Multiple Teams · Magnolia West Beats Tomball 51-27


The Magnolia West Mustangs traveled to Tomball this past Friday night, and left with a 51-27 victory over the Cougars.
The Mustangs opened the game with a great kickoff return by Conner Phillips, giving the Mustang Offense good field position to start the game. Preston Deming would start off the Mustangs scoring with a 19 yard run. Deming would finish the night with 87 yards on 25 carries. The Mustangs would strike again on the first drive in the second quarter with one of five John Matocha touchdown runs, which would help break open the game as the Mustangs would score 24 point in the second quarter. Matocha would run 16 times during the game for 81 yards. Konner Cooper was the Mustang’s leading receiver for the game with seven receptions for 81 yards, with Simon Gonzales adding in 32 yards on 2 receptions and 1 touchdown.
The defense played solid all night, limiting the explosive Cougars offense to 27 points. Joel Heitikko ended the night as the leading tackler for the defense with 10 stops and 2 pass break ups while Rusty Bertrand would chip in 9 tackles. Late in the game Jared Soyring would sack the Cougar’s quarter back stopping a drive in which the Cougars need to score. Soyring would finish the night with three tackles and two sacks.
The Mustangs will host the Huntsville Hornets the Friday at 7:30 PM. Come out, be loud and cheer the Mustangs on to victory. MWFB100617-155