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November 17, 2013

Greenville Christian School drops playoff game



GREENVILLE — Whitesboro 34,

Caddo Mills 0

  FRISCO — The Caddo Mills Foxes (4-7) fell to the Whitesboro Bearcats (10-1) 34-0 on Friday night in a Class 2A Division 1 bi-district playoff game at Frisco Memorial Stadium.

  The Bearcats’ defense never let the Fox offense get untracked, holding Caddo Mills to a total offense output of 86 yards. The Foxes did not help themselves with two interceptions and 10 penalties for 80 yards. 

  The Foxes stayed with the Whitesboro team for a half, trailing only 7-0 at halftime. The Foxes held Whitesboro to 80 rushing and 37 via the airways for the first half.  However, the Caddo Mills offense could not get going and had only 50 yards of offense in the first half.

  Whitesboro blew the game open in the second half, scoring on four out of five possessions. Tailback   Collin Kilcrease led the Bearcats with 112 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 18 carries.

Whitesboro advances to the area round to take on New Boston (10-1).

New Boston 61,

Lone Oak 39

  PARIS — Lone Oak (7-4) jumped out to an early 6-0 lead in its Class 2A Division I bi-district football playoff game against New Boston (10-1) but the Lions and running back Devonte Wade soon took over en route to a 61-39 victory at Wildcat Stadium.

  Running back Devin Shaw led the Buffaloes with 110 yards rushing and three touchdowns on 29 carries.

  Lone Oak quarterback Jake Williams completed 17 of 38 passes for 218 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions.

  Ryan Bayse caught four passes for 43 yards and a touchdown.

Wade scored on an 11-yard touchdown scamper to give New Boston the lead in the first quarter 7-6, and the Lions never looked back. Wade finished with 215 yards on 11 carries and four touchdowns, also including runs of 9, 58 and 97 yards.

  New Boston quarterback Aaron Conkleton only attempted four passes, but his two completions went for touchdowns of 75 yards and 40 yards for a total of 115 yards.

New Boston will face Whitesboro (10-1) next week.

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