Flowers Bowl II
Perryton head coach David Flowers and his son, Bushland head coach Steven Flowers, will meet again at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Perryton’s Ranger Stadium.
The game is the second consecutive time the father-son duo has met on the gridiron since David Flowers left Bushland for Perryton before the 2011 season.
Steven holds a 1-0 lead in the series after Bushland beat Perryton, 28-14, last season in Bushland.
Both coaches said the other’s presence on the opposing sideline isn’t a distraction for the teams and — though David was a little emotional after last year’s game — the series is expected to extend past Friday’s game.
— Ricky Treon
Week of the receiver
Three receivers had double-digit catches and three had at least four touchdown catches last week across the Texas Panhandle.
Caprock’s Addison Bustos reached both marks, catching 14 passes and five touchdowns in the Longhorns’ wild win over Snyder.
Booker’s Jared Reagan equaled Bustos’ receptions mark with 14 and Perryton’s Callum Townsend had 10 catches.
Bushland’s Tyler Adams and Panhandle’s Travis Hammer each had eight receptions and four touchdowns.
— Ricky Treon
3-4A unbeaten in first week
District 3-4A teams went a combined 6-0 last week and averaged scoring 53.3 points per team.
Caprock coach Seth Parr and his Longhorns led the offensive way, gaining a wild 70-57 victory over Snyder.
“It seems like it’s the Big 12 in District 3-4A up here,” Parr said. “Everybody is good. You were hoping somebody would be bad. I hate to say that, but I wouldn’t mind seeing somebody lose besides us. ... You just hope you can stop somebody because it seems like everybody’s offenses are really good.”
— Lance Lahnert
Tough start for 1-3A
District 1-3A teams had a rough start to the season. Only one of the district’s five schools opened the season with a win.
Dalhart opened by shutting out Sanford-Fritch, 36-0, but the other four teams had rough outings. The closest loss was Perryton’s 49-29 defeat at Class 4A Dumas, and the other three games weren’t nearly as competitive.
Furthermore, River Road and Borger lost to Class 2A teams Canadian and Bushland, respectively.
— Lee Passmore
Tascosa grad has AHS kids
Larry Borger will be sitting on the Amarillo High side during Friday’s 56th AHS-Tascosa football meeting at Dick Bivins Stadium.
Borger graduated from Tascosa in 1979.
“There are some years I’m just not sure which side to sit on or who to root for,” Borger said.
For the past few years, Borger has known where to sit.
Borger’s three children attended AHS, including daughter Neely, a player on Amarillo High’s 2008 and 2009 Class 5A state volleyball championship teams.
Another of Borger’s children is curent AHS senior offensive lineman Blake Borger, a two-year starter at guard.
“I’m looking forward to a great Friday night under the lights,” Borger said.
— Lance Lahnert
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