Another weekend, another series of losses for high school and college football teams across the Trans-Pecos.
The Marfa Shorthorns (0-3) lost their first home game of the season to the Balmorhea Bears (2-1) Friday, falling behind 60-32. The Fort Davis Indians (0-3) were annihilated by the Grandfalls-Royalty Cowboys (2-1) as well, losing with a dismal score of 62-6. The Fort Stockton Panthers (0-3) weren’t much luckier, losing 39-7 to the Seminole Indians (2-1). On Saturday the Van Horn Eagles (0-3) kicked off against the Seagrave Eagles (2-1), ultimately falling 40-14.
The sole winners this week in the Trans-Pecos were the Alpine Fightin’ Bucks (1-2), who took their first win of the season over the Fabens Wildcats (1-2) with a final score of 36-14.
In Permian Basin Eleven Man Highschool football, the Midland Lee Rebels (2-1) managed a win over the Cooper Cougars (1-2) with a with a score of 42-35. Depending on your allegiances, the Permian Panthers (0-3) / Odessa Bronchos (2-1) game was either a relief or a letdown. The Panthers narrowly missed snagging their first win of the season, falling to the Bronchos by a margin of one field goal with a final score of 31-28.
Finally, the Sul Ross Lobos (0-2) lost to the Eastern New Mexico U (1-1). Greyhounds in their game Friday afternoon at AT&T Stadium 55-24. For a full recap, check out this report from Mark Haslett of member station KETR.