Morton Ranch Mavericks

Katy-Area Week 9 Football Roundup: Morton Ranch Defeats Mayde Creek

Morton Ranch quarterback Josh Johnson hands the ball to running back Santana Scott (Terry Carter/UD Photos.com photo)

By George Slaughter Morton Ranch knows it has its work cut out for it if it expects to make the playoffs this season. But the Mavericks took a step forward with a 43-17 win over Mayde Creek Thursday at Legacy Stadium. Morton Ranch is 4-4 overall, 2-2 in District 19-6A. Mayde Creek is 2-6 overall, 0-4 in district. The Mavericks did it with a strong running game featuring junior running back Santana Scott, who had […]

Katy-Area Week 8 Football Roundup: Katy Defeats Cinco Ranch

Tompkins senior linebacker Bryce Shaink (32) hauls down Morton Ranch running back Santana Scott (3) in the backfield. (Terry Carter/UD Photos.com photo)

By George Slaughter For Katy Tigers fans, Saturday’s cooler weather and the other Saturday attractions, including the monthly Katy Market Day and first annual Katy Heritage Carnival, were welcome. But the Tigers’ 49-3 win over Cinco Ranch Saturday at Legacy Stadium was even more welcome. The win puts the Tigers at 8-0 overall, 4-0 in District 19-6A, going into a bye week. The Cougars are 4-3 overall, 1-2 in district. Katy scored on its second […]

Katy-Area Week 7 Football Roundup: Tompkins Resumes Winning Ways

Taylor wideout Michael Whitaker III struggles for yardage and possession of the football as Falcon defender Eduwa Okundaye (20) tries to make the stop. (Terry Carter/UD Photos.com photo)

By George Slaughter After suffering a tough loss last week to Katy, Tompkins rebounded with a strong 52-7 win over Taylor Thursday at Legacy Stadium. The win improves the Falcons to 6-1 overall, 2-1 in District 19-6A. The Mustangs fall to 1-6 overall, 0-3 in district. Tompkins wasted no time getting started Thursday, scoring on its first three drives of the game. On the first drive, Falcons senior quarterback Cole Francis connected on a 51-yard […]

Katy-Area Week 6 Football Roundup: Katy Defeats Tompkins, 56-21

Katy senior receiver Nic Anderson (4) hauls in a touchdown pass against Tompkins (photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos.com)

By George Slaughter Katy celebrated its homecoming with a 56-21 win over Tompkins Friday at Legacy Stadium. Unlike last year’s 24-19 Tompkins win, this one wasn’t close. Katy junior quarterback Caleb Koger completed 14-of-17 passes for 331 yards and five touchdowns. His favorite targets were seniors Nic Anderson and Antonio Silva. Anderson had six catches for 128 yards and two touchdowns. Sliva finished with five catches for 143 yards and a touchdown. The Tigers ran […]

Katy-Area Week 5 Football Roundup: Tompkins Defeats Cinco Ranch

Tompkins senior quarterback Cole Francis (9) pushes the football upfield with Cinco Ranch's Brayan Perez Gilbes (37) closing in for an open-field stop on Thursday in district play. (Photo by Terry Carter/UD Photos)

By George Slaughter Tompkins showed its mettle in a tough district opener against Cinco Ranch, pulling out a 32-28 win Thursday at Rhodes Stadium. The Falcons, defending District 19-6A champions, improved to 5-0 overall, 1-0 in district. The Cougars fall to 3-2 overall, 0-1 in district. Cinco Ranch drew the first score with 5:36 in the first quarter, when junior quarterback Gavin Rutherford completed an 11-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Seth Salverino. The […]

Katy-Area Week 4 Football Roundup: Katy Defeats The Woodlands

Katy senior receiver Antonio Silva (9) battles for yard after a catch against two Highlander defenders. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos.com)

By George Slaughter Junior running back Seth Davis rushed for two touchdowns to help lead the Katy Tigers to a 21-14 win over The Woodlands Thursday night at Rhodes Stadium. Davis finished the game with 21 carries for 223 yards. After the Highlanders took an early 7-0 lead, Davis scored the first of his touchdowns on a six-yard run with 6:07 remaining in the first quarter. His second touchdown came on a 49-yard run late […]

Katy ISD Updates Ticketing Policy for Basketball Games

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District Athletics Department Thursday updated its ticketing policy for basketball games in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, the district said parents of basketball players will be provided parent cards, and when they present those cards at games, they will be permitted to purchase up to four tickets. Tickets are $2 for students and $5 for adults. Students will be admitted only if accompanied by […]

Tompkins Defeats Morton Ranch; Faces Katy Thursday

By George Slaughter Tompkins exploded for 27 second quarter points to cruise to a 48-0 victory over Morton Ranch Friday night at Legacy Stadium. Tompkins improves to 5-0 overall, 3-0 in District 19-6A. Morton Ranch falls to 1-4 and 0-3, respectively. The Falcons are playing with confidence, and it showed against the Mavericks. Tompkins coach Todd McVey said the team had a good week of practice, adding that he tells the players they win games […]

Seven Lakes Earns First Win of Season

By George Slaughter Seven Lakes earned its first victory of the 2020 season with a 14-13 overtime win over Morton Ranch Friday night at Legacy Stadium. The Spartans are 1-4 overall and 1-2 in District 19-6A. Morton Ranch falls to 1-3 and 0-2, respectively. The game was a defensive struggle for most of the night, with both teams scoreless through the first three quarters. Seven Lakes got its first touchdown on a 13-yard run by […]

Last-Second Field Goal Propels Paetow Victory

By George Slaughter The Paetow Panthers reached a milestone Friday night at Legacy Stadium by playing their first-ever varsity football game against a fellow Katy Independent School District program. A last-second, 23-yard field goal by junior kicker Anthony Fuentes made the 38-35 win over Morton Ranch all the sweeter. Paetow is 2-0. Morton Ranch is 1-1. The Panthers, a Class 5A program, fielded their first varsity football team in 2018. The other Katy ISD programs […]