NORTH EAST ISD FOOTBALL RESULTS
The second week of football season produced more exciting games for North East high schools. Playing in front of over 5000 people on Friday night at Comalander Stadium the Reagan Rattlers staged a tremendous come from behind rally to defeat the O’Connor Panthers 31 – 28. The Rattlers were 14 points behind at one time in the second half and with eight minutes to play still trailed the Panthers 17 – 28. Reagan quarterback Ty Summers scored the winning touchdown with good execution on the part of the entire team with 51 seconds remaining. Until that final margin of victory the Rattlers had never held the lead in the game.
At Heroes Stadium on Friday night the Roosevelt Rough Riders recorded a win by a score of 30 – 6 win over the Jay Mustangs. The Rough Riders built a 24 – 6 lead in the first half. The two teams settled into a defensive struggle in the second half and Roosevelt came away with their second consecutive victory of the season.
Madison traveled to Kerrville Tivy on Friday and came away with another win. Bringing their record to two wins and no losses the Mavericks took control early and left Kerrville with a 42 – 24 win. The Mavericks led by a comfortable margin the entire game. Kerrville scored twice late in the game to close the scoring.
Saturday found the remaining four North East schools playing their second game of the season. Churchill took charge early against Warren for a 30 - 3 halftime lead. The final score was 36 - 10 and the Chargers recorded a dominant performance for their second victory. Lee went on the road to defeat Holmes by a score of 44 - 13. The Volunteers scored three times in the second half and held Holmes scoreless to pull away from a close halftime score. In a scoring battle Johnson lost to Brandeis 61 - 46 and MacArthur was defeated by Stevens 37 - 7.
Fans are reminded that freshmen and junior varsity contests for all high schools are also under way. This coming week the 13 North East middle schools begin play. The number of students in our district football program remains strong. Be sure to check the NEISD athletic department web site for schedules in all sports. We will hope to see you supporting these young athletes.