The Commerce Journal

Sports

November 7, 2013

Farmersville earns playoff berth with win

FARMERSVILLE — Farmersville jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in a 42-14 win over Commerce on Senior Night.

The Farmers improved to 6-3 and wrapped up second-place in District 6-2A Division I with a 4-1 mark. The Tigers dropped to 1-8 and 0-5 in district play.

Farmersville was up 28-0 at halftime after scoring 14 points in the first and second quarters.

Darrin Pennington scored on runs of 1, 26 and 48 yards, and Andrew Simons went in from a yard out.

The Farmers had 259 total yards, 237 yards rushing and 32 yards passing on nine first downs. Commerce had only 61 yards on five first down conversions.

Farmersville scored once in the third on a Cole Anderson run and prior to that Commerce’s Bran Kelley returned the Farmers’ lone punt 66 yards for the touchdown.

Both teams traded scores in the fourth quarter.

Finding the end zone for Farmersville was Simons on a 14-yard run and Commerce’s Kelley went in from short distance.

Farmersville finished the game with 428 total yards on 15 first downs.

Top gainers were Simons (136 yards), Pennington (165) and Anderson (133).

After being called up from junior varsity for the stretch run Chase Hacker had 13 yards, Keishaun Harris totaled four and Lucas Hernandez chipped in nine.

Commerce was held to 168 yards on 11 first downs. There longest gain of the night was provided by the special teams on a 66-yark kickoff return that went for a touchdown.

Kelley finished with 62 yards and Tyran Wilson totaled 54 yards.

1
Text Only
Sports
Featured Ads

Poll

What should be new A&M-C women's basketball coach Jason Burton's goals for the 2014-15 season?

Winning 10 games
Winning and LSC tournament game
His focus should be on recruiting/building the team, rather than immediate success
     View Results
Must Read
Facebook
AP Video
US Proposes Pay-for-priority Internet Standards Wife Mourns Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghanistan FDA Proposes Regulations on E-cigarettes Kerry Warns Russia of Expensive New Sanctions Mideast Peace Talks Stall on Hamas Deal Cody Walker Remembers His Late Brother Paul Grieving South Korea Puts Up Yellow Ribbons Raw: Kerry Brings His Dog to Work Raw: Girls Survive Car Crash Into Their Bedroom Three U.S. Doctors Killed by Afghan Security Yankees' Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Colleagues Mourn Death of Doctors in Afghanistan Ukraine Launches Operation Against Insurgents Obama Reassures Japan on China Raw: Car Crashes Into San Antonio Pool Time Magazine Announces Top Influencers List Raw: Angry Relatives Confront SKorea Officials Bigger Riders Means Bigger Horses Out West Yankees Pineda Ejected for Pine Tar Deadly Fungus Killing Bats, Spreading in US
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide