The Travis Science Academy 8th grade football teams hosted S.C. Lee Junior High from Copperas Cove on Tuesday evening. While the “B: dropped the opener, the “A” pulled away from Lee to claim a victory.
The “A” team defeated Cove Lee by a score of 27-7. The Mustangs opened the scoring in the first quarter on a Bryce President to Manajh Peoples touchdown pass and give Travis a 6-0 lead. However, Lee struck back with a second quarter touchdown to seize a 7-6 lead over the Mustangs at halftime.
Travis regained the lead in the third quarter with a Bryce President rushing touchdown to put the Mustangs back on top 13-7. And in the fourth quarter, the Mustangs pulled away as Manajh Peoples picked off a Cove Lee pass and returned it for a Mustang touchdown while Bryce President capped the scoring with his second rushing touchdown on the night.
Travis improved to 3-0 on the season.
The “B” team fell to Cove Lee by a score of 19-6. Trailing 13-0 at the half, Mikey Nguyen pulled Travis within 13-6 in the third quarter. Keloni Bradley had a fourth quarter fumble recovery for Travis but it could not hold off Cove Lee in the end.
Travis fell to 2-1 on the season.
Travis will travel to Copperas Cove next Tuesday to take on Copperas Cove Junior High beginning at 5:00.