Athens Review, Athens, Texas

Breaking News

Sports

September 21, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Cross Roads drops homecoming, 36-14 to Wortham

CROSS ROADS — Witty Busby rushed for two touchdowns and passedfor another, powering Wortham to a 36-14 win over Cross Roads on Friday.

Busby rushed for a game-high 190 yards on 20 carries and added 73 yards on 5-of-9 passing for the Bulldogs, who improved to 2-2 on the season.

Busby opened the scoring with a 27-yard TD pass to Rudy Miller with 4:50 left in the first period. Busby scored from 3 yards only 1:10 later after a Cross Roads turnover. Busby made it 21-0 with 7:35 remaining in the third quarter with a 22-yard scoring jaunt.

Wortham padded its lead to 28-7 early in the fourth quarter as Dalton Donnahoe scored from 12 yards out. Kenneth Freeman capped the Wortham scoring with 6:30 left in the game with a 30-yard touchdown run.

Freeman backed Busby with 101 yards rushing on only eight carries and Donnahoe had 67 yards on six tries as Wortham accumulated 382 yards on the ground.

Cross Roads was limited to 61 yards rushing and Wortham forced four turnovers.

Wortham 36, Cross Roads 14

Wortham    14  0  7  15 — 36

Cross Roads    0  0  8  6 — 14

First Quarter

W —Rudy Miller 27 pass from Witty Busby (Busby ran), 4:50

W – Busby 3 run (pass failed), 3:40

Second Quarter

Third Quarter

W — Busby  22 run (Miller kick), 7:35

CR — Blake McCraken  49 pass from Aaron Arden (Taylor McKenzie run), 5:20

Fourth Quarter

W — Dalton Donnahoe 12 run (Miller kick), 11:23

CR — McKenzie 4 pass from Arden (pass  failed), 9:24

W — Kenneth Freeman 30 run (Busby ran), 6:30



W    CR

First downs    23    18

Rush-yards    51-382    20-61

Passing yards    73    196

C-A-I    5-9-1    13-27-2

Fumbles-lost    2-2    3-2

Punts-avg.    0-0    2-24

Penalties-yards    6-52    6-50

Individual

Rushing — W: Tyree Freeman 1-2, Busby  20-190, Kenneth Freeman 8-101, Dalton Donnahoe 6-67, Zach Jones 1-12, Skyler Jordan 2-6, Ethan McCosllin 3-4. CR: Raleigh Seilheimer 14-43, Arden 6-18.

Passing — W: Busby 5-9-1-73. CR: Arden 13-27-2-196.

Receiving — W: Miller 2-32, Jonathan Hughes 2-26, Daniel Trantham 1-15. CR: Trey Hazelip 3-37, Seilheimer 2-14, McKenzie 6-95, McCraken 2-50.

 

1
Text Only
Sports
  • DSC_0002.JPG ‘I am truly blessed’

    It’s official.
    The next leader of the three time defending National Junior College Athletic Association champion Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals program was introduced on Monday morning.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • AHS STP.jpg AHS wrapping up summer training program

    The summer is a time when coaches can get an early look at the mindset of their players.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Soccer.jpg Time running out

    If you are thinking about getting your kid into the Henderson County youth soccer association, time is running out.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • hornet_logo copy stroke.tif Essary rounds out Athens staff

    Athens head football coach and athletic director Paul Essary has announced several hirings that will round out his 2014 staff.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0023.jpg DIXIE MAJORS STATE TOURNAMENT: Hello, South Carolina

    Hello, South Carolina.
    The Athens 12U little league baseball team put up some amazing numbers on Tuesday afternoon at the Dixie Majors state championship game in Center.

    July 15, 2014 3 Photos

  • Athens 12U team.jpg Athens 12U team wins first two games at state tournament

    The Athens 12 and under dixie youth baseball team won its first two games at the state tournament over the weekend

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • AHS first place.jpg Reeling in the big catch

    Fishing has arrived at Athens High School as the team hosted the Hornet Classic on Saturday.

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Fanfare 2.jpg AHS season ticket renewals set for Aug. 4

    The Athens High School athletic department is gearing up for football season ticket sales.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Steve Tardiff.JPG New coaches announced at Eustace

    Eustace athletic director Heath Ragle announced his coaching vacancies in softball and basketball are filled with the hiring of Steve Tardiff and Joe Brown.

    July 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • UIL.jpg Changes on the way

    Every year, the University Interscholastic League implements new rules for coaches and officials to prepare for during the upcoming year.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo