Manvel routs Waltrip to finish 10-0 on the season


MANVEL — The Manvel Mavericks closed out the regular season at 10-0 after beating Waltrip 49-0 to win the District 11-5A-II crown.

Manvel will now prepare for the playoffs which will begin on Thursday, November 14 at Freedom Field when they host Port Arthur Memorial (5-5).

In the win against Waltrip, QB Tucker Yarbrough was the leading offensive threat as he was 13-of-18 passing for 314 yards and three TDs.

Jalen Paxton had two catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns while Donavan Eaglin had three grabs for 87 yards and a score. Dekoven Smith had three catches for 57 yards.

De'Monte Seymore led the ground attack with three carries for 47 yards and two TDs while Eaglin had four carries for 13 scores and a pair of scores.

Manvel scored 16 points in the opening period and added seven more in the second quarter for a 23-0 halftime lead.

The Mavs added 20 more points in the third and six more in the fourth to post the 49-0 final score.