Cumby falls to Rockwall Christian
From Staff Reports

Sept. 4, 2004 - ROCKWALL - The Cumby Trojans suffered their first loss of the season, falling to the Rockwall Christian Warriors 14-7 Friday night.

Rockwall's Derrick Harvey sealed the game with a 24-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter that broke a 7-7 tie. Harvey ran for 108 yards on 14 carries in the game.

The Trojans, under head coach Kent Hawthorne, are now 1-1 on the season and will return home for homecoming against the Maud Cardinals next Friday night. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Coach Tommy Frazier's Rockwall Christian team is now 2-0 on the season and will play at Shelton next Friday night.

Cumby senior quarterback Matt Steward had an impressive game throwing the football, completing 11-of-18 passes for 125 yards and one touchdown. His scoring toss went to William Chavez from 4 yards out, and after Steward kicked the PAT, the game was tied at 7-7 at halftime.

Rockwall Christian's LaQuenton Savage scored the first points of the game on a 3-yard TD run in the first period. Savage ended with 82 yards on 11 carries.

The Warriors relied on their speed as they picked up 224 yards on the ground compared to 42 yards for the Trojans.

Rockwall Christian quarterback Derrick Harvey went three-of-seven for 78 yards, while throwing two interceptions in the contest.

After gaining 106 yards in his first game for Cumby, Brandon Brown was held to just 15 yards rushing against Rockwall Christian.

The defensive unit for the Trojans gave up 302 yards of offense, while the offense had 162 yards in the game.

Charle Chavez was the leading receiver for the Trojans with four catches with 48 yards, while Nick Dyer had two receptions for 32 yards and Jake Petty had three catches for 30 yards.

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