Farmers defeat Wills Point

by | Oct 23, 2021 | Latest, Sports

The Farmersville football team (1-2, 3-5) scored 30 unanswered points, defeating Wills Point 44-14 to win their first district game Friday, Oct. 22.

Play(s) of the Game: Jacob Tull blocks back-to-back punts

Midway through the second quarter, the Farmers held an eight-point lead after Brady Gray scored a 17-yard touchdown run. After a strong kickoff by the Farmers, the Tigers (0-3, 0-8) were held to fourth down and long from within their end zone.

Junior Tull capitalized on the ensuing punt, blocking the Wills Point punt to give Farmersville the ball at the Tigers’ 12-yard line. The Farmers extended their lead to 11 off of a Conner Hanson field goal.

Tull wasn’t done, as he blocked the next Tigers punt to give the Farmers the ball at the Wills Point 22-yard line. Brady Tidwell scored a rushing touchdown on the next play, allowing Farmersville to take an 18-point lead by halftime.

The Farmers host Community Friday, Oct. 29, in a game with playoff implications.

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