In a battle of running backs, Titus Swen rallied Haslet Eaton to a 40-33 victory over Saginaw in a District 6-5 game at Rough Rider Stadium.
Key players: Swen rushed 26 times for 244 yards and three touchdowns in the comeback. Saginaw’s Richedi Tshitoko had put the Rough Riders in front early, finishing with 21 carries for 248 yards and four touchdowns. Eaton quarterback Riley Taylor completed 20 of 30 passes for 282 yards and the game-winning touchdown, a 7-yard toss to Jordan Brooks-Wess.
Key stat: Tshitoko had two big plays that sparked Saginaw to a 23-10 halftime lead. One was a 75-yard touchdown run with 17 seconds left in half, and the other was a 77-yard screen pass that set up Tshitoko’s 3-yard touchdown run.
Records: Eaton 3-6, 2-4 6-5A; Saginaw 1-8, 1-5.
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