The Athens High School freshmen team lost to the Robinson Rockets, 36-28, on Thursday.
With the loss, coach Dallas Robertson’s team heads into the bye week with a 2-3 record.
They will return to action on Thursday, Oct. 9 against the Van Vandals at Bruce Field.
The Hornets had a 45-yard touchdown pass from Xavius Fulton to Jarodrick Young, a 38-yard touchdown strike from Fulton to Young, a 55-yard fumble return from Victor Dawson.
They rounded out the scoring with a 60-yard touchdown pass from Fulton to Young.
Kamion Tanner and Dawson had two point conversions for the Hornets.
AHS junior varsity shut out by Robinson
The Athens Hornets traveled to Waco Robinson Thursday and were shutout 40-0 by the Rockets.
Coaches praised the play of Mario Henderson, who broke up three pass attempts and recovered a fumble.
Coaches said Emanuel Hernandez had a strong game on special teams.
The Hornets are off next week and will open district play against Van in two weeks.
The opener is set for Bruce Field with a 7 p.m. start.
Eustace junior high teams beat Mildred
The Eustace junior high teams swept Mildred in on Thursday night.
The 8th grade Bulldogs won 28-12, while the 7th grade Bulldogs won 23-6.
In the eighth grade win, Eustace improved to 3-0 as Nick Westbrook intercepted a Mildred pass on the opening possession.
Ethan Austin scored the first touchdown with a six-yard score. Christian Adams later scored on a 25-yard touchdown run.
Jayson Losiewicz had a seven yard touchdown. Austin made the PAT and had a two-point conversion in the game.
Alejandro Sanchez wrapped up the scoring with a 35-yard touchdown run.
In the seventh grade game, Angel Ochoa had a 40-yard touchdown run, Harley Manders had a 35-yard touchdown run and Marquavius Griffin had a four yard touchdown.
The Bulldogs are 3-0 on the season and are off next week.
Malakoff JV beats Scurry-Rosser, 43-6
The Malakoff Tigers remained undefeated with a strong showing against the Scurry-Rosser Wildcats on Thursday night.
The Tigers won, 43-6, allowing the first points of the year.
The Tigers are off next week. They will travel to Palestine Westwood for the start of district play on Thursday, Oct. 9.
The Tigers opened the scoring in the first quarter as Breashawn Williams rumbled his way in from two yards out. P.J. Trimble ran in the two point conversion.
MHS extended the lead to 15-0 as Williams blasted his way for 91 yards as Austin Prevost booted in the PAT.
Following a score by Scurry Rosser, Malakoff’s Brandon Cook scored on a five-yard touchdown reception for the 22-6 lead.
Juan Maldanado recovered a Wildcat fumble and returned it 10-yards to put the game out of reach.
Malakoff added two more touchdowns in the second half.