Sooner Athletic Conference

PLAINVIEW — In their first road game of the season, the Texas College Steers fell to the Wayland Baptist University Pioneers, 40-18, on Saturday at Greg Sherwood Bulldog Memorial Stadium.

Wayland Baptist (2-3, 1-2 Sooner Athletic Conference) jumped out to a 20-0 lead. The Steers (0-4, 0-3) pulled within 30-18, but could get no closer.

Carlos Mosby led the Steers with 118 yards rushing on 14 carries.

Wide receiver Keyshawn Henderson hauled in three TD receptions for TC — 25 and 3 yards from Derrick Cooper and 9 yards from Decorie King.

Henderson, a junior from Dallas, had four catches for 51 yards. Draymond Woods had three receptions for 52 yards.

Quarterback Cooper was 4 of 22 for 63 yards with two TDs and two interceptions. King was 8 of 12 for 103 yards with a TD and an interception.

Montel Barre led the Steers with 11 tackles, while Malik Shabazz had nine. Edward McDonald contributed seven and McKinley Warren had two sacks. Trevion Young had an interception.

The Pioneers used two QBs as well — Nick Quintero (10-22-0, 164 yards, TD) and Mitchel Parsley (7-16, 115, 2 TDs, INT).

Parsley threw TD passes to Brayln Kirby (40 yards) and Daniel Hurn (19 yards). Quintero tossed a 3-yarder to Hurn. 

Kaleb Thorton connected on three field goals for the Pioneers (31, 41, 19). Jordan McDavis returned an interception 35 yards for a TD and Wayland Baptist also had a safety.

The Steers return home for an Oct. 12 game against Ottawa (Arizona). Kickoff is scheduled for 11 a.m. at Mewbourne Field on the All Saints Episcopal School campus.

The Pioneers' next game is Oct. 19 against Southwestern Assemblies of God in Waxahachie. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.


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I am a native Tylerite and I grew up reading the Tyler Morning Telegraph and The Tyler Courier-Times. My parents took both the morning and afternoon papers. I came to work here 35 years ago at the age of 23, right after college.

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