The Waxahachie freshman A team won big Thursday night as it rolled to a 40-0 victory versus Midlothian.
Jalen Reagor led the way for Waxahachie with four rushing touchdowns. Kareem Erskine threw and ran for a touchdown.
Keontrey Jackson had an interception returned for a touchdown while playing cornerback. Antywan Redic had an interception and two fumble recoveries at safety.
Tyler Navarro played well at quarterback to help the team.
Offensive linemen Anthony Gospodarek, Anthony Perez, Nick Stewart, Cory Woodhouse, Moses Ramirez, Trent Martinez and David Marshall all played well.
DíRonta Burks and Tyson Beechum played great at wide receiver.
Trent Carson and Daveon Sargent played well in the secondary. Jonathon Sitton and MJ Onadele helped seal the shutout on the defensive line.
The Panthers got inside the 20-yard line twice and Drake Wayland completed nine out of 16 passes.†
Colby Fouse played great at outside backer as he recorded seven tackles.
Cameron Simmons had two deflected passes and came close to intercepting one.
Midlothian JV White 7,†
Waxahachie JV White 0
The Midlothian Panthers JV White played host to the Waxahachie Indians in what started as a defensive battle.†
Neither offense could get anything going until the Panther defense ignited the team when Nick Morrow recovered a fumble caused by Moises Martinez.†
Quarterback Grant Upchurch marched the offense down the field with great blocking from the offensive line led by Matt Harris, Cameron Kennaley and Hayden Eskridge.†
The drive eventually ended in a 7-yard touchdown thrown to Michael McKenrick who fended off multiple would be tacklers to find the end zone.†
Shae Ray capped off the scoring on the night by hitting the extra point to make the score 7-0 Midlothian.†
The Midlothian defense took over the game forcing multiple three-and-outs and two more turnovers.†
The defense was led by Brandon Hall at middle linebacker making multiple tackles disrupting the offense by being in the backfield all night. Moises Martinez also played a great defensive game causing another fumble which was recovered by cornerback Brock McLemore.†
Late in the fourth quarter, Waxahachie threatened to score on the three-yard line, but was once again denied when the Midlothian defense forced another fumble that was picked up by cornerback Adam Solis who ran 97 yards for a toucdhown, which was eventually called back for a penalty.†
The offense then capped the game off gaining multiple first downs with great runs from Zeke Brown and Zach Stagner.†
Midlothian JV Blue 32,†
Waxahachie JV Green 13
The Midlothian JV Blue team had a dominating performance across the board Thursday night. The offense had several explosive plays and the defense held strong all night.
Defensively, the Panthers were led by several guys including Dalton Samek, Carter Creel and Tyler Gibson.†
They cleared the way for the linebackers including Samek and Blake Gardner.† Gardner intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown.†
The defense finished Waxahachie off shutting them out the entire game except for the first two series.
The Midlothian offense scored four touchdowns. Adam Schroeder threw three touchdown passes on the night. †
Keion Sutton was on the receiving end of two of those touchdowns and Connor Henderson caught one. †
Ladarius Hicks had some big yards for the Panthers and also scored a touchdown. The Midlothian offensive line had an excellent night as well led by Christian Castro and Sonny Kemp.
freshmen 6, Midlothian White freshmen 6
Nathan Bones ran for the lone Waxahachie touchdown in this contest.
Matt Moore played well at quarterback, as did Javion Anderson at wide receiver.
Don Hinds, Josh Washington and Blake Bullard played well on the offensive line.
Logan Clemens had an interceptions while playing cornerback. His fellow corner, Malachi Brown had several hard-hitting tackles.
Misael Fierro, Tyler Davis and Jacob Davidson led the linebackers. Joseph Ortega and Colton Kiser anchored the Waxahachie defensive line.
The Panthers dominated the first drive of the game with a 70-yard possession that ended with a touchdown on a screen pass from quarterback Tyler Caldwell to wide receiver Chris Gomez.†
Midlothian continued to be successful moving the ball throughout the evening, but came up short on a couple of key downs with scoring opportunities.†
On the final drive of the game, with the score tied 6-6, the freshman group marched down the field and were in position for the go-ahead score after a completion from Caldwell to Isaiah McCrary. McCrary was tackled on the four-yard line, after a 25-yard gain.†
As the Panthers lined up for the possible go ahead play, time expired.
The offense had exceptional performances on the night from running back James Terry and Cameron Peay. Terry carried the ball numerous times, and showed his tough running style throughout the contest, while Peay did a good job blocking for his teammates.†
The offensive line was led by Russell Barrington, Christian Anglemyer, and Connor Bristow.
The Midlothian freshman White defense played great by only allowing six points. Leading the charge up front was Connor Bristow and Ethan OíNeal.
Nicklaus VanDerKar made some hard-hitting tackles as well as recovering a fumble to help out the team. James Terry and Hunter Freeman made some hard-hitting plays to help shutdown the Waxahachie offense while Michael Meeks and Chris Gomez helped stop the passing game.
Russell Barrington, Rodney Richmond, Cameron Peay, and Cody Frazer also played well for the defense.