Archive - 2010 - Sports Article
Three Nolan County football teams come into Fridayâ€™s season finales with hopes of ending on a positive note. But for one of them, a win assures another game next week and a whole new outlook with the start of postseason play.
Thanks to a 33-12 win over Ralls, Roscoe is on the verge of claiming a 13th straight playoff berth as the No. 3 team from District 7-A, Division II. The win improved the Plowboys to 2-2 in district.
Cameron Fox is the Football Player of the Week for Sweetwater. Fox, who is a 5-9, 155-pound senior, was a starting split end and cornerback for the Mustangs this year. Against Brownwood, Fox recorded a team-high six solo tackles, one for a loss, and assisted on another tackle while on offense, he caught one pass for seven yards in the teamâ€™s final game of the season.
First Downs â€” 159; Rushes-yards â€” 422-1883; Passing yards â€” 1029; Total yards â€” 2912 (291.2 avg.); Passing â€” 80-157-10; Fumbles-Lost â€” 34-12; Penalties-Yards â€” 53-421; Points scored â€” 166 (16.6 avg.).
First Downs â€” 136; Rushes-yards â€” 301-1630; Passing yards â€” 1281; Total yards â€” 2911 (291.1 avg.); Passing â€” 85-166-7; Fumbles-Lost 19-8; Penalties-Yards â€” 67-571; Points allowed â€” 279 (27.9 avg.).
Must-win games? It seems like fans will have their pick of the litter when it comes to teams in the Blackstone Valley this weekend!
Fridayâ€™s action features four schools -- East Providence, Cumberland, Shea, and St. Raphael -- who sorely need to win their games over tough opponents in order to keep their respective playoff hopes alive.