Written by SportsDayDFW.com
Football: Aubrey eliminated from playoff chase
WHITESBORO -- Aubrey opened and closed the scoring on Friday. But Whitesboro did the real damage in between -- and ended Aubrey's playoff dreams.Jordan Gill passed for 252 yards, threw four touchdowns and ran for another, as Whitesboro scored its points consecutively in a 35-14 win in District 9-3A play.Charlie Radford rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown for Aubrey (3-6, 0-4), which was eliminated from postseason contention.Skyler Starling also passed for 103, as Aubrey totaled 239 yards to Whitesboro's 321.Aubrey looked in command early, draining 7:38 off the clock with a game-opening 15-play, 62-yard drive that ended in Radford's 3-yard score.But Whitesboro (2-7, 1-3) began to take control in the second quarter, starting with Gill's 75-yard touchdown pass on third down to Grayson Ezzell.Gill then connected with Cameron Clark for an 11-yard score and Stoney Hawkins for the two-point pass as Whitesboro led 14-7 at halftime.Another 21 points gave Whitesboro a 35-7 lead in the final minute of the game, before Aubrey finally ended the scoring surge.Erik Rodriguez caught a 9-yard touchdown pass from Starling with 24 seconds left, set up by James Baker's 64-yard reception.
Whitesboro 35, Aubrey 14
Aubrey 7 0 0 7 - 14
Whitesboro 0 14 6 15 - 35
A - Charlie Radford 3 run (Gabrial Vincino kick)
W - Grayson Ezzell 75 pass from Jordan Gill (kick failed)
W - Cameron Clark 11 pass from Jordan Gill (Jordan Gill pass from Stoney Hawkins)
W - Jordan Gill 1 run (kick failed)
W - Garrett Hickman 8 pass from Jordan Gill (Austin Purdum run)
W - Garrett Hickman 18 pass from Jordan Gill (Matt Hobbs kick)
A - Erik Rodriguez 9 pass from Skylar Starling (Gabrial Vincino kick)
First Downs 12 15
Rushing Yards 40-136 24-69
Passing Yards 103 252
Passing 9-17-0 19-26-0
Punts-Avg 5-26.8 1-45
Penalties 9-69 2-10
Fumbles-Lost 3-1 2-2
Rushing - A: Charlie Radford 21-112, Albert Silva 5-11, Dexter Loza 2-6, James Wurster 1-4, Skylar Starling 11-3, W: Austin Purdum 7-22, Cody Grube 2-18, Collin Killcrease 2-11, Jordan Gill 8-9, John Wood 4-9, Stoney Hawkins 1-0.
Passing - AUB: Skylar Starling 9-17-0-103, WSB: Jordan Gill 19-26-0-252.
Receiving - AUB: James Baker 1-64, James Reeves 1-10, Skyler Craig 1-9, Erik Rodriguez 1-9, Albert Silva 1-7, James Wurster 2-4, Charlie Radford 2-0, WSB: Garrett Hickman 6-81, Grayson Ezzell 2-77, Cameron Clark 6-57, John Wood 4-21, Stoney Hawkins 1-16.