Friday area prep football capsules
Published: Saturday, October 6th, 2007
Muleshoe 64, Highland Park 0 Impact: The Mules appear to be cruising towards late showdowns against Bushland and Friona in District 2-2A. Records: Highland Park 0-6 (0-2 district), Muleshoe 5-1 (2-0). Difference-makers: Senior quarterback Garrett Riley completed 12-of-15 passes for 236 yards. He threw for six touchdowns — all in the first half. … Muleshoe’s defense held the Hornets to two first downs, no pass completions and 16 total yards. Of note: Leading 49-0, the Mules received the second-half kickoff and Lane Wood returned it 73 yards for a touchdown. … After Muleshoe’s final score, Highland Park blocked the PAT kick but Muleshoe’s Patrick Precure scooped up the ball and ran it in for a 2-point conversion. Fort Sumner 55, Mescalero Apache 6 Impact: The Foxes cruised after building a 42-6 halftime lead. Records: Mescalero Apache 1-4, Fort Sumner 5-1. Difference: Fort Sumner rolled up 432 yards while holding the Chiefs to five first downs and 110 yards. The Foxes’ four first-quarter TDs covered 23 or more yards. Difference-makers: Braden Dimitroff rushed for 112 yards on only four carries, including a 52-yard TD run, while Gonzalo Martinez added for 58 yards and a pair of touchdowns for the balanced Foxes ground attack which piled up 360 total yards. Nine players carried the ball between two and eight times for Fort Sumner. Tatum 62, Clovis Christian 34 Impact: The Coyotes kept CCS winless for the season. Records: Clovis Christian 0-6, Tatum 3-3. Difference: The Coyotes were blanked in the first quarter before erupting for nine touchdowns in the final three stanzas. Difference-makers: Ben Fleetwood caught touchdown passes of 14 and 19 yards from Logan Medlin and 23 yards from Hunter Ray for Tatum. The Coyotes also got third-quarter interception returns for touchdowns covering 42 and 20 yards from Ben Pearce. Shane Mitchell ran for two touchdowns, threw for two and caught a pass for another for CCS.
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