ARLINGTON — Arlington Seguin quarterback Kelton Moore ran for 270 yards with four touchdowns and also threw a touchdown pass as the Cougars beat Waxahachie 42-15 Thursday night at Wilemon Field.
The teams traded touchdowns in the opening quarter, but Waxahachie (1-5, 0-4 District 15-4A) couldn’t keep up the scoring pace and failed to stop the Cougars’ rushing attack. Seguin (5-2, 3-1) totaled 428 rushing yards on 32 carries.
Seguin needed only two plays to score on its opening drive after recovering a fumble at the Waxahachie 39. Isaiah Spencer ran for 28 yards followed by Moore’s 33-yard touchdown pass to Gary Jolivet.
On the following series, Waxahachie moved 84 yards in 11 plays, with Trevon Smith scoring on a 1-yard touchdown run. Avery Jackson ran in the 2-point conversion for an 8-7 lead.
The Cougars quickly answered with a three-play scoring drive. Darrian Hammonds ran 63 yards to the Indians’ 1-yard line. Moore scored on the next play to put Seguin up 14-8 with 3:43 remaining in the first quarter.
The Indians regained the lead at 15-14 when Smith ran for a 35-yard touchdown with 1:12 left in the opening quarter.
Moore’s 9-yard touchdown run put Seguin back on top one minute into the second quarter. The Cougars’ defense held Waxahachie scoreless on the next two series, forcing a turnover on downs and recovering a fumble. Moore scored his third rushing touchdown on a 9-yard run to give Seguin a 28-15 with just over 2 minutes left before halftime.
Seguin started the second half with another quick scoring drive. The Cougars used 1:47 to move 75 yards. Isaiah Spencer finished with an 11-yard touchdown run as the Cougars opened a 35-15 lead.
Waxahachie held the ball for 8 minutes on the next series but fumbled at the Seguin 14 and the Cougars’ Tyvaughn Napier recovered.
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