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FOOTBALL: Splendora perfect in district after rout of BC

The Orange Leader

SPLENDORA – The district champion Splendora Wildcats finished the District 11-4A season with a perfect mark as they strolled past the Bridge City Cardinals 55-13 at Wildcat Stadium on Friday night.

The Wildcats (9-1, 5-0) were consistent throughout the game as they scored 14 points in each of the first three quarters and added 13 in the final period.

Splendora got a lot out of its running backs as Jessie Paris and Kyle Webber combined for 207 yards and four TDs on 22 carries.

Paris darted for 134 yards and a TD on 12 carries while Weber found the end zone three times and rushed for 73 yards on 10 totes.

Splendora led by as much as 42-0 with 4:58 remaining in the third quarter before the young Cardinals (2-8, 1-4) responded late with a pair of scores, including a 2-yard touchdown run by fullback Andy Lara.