The Weatherford offense, which saw both Bryce Burks and Grant Werts taking snaps and sharing measured success, could not sustain a second-half drive to answer the Vikings scores. But there were highlights nonetheless, including a circus catch by wideout Tyler Scoggin, who one-armed a Werts toss with a Lamar defender hanging onto the other arm — and no flag thrown.
Earlier in the week, Arlington Martin was hit with three game forfeitures purportedly due to paperwork not completed on a player who had begun the year at Arlington High and transferred to Martin.
The result tacked three district losses on Martin and awarded a forfeit-win each to Paschal, North Crowley and Weatherford. The issue is yet open though, pending a review of the move to be conducted on Tuesday.
Weatherford returns to Roo Stadium again on Friday to play its fourth and final home game on Senior Night. WHS will take on Arlington Sam Houston, who fell to Martin on Thursday, 52-13.
While rueful the season is soon coming to an end with the improved level of play the Roos have exhibited the past couple of weeks, Nelms is yet intent to add another positive punctuation to the mix.
“You can tell we are playing with more confidence,” he said. “We’ll continue to work hard and hopefully end this season on a good note next week.”