Weatherford nearly pulled off its first win of the season in the final seconds against Lubbock Cooper, but the Pirates held on for a 28-26 road victory on Friday night at Kangaroo Stadium.
Key players: Lubbock Cooper quarterback Brenden Mehl threw for 153 yards on just 5-of-8 passing, but three completions went for touchdowns. Weatherford quarterback Corban Campbell threw for 218 yards and two touchdowns along with 44 yards on the ground and a score. Roos’ wide receiver London Williams caught a game-high 11 passes for 90 yards and two touchdowns.
Key stat: Williams scored on a 17-yard pass with one minute left in the fourth quarter, but Weatherford’s two-point attempt to tie was unsuccessful. After recovering the onside kick, Cooper fumbled the ball at midfield while in victory formation and it was recovered by the Roos. Weatherford’s 51-yard field goal try fell short as time expired.
Records: Lubbock Cooper 3-1, Weatherford 0-4