MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Marble Falls

Murchison Middle School 14, Marble Falls 7th A 13

AUSTIN — After Seth Cozby scored on a 30-yard run, the Mustangs decided to go for two points and the win Sept. 24. But Marble Falls came up short.

T.J. Stephenson scored on a defensive scoop and score after the Mustangs worked on the drill leading up to the game, coaches said.

TOP PLAYERS: T.J. Stephenson and Seth Cozby, who had a 42-yard touchdown run

ON OFFENSE: Quarterback Seth Carpenter, receiver Christian Ammons and blocker Daniel Sparks

ON DEFENSE: Ammons recovered a fumble; Asiah Moyambo had several tackles for loss.

SAY WHAT? “The Mustangs showed great improvement,” coach David Norwood said.

RECORDS: Marble Falls 7th A is 1-1.

UP NEXT: Marble Falls vs. O’Henry Middle School at House Park, 1301 Shoal Creek Blvd. in Austin, 7 p.m. Oct. 1

Marble Falls 7th B 26, Murchison Middle School 6

AUSTIN — Punishing defense, steady offense and a special teams score gave the Mustangs their first win of the season Sept. 24.

TOP PLAYERS: Chase Laake had a touchdown on a kick return and an interception to set up a score; Cesar Bernabe had two touchdowns and a two-point kick.

ON OFFENSE: Nick Veloz had a 60-yard kick return; Dylan Crownover had a touchdown run.

ON DEFENSE: Chase Brown made a stop on an important fourth down and Michael Wilcox had five tackles.

RECORDS: Marble Falls 7th B is 1-1.

UP NEXT: Marble Falls vs. O’Henry Middle School at House Park, 1301 Shoal Creek Blvd. in Austin, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1

Marble Falls 8th A 18, Murchison Middle School 14

AUSTIN — The Mustangs’ defensive stand on the last play of the game resulted in Marble Falls’ first win of the season Sept. 25. The Mustangs stopped Murchison Middle School on the 3-yard line for the victory in a very hard and physical game, coach David Norwood said.

Quarterback Mark Richardson hit receiver Aaron Wooten for a touchdown to complete a 65-yard drive with 1 minute 22 seconds left in the first half.

TOP PLAYERS: Quarterback Mark Richardson had two touchdown passes to Aaron Wooten and James Garrison. Daven Manning had a two-yard touchdown run.

ON OFFENSE: Offensive linemen Sloan Hall, Aaron Kohutek, Moyer and Burton

ON DEFENSE: Bo McCaslin with an interception; Johnathan Wilson with three tackles; Manning

RECORDS: Marble Falls 8th A is 1-1.

UP NEXT: Marble Falls vs. O’Henry Middle School at House Park, 1301 Shoal Creek Blvd. in Austin, 7 p.m. Oct. 2

Marble Falls 8th B 12, Murchison Middle School 6

AUSTIN — The Mustangs scored their first points of the season in their first victory of 2012 on Sept. 25.

ON OFFENSE: Quarterback Brandon Duggins, running back David Gutierrez and receivers Brandon Reyes and Kristopher Lagiola

ON DEFENSE: Cade Jarvis, Matthew Hernandez, Zach Stephenson and Christopher Guerra

QUOTABLE: “They played with a lot of intensity,” coach Joel Herring said.

RECORDS: Marble Falls 8th B is 1-0-1.

UP NEXT: Marble Falls vs. O’Henry Middle School at House Park, 1301 Shoal Creek Blvd. in Austin, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2

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