|Wildcats subvarsity win three of four games against North Lamar|
|From Staff Reports|
Nov. 4, 2005 - The Sulphur Springs subvarsity teams won three-of-four games Thursday from North Lamar in the season finales.
The SSMS eighth-graders won both the "A" and "B" contests, and the SSHS
junior varsity came away with a 14-7 win, while the Wildcat freshmen
suffered a 14-7 loss.
SSHS JV 14, North Lamar 7
Daqualyn Evans caught a 70-yard scoring strike from quarterback Tyrik Rollison in the fourth quarter to complete the Wildcats' comeback.
North Lamar led, 7-0, going into the fourth period, but the Wildcats scored a pair of touchdowns for the win.
Jeff Beck got the Wildcats on the scoreboard with a TD catch off a throwback pass from Rollison. Tate Ramirez kicked the first of his two PATs.
Rollison's pass to Evans gave the Cats the lead for good, and then linebacker Josh Dunn came up with a crucial sack on North Lamar's final drive to preserve the win.
The Wildcat defense didn't allow a point. The only NL TD came off a bad snap, recovered for a touchdown.
Along with Dunn, coaches praised the defensive play of lineman Rodney Evans.
Sulphur Springs finished the season with a 7-3 record, 4-1 in District
North Lamar Freshmen 14, SSHS 7
The Wildcats scored on their first possession of the game, but couldn't muster any other trips into the end zone.
Johnny McSheffery scored for the Wildcats on a quarterback sneak and Jace Jackson kicked the PAT for the only SSHS points. Jackson was also the team's to receiver.
Defensively, McSheffery intercepted a pass and Dillon Verner blocked a punt.
The SSHS freshmen finished the season with an 8-2, 3-2 record.
SSMS "A" 30, North Lamar 6
PARIS - Shane McQueen led the Sulphur Springs Wildcats with five carries for 36 yards and a two-point conversion, while teammate Jimmy Villa had 23 yards and one touchdown.
DeMontra Morris had 23 yards rushing on four carries, Colby Suggs had 3 totes for 11 yards and a touchdown.
Colby Suggs went 8-of-16 for 153 yards and two touchdowns and Colton Lee went 1-of-2 for six yards.
Leading receivers were Jaspen Debase with four receptions for 57 yards and a conversion, Villa with two catches for 51 yards, Bryant Jackson with two catches for 30 yards and two touchdowns, and Brad Worsham with one catch for 21 yards.
Coaches praised the play of Tyler Higginbotham, J.B. Beachem, Lemarcus
Kendricks, Villa, Alex Peek and Demarcus Reeves on defense.
SSMS "B" 14, North Lamar 0
PARIS - The Wildcats finished the season with a share of the district title by virtue of their win over North Lamar.
The Wildcats end the season with a 6-3 record, 4-1 in district play, their only loss coming to Texas High last week.
In the second half, Sawyer Sinclair connected with Keiston Clayton on a 63-yard touchdown strike to put the Cats up 6-0 in the third quarter.
In the fourth quarter, Kolby Wimberly caused a North Lamar fumble and three plays later, Clayton Vaughn scored on a 72-yard touchdown and Tobias Berry ran in the two-point conversion for the 14-0 finale.
Coaches praised the play of Adam Perry, Cody Morgan, the offensive line, Vaughn and Wimberly.