BULLARD - Hood Taylor threw for 119 yards and Sam Nechi rushed for 138 more, but it was not enough as the Brook Hill Guard fell to Houston St. John’s 43-21 Friday.
The Guard, 1-2, took the first lead of the game with 8:03 left in the first on a 23-yard TD carry by Nechi. A failed two-point conversion made it 6-0.
St. John’s took a brief 7-6 lead, before Brook Hill went back in front 13-7 on a 36-yard scoring run by Nechi and Jake Shaffer PAT.
St. John’s scored twice in the second to take a 21-13 lead into half.
The two teams traded touchdowns and two-point conversions in the third with St. John’s scoring first to go up 29-13.
Brook Hill made it 29-21 on a 1-yard run by Taylor and conversion by Nechi.
The Guard was unable to score in the fourth quarter while St. John’s added 14 points.
St. John’s 43, Brook Hill 21
St. John’s 7 14 8 14 - 43
Brook Hill 13 0 8 0 - 21