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MOUNT VERNON, Texas — Paul Pewitt, the Class 3A, Division II state runner-up last season, fell to unbeaten Mount Vernon, 42-14, Friday.

The Brahmas (1-1) scored first, but the Tigers (3-0) rattled off 35 consecutive points before Paul Pewitt found the end zone the second time in the game.

Quarterback Hayden Green had a 7-yard keeper just 2:30 into the game for the Brahmas' initial TD.

With 4:47 left in the third quarter, Green connected with Tanor Mines for a 28-yard scoring reception.

Paul Pewitt rushed 69 times for 284 yards, and Green was 2-of-4 passing for 31 yards, a TD and no interceptions.

The Brahmas play at Celina next week.

 

Gilmer 73, Atlanta 26

ATLANTA, Texas — Unbeaten Gilmer flexed its muscles as the Buckeyes crushed Atlanta, 73-26, on the Rabbits home field.

The Buckeyes (3-0) built a 38-26 halftime lead, but dominated the second half with a 35-0 scoring spree. Gilmer used a strong running game and pressure defense to shut down the Rabbits.

Atlanta, which suffered its third straight loss, had two players score a pair of touchdown each. Kameron Dickerson dashed 16 and 5 yards for Rabb scores, and Caleb Hamilton had TDs on runs of 31 and 66 yards.

Atlanta (0-3) plays next Friday at Liberty-Eylau (1-1).

 

Three area teams win

DeKalb, James Bowie and Queen City each won their games on Friday, and Redwater suffered a heart-breaking loss in the fourth overtime period.

DeKalb posted a 28-0 shutout over host Linden-Kildare at Jack Heatherington Tiger Stadium. The Bears improved to 3-0 on the young season, and the Tigers dropped to 0-3.

James Bowie went on the road to blank Overton, 38-0, earning the Pirates their first win in three games.

Queen City moved to 3-0 on the year with a 46-13 shellacking of host Quitman.

At home against Edgewood, Redwater lost to the Bulldogs, 45-43, in quadruple overtime.

At Beckville, Maud fell to the Bearcats, 75-14, as the Cardinals dropped to 0-3.

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