Tigers Force Overtime But Fall Short to Midland 34-28 Tigers Force Overtime But Fall Short to Midland 34-28

Skyler Newsome’s two-yard touchdown run with less than a minute to play pushed Frenship’s back-and-forth contest with Midland High into overtime on Friday night, but unfortunately the Bulldogs would rally to score the game-winner in extra time and pull out the victory 34-28.

After falling behind 14-0 in the second quarter, FHS started the march back into the contest thanks to a Jess Hoel 53-yard touchdown strike to Drew Hocutt. Hocutt’s fourth TD grab of the year pulled the Tigers within 14-7 at halftime.

A William Bayouth score to open the second half pulled the game even at 14 at the 8:31 mark of the third quarter, and the two teams would trade touchdowns throughout the rest of regulation.

Early in the fourth quarter, Colton Brown caught his first touchdown of the season from two yards out to tie the game at 21. Newsome’s late TD scamper tied the game up again at 28.

Hoel was 17 of 30 passing for 160 yards and two touchdowns, and he added 56 rushing.

FHS (3-4, 0-2) returns home this week to host the Odessa High Bronchos. Kickoff from Peoples Bank Stadium is set for 7:30 p.m.

MIDLAND 34, FRENSHIP 28 (OT)

Frenship      0     7     7    14    0   —   28

Midland       7     7     7     7     6   —   34

First Quarter

M – DQ Harris 3 run (Ivan Campos kick), 2:35

Second Quarter

M – Suddin Sapien 3 run (Campos kick), 6:11

F – Drew Hocutt 53 pass from Jess Hoel (Cage Jones kick), 4:21

Third Quarter

F – William Bayouth 1 run (Jones kick), 8:31

M – Sapien 68 run (Campos kick), 2:15

Fourth Quarter

F – Colton Brown 2 pass from Hoel (Jones kick), 10:20

M – Sapien 16 run (Campos kick), 6:56

F – Skyler Newsom 2 run (Jones kick), :26

Overtime

M – Sapien 3 run (kick failed)

FRENSHIP STATS

First downs: 14

Rushing yards: 119

Passing yards: 160

Comp.-att.-int.: 17-30-0

Fumbles-lost: 0-0

RUSHING: William Bayouth 12-58, Jess Hoel 13-56, Skyler Newsome 4-11, Drew Hocutt 1-(-6)

PASSING: Jess Hoel 17-30-0-160

RECEIVING: Drew Hocutt 5-76, Skyler Newsome 6-40, Cooper Scott 2-2, Colton Brown 2-10, Max Rowley 2-32

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