GRANBURY -- Quarterback Ryan Suitt completed 16 of 18 passes for 281 yards and four touchdowns to lead Granbury to a 56-18 victory on Friday over Fort Worth Trimble Tech.
Granbury (6-2, 4-1 District 7-4A) clinched its third consecutive trip to the playoffs with the victory.
Trimble Tech (1-7, 0-5) fumbled on its first play, and Granbury scored four plays later on a 15-yard run by Justice Love, who rushed for 64 yards and two touchdowns.
With just under eight minutes left in the first quarter, Suitt threw his first touchdown pass, a 4-yard strike to Nick Doughty, who scored again in the second quarter on a 23-yard pass. Doughty caught three passes for 56 yards.
The Pirates led 49-6 at halftime after Brandon Fichter caught his second touchdown pass. Fichter led the Pirates with three catches for 91 yards.
Tech's Malik Allen rushed for 71 yards on 20 carries and scored the Bulldogs' only touchdown of the first half on a 20-yard run.
Bulldogs quarterback Jerrick McClain accounted for both of Tech's second-half scores, with a 9-yard pass to Darrien Tennon and a 9-yard keeper late in the fourth quarter.
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