Water Valley routs Blackwell

MCCAMEY — Water Valley needed just one half of football to defeat Blackwell Saturday as it cruised to a 78-6 victory at the West Texas Six-Man Shootout.Water Valley, in its first game under ex-Highland coach Karry Owens, enjoyed a 46-6 advantage at the end of the first period and added 32 points in the second stanza to end the game due to six-man’s 45-point mercy rule.Jayden Jones scored the only Blackwell points on a 3-yard run in the first quarter. He was the Hornets’ leading rusher with 30 yards on seven carries and also caught a 36-yard pass.Blackwell had 84 yards through the air as quarterback Ethan Andrews completed 6 of 17 attempts, but the Hornets were held to negative-25 rushing and had four turnovers.Blackwell’s next game is at Lohn this Friday starting at 7:30 p.m.