to beat Sam Houston 27-26
All things looked as if Sam Houston would get the victory over Northbrook Friday night as they fall just short. Shortly after the start of the 1st quarter, Sam Houston runningback Jamain Boyd took a handoff and scampered 66-yards for a touchdown. Nearing the end of the 1st quarter, Sam Houston got another touchdown run, this time from Terrell Williams for 1-yard.

Northbrook was able to hold Sam Houston to zero points in the second quarter while they added 6 points from a 20-yard pass to Joel Lamon from Logan Elliot.

Elliot was also able to connect to Lamon again in the Third quarter with a 45-yard pass. Sam Houston responded back with a 70-yard run from Williams and a 34 yard reception from Jermaine Boyd. Up by thirteen points in the fourth quarter, it was almost certain Sam Houston would win the game. Speaking too soon, Northbrook responded quickly on a drive that ended with a 5-yard reception from Abdullah Myers from Elliot with 5 minutes to go in the game. Myers, was able to run it in from 1 yard out with 45-seconds left in the game. An Alexis Castillo kick gave Northbrook the go ahead lead and finish to an amazing comeback against Sam Houston.

Kinkaid Rolls Past Houston Christian 42-20
Kinkaid started off a little slow but never looked back as they rolled past Houston Christian 42-20. Kinkaid started out scoreless in the 1st quarter. Houston Christian was able to punch it in with a 6-yard pass from Cody Reeter to Josh Davis for the score early in the 1st quarter.

Down by 6, Kinkaid was able to put score from both offense and defense in the second quarter. They started their scoring with a 45-yard pass from JT Granato to Jacob Mathews. The defense was able to add to on the board with a safety. Then right before the half, Granato connected to Mathews again for a 14-yard pass. Kinkaid led 16-6 at the half.

Houston Christian was able to hold Kinkaid scoreless again in the 3rd quarter as they racked up 14 points to regain the lead 20-16 at the end of the 3rd.

Kinkaid finally got things to gather as Granato threw three more touchdown passes and Mathews ran for one to finish the game 42-20.


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