Kaufman High Defeats North Forney High 39-14

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


NF Kaufman

Passing 44 55

Total 221 361


Penalties 2-15 3-25

Punts 2-42.5 avg. 1-33

Turnovers 3 1


Individual Leaders

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)

Corsicana 5-0

Sulphur Springs 4-0

Kaufman 3-1

Ennis 3-2

Royse City 1-3

Forney School 1-3

Greenville 1-3

North Forney 1-4

Terrell 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.'


Michael Morrill
Sports Director


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