IRVING -- To say that Irving Nimitz was outmatched by Euless Trinity would be an understatement.
The Trojans scored on all seven first-half possessions and didn't allow the Vikings to get a first down for the same stretch, building a large lead early on and then coasting to a 51-0 victory in a District 6-5A game Thursday at Irving Schools Stadium.
Trinity (4-2, 3-0) started six of seven first-half possessions in Nimitz territory after Vikings turnovers and miscues in the kicking game and received little resistance from the Nimitz defense.
Running back Homer Babcock got the Trojans started, capping the opening 65-yard drive with an 8-yard touchdown run. Babcock carried only three times on the night for 33 yards and scored a second touchdown on a 5-yard run later in the first quarter.
Nimitz (2-4, 1-2) fumbled on its first play from scrimmage, and Trinity's John Maumalanga recovered it at the Nimitz 22. Three plays later, Kenneth Gonzales darted in from 7 yards out to give the Trojans a 13-0 lead with 6:59 left in the first quarter. Gonzales picked up 60 yards rushing on seven carries, all but one of which was in the first quarter.
Trinity quarterback Matt Hawkins was efficient on the night as well, completing 5 of 7 passes for 81 yards, and he ended his night with a 19-yard scoring pass to Ray Bolden that gave the Trojans a 27-0 lead with 18 seconds left in the first quarter.
Trinity, No. 4 in the Star-Telegram Class 5A area rankings, substituted liberally after the first quarter, but the Trojans continued to score.
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