The Fox Box: county wide sports updates

by By Josie Fox

Troup continues winning streak

The Troup Tigers continue to prove they are a powerhouse on the field with their latest win against the Arp Tigers, 48-6.

Troup quarterback Weslee Ross threw 125 yards and ended the night with a 37.5 percent completion rate.

Trent Allen was named offensive player of the week after rushing 156 yards and scoring three touchdowns on Friday night. He shared that title with Desmon Deason who received 62 yards and completed one touchdown.

Bryce Attaway and Max Hale received recognition as defensive players of the week with Eddie Rojo begin named special teams player of the week.

The 8-2 Tigers will take on the 5-4 Chisum Mustangs this Friday in Sulphur Springs with kick off at 7:30 p.m.

Bullard claims victory over Eagles

The Panthers found their footing in the final minutes of the first quarter on Friday night and set a trend for nail biting, final minute action, ending the night with a 41-27 win over Canton.

With under a minute left in the first quarter the Panthers found their way into the end zone and put the first points on the scoreboard with a rushing touchdown. Just moments later, the Panthers again completed a second touchdown and two point conversion, making the score 14-0 going into the second quarter.

With just minutes left in the second quarter, Canton scored their first touchdown of the night, followed by a good point after, giving them seven points on the scoreboard.

Bullard answered back with their third touchdown of the night and rushed for a two point conversion, bringing their score up to 22 points.

Canton quickly found their way back across the plane with a completed touchdown pass, but missed the PAT, bringing their score up to 13 points.

Just before the game clock ran out marking halftime, Bullard scored their fourth touchdown of the night. Score at halftime was 28-13.

In the top of the third quarter, the Panthers completed another rushing touchdown, but failed to complete the two point conversion, bringing Bullard’s score up to 34 points, where the points would stay until the fourth quarter.

Canton would be the first team to score in the final quarter of the game when they completed a rushing touchdown, followed by a good PAT, with just five minutes left.

Bullard ran for a 20 yard rushing touchdown with just one minute left in the game, followed by a good PAT to bring their score up to 41 points.

Canton pushed for one last play and with seconds left in the game, they found their way into the end zone one last time. A good PAT brought the final score to 41-27.

The 3-7 Bullard Panthers will take on the 7-3 Connally Cadets on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Guard falls to Tigers

Brook Hill Guard hosted the Trinity Christian Tigers on Friday but were unable to claim a home field victory.

The Tigers dominated the second half of the game, scoring 18 points in the third quarter and 29 points in the fourth quarter while holding the Guard to just one touchdown in the third.

Final game score was 59-12.

The 6-4 Brook Hill Guard will take on the 7-3 Fort Worth Christian Cardinals on Friday night.