COPPERAS COVE – The Travis Mustang 8th grade football teams traveled to Bulldawg Stadium in Copperas Cove to take on Copperas Cove Junior High. In the matchup between the two teams, Travis came out on top winning both contest.
The “A” team defeated Copperas Cove by a score of 40-8. After a scoreless first quarter, the Mustangs erupted for 20 second quarter points. Manajh Peoples got things rolling for Travis with a 97 yard rushing touchdown followed by a interception returned for a touchdown. Bryce President capped off the first half scoring with a touchdown pass to Aiden Brown.
In the second half, Travis got three more rushing touchdowns. Bryce President and Manajh Peoples in the third quarter and Benjamin Blidee in the fourth.
Travis improved to 4-0 on the season.
The “B” team defeated Copperas Cove 12-0. Parker Madsen tossed a touchdown pass to Michael Lopez in the first half and later rushed for a touchdown in the second half.
Travis improved to 3-1 on the season.
Travis will travel to Hewitt next Tuesday to take on the Midway Red team beginning at 5:00.