Saturday’s season finale for Texas Wesleyan had a lot in common with every other game this season.
The Rams absorbed a 65-6 pounding from Oklahoma Panhandle State to pull the curtain on Texas Wesleyan’s first season of football competition since 1941.
The loss closes the books on an 0-11 season, 0-8 in the Central States Football League, that saw the Rams lose six games by 30 or more points and hold a lead in only one game.
Panhandle (7-3, 6-2) was guided by redshirt freshman quarterback John Polston, a graduate of Saginaw High School, who threw four touchdown passes and ran for a fifth score – all in the first half – as the Aggies built a 37-0 lead by intermission.
Texas Wesleyan scored its only points of the day on a 30-yard pass from Erik Richards to Cole Maxwell with 2:19 left in the game.