Senior quarterback John Norton led the offense and the defense for All Saints in Friday night’s 25-6 win over Fort Worth Temple Christian’s Eagles at Mewbourne Field.
Norton began the scoring on a 9-yard run with 7:38 remaining in the first quarter, and tacked on another 9-yard TD run in the third quarter.
On defense, Norton accounted for two of the Trojans’ four interceptions of FW Temple’s Connor Moore, who was under heavy pressure from the Trojan defensive line.
With 1:46 remaining in the first period, Merritte Greene put the Trojans ahead 13-0 on a 10-yard run.
The Eagles from FW Temple were able to make a pass connection for some success when Moore hit Brannon Low on a pump-and-go route for 59 yards and a score with only 10 seconds remaining in the first quarter.
Prior to that completion, Moore’s previous two passing attempts were intercepted.
The next attempt following the Eagle touchdown was also intercepted.
All Saints intercepted four out of the first six Eagle pass attempts.
All Saints (2-0) will host Burkeville next Friday night at 7 p.m.
All Saints 25, FW Temple 6
At Mewbourne Field, All Saints
FW Temple 6 0 0 0 — 6
All Saints 13 0 6 6 — 25
AS—John Norton 9 run (Merritte Greene kick); 7:38.
AS—Merritte Greene 10 run (Kick failed); 1:46.
FWT—Brannon Low 59 pass from Connor Moore (PAT run failed); :10.
AS—Norton 9 run (PAT run failed); 4:20.
AS—Brice Borgeson 6 run (PAT pass failed); 11:26.
First Downs 17 7
Rushes-Yards 43-225 26-88
Passing Yards 39 82
Comp.-Att.-Int. 2-8-1 4-13-4
Punts-Avg. 2-27 1-4
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 2-1
Penalties-Yards 9-50 10-64
RUSHING—All Saints, John Norton 19-123, Brice Borgeson 15-58, Merritte Greene 4-35, Grady Atkins 2-4. FW Temple, Pierce Stringer 15-69, Justin Carter 6-10, Connor Moore 5-9.
PASSING—All Saints, John Norton 2-8-1 39. FW Temple, Connor Moore 4-13-4 82.
RECEIVING—All Saints, Konnor Atkins 1-27, Merritte Greene 1-12. FW Temple, Brannon Low 1-59, Dario Rivas 2-18, Pierce Stringer 1-5.