Texas High wins four games against SSHS subvarsity
From Staff Reports

Oct. 28, 2005 - Texarkana teams won four games between them and Sulphur Springs on Thursday, deciding the district title in each contest.

The Texas High JV and freshman squads both remained undefeated with victories over Sulphur Springs in Texarkana, while Texas Middle School won the "A" and "B" games but lost the "C game played in Sulphur Springs.

Texas JV 38, SSHS JV 14

TEXARKANA - Sulphur Springs was able to score the first points against the Tigers in district, but it wasn't enough.

Texas High took a 24-0 halftime lead, saw Sulphur Springs cut into the deficit in the second half, but added a couple of late TDs to seal the win.

The Wildcats (6-3, 3-1) received second-half touchdowns from running back Christian Person and receiver Daqualyn Evans. Person's TD was set up by a 25-yard completion from quarterback Tyrik Rollison to Dustin Meade. Rollison also ran in the conversion.

Defensively, safety Colby Temples had three tackles for losses and linebacker Josh Dunn played well.

Texas Freshmen 36, SSHS Freshmen 8

TEXARKANA - Texas High used a big-play offense and tough defense to hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season.

Texas High took a 16-0 lead into halftime after scoring on an 85-yard run with just seconds left in the second quarter. They made it 22-0 on their first drive of the second half.

Sulphur Springs then drove the ball to the Texas High 4-yard line before fumbling. A defensive stand got the Wildcats the ball back and they cashed in on a 5-yard scoring pass from Johnny McSheffery to Colton Nash. McSheffery also ran in the conversion.

Texas MS "A" 28, SSMS "A" 8

Jimmy Villa scored one touchdown for the Wildcats and teammate Shane McQueen had the two-point conversion Thursday night at Gerald Prim Stadium.

Coaches praised the play of Jaspen DeBase and Bryant Jackson on offense and Villa, Tyler Higginbotham and DeMontra Morris on defense.

Texas MS 14, SSMS "B" 0

Jett McCarter led the way offensively for the Wildcats with 56 yards on seven carries, but the Sulphur Springs offense had a hard time moving the ball as it committed six turnovers.

Triston Crook was the leading tackler with nine tackles, Kolby Wimberly had a forced fumble, and Markelle Williams had six tackles with three for losses.

SSMS "C" 16, Texas MS "C" 14

SSMS' Jake Dougan had the game-winning touchdown with 20 seconds remaining in the contest, and Taylor Link had a touchdown and two-point conversion.

Coaches praised the play of Jaquavian Willis, Kade Wimberly, Nathaniel Dykes and James Norton.

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