Fort Worth Eastern Hills quarterback Anthony Maxwell threw for two scores and ran for another Thursday night as the Highlanders registered their first District 7-5A win in defeating Fort Worth Polytechnic 39-6 at Scarborough-Handley Field.
Key players: Maxwell rushed for 117 yards and threw for 123 yards. He hit Avery Bullock for a 66-yard touchdown and Courtland Walton for a 23-yard score. The Highlanders also got a 41-yard scoring run by Kyndal Owens, and teammate Oscar Sherman added a 1-yard touchdown run. The Parrots broke a string of 18 scoreless quarters with 21-yard touchdown pass from Noah Krape-Garcia to L.C. Jimison.
Key stat: The Eastern Hills defense added a safety, and kicker Thei Lo booted a 27-yard field goal.
Records: Eastern Hills, 3-5, 1-4 8-5A; Polytechnic, 1-7, 0-5