Friendswood stampedes past FB Kempner 59-12
September 12, 2023
But this week, the new coach got his first district win as the Stangs thrashed the Fort Bend Kempner Cougars 59-12 to improve to 2-1 on the young season.
The only loss this season for Friendswood came in overtime to Texas City 23-20.
Friendswood has outscored their last two opponents 108-18 which they will need to continue to do that as they prepare to face their most formidable teams as the meat of the district is in front of them starting this Friday, September 15 when they travel to Freedom Field to face the Manvel Mavericks (1-2) who have lost their last two games including their district opener to Angleton 17-12.
There was no question as to the outcome of this game as Friendswood scored early and often with quarterback Brock Foster leading the way with over 400 yards of total offense. Foster had a hand in six of the eight scores by the Mustangs.
The Mustangs got things going in the opening frame when Foster hit WR Adam Buffington on a 33-yard scoring strike to make the score 7-0 following the PAT by Reagan Rudolph.
The touchdown came at the end of a 10-play, 78-yard drive.
Friendswood scored again when they began their next series on their own 48 following an interception by Nicholas Ruffeno.
After a 10-yard run by Walker Winters, Foster found the end zone on a 42-yard run for a 14-0 lead after Rudolph hit the extra point.
The second quarter was almost even as Friendswood scored 14 more points while Kempner finally got on the scoreboard with 12 points to make the score 28-12 at intermission.
Winters scored on an 11-yard run while Foster found WR Jackson Lee for a 34-yard scoring pass.
Kempner scored on a 32-yard pass play and on a fumble return for a touchdown. Both PAT's failed.
Friendswood continued their scoring barrage in the second half with 21 points in the third period and 10 in the fourth quarter to post the 59-12 final score.
In the third, Foster hit Buffington on a 44-yard scoring pass, Foster hit Garrett Mueeke on a 19-yard TD pass, and Foster threw his fifth scoring pass to Buffington that covered 24-yards.
In the final frame, Rudolph booted a 29-yard field goal and QB Mikey Butler scored on an 11-yard keeper.
Foster was 14-of-23 for 345 yards and five touchdowns while rushing for 95 yards and a score.
Buffington caught seven passes for 198 yards and three scores while Muecke grabbed five passes for 98 yards and a TD. Lee had two catches for 49 yards and one touchdown.
Ty Rudolph had 11 carries for 65 yards and Winters had 14 totes for 62 yards and one TD.
Reagan Rudolph hit 8-for-8 extra points and one field goal for a total of 11 points.