Class 6A-5A roundup: Sandies stay hot, Randall wins; Lee out guns Tascosa


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Amarillo High’s Will Maynard strolls in for a first quarter touchdown during the Sandies rout of Caprock on Friday. [Tom Carver/ Press Pass Sports]

The Amarillo High Sandies have rolled through District 2-5A Division I so far and Friday afternoon was no exception at Dick Bivins Stadium.

One day after snow storm had postponed the Amarillo ISD rivalry game between Amarillo High and Caprock, the Sandies came out in blizzard force.

They continued their offensive barrage and by dominating Caprock from the start, rolling to a 45-13 victory.

With the win, Amarillo High moved to 6-2 overall and clinched a playoff spot at 4-0 in district.

The Sandies offense scored on their first three possessions in the first quarter with another balanced offensive performance en route to taking a 31-6 halftime lead.

Junior quarterback Will Maynard continued his stellar play, completing 15 of 25 for 229 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Taevon Hood ran for 93 of of his game-high 105 yards in the first half.

Amarillo High 45, Caprock 13

Caprock 6 7 13

Amarillo High 21 10 14 45

First Quarter

AHS—Will Maynard 2 run (A.J. Villar kick), 10:22

AHS—Bryson Slaughter 1 pass from Maynard (Villar kick), 7:14

AHS—Davin Lemmons 24 pass from Maynard (Villar kick), 4:55

Second Quarter

AHS—Taevon Hood 2 run (Villar kick), 3:03

C—Tarik Williams 1 run (run failed), 1:07

AHS—Villar FG 28, 0:15

Third Quarter

AHS—Blake Bedwell 1 run (Villar kick), 6:08

AHS—Thomas Terrell 52 pass from Maynard (Villar kick), 1:43

Fourth Quarter

C—Bryan Rodriguez 7 pass from RIchard DeLeon (Cason Polivoda kick), 4:46

Caprock Amarillo High

First downs 16 16

Rushing 86 181

Passing 156 254

Total yards 242 435

C-A-I 16-28-3 16-26-0

Punts-Avg 6-36.5 3-41.3

Fumbles-lost 2-2 2-2

Penalties-yards 7-59 8-82

Individual Stats

Rushing—Caprock: Corbin Putman 25-65, Williams 13-21, Draven Solis 1-3, DeLeon 1-(-3). Amarillo High: Maynard 5-14, Bedwell 11-69, Hood 14-105, Shadrach Hamner 4-(-7).

Passing—Caprock: Williams 5-10-1-54, DeLeon 11-18-102. Amarillo High: Maynard 15-25-229. Slaughter 1-1-0-25.

Receiving—Caprock: Isayah Hernandez 2-5, Jose Reynoso 3-96, Rodriguez 7-34, Solis 1-3, Putman 1-10, Gabriel Lujan 1-5, Devon Smith 1-3. Amarillo High: Thomas Terrell 3-60, Peyton Conner 2-75, Caden Mincey 3-20, Slaughter 3-15, Lemmons 4-59, Maynard 1-25.

Randall gets key district win

Randall QB JaKobe Norman looks for a receiver against Abilne Wylie on Friday night. [Daniel Youngblood/ Big Country Preps]

Randall picked up a clutch victory concerning its playoff hopes, downing Abilene Wylie 20-7 on Friday night at Bulldogs Stadium.

The Raiders have won two straight improving to 3-5 overall but more importantly 2-1 in District 3-5A Division II.

Wylie falls to 1-7, 1-2.

With the game tied 7-7 in the second quarter, Randall quarterback JaKobe Norman gave the Raiders the lead for good on a 42-yard touchdown strike to Michael Miller with 30 seconds remaining to half.

In the second half, the Randall defense stifled Wylie, and the offense added two key field goals by Juan Garcia.

Randall chewed up 242 yards on the ground led by Brayden Beck. Beck rushed for 156 yards on 26 carries.

The Raiders defense held the Bulldogs to 92 total yards, 33 of which were rushing.

Randall 20, Wylie 7

Randall 0 14 3 3 20

Wylie 7 7

Second quarter

RAN — Mason Tupin 31 pass from JaKobe Norman (Juan Garcia kick), 11:52

WYL — Brodey Baker 2 from Balin Baker (Jaxon McAden kick), 7:05

RAN — Michael Miller 42 pass from Norman (Garcia kick), 0:30

Third quarter

RAN —Garcia 31 FG, 8:03

Fourth quarter

RAN — Garcia 29 FG, 2:23


First downs 20 7

Rushing 41-242 24-33

Passing 185 59

Total Yards 467 92

C-A-I 12-22-3 8-26-0

Punts 4-28.8 8-34.9

Fumbles-lost 0-0 0-0

Penalties-Yards 12-120 4-40


Rushing —Randall, Brayden Beck 26-156, Patrick Perea 10-73, JaKobe Norman 2-15, Brandon Ellison 3-(-2). Wylie, Jaxon Hansen 11-32, Balin Valentine 11-8, Logan Hollenbeck 1-4, Team 1-(-11).

Passing — Randall, JaKobe Norman 12-22-3—185. Wylie, Balen Valentine 8-25-0—59, Team 0-1-0—0.

Receiving —Randall, Mason Tupin 3-61, Cayden Eason 3-42, Michael Miller 2-57, Brayden Beck 2-21, Brandon Ellison 1-3, Jacob Tijerina 1-1. Wylie, Jaxon Hansen 3-32, Creed Cooper 1-12, Cade Weaver 1-9, Reed Hughes 1-4, Brodey Baker 1-2, Logan Hollenbeck 1-0.

Lee out scores Tascosa for big district win

Midland Lee’s Mikey Serrano gets loose for huge yards Friday night against Tascosa at Dick Bivins Stadium. [Tom Carver/ Press Pass Sports]

District 2-6’A’s showdown gave fans plenty of fireworks at chilly Dick Bivins on Friday night.

Unfortunately for Tascosa, it wasn’t the type of show it wanted to see.

Midland Lee broke open a tight game midway through the third quarter, outscoring Tascosa 27-8 the rest of the way out for a 55-36 win.

No. 19-ranked Lee remains unbeaten at 8-0 overall and a perfect 3-0 in district.

Tascosa has now lost back-to-back games, falling to 5-3, 1-2.

Despite a strong offensive performance by Tascosa (5-3, 1-2), which saw it grind out 295 yards rushing and 371 yards overall, Lee was even more impressive. Lee racked up 514 yards of offense – 234 through the air and 280 rushing.

Lee was led by junior quarterback Mikey Serrano. Serrano completed 13 of 23 passes for 234 yards and three touchdown passes while also rushing 18 times for 177 yards and two more scores.

Tascosa senior quarterback Joseph Plunk put on quite a display of his own. Plunk was 2 of 5 for 76 yards and a TD pass, and he also carried the ball 24 times for 131 yards and four scoring gallops of his own.

MIdland Lee 55, Tascosa 36

Midland Lee 21 7 7 20 – 55

Tascosa 7 13 8 8 – 36

FIrst quarter

L: Shemar Davis 23 pass from Mikey Serrano (Gunner Meade kick), 10:00

L: Serrano 1 run (Meade kick), 2:54

T: Joseph Plunk 18 run (Max Burleson kick), :18

L: Karl Taylor 85 kickoff return (Meade kick), :07

Second quarter

T: Plunk 1 run (kick failed), 4:54

L: Makhilyn Young 21 pass from Serrano (Meade kick), 3:14

T: Major Everhart 46 pass from Plunk (Burleson kick), 1:24

Third quarter

T: Plunk 1 run (Plunk run), 5:33

L: Serrano 4 run (Meade kick), 1:03

Fourth quarter

L: Davis 12 run (Meade kick), 10:19

T: Plunk 1 run (Settle run), 8:00

L: Lolc Fouonji 65 pass from Serrano (Meade kick), 7:51

L: Davis 8 run (2-point failed), 2:27.

Lee Tascosa

First Downs 27 26

Total Yards 514 371

Rushes-Yards 37-280 57-295

Passing Yards 234 76

Comp.-Att.-Int. 13-23-1 2-6-0

Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-0

Penalties-Yards 5-58 6-50

Punts-Avg. 1-38.0 3-43.7


Passing—Midland Lee: Mikey Serrano 13-23-1—234. Tascosa: Joseph Plunk 2-5-0—76. Major

Everhart 0-1-0—0.

Rushing—Midland Lee: Serrano 18-177, Shemar Davis 7-25, Makhilyn Young 5-70, Ryan

Quiroz 5-19, Team 2-(-11). Tascosa: Plunk 24-131, Everhart 6-67, Darius Sanders 1-1.

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