High School Football

Quarterback’s 5 TDs spark Trophy Club Nelson

Byron Nelson quarterback Eli Rusche threw for five touchdowns.
Byron Nelson quarterback Eli Rusche threw for five touchdowns. Special to the Star-Telegram

Trophy Club Nelson quarterback Eli Rusche threw for 433 yards and five touchdowns as the Bobcats pulled away for a 38-21 victory over Lewisville in a District 5-6A game at Northwest ISD Stadium.

Key players: Rusche completed 21 of 31 passes. Bobcat receiver Tyler Milliken caught 11 passes for 207 yards and four TDs, while teammate Pascal Mondombo caught five passes for 187 yards and a score. Lewisville RB Kwame Mickels rushed 19 times for 133 yards.

Key stat: At halftime, Nelson had just six yards rushing, but the Bobcats already had two receivers with more than 115 yards receiving: Milliken 4-116 and Mondombo 4-145.

Records: Nelson 2-5, 2-2 5-6A; Lewisville 3-4, 1-3

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