The Lamar 8th grade football teams earned a spot in the Central Texas District championship game on Tuesday night with a victory over their cross town rival Bonham. The win gave the Bearcats the championship of the Division I bracket.
The “A” team defeated Bonham by a score of 38-0. Notable players for the Bearcats included: O’Ryan Peoples, De’Avonte Carr, Bryson Drummond, Adrian Haskins, Demontrae Wheelock, Khiairi Carter, Lezlie Jackson, Amarian Thrasher, Kirk Gildon, Daniel Fuentez, Jaelen Perry and Anthony Dunovant.
Lamar improved to 6-1 on the season.
The “B” team fell to Bonham by a score of 33-6. Notable players for the Bearcats were Tyler Black, Brice Smiley, JhaLeel Bryant, Miguel Cortez and Yahida Diaz.
Lamar fell to 4-2 on the season.
The Bearcats, Division 1 Champions (6-1 season record) will face Travis Science Academy next Tuesday the Cen-Tex District Championship game at a time and site to be determined.