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Cam Chapman (No. 6) got the call on offense multiple times in the first half of a Maypearl loss on Friday against No. 9 Clifton. (Jerome Stewart/KBEC Sports)

Maypearl suffers first lost against state-ranked Clifton

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports

Maypearl had no answers for the ninth-ranked Clifton Cubs on Friday in a 45-0 road loss. 

Clifton outgained Maypearl 543 total yards to 175 in the victory. 

The (2-1) Maypearl offense gained 134 of its yards on the ground, led by Cam Chapman (9-34), Jaxson Emerton (9-40) ad Grant Hamby (8-45). 

Chapman also led the Panthers defense with a team-high 10 total tackles, while Cooper Maxwell (9), Patrick Nulisch (8) and Lex Lewis (8) also contributed. 

Lex Lewis (No. 1) intercepts a Clifton pass in the third quarter. (Jerome Stewart/KBEC Sports)

Maypearl will look to bounce back at home against (2-1) Fort Worth Christian. Kickoff for the non-district game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

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Travis M. Smith, @Travis5mith

tsmith@kbec.com

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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