Let's shift our coverage West to Austin where Tomball Memorial was on the road taking on Vista Ridge. Memorial running back Richard Rodriguez gets the Wildcats on the board first with this touchdown from 3 yards out for a 7-0 lead.
Vista Ridge would answer through the air, Kyle Brown to Ethan Heffelfinger on the out route. An easy 15 yard pitch and catch turns into a lot more...He's off to the races down the sideline, this one covering 76 yards, they miss the extra point though so Memorial still with a 7-6 lead.
Rodriguez would get his 2nd td of the night, capping another drive from 3 yards out, we're tied at 29 at the half. In the 2nD HALF Memorial falls behind by 2 scores before they mount a furious comeback. Quarterback Colton Marwill escapes the pressure fires a dart to Jake Ferrell, this one covers 30 yards, the Wildcats still trailing by 7.
After the defense gets a stop, Marwill finds Joseph Manjack over the middle to get the game tied at 43. Memorial would score again on their 3rd consecutive possession with Rodriguez getting his 3rd td of the night, so it all comes down to this. In the games waning moments, 4th and Goal, Vista Ridge looking for the go ahead score but the Memorial defense stuffs the run to hang on for a 49-43 win, Memorial upping their record to 10-1 on the season, they'll get Westfield next week.