High School Sports

Arlington Seguin overpowers Waxahachie in second half

Darrian Hammonds rushed for 92 of his 122 yards in the second half and scored two touchdowns as Arlington Seguin defeated Waxahachie 30-14 in a District 14-5A game Thursday at Wilemon Field.

On fourth-and-1 early in the third quarter, Hammonds scored on a 62-yard run that put the Cougars (5-3, 3-2 14-5A) up 20-0.

Waxahachie (1-7, 0-5) scored twice to cut it to a six-point game just before the third quarter ended. Keontrey Jackson caught a 24-yard pass from Max McCulloch with 8:48 left in the quarter, and the Indians added a 10-yard scoring run by Eris Miles with 29 seconds left in the third.

Hammonds’ second touchdown came from 1 yard out early in the fourth quarter to put the Cougars back up by two scores.

Jalen Morton finished with 126 yards on 5-of-8 passing, and he ran for 82 yards, including a 3-yard score, in the first quarter to give Arlington Seguin the early lead.

The Cougars went up 14 after Hammonds threw a half-back pass to Zach Mohammado for a 13-yard touchdown with seconds left in the first quarter.

Arlington Seguin forced four turnovers on defense. Malik Barnes, Aluaye Igietsu and Rontavion Hickson had interceptions while Lester Jackson recovered a fumble to seal the victory.

Mohammado finished with four catches for 108 yards as the Cougars outgained the Indians 433-304.