Varsity Football Dominates Early and Often
The Varsity football team played their home opener on Saturday against Acadiana Home School from Louisiana. The Vikings wasted no time establishing their identity- run the ball. The Vikings marched down the field on their opening drive, which culminated in a Draylyn D touchdown run to put the Vikings up early. 6-0. The Vikings added two more rushing touchdowns in the second quarter, one by Dami O, and another by Draylyn D to go into the locker room with a 22-0 halftime lead.
In the second half, it was more of the same. The Vikings added two second half touchdowns to increase their lead, 36-0. The defense was dominant from start to finish, only allowing 102 yards of total offense the entire game. Dami O led the team with 8 tackles, including a forced fumble and fumble recovery. The offense was led by Senior RB, Draylyn D’s 127 yards and 3 touchdowns. Dami O also added 93 yards rushing with 2 touchdowns.
The Vikings finished the game with 286 yards rushing. They controlled the tempo, and the clock. They moved the chains and won the battle up front with both their offensive and defensive line. It was a stellar opening performance from this year’s team, which resulted in a 36-6 final score. Way to go Vikings!
The Vikings start their season 1-0! Their next game is Friday, September 4th at East Austin Prep. Kickoff is set for 7PM.