Fort Worth South Hills running back Anthony Watkins scored on three long plays Thursday as the Scorpions defeated Saginaw 29-13 at Scarborough-Handley Field.
Key players: Watkins returned the opening kickoff for a 90-yard touchdown and rushed for scores of 84, 48 and 2 yards. Saginaw got touchdown runs from Patrick Hayes and Kameron Williams. Williams’ scoring run cut the South Hills lead to 16-13 late in the third quarter, but Watkins countered with a pair of touchdown runs to put the game away.
Key stat: Watkins carried 12 times for 231 yards and scored four touchdowns. Saginaw quarterback Xavier McAfee ran for 74 yards on 17 carries and threw for 132 yards.
Records: Saginaw 0-2; Fort Worth South Hills 2-0.