Fort Worth Dunbar’s Taylor Martin put on a show in the first half Friday, leading the Wildcats to a 54-7 district victory over Saginaw Chisholm Trail at Ranger Stadium.
Martin ran for 302 yards on 18 carries and five touchdowns, including a 44-yard sprint for the end zone on the first play.
The Wildcats scored on their first seven possessions. Their eighth possession ended when time ran out in the first half with Dunbar leading 48-7.
Dunbar (3-0, 1-0 District 6-4A) also scored on a fourth-and-14 play when La’Quarrian Peoples scrambled before finding Ty Watson for a 27-yard touchdown pass, and DeVonta Kinney caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from Peoples, who was 4 of 10 for 86 yards.
Chisholm Trail (0-3, 0-1) kept it close early, scoring on its second possession. Trevor Roberts caught a 28-yard pass in the end zone from Shawn Robinson to cut Dunbar’s lead to 13-7. The drive went for 69 yards in six plays.
Much of the Rangers’ offense was generated in the second half when Tukayus Powell came in to garner 39 rushing yards for Chisholm Trail.
Martin scored four of his touchdowns in the first half. The only score in the second half was Martin’s 22-yard TD run in the third quarter.
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