Thanks to a strong second half scoring surge, the Crandall Pirate football team was able to demolish the North Forney Falcons in front of their home fans by a score of 71-43 on Sept. 24.
With this victory, Crandall improves to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in District play while North Forney falls to 1-4 and 0-2.
After a back-and-forth first half of action, North Forney led in this game by the count of 27-26 at halftime. But in the second half, Crandall outscored North Forney by the count of 45-16 to ultimately win in a blowout fashion.
Top performers for Crandall in this game were Jamonte Gordon-West (12 of 19 passing for 288 yards and two touchdowns/26 rushing yards and one touchdown), Chris Abron (29 carries for 119 yards and three touchdowns), Andrew Anderson (14 carries for 156 yards and one touchdown), Luke Moffitt (three receptions for 143 yards and one touchdown), and Samuel Omosigho (six receptions for 77 yards and one touchdown).
Overall, Crandall gained 591 yards on offense in this game (288 passing and 303 rushing).
Next up, Crandall will play the Forney Jackrabbits at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7 in Forney.