Across the state, district openers are kicking off.
During the preseason, some fans saw this game as the game where whoever won this game, the district title would be theirs for the taking. Instead, it was a defensive showcase for both teams.
Farwell scored the only touchdown in the game from Miguel Vasquez with a 83 yard run to topple Sudan, 6-0.
“We’re happy to get out here with a district win,” Farwell head football coach Daniel Brittain said. “I don’t feel like we played real well tonight. We are going to have to play a whole lot better if we want to win the district championship. That’s what our goals are.”
Vasquez also scored two more touchdowns, but were taken back due to penalties. Despite a defensive showcase, Sudan also had lots of positives taken from their showing.
“I was proud of how the guys competed,” Sudan head football coach Guthry Edwards said. “We made some mistakes on both sides of the ball that put us in a tough position but those guys fought.”
Sudan defense had a great showing towards the end of the first half with making back-to-back goal line stops to end the first half.
Since then, Sudan had the momentum throughout the game.
Sudan made more ball movement in the second half, with making only one possession past midfield. The Steer defense held Sudan to 151 total yards.
The Hornets almost had a potential game-winning possession that included a big Austin Conley run of 38 yards that put them in the Steer 39 yard line. The next play, QB Josh Paredez threw a pick that eventually was the last play of the game.
“The defense held them to six points, the lowest that they have had all year.” Edwards said. “I’m extremely proud of alot of aspects of our game.”
With the win, Farwell moves to 1-0 in district while Sudan drops to 0-1. Next week, the Steers play host to Smyer and Sudan will entertain Morton.