Special teams made the difference as Fort Worth North Side defeated Diamond Hill-Jarvis 32-0 on Friday night at Farrington Field. The Steers’ Joseph Franco blocked a punt that led to a touchdown. They then took over on downs and kicked a field goal after a fumbled punt snap, and Rafael Carbajal returned a kickoff 74 yards for a touchdown.
Key players: Jordan Love handled the ball six times and three touches went for touchdowns, a 28-yard run and scoring catches of 28 and 12 yards. Steers quarterback Alfredo Garcia was 9-for-11 for 79 yards and two touchdowns. Eagles quarterback Joey Flores rushed 25 times for 57 yards and completed 5 of 10 passes for 45 yards.
Key stat: North Side did not punt, and Diamond Hill-Jarvis only managed to get off one punt for 21 yards.
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Records: North Side 3-0, Diamond Hill-Jarvis 0-4