MINERAL WELLS -- Lake Worth's season came to an end on Friday as the Bullfrogs lost 44-7 to Graham at Ram Stadium.
Despite injuries to nearly all their key players early in district play, Lake Worth (5-6) earned a playoff spot last week with a double-overtime thriller against Fort Worth Castleberry.
Down to their third-string quarterback and running back Friday, the Bullfrogs struggled against a tough Steers team in their Class 3A Division II matchup.
"The injury bug really bit hard this year," Lake Worth coach Tal Sanders said. "We were down three starting offensive lineman, two quarterbacks and two running backs by the end of district play."
The Steers (10-1) wasted little time making their presence known by scoring three touchdowns in the first quarter, two by running back Dillon Gonzales.
The Graham defense was equally impressive, holding the patched-up Lake Worth offense to minus-12 yards of total offense and just one first down in the first half.
Lake Worth quarterback Maverick Chitty was all over the field all night, rushing 20 times, including once for the lone Bullfrogs touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Chitty also handled punting duties and the occasional defensive series.
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