After Teague took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter, Kemp came back in the second quarter to tie the game at 28 at halftime. Then the Yellowjackets came out in the second half and continued the onslaught to win the district opener 48-34.
The news of Gale Sayers’ death at 77 years old Wednesday morning blind-sided me harder than I would have suspected.
We had it all planned out – this 4-page B-Section covering football this week.
State-ranked China Spring opened up a 27-0 lead in the second quarter and cruised to a 41-9 victory over Mexia at China Spring on Friday night.
ABOVE: Mexia’s Mathew Brown-McQuay (32) tackles a China Spring runner during a junior varsity football game at Blackcat Field on Thursday afternoon. Brown-McQuay ran a kickoff back 85 yards for Mexia’s only touchdown in a 54-6 loss.