Friday night high school sports
Mineola hosts West Rusk for a non-district battle, Quitman is a long way from home at Kemp and Alba-Golden tries to stay unbeaten and un-scored upon when Clarksville visits.
The Lady Panthers had an easy volleyball win over PTAA-Fate this afternoon.
West Rusk takes the opening kick off and drives to the Mineola end zone to lead 6-0. A long pass converted a third down to aid the effort.
Mineola dodges disaster with a snap over the punter's head, but Dawson Pendergrass runs it down and gets off a kick to the West Rusk 21.
Two runs and the visitors have it down to the Mineola 21.
A penalty negates a West Rusk score.
Two more runs and they're in the end zone again.
The two-point try is intercepted, and Mineola trails 12-0.
First quarter ends with West Rusk leading 12-0 and driving.
Mineola holds on 4th down inside the 15, including a sure touchdown pass knocked away at the last second. A Pendergrass run gets Mineola to midfield.
Kemp has the early lead on Quitman 14-7.
Clarksville spoils Alba-Golden's scoreless streak and it's 7-7.
Following a Mineola punt, West Rusk pushes in another touchdown to lead Mineola 19-0 midway through the 2nd quarter.
Alba-Golden scores to lead Clarksville 14-7.
Quitman pulls even with Kemp 14-14 at the half.
After an eventful drive, Mineola gets on the board to narrow the gap to 19-6 late in the half. A facemask call gave Mineola a 1st down on 4th down.
The try for two failed following a West Rusk penalty.
West Rusk responds quickly to stretch the lead to 25-6. Mineola blocks the kick.
Alba-Golden pulling away at the half 33-7.
First half ends as Mineola trails 25-6.
Quitman leads Kemp 20-17 into the 4th quarter.
Mineola gets the ball to start the second half but goes theee and out. West Rusk responds with a scoring drive to lead 32-6.
Four minutes left with Quitman holding on to a 3-point lead.
Mineola stalls on 4th down, West Rusk converts a 4th down into a long touchdown pass and leads 39-6 in the 3rd quarter.
Quitman posts the win 20-17 over Kemp.
Still a quarter to play in Mineola and it's West Rusk 39-6.
Braydon Alley hauls in a touchdown pass for Mineola.
It's now 39-13.
Alba-Golden adds two more scores and leads 46-7 over Clarksville.
West Rusk grinds out yards and clock and scores again to lead Mineola 45-13. Under five minutes to play.
Clarksville adds a score against Alba-Golden with the Panthers now leading 46-14.
Time runs out and Mineola falls to West Rusk 45-13.
Alba-Golden closes it out 52-14.