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Saturday Roundup: Birdville passes its way to big victory; Melissa now 5-1
Birdville 70, Fort Worth Nolan Side 0
FORT WORTH — Will Hayward passed for 303 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score as Birdville beat Fort Worth North Side, 70-0, in a District 6-4A game Saturday at Farrington Field.
Birdville (4-2, 2-2) scored touchdowns on all seven of its first-half drives and led 49-0 at the half, holding a 360-60 edge in total yards.
Xavier Turner rushed for 118 yards and four touchdowns on 10 carries for the game, and he scored three times as part of a 28-point second quarter.
Melissa 56, Lub. Estacado 28
ABILENE — Tyler West passed for 274 yards and three touchdowns and added 127 yards rushing to help Melissa beat Lubbock Estacado in a nondistrict game at Shotwell Stadium.
Robert Johnson led Lubbock Estacado with 293 yards rushing and four touchdowns, including a 59-yard scoring run early in the third quarter to trim Melissa’s lead to 35-28, but that’s as close as the score would get.
Melissa (5-1) began to pull away in the second half on scoring runs from West and Cade Cruce, then the duo hooked up on a 10-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter to put away Estacado for good.
Cameron Hunter led Melissa with eight catches for 71 yards and a pair of touchdowns.