FHS scored on each of their first five possessions and the Tiger defense shut down the visiting Randall offense to build a 31-0 first half advantage that led to a 34-27 victory over the Raiders Friday night at Peoples Bank Stadium.
Freshman quarterback Jess Hoel finished his first career start completing 21 of 28 passes for 244 yards and three touchdowns. Three different receivers – Sykler Newsome, Drew Hocutt and Cooper Scott – all found themselves a with touchdown reception withing the first 14 minutes of the game.
Brady Wolfe added his first touchdown of the season early in the first quarter, and Cage Jones added field goals of 24 and 40 yards during FHS’s 34-point first half barrage.
The Tiger defense dominated early holding the visiting Raiders to only seven yards of total offense in the first quarter. Jaden Lemons forced a fumble that FHS recovered and soon cashed in for points. Christian Kiser added his second interception of the season late in the fourth quarter to help seal the win.
After an upcoming open date this week, the Tigers (3-2) will celebrate 2018 Homecoming as they open up District 2-6A play versus Midland Lee on Friday, October 12. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view all of the Frenship homecoming festivities scheduled for October 11-13.
FRENSHIP 34, CANYON RANDALL 27
Randall 0 7 6 14 — 27
Frenship 21 13 0 0 — 34
F – Skyler Newsome 4 pass from Jess Hoel (Jones kick), 5:05
F – Drew Hocutt 55 pass from Hoel (Jones kick), 2:15
F – Cooper Scott 4 pass from Hoel (Jones kick), 10:15
F – Jones 24 FG, 5:26
R – Branson Britten 10 punt block return (Juan Garcia kick), :46
F – Jones 40 FG, :00
R – Axel Gerrera 40 interception return (kick failed), 10:22
R – Mason Tupin 15 pass from Jakobe Norman (Garcia kick), 6:06
R – Norman 3 pass from Peyton Burd (Garcia kick), :07
First downs: 13
Passing yards: 244
RUSHING: Brady Wolfe 9-37, Jess Hoel 11-28, Erin Brown 10-26, Drew Hocutt 1-8, Skyler Newsome 1-2, Jordan Maden 1-2, Colton Brown 1-(-1), Team 1-(-5)
PASSING: Jess Hoel 21-28-1-244
RECEIVING: Skyler Newsome 5-91, Drew Hocutt 7-88, Jordan Maden 3-40, Cooper Scott 4-16, Max Rowley 1-6, Colton Brown 1-3
*pictures provided by Curry Photography