COMO — If it was ever a night for nail biting, Friday night at Ron Heflin Field was that night as Como-Pickton versus Cumby football game came down to the final seconds.
“It was a little bit scary,” said C-P offensive coordinator Conley Bland said after the game.
The Cumby Trojans had inched closer to the end zone with Michael Morris at quarterback. The Trojans got the ball on the 27-yard line with 52 seconds remaining on the game clock and the C-P Eagles are up 22-14.
HONEY GROVE — The defense for Cooper was simply overhelming.
The Bulldogs were on the prowl, holding the Warriors to 57 total yards as Cooper took a 16-0 victory.
Seven Bulldogs had at least four tackles with Cooper throwing Honey Grove for losses on nine plays.
Top tacklers for Cooper were: Jacob Vaughn, Tommy Walker, six each; Logan Arthur, Eli Mauldin, five apiece; Holden Jenkins, William Tubbs and Chris Ballard four each.
EMORY – Things couldn't have gone better for the Mount Vernon Tigers to start their season. The Tigers recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff and played all of the first quarter on the opponent's end of the field enroute to a 43-0 win over the Rains Wildcats on Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.
FARMERSVILLE — The Winnsboro Red Raiders struggled on offense, losing their season opener to the Farmersville Farmers, 15-7 here Friday.
All the scoring was done in the first half. The lone tally for the Red Raiders came from the airways. Quarterback Christian Bosold connected with Ashton Slaughter for an 8-yard touchdown pass.