Lamar Consolidated football is on a roll.
The energy was electric in Guy K. Traylor Memorial Stadium Friday night as fans cheered on their respective teams in the annual Battle of the Berg. Following Friday's highly anticipated rivalry game against Terry (1-2), Lamar Consolidated has improved to 3-0 to start the season ahead of district play.
The Battle of the Berg trophy will stay with Lamar Consolidated for the second straight year following a 56-28 victory over Terry.
Both teams played in support of first responders, with Lamar Consolidated and Terry backing Rosenberg police officers and firefighters, respectively. Emergency workers in attendance were recognized and served as honorary captains for the coin toss pregame.
Lamar Consolidated is looking to continue their winning streak with a disctrict game victory over Lake Creek on September 26 at 7pm.
The Fort Bend Clements Rangers' season opener vs. Lamar Consolidated will be live on VYPE Sports Radio at vypefortbend.com Thursday night, starting with the Countdown to Kickoff Show at 6:45 p.m. Roger Smith and James Kowalewski will bring you the call of the game, which is an opportunity for Head Coach Bobby Darnell's Rangers to win their second straight game after beating Kempner to close out the 2018 season. It was their first district victory in the Darnell Era.
The Mustangs broke through in 2018, which was Rick LaFavers' fourth season as head coach and his first winning campaign. Lamar Consolidated was 7-4 and lost to the Marshall Mavericks from East Texas in the first round of the playoffs.
Listen to the podcast after the game, and also go to vypefortbend.com to hear Friday night's Travis-Hightower matchup at 6:45 p.m., and Saturday's Fort Bend Austin-Katy Tompkins battle, starting at 5:45 p.m.