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Katy Football Players Keep Racking Up the Yards and the Wins


September 15, 2019

By Jennifer Miko

During week three of the 2019 high school football season, the Katy varsity teams put some big numbers on the board to rack up the wins. Katy, Taylor and Tompkins scored more than 60 points against their opponents. The Tigers shut-out the visiting team from Mexico 65-0.

Tompkins QB Jalen Milroe passed for over 200 yards this week.



The Mavericks put up a strong offense led by quarterback Jaden Diaz, wide receiver Josh Gaton, and Karsten Christopher Jr who had 14 carries for 59 yards. The Westside Wolves were down 28-6 at the half, and could only put 13 more points on the board. The Mavericks added to their lead with a pair of touchdowns to win 42-19.



The Panthers moved to 3-0 with a win over Fort Bend Clements this week. They led 21-7 at the half, and added 27 more points to seal the victory. Paetow has a bye week and hosts the Cleveland Indians in a matchup on September 28.



The Cougars were looking for their first win of the season, but the Pearland Oilers kept them out of the end zone. On the ground both teams rushed for over 100 yards, but the Oilers racked up 338 passing yards to the Cougars' 86.



The Seven Lakes Spartans handed the visiting Fort Bend Austin Bulldogs a loss on the full-moon, Friday the 13th matchup. Next week, they take on another Bulldogs team when they visit the 0-3 Heights.



The Tigers led 38-0 when torrential rains flanked Legacy stadium Friday night. Play was delayed due to rain and lightning for more than an hour. In the highest-scoring shut-out of the week, Katy beat Aguilas Blancas Instituto Politencnico Nacional (IPN) 65-0. Shoutout to Jalen Davis for scoring three TDs and Sherman Smith adding two TDs, and Hunter Washington with a pick 6.



On Saturday night, the Rams took on the Nimitz Cougars. Quarterback John Zalocha repeatedly connected with wide receiver Daniel Huery and racked up 219 passing yards and two touchdowns. JaCoby Wilson was also a key playmaker with two touchdowns.



Taylor played an impressive game against Deer Park Saturday night bringing their record to 2-1 this season. Quarterback Dalton Burden passed for 181 yards for two TDs and rushed for 53 yards and a TD. Deer Park struggled offensively with four fumbles and three interceptions. The Mustang's Trevor Woods' pick six gave the team even more momentum and the lead. Taylor then added 28 more points in the 4th to secure the win.



The Falcons blanked the Alvin Yellowjackets 63-0 bringing the team's record for this season to 3-0. Jalen Milroe passed for 223 yards and two TDs. Shoutout to R.J. Smith running in three TDs, Marquis Shoulders for his two TDs and Colby Huerter for his 37- yard fumble recovery for a TD.

Week 4 Matchups

September 19

Seven Lakes vs. Heights, 7:00 pm, Delmar Stadium

Morton Ranch vs. Sam Houston, 7:00 pm, Dyer Stadium

September 20

Taylor vs. Dickinson, 6:30 pm, Legacy Stadium Homecoming

Cinco Ranch vs. Cedar Park, 7:00 pm, Gupton Stadium

Mayde Creek vs. Alvin, 7:00 pm, Freedom Field

Tompkins vs. Clear Creek, 7:30 pm, Rhodes Stadium Homecoming

September 21

Katy vs. Clear Springs, 6:00 pm, Legacy Stadium

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