Tyler Lee and Coppell Advance to State

Tyler Lee a main stay at the 7 on 7 State Tournament by virtue of winning a coin flip will is determined the winner of the Granbury SQT (hosted at Aledo HS) and Coppell is considered the runner up. However both teams get the big honor of advancing to the 7 on 7 State Tournament!

ALEDO- It was a muggy day on Saturday, but luckily the rain held off long enough in Eastern Parker County as Tyler Lee and Coppell both punched tickets to the 7 on 7 State Tournament in College Station. The Granbury SQT was originally scheduled to be held at Granbury, but due to the heavy storms there were no playable fields at GHS so graciously Aledo High School stepped up and offered the use of their first class facilities for the tournament. Both qualifiers continued the theme of heart stopping semi-final wins as Coppell rallied from a 34-20 halftime deficit to West Mesquite to pull out a 44-40 win on the game's final play as QB Dalton Williams hit Chad Thedford in the corner of the end zone for the winning score. Tyler Lee's Jamal Mitchell picked off a pass in the end zone in overtime to seal the Red Raiders 55-48 win over Wylie in the other semi-final game.

Pool A Standings

West Mesquite 3-0 129 52

Saginaw Boswell 2-1 93 83

Mansfield 1-2 85 106

Granbury 0-3 55 121

Pool A Scores

Boswell 34 Granbury 27

W. Mesquite 52 Mansfield 19

Mansfield 45 Granbury 20

W. Mesquite 35 Boswell 25

W. Mesquite 42 Granbury 8

Boswell 34 Mansfield 21

Pool A Recap

West Mesquite used their superior speed and depth on both sides of the ball to simply outclass the competition. In the Wranglers first game they broke open a 21-13 game at the half to win going away over Mansfield. Boswell started out what would be a long day for Granbury by knocking the Pirates off 34-27. Granbury in their second game was tied 20-20 at the half with Mansfield but they didn't show up in the second half losing 45-20 to the Tigers. Boswell played West Mesquite tough but fell 35-25, WMHS then rolled past Granbury 42-8 while Boswell rebounded from a 21-20 halftime deficit against Mansfield to win 34-21.

Pool B Standings

Abilene 3-0 118 61

Coppell 2-1 118 67

FW Eastern Hills 1-2 92 130

Weatherford 0-3 59 129

Pool B Scores

Abilene 28 Coppell 22

Eastern Hills 47 Weatherford 26

Abilene 48 Eastern Hills 12

Coppell 40 Weatherford 6

Abilene 42 Weatherford 27

Coppell 56 Eastern Hills 33

Pool B Recap

Weatherford in their first and only SQT of the year struggled mightily under new QB Chris Fielder. WHS was drilled in their opener by Eastern Hills 47-26, while Abilene jumped out to a 22-6 halftime lead before holding on to beat Coppell 28-22. Eastern Hills only brought 12 players and the lack of depth started to show in their second game as Abilene under the direction of Spens Lackey who was finally cleared to play rolled past EHHS 48-12. Coppell got things kicked into high gear as they trounced Weatherford 40-6. CHS continued their hot streak as they dismantled a gassed Eastern Hills squad 56-33 and Abilene had no trouble with Weatherford winning 42-27.

Pool C Standings

Stephenville 3-0 87 51

Tyler Lee 2-1 119 107

Aledo 1-2 90 104

Arlington Martin 0-3 43 87

Pool C Scores

Stephenville 30 Aledo 25

Tyler Lee 40 Arl. Martin 22

Stephenville 26 Arl. Martin 7

Tyler Lee 60 Aledo 54 (2OT)

Stephenville 31 Tyler Lee 19

Aledo 21 Arl. Martin 14

Pool C Recap

This pool featured two of the day's most exciting games and both involved Aledo on the losing end of things. Aledo in their first game held a late lead over Stephenville who was without RB Trey Taylor and missing DB Cody Davis and two other DB's. However the ‘Jackets scored on the final play of the game to take the win 30-25. Tyler Lee rolled past an outmanned Martin squad 40-22. Tyler Lee would have their hands full with Aledo in their second game as Aledo's Cole Loftin was used all over the place and he gave Lee fits. However the Red Raiders managed to bounce back from a 35-26 halftime deficit to force a 54-54 tie at the end of regulation. Despite a couple of close calls not going their way in overtime Lee was able to pull out a 60-54 win over Aledo in OT. Aledo did manage a win in their final game 21-14 while Stephenville knocked off Tyler Lee 31-19.

Pool D Standings

Wylie 2-1 100 89

Copperas Cove 2-1 106 82

Richland 1-2 93 73

The Colony 1-2 60 115

Pool D Scores

Copperas Cove 33 Richland 18

The Colony 32 Wylie 25

Richland 56 Wylie 6

Wylie 41 Copperas Cove 39

Wylie 34 Richland 18

Copperas Cove 34 The Colony 22

No pool recap as all games were played at Old Bearcat Stadium.

Semi-Finals

Coppell 44 W. Mesquite 40

Tyler Lee 55 Wylie 48 OT

No championship game was played.


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