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HOUSTON - The second round of the 2021 Texas high school football playoffs did not disappoint.
There were some big wins - C.E. King knocking of Shadow Creek to make it to the third round for the first time in 32 years - and some bigtime performances across the board in a lot of playoff victories.
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TOUCHDOWNTouchdown number FOUR for WR Joey Fussell and Spring!! Extra point no good. #txhsfb Spring-27Klein Cain-1410:12 left in 2nd Quarter pic.twitter.com/IpswxblMNa— VYPE Houston (@vypehouston) November 20, 2021
TOUCHDOWNTouchdown number FOUR for WR Joey Fussell and Spring!! Extra point no good. #txhsfb Spring-27Klein Cain-1410:12 left in 2nd Quarter pic.twitter.com/IpswxblMNa
Joey Fussell Jr. Remember the name. He came up huge in Spring's 56-53 victory over Klein Cain last week. Fussell Jr. had 19 carries for 119 yards and four scores and then tacked on seven receptions for 83 yards and two scores. Six total touchdowns and over 200 yards of offense. Not a bad night for the Lions.
makin a statement 🤷🏾♂️ pic.twitter.com/XYG1d71k6o— j.jerrell (@jjerrell4) November 21, 2021
makin a statement 🤷🏾♂️ pic.twitter.com/XYG1d71k6o
C.E. King had a statement win in the Area Round as they took down Shadow Creek. Jerrell Wimbley ran like a man on fire! Wimbley had 29 carries for 312 yards and five touchdowns in the win. On the season, Wimbley has 217 carries for 1,972 yards and 25 touchdowns.
TOUCHDOWN COUGARS!! Quincy Jones can’t be stopped! Another 7 for Crosby! GO BIG RED! 38-6. Q3 6:10. @quincyj99733074 #thisisnow #txhsfbplayoffs #txhsfb pic.twitter.com/sWZfbQyPjA— Crosby ISD (@CrosbyISD) November 20, 2021
TOUCHDOWN COUGARS!! Quincy Jones can’t be stopped! Another 7 for Crosby! GO BIG RED! 38-6. Q3 6:10. @quincyj99733074 #thisisnow #txhsfbplayoffs #txhsfb pic.twitter.com/sWZfbQyPjA
The Big Red Machine in Crosby has continued to churn. Jones in monster win over Marshall for the Cougars rushed 24 times for 211 yards and four touchdowns. He also had three catches for 60 yards to go with it. According to MaxPreps, Jones has rushed for 1,009 yards and 16 touchdowns in 10 games this season.
RD✌🏼🏈🙏🏼🇲🇽🔥 pic.twitter.com/Vp14XkMFzd— David Amador II (@IIAmador8) November 22, 2021
North Shore continued its roll through the 2021 playoffs with a 41-13 win over Clear Springs last week. Mustangs' receiver David Amador II led the crew with seven catches for 119 yards and a score.
Congrats to all of our Players of the Game from Rd 2!O: @jeremypayne_ OL: @Darionembers09 D: @_JulianPayne DL: @Treylon_ ST: @Rodricksapp_ #HightowerFootball #RecruitHightower pic.twitter.com/7gTXbaGPHD— COACH SAMMY SCOTT (@CoachScottTX) November 22, 2021
Congrats to all of our Players of the Game from Rd 2!O: @jeremypayne_ OL: @Darionembers09 D: @_JulianPayne DL: @Treylon_ ST: @Rodricksapp_ #HightowerFootball #RecruitHightower pic.twitter.com/7gTXbaGPHD
In a 45-29 victory for Fort Bend Hightower over Georgetown last week, running back Jeremy Payne went off. He finished with 19 carries for 223 yards and 3 scores. On the season, Payne has rushed for 900 yards and five scores on 105 carries in 10 games.
HOUSTON - It was a night full of big scores and some thrilling finishes to close out the Area Round action on Friday night, leaving just a pair of Saturday games to close out the week.
Many teams left little doubt, including Katy Paetow - beating Manor 58-22 and securing its first-ever Area Round win. Katy looked like the defending state champs, rolling past Stratford 59-7, while North Shore, Tompkins, C.E. King, Ridge Point, Summer Creek and Tomball all had dominating wins.
For C.E. King it was a historic win as they move on to the third round of the playoffs for the first time since 1989.
Atascocita had to kick a field goal with four seconds left to down Dickinson 22-21 and Spring staved off Klein Cain in a 56-53 thriller.
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So, the winners move on to practice on Thanksgiving week, which for any coach means that you have reached the third round of the playoffs.
The next round gives us some thrilling day and night match-ups for next Friday and Saturday for the Regional Semi-Finals. Some of the more intriguing ones include Katy facing C.E. King, Manvel taking on Hightower and Ridge Point locking horns with Atascocita.
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