Week Nine football recap: Kress, Lockney inch closer to district titleMa'Rico Holland October 24, 2023 0 COMMENTS
Kress vs. Lorenzo
Kress earned a tight 50-48 win over Lorenzo to advance to 3-0 in district play Friday night. Cole Todd and Jaleel Baker had big performances once again, rushing for 327 yards and seven touchdowns combined. Todd also threw for 88 yards. Calin Teeple led with six tackles on defense and an interception returned for a touchdown.
Kress is on an open week this week but will take on Springlake-Earth next week to determine the district champion in district 4-1A.
Lockney vs. Ralls
Lockney continues to roll on through their district as they increase their win streak to five with a 35-22 win over Ralls. Quarterback Dyllan Thiebaud recorded 211 total yards and three touchdowns on the day while running back Xavier Jimenez had another 100-plus yard rushing day, finishing with 149 yards and a score.
Lockney’s win Friday officially secured the Longhorns a playoff spot for the first time since 2017. They will look to clinch at least a share of the district title Friday as they travel to Hale Center this week.
Hale Center vs. Bovina
Hale Center snapped their six-game losing streak with a 38-17 district win over Bovina. Quarterback Aiden Baldridge accounted for over 300 total yards of offense including a 60-yard rushing touchdown.
The Owls are currently 1-2 in district play and tied for fourth place in district 3-2A with the win. The Owls need one more win to guarantee a playoff spot. Hale Center will have a chance to earn that win this week as they take on Lockney.
Sudan vs. Crosbyton
Sudan cruised to a 53-12 blowout victory over Crosbyton. The Hornets collected nearly 500 yards of offense on the day. Trent Wilson accounted for 411 of those yards, throwing for 248 yards and four touchdowns on just six passes. He also ran for 163 yards and two touchdowns in the contest.
Olton vs. New Deal
Olton fell in a district matchup to New Deal 56-21.
The Mustangs gave up over 430 yards of offense including 162 rushing yards and three touchdowns to Slade Martin. Isaiah Ruiz had a big day on the ground, rushing for 246 yards and a touchdown.
The loss marks the first for the Mustangs in district play while New Deal moves to 3-0 in district. The Mustangs will be back at home this week as they take on Tahoka.