Leavatts leads Golden Eagles to victory over Mustangs
Cy Falls beat Memorial 45-7, last Thursday, at Pridgeon Stadium to stay perfect through five weeks and set up a match between two undefeated teams next week.
The Golden Eagles will take on defending state champion Cy-Fair on Thursday, 7 p.m., at Pridgeon Stadium. Going into the game, Cy Falls is 5-0 overall and 3-0 in district. Cy-Fair was off last week but enters the game 4-0 and 2-0 in district
Last Thursday’s win over Memorial began with an offensive explosion, as the Golden Eagles’ offense scored 35 points in the first half while the defense held Memorial to 54 yards through the first two quarters.
Cy Falls finished with 359 total yards. Koby Leavatts had 128 rushing yards, 65 receiving yards and five touchdowns.
“I thought we played really well, I know that’s a good football team over there, its well-coached,” Cy Falls coach Chris Brister said.
A 29-yard field goal by Cy Falls was blocked by Memorial in the first quarter. Mekhi Davis picked off Mathew Sanders on the next play at the 35-yard line and returned it for the first score of the game with 7:31 left in the first.
Memorial responded with Sanders scoring on a 3-yard run to cap a 12-play drive.
Leavatts scored on a 10-yard run to put Cy Falls up 14-7 with 11:08 left in the second quarter. Caine Guerrero’s 55-yard catch set up the score.
The Golden Eagles scored on a 63-yard pass from Traquan Brown to Leavatts, his second, to put them up by two touchdowns.
“We had to put a lot of work into this one and it went our way,” Brister said.
Leavatts scored on 4-yard run, his third, to put Cy Falls up 28-7. Leavatts’ 14-yard run set up the score.
Leavatts’ 3-yard run, his fourth score, with 2:53 left in the second quarter made it 35-7. The drive covered 62 yards on four plays.
The Golden Eagles had 286 total yards in the first half, including 139 rushing yards and 11 first downs.
Leavatts had four touchdowns and over 100 total yards in the first half.
“He had a great football game tonight,” Brister said. “But any time Koby does well it’s because our offensive line has done well. I thought we called a good game.”
Leavatts scored on a 14-yard run, his fifth, to put Cy Falls up 42-7 with :26 left in the third quarter. The drive covered 53 yards on five plays.
Oscar DeSantiago’s 18-yard field goal made it 45-7 with 6:06 left in the fourth quarter.