SULPHUR SPRINGS - The Marshall Mavericks capped the regular season with a 39-0 road win over the Sulphur Springs Wildcats in a District 15-5A battle at Gerald Prim Stadium.
The shutout is the second straight for the Mavs, who finished the season with an overall record of 9-1 and a District 15-5A record of 5-1 and finish the season as co-district champs along with Longview and Texas High. The Wildcats finish the season with a winless record of 0-10 overall and 0-6 in district play.
Marshall finished the night with 363 rushing yards and 103 passing yards. Cameron Haller had 19 carries for 213 yards and two touchdowns. Chavis Mills had 17 carries for 84 yards and two touchdowns. Dinzel Mitchell had three carries for 54 yards and one touchdown. Haller was 7-of-11 through the air with 103 passing yards with one touchdown. Jaquavian Dabbs had three catches for 53 yards and one touchdown.
Sulphur Springs finished the night with 26 yards rushing and 70 passing yards. Wildcats' quarterback Ryan Humphries went 9-of-22 for 70 yards and one interception.
The first touchdown came when Haller capped of a 98-yard drive with a 42-yard run with 3:12 left to play in the first quarter. Alan Martinez tacked on the PAT as Marshall led 7-0. The next touchdown came with eight minutes left in the first half on a one-yard run from Mills to spread the Mavs' lead to 13-0. Moments later, Haller scored on a 33-yard run to make it 20 with 1:05 to go in the first half to go up 20-0, capping of a 70-yard drive.
Haller then found Dabbs for a 41-yard touchdown pass to give Marshall a 26-0 lead with 1:05 remaining in the first half.
Nobody scored until 11:09 was left in the contest. Mills punched it in for another one-yard run to spread the Mavericks' lead to 32-0. Denzil Mitchell got his chance to score on an eight-yard run to cap off a seven-play, 51-yard drive to make it 39-0 with 5:35 left to play.
From there, the Mavs milked the clock and sealed up the win to punch their ticket as co-district champions.