Jays win it in OT

Needville celebrates after kicker Pete Cavazos (#80) kicked a game-winning field goal in overtime to beat Columbia on Friday night. 

Pete Cavazos kicked a 37-yard field goal in overtime to help Needville get a 24-21 win over Columbia at Griggs Field in West Columbia on Friday.

The Blue Jays relied on a strong running game, led by senior Walker Warncke to get the road win. But Columbia scored all 21 points in the first half to take a 21-7 lead.

Also, senior quarterback Trevor Baker had two touchdown passes, including a 70-yard touchdown pass to senior Dax Bridges in the first quarter, and Warncke scored from 13 yards out late in the second quarter as Needville pulled with a touchdown, 21-14, at the half.

Needville tied the game with four minutes left in the third quarter as senior quarterback Trevor Baker connected with senior receiver Mitchell Hackstedt for a 41-yard touchdown catch.

Both teams played tough defense in the fourth quarter to send it into overtime. On Columbia’s first possession, Warncke picked off a pass to stop the Roughnecks and give Needville a chance to win.

The victory puts the Blue Jays at 3-3 overall and 1-0 in District 12-4A DI play. Columbia falls to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in district play.

Needville will head to Stafford next week.

Angleton 22, Lamar Consolidated 20

Christian Cortez kicked a 27-yard field goal on the last play of the game to give the Wildcats the win at Angleton on Friday night.

The Mustangs got behind early in the second quarter as a fumble was returned for a touchdown to put Angleton up 6-0 after a missed extra point. But on its next drive, quarterback Dylan Garrett found receiver Tevin Clark for a 40-yard touchdown to tie the game.

Later in the quarter, Garrett connected with Michael Clark for a 24-yard touchdown to put Lamar ahead, and then Clark scored again on a 4-yard touchdown run to put the Mustangs up 20-6 at halftime.

Angleton scored a touchdown and a field goal in the third quarter to cut the lead to 20-12, and Cortez kicked a 28-yard field goal with six minutes left in the game to pull the Wildcats within a point. After forcing a Mustang punt, Angleton converted on two fourth-down plays to get in position for Cortez to win the game.

The loss drops Lamar to 0-3 on the season, while Angleton is now 3-0.

The Mustangs will travel to Humble on Thursday.

Fulshear 28, Sam Rayburn 0

The Chargers get the road shutout win over the Texans on Friday night at Pasadena Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The win puts Fulshear at 3-0 on the season, its best start in program history.

Next up for the Chargers is Fort Bend Clements on Thursday at Traylor Stadium.

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