Lamar Consolidated’s 0-4 start did not full reflect the Mustangs’ efforts against a tough slate of games to start the season.
But a 56-0 shutout loss to A&M Consolidated on Friday to start District 10-5A DII shoes how far the Mustangs still have to go contend for a playoff spot by season’s end.
The Mustangs were shutout for the first since 2017, a 70-0 loss to Angleton at Traylor Stadium.
Friday marks the first 0-5 start for Lamar Consolidated since 2016, former head coach Rick LaFavers’ second season.
The Mustangs finished that year 0-10.
Turnovers and inefficiency in the red zone put the Mustangs behind the eight-ball early at Tiger Stadium in College Station.
Lamar Consolidated (0-5, 0-1) will return to Rosenberg to face Huntsville after a bye week in Week 10.
The Hornets beat Rudder 36-17 Friday night to improve to 4-0 overall.