KATY MAGAZINE NEWS
September 7, 2019
By Jennifer Miko
Week two of Katy high school football showcased the strong offensive and defensive talent of the local teams. Key players have stepped up, giving fans an exciting start to the football season.
CINCO RANCH COUGARS
Coach Chris Dudley’s Cougars took the field at Rhodes Stadium last night for a non-conference game against Jersey Village. Cinco Ranch was looking for their first win this season, but the Falcons held the home team to two touchdowns. Jersey Village went on to win the game 35-14.
The Katy Tigers claimed their second victory of the season with a 56-14 charge against the Atascocita Eagles. The Tigers led 42-7 at the half and continued to dominate on offense with the strong arm of quarterback Bronson McClelland and the stellar running back performance of newcomer Ron Hoff. The Katy defense kept the Eagles from scoring in the 4th.
MORTON RANCH MAVERICKS
Morton Ranch (1-1) was shut out by Cypress Ridge in a Thursday-night matchup in Houston. Senior Jaelon Moorehead, the Maverick’s running back, rushed for 107 yards on 19 carries, averaging 5.6 yards per carry.
The Paetow Panthers shutout the Northbrook Raiders last night 64-0. In the first quarter, the Panthers blocked a Raiders' punt and returned for a touchdown. The 2-0 Panthers dominated with an unanswered string of passing and rushing TDs and had an impressive 48-0 lead at the half.
SEVEN LAKES SPARTANS
The Seven Lakes Spartans' defense held the La Porte Bull Dogs to just two points in the first half of last night’s game. On offense, quarterback JT Fayard passed for 187 yards for two touchdowns, and threw one interception. The Spartans topped La Porte 28-23 for their first win this season.
Taylor visited Cypress Springs on Thursday night and left with their first win of the season after a tough loss to Atascocita 69-7 in week one action. The Mustang’s wide receiver Griffin Dougherty stood out with five receptions for 75 receiving yards and one touchdown. Marcus Grant, running back, rushed for 129 yards on 28 carries. The Mustangs beat the Panthers 28-14.
Last night, Tompkins claimed their second win of the season with a 42-24 win over Klein Cain at Legacy Stadium. The Hurricanes were on top 17-7 at halftime, but Tompkins racked up 21 points in the 3rd to take the lead. Junior Jalen Milroe, Tompkins’ star quarterback, continued to showcase his passing skills, and also rushed for a 10-yard touchdown.
Mayde Creek plays Fort Bend Austin tonight at 6:00 pm at Legacy Stadium.
Week 3 Katy Football Schedule
Paetow vs. Clements, 6:00 pm, Legacy Stadium
Morton Ranch vs. Westside, 7:00 pm, Delmar Stadium
Katy vs. IPN, 6:30 pm, Legacy Stadium Homecoming
Cinco Ranch vs. Pearland, 7:00 pm, The Rig
Seven Lakes vs. Fort Bend Austin, 7:30 pm, Rhodes Stadium
Mayde Creek vs. Nimitz, 6:00 pm, Thorne Stadium
Taylor vs. Deer Park, 6:00 pm, Legacy Stadium
Tompkins vs. Alvin, 7:00 pm, Rhodes Stadium