Fort Worth Carter-Riverside has seen more than its share of one-sided games this season.
Friday night in a matchup of winless teams, the Eagles experienced life from the other side of the scoreboard in a 48-28 District 6-4A win over Fort Worth Polytechnic at Scarborough-Handley Field.
Carter-Riverside (1-5, 1-3) built a 31-7 halftime lead and matched the Parrots (0-5, 0-3) throughout the second half.
Neither team had been averaging more than a touchdown per game.
Carter-Riverside took advantage of three Parrots fumbles and a pair of interceptions. Starting with their third possession, the Eagles scored on eight consecutive possessions, including a 44-yard field goal by Alexis Flores.
The Eagles were led by running backs Michael Gentry and Fred Pitts. Gentry caught three touchdown from Vincent Luna and finished with 11 catches for 161 yards. After Poly cut the lead to 10-7 on a 42-yard run from Jaylon Williams, Pitts scored on a 49-yard catch-and–run.
Polytechnic got the final two scores, both from Williams on an 18-yard run and a 66-yard pass from Darius Rogers.
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