Monday, November 25, 2013

Memorial and Stratford Tackle Another Round of Football Playoffs

Both Memorial and Stratford varsity football teams were victorious in their second round of division-level playoffs on Saturday Nov. 23. The two teams are headed into the third round this Saturday with Stratford teamed up against Georgetown, and Memorial against Manvel.

The Spartans beat Friendswood 34-7 Saturday in a Class 4A-Division 1 area game at Mercer Stadium in Sugar Land. Freddy Price threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Will Bredthauer with only eight minutes left in the game.

On Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. Stratford will play Georgetown in the Bryan ISD Greens Stadium. A State finalist in 2012, Georgetown is predicted to be the opponent to beat.

This past Saturday, the Mustangs also won their Class 5A-Division 1 game against Cypress Ridge at Pridgeon Stadium with a final score of 49-13. Running back Matt Collins had 18 carries for a total of 107 yards and scored three times.

 The Mustangs will play Manvel Saturday, Dec.1, at 2 p.m. in the Fort Bend ISD Mercer Stadium. Manvel is currently 11-1 and Memorial is 8-4 — the game is anticipated to be close.

This report was written and photographed by Communications Intern Kali Venable


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