Mustangs confidence riding high after historic showing
By Mark Goodson
Highlander Sports Editor
When Mike Richardson’s family moved from California to
Texas, the first residence they had was in Boerne. Richardson was a
One of the players he got to know when he first came to
Texas was Jake Margozewitz.
Margozewitz was the cornerback responsible for playing
man-on-man with Garrett Gray Thursday night in the historic 62-55 victory for
Marble Falls.For more check Tuesday's Highlander
Flames win third in a row
From Staff Reports
Faith Academy backs Jason Byrd and Austin Ellis combined for
188 yards rushing and Byrd rushed and passed for touchdowns to lead the Flames
to a 28-20 win over St. Mary’s Hall of San Antonio Friday in San Antonio.
Wingback Brian Freeman scored twice on runs of 11 and 57
yards in the team’s third straight victory of the season. Jacob Metcalf led the
Flame defense with three interceptions.
Byrd opened the scoring with a 39-yard pass to Seth McAnally
with 4:16 left in the first quarter. The scoring drive took three plays to
cover 57 yards.
Family move pays off as son sets state passing record
The Richardson family had a plan to give their three sons a
chance to succeed on the football field.
Mark it up as a success. The plan is working for Paul and
Tawny Richardson, the proud parents of the new Texas high school record holder
for single-game passing yardage.
Faith wins at San Antonio
Brian Freeman scored twice and Seth McAnally and Jason Byrd
added scores to lead the Faith Academy Flames to a 28-20 win over St. Mary’s
Hall of San Antonio Friday night in a private school football game.
Faith Academy is 3-0 on the season with the victory.
Marble Falls sets state passing mark in victory
Marble Falls quarterback Mike Richardson is the state record holder for passing yardage after a brilliant performance Thursday night in Boerne.
The senior quarterback had a big grin on his face afterwards and was more than happy to credit his teammates for setting the standard for passing yards in a Texas high school football game.
Marble Falls beats rival Burnet
Marble Falls coaches put special emphasis on the defense in
preparation for the Burnet game. It paid off as the defense responded with some
big plays and the offense produced some big numbers Friday night in a 51-34
shootout win over rival Burnet before a full house at Mustang Stadium.
Marble Falls outgained Burnet, 502-346, in total yards.
Boerne Champion relies on passing game
Marble Falls’ defensive secondary will get one of its
biggest tests this week when the Mustangs travel to Boerne to face the Boerne
Champion Chargers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at BISD Stadium.
Marble Falls throws the ball a lot. Boerne throws it more.
Faith Academy improves to 2-0
The momentum changed several times in Faith Academy’s 36-20
victory over Eastside Memorial Friday at Marble Falls Middle School.
Quarterback Jason Byrd rallied the team with two second half
scores to secure the second win of the season for the Flames.
Marble Falls interceptions add to explosive win
Marble Falls worked on its defense all week.
The defense responded with some big plays and the offense
produced some big numbers Friday night in a 51-34 shootout win over rival
Burnet before a full house at Mustang Stadium.
Llano's Hutto provides difference in Yellow Jackets victory
By Jim Goodson
BANDERA – Llano withstood a furious Bandera comeback to win
39-26 Friday night at Bulldog Stadium.
The outmanned Bulldogs pulled to within seven points and
were dominating the second half until Yellow Jacket quarterback Layton Rabb
connected with Isaac Hutto for 68 yards on the next to last play of the third
quarter. Allen Lucas scored from 21 yards on the next play to push Llano (2-1)
to a 33-19 lead.