Lifegate's David Brewer scores on a kick return during the Falcons' win over Corpus Christi-Annapolis on Friday. Photo by Tippi Falor.
(Seguin) - The Lifegate six-man football team treated its Homecoming crowd to a 54-6 mercy rule victory over Corpus Christi-Annapolis on Friday at Falcon Field in Seguin.
David Brewer put the Falcons on the board early with a kick return for a touchdown, and Quentin Shellnut's interception set up a 60-yard sprint to the end zone by Myles McCord to make it a 16-0 contest.
McCord's six-yard TD pass to Luke Landin and a third straight two-point PAT by Landin stretched the lead to 24-0 late in the opening period.
Ian Oakley's fumble return for a touchdown and Blake Pruitt's PAT put Lifegate in front 32-0 heading into the second quarter.
Pruitt broke loose for an 18-yard score in the second quarter, and the Falcons answered the only Annapolis touchdown with a 23-yard pass from Shellnut to Landin and another Landin PAT to take a 48-6 lead.
McCord capped the game's scoring with a 25-yard touchdown run to put the 45-point mercy rule in effect.
-The undefeated Falcons (5-0) face Houston Texas Christian for the second time this season when the teams square off at Falcon Field this Friday at 7 p.m. Lifegate won the first meeting in Houston 78-31 on Sept. 7.
Marion surges past Cole for second straight district win
(San Antonio) - Marion fought back from an early 14-0 deficit to outlast San Antonio-Cole 35-28 Friday night in the second game of the District 13-3A-Division I schedule at Cougar Stadium in San Antonio.
The Bulldogs moved to 2-0 in district play, 5-1 overall, and stretched their winning streak to four games.
Marion still trailed 21-14 at halftime, but scored three straight touchdowns in the second half to build a two-score lead before Cole cut the final margin to seven.
Tayler Mills had a hand in all five Marion touchdowns. The senior quarterback went 17-30 for 255 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception through the air. He also ran for a team-high 47 yards and two scores on 17 carries.
Jackson Allen totaled 98 receiving yards and a touchdon on four catches. Jacob Wallace coralled a team leading eight receptions for 95 yards and a score. Zach Goodwin hauled in a 22-yard TD catch. Hutch Rabenaldt chipped in with two receptions for 20 yards, and Brevin Wilson added a 20-yard catch.
Cole quarterback Ya'Monie Crawford threw touchdown passes of 69, 22, and 28 yards to receiver Malik Hutch, and Crawford also ran for a score.
The Bulldogs return to Veterans Stadium this Friday for a home distric game against Jourdanton at 7:30 p.m.