High School Football

Fort Worth Wyatt duo runs past Western Hills

The rushing tandem of Courtney Cravin and Michael Franklin combined for 176 yards rushing and two touchdowns to lead Fort Worth Wyatt over Western Hills 21-12 in a penalty-marred game at Clark Stadium.

Key players: Wyatt did not score until its fourth possession with 3:38 left in the first half when Franklin threw to Deandre Hickerson in the flats and the receiver fought his way down the sideline and into the end zone for a 7-yard touchdown. Adrain Carillo’s extra point gave the Chaparrals the lead for good, 7-6. Western Hills quarterback Zack Smothermon was injured on the game’s first play and did not return.

Key stats: Western Hills drove 57 yards in two plays for its first touchdown on the game’s opening possession. Aside from that drive and a fourth-quarter 66-yard touchdown by Tyler Morgan, the Cougars were held to only 92 yards of offense. The teams combined for 26 penalties for 235 yards.

Records: Western Hills 3-3, 1-2 7-5A, Wyatt 2-4, 2-1.

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