On a rainy night, the Kaufman Lions football team used their powerful rushing attack to perfection as they defeated North Forney by a count of 39-14.
With the victory, Kaufman improves to 4-1 overall and 3-1 in District 8-5A Division II Play.
North Forney falls to 2-5 overall and 1-4 in District action.
For the game, Kaufman, as a team rushed 35 times for 306 yards.
Individually, Kaufman was led on this night by their star senior running back Kevon Butler who rushed for 202 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Also, Kaufman’s quarterback Trey Collier had a 65-yard TD run in this game as well. Mr. Collier also had some success through the air in this game as he threw a 35-yard TD pass to Cecil Gasper.
The Kaufman defense got on the scoring sheet as well in this game with a 10-yard fumble return for a TD by Raikyviun Shaw.
At one point in this game, North Forney led 14-7. But then, Kaufman scored the final 32 points of the game to pull away for the victory.
The touchdowns for North Forney in this game came on a 10-yard run by Jaylin Smith and a 1-yard run by Aalarieake Branch.
North Forney Kaufman
1st Downs 12 13
Rushing 46-177 35-306
Passing 44 55
Total 221 361
Penalties 2-15 3-25
Punts 2-42.5 avg. 1-33
Turnovers 3 1
Rushing: NF: Jaylin Smith 3 carries for 23 yards and 1TD, Aalarieake Branch 19 carries for 69 yards and 1 TD, Jacob Soto 14 carries for 70 yards, TyRondric Collins 7 carries for 29 yards, and Kavarsca Lewis 1 carry for 3 yards. Kaufman: Kevon Butler 21 carries for 202 yards and 3 TD’s, Trey Collier 11 carries for 98 yards and 1 TD and Raikyviun Shaw 3 carries for 6 yards.
Passing: NF: Aalarieake Branch 4 of 9 for 39 yards and Corbin Thompson 1 of 1 for 5 yards. Kaufman: Trey Collier 3 of 8 for 55 yards 1 TD and 1 Interception.
Receiving: NF: Cory Johnson 2 receptions for 25 yards, DeJuan Johnson (2 receptions for 10 yards, and Chris Bellamy 1 reception for 9 yards. Kaufman: Cecil Gasper 3 receptions for 55 yards and 1 TD.
NF: 10-yard TD Run by Jaylin Smith (Carlos Rodriguez PAT Good
Kaufman: 21-yard TD Run by Kevon Butler (Yahel Sandoval PAT Good
NF: 1- yard TD Run by Aalarieake Branch (Carlos Rodriguez PAT Good)
Kaufman: 35-yard TD pass from Trey Collier to Cecil Gasper (Yahel Sandoval PAT Good)
Kaufman: 65-yard TD Run by Trey Collier (PAT Blocked)
Kaufman: 10-yard fumble return for a TD by Raikyviun Shaw (2-point conversion attempt was unsuccessful)
Kaufman: 78-yard TD Run by Kevon Butler (PAT No Good)
Kaufman: 45-yard TD Run by Kevon Butler (Yahel Sandoval PAT Good
Current District 8-5A Division II Standings (As of October 12, 2018)
Sulphur Springs 4-0
Royse City 1-3
Forney School 1-3
North Forney 1-4
Friday’s Results (10/12/2018)
Kaufman 39 North Forney 14
Sulphur Springs 45 Ennis 28
Corsicana 20 Royse City 0
Greenville 31 Terrell 17
This was the Forney High Jackrabbits Bye week.'