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Ellis County Football Friday: Week 2 scores, stats, recaps, reaction and photo galleries

This is an ongoing report and will be updated frequently through Saturday afternoon. Check back early and often!

(2-0) WAXAHACHIE 14, (0-2) Arlington Lamar 6 — FINAL

Waxahachie led 14-6 at the half against host Arlington Lamar at Cravens Field. The Tribe defense forced four first-half turnovers and the lead held into the fourth quarter. 

To read the full recap, click here!

(0-2) ENNIS 17, (1-1) MIDLOTHIAN 32 — FINAL

The Midlothian Panther defense flexed on the visiting Ennis Lions in a dialed-down version of a US Highway 287 battle on Thursday.

Midlothian held the visiting Lion offense to 197 total yards at Midlothian ISD Multipurpose Stadium to pick up the Panthers’ first win. The (1-1) Midlothian offense, meanwhile, was fueled by two passing touchdowns in the convincing 32-17 victory.

To read the full recap and check out the photo gallery, click here!

(1-1) ARLINGTON SEGUIN 0, (2-0) RED OAK 28 — FINAL

A touchdown a quarter keeps the doctor away, or however that childhood reminder goes.

Either way, (2-0) Red Oak found paydirt once in all four quarters for the 28-0 victory against the visiting (1-1) Arlington Seguin Cougars on Friday night at Billy Goodloe Stadium.

Red Oak head coach Melvin Robinson was […] — to read the full recap and see a couple in-game photos, click here!

(0-2) Cleburne 7, (1-1) No. 7 Midlothian Heritage 63 — FINAL

The only force to stop the Midlothian Heritage offense Friday night was the game clock. Had it not’ve hit triple zeros, the Jaguars might still be adding to their 63-7 lead against Cleburne at Midlothian ISD Multipurpose Stadium. — to read the full recap or check out Kirk’s incredible photo gallery, click here!

Carter Rutenbar has completed 26-of-his-40 passes (65.0%) for 494 yards and 7 touchdowns over the season’s first two weeks. Stetson Sarratt leads all Jaguar receivers with 186 yards and 3 touchdowns on just five catches (37.2 YPC).

(1-1) Life Waxahachie 28, (1-1) Athens Hornets 49 — FINAL

The Athens Hornets led Life Waxahachie 28-12 at the half at Bruce Field in Athens.

Athens dropped its week one game to Brownsboro 29-28.

(1-1) Sanger 33, (0-2) Ferris 27 — FINAL (OT)

The Sanger Indians led Ferris 13-7 at the half Friday at Yellow Jacket Stadium.

Ferris dropped its season opener to Lake Worth, 61-34, while Sanger lost to Benbrook, 49-27.

(0-2) Grand Saline 19, (2-0) Palmer 43 — FINAL

Palmer led the Grand Saline Indians, 15-7, on Friday at the half at Bulldog Stadium.

The Bulldogs soundly defeated Venus 47-26 to open the season. Grand Saline fell to Lubbock Cooper 31-14.

(0-2) Eustace 7, (2-0) Maypearl 62 — FINAL

The Maypearl Panthers led the Eustace Bulldogs 50-0 at the half in their home opener on Friday at Roesler Stadium.

Maypearl defeated Fort Worth Western Hills 40-8 to open the season on the road last week. The Bulldogs were shut out by Farmersville 53-0 in week one.

(0-2) Italy 14, (2-0) Chilton 20 — FINAL

Chilton led Italy 14-7 at the half at Featherston Field.

The Pirates won 28-27 in each of the past two seasons. Italy won 46-0 in 2020. Chilton defeated Bosqueville 34-0 in week one.

(0-2) Avalon 0, (2-0) Bynum 50 — FINAL

Avalon trailed the Bynum Bulldogs 38-0 with 6:19 to play in the third quarter at Bulldog Field on Friday. 

Avalon fell to Methodist Children’s Home, 58-33, in week one. Bynum defeated Cranfills Gap 62-14 to open the season.

(1-0) Aquilla 94, (1-1) Milford 66 — FINAL

The visiting Aquilla Cougars led Milford 50-42 with 3:01 to play in the first half at Horton Field on Friday.

Aquilla defeated Covington 73-28 in week one, while Milford shutout Keene 57-0.

(0-1) Greenville Christian v (1-0) Ovilla Christian

Greenville Christian fell 62-14 to Dallas Lutheran in week one. On the flipside, Ovilla Christian defeated Holy Trinity Catholic 48-0 in the Eagles’ return to 6-man football

About Travis M. Smith

Travis M. Smith is the owner and content director of Ellis County Sports and has over a decade of award-winning sports coverage. He most recently served as the digital sports director for KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM. He is the former managing editor of the Waxahachie Daily Light, Midlothian Mirror and Glen Rose Reporter.

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