Royse City 28
SHERMAN — After a second half that saw both teams scoring 16 points, the Sherman Bearcats celebrated their homecoming on Friday with a 56-28 win over Royse City.
Sherman improved to 6-1 on the season and remaining in first place in District 13-4A at 4-0.
Royse City is 1-6 on the year and 1-3 in district play.
Sherman scored first when Dru Smith passed to Kiaron McKinney for a 30-yard touchdown. Austin Roan converted.
The Bulldogs tied the score with 5:01 left in the first quarter when Jackson Watts capped a 75-yard drive with a 2-yard plunge into the end zone. Chase Selby’s kick mad it 7-7
But it was a short-lived tie. Sherman’s Jordan Hume returned the ensuing kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown.
Sherman scored again Joseph Harvey caught a 69-yard touchdown pass from Smith with 1:48 left in the first period. The 6-1, 220-pound Harvey went on to set a Sherman school record for most touchdown receptions by a receiver, scoring on a 2-yard pass from Smith in the second quarter.
Sherman also had second quarter touchdowns from Tre Mask, from two yards out after a 75-yard drive, and a Smith to J.T. Luper 68-yard pass.
DETROIT — Detroit stayed undefeated for the football season with a 27-12 win over Cumby on Friday night.
Cumby dropped to 3-5 for the season and 1-1 in district while Detroit improved to 8-0 and 2-0.
Cumby quarterback Luke Sartin led the Trojans in rushing with 49 yards on 10 carries and was 9-of-17 passing for 89 yards, including a 3-yard touchdown to Cody Anderson.
Anderson led the Cumby receivers with six catches for 55 yards. Dustin Heer (1-25), Brandon Jones (1-25), Jim Evans (1--2) and Colton Speights (1--3) also had catches.
Speights rushed for 14 yards on eight carries and Anderson finished with 17 yards on five carries.
Brandon Jones sparked the Cumby defense with a fumble recovery and an interception returned 64 yards for a touchdown.
Sartin also had an interception for Cumby, which faces a big game at home on Friday against Maud.