Prep football capsules
Published: Friday, September 21st, 2007
Texico 55, McCurdy 0 Impact: Texico won its third straight game Records: Texico 3-1. Difference: Texico held McCurdy to 38 yards, including minus-7 rushing. Difference-makers: Texico, Edgardo Meza rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns on six carries and Jose Posada scored three TDs. Something special: Posada returned a punt 61 yards for touchdown in the first quarter. Passing efficiency: Texico quarterback Brent Anderson threw one pass, a 35-yarder to Courtland Luscombe that gave the Wolverines a 42-0 halftime lead. Quotable: “There was no doubt who was in charge. The kids did a good job. We just try not to play sloppy.” — Texico coach Mike Propkop. Santa Rosa 19, Fort Sumner 0 Impact: Santa Rosa beat its smaller Pecos Valley rival for the sixth-straight time. Records: Santa Rosa 4-0, Fort Sumner 3-1. Difference: Two of Santa Rosa’s three touchdowns came off Fort Sumner turnovers. Difference-makers: Fort Sumner, Braeden Dimitroff rushed for 44 yards on eight carries. Santa Rosa, Jesus Roybal passed for 107 yards and a touchdown and returned an interception six yards for another score. Stingy: Santa Rosa has allowed 14 points this season. Short field: Santa Rosa started TD drives at the Fort Sumner 34 and 23. Go figure: The teams combined for 15 punts. Idalou 21, Muleshoe 14 Impact: Idalou won the battle of Class 2A unbeatens. Records: Muleshoe 3-1, Idalou 4-0. Difference: The Wildcats held Muleshoe well under its season average of more than 33 points a game. Difference-makers: Muleshoe, Garrett Riley completed 22-of-39 passes for 293 yards and two touchdowns. Idalou, Tanner Cook was a workhorse with 149 yards and two TDs on 27 carries. So close: Muleshoe fumbled the ball away at the Idalou 1-yard line with under a minute-and-a-half to play. Second-half stunner: Jonathan Adkins picked off a Riley pass and returned it 28 yards for a touchdown on the third play from scrimmage in the second half. Go figure: Riley completed passes to eight receivers. Morton 35, Farwell 6 Impact: Farwell is still searching for its first win. Records: Farwell 0-4. Difference: Farwell turned the ball over six times — three fumbles and three interceptions Difference-makers: Farwell, Ramon Quezada had three catches for 42 yards. Morton, Emerson Cornish passed for 257 yards and four touchdowns. On the board: Colby Read scored from a yard out with 7:53 left in the fourth quarter to get the Steers on the scoreboard.
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