Decatur Eagles vs. Waco La Vega Pirates
La Vega 53, Decatur 0
Six different Pirates scored for the La Vega Pirates but it was John Richards who set the tone early as the Pirates defeated the Decatur Eagles 53-0 to advance to the State Finals.
The Pirates struck early on a 39-yard touchdown run from Richards juts 53 seconds into the game to take an early 7-0 lead.
Richards would strike again on a 50-yard touchdown run with 4:47 remaining in the 2nd quarter to extended the lead to 14-0.
And Richards would strike yet again on a 19-yard touchdown run to give the Pirates a 20-point lead with 11:49 remaining in the 2nd quarter.
Then the Pirates would share the wealth.
Jar’Quae Walton scored on a 9-yard run to make the score 27-0 with 2:27 remaining in the first half.
Next up would be Ara Rauls who recorded a 30-yard touchdown run with 1:23 remaining in the half to make the score 33-0 at the half.
With 7:02 remaining in the 3rd quarter, Taequan Tyler would have a 14-yard touchdown run to make the score 40-0.
The Pirates would record their only passing touchdown on the night on 72-yard pass from Ara Rauls to Josh Hamilton with 5:05 remaining in the 3rd quarter.
The Pirates final score of the night would come on a 60-yard run from Daylon Williams with 5:40 remaining in the game to make the final score La Vega 53, Decatur 0.
Carthage Bulldogs vs. Liberty Hill Panthers
Liberty Hill 44, Carthage 41
Tony Blalock reported on this game live from Cy Fair FCU Stadium in Cypress on Friday night. Read Tony’s game report here: https://texasredzonereport.com/2018/12/liberty-hill-downs-carthage-to-advance-to-the-state-championship-game/