Katy ends season for Shadow Creek 49-24

SHADOW CREEK — Competing in Class 6A has been an eye opening experience for the Shadow Creek Sharks in their third year of varsity competition.

The Sharks were 31-1 after two seasons in Class 5A that included a 5A Div. I state title.

In 2020, Shadow Creek finishes 6-4 with losses to North Shore (13-0), Bridgeland (12-1), Dawson (10-1), and Katy (10-1). Those teams had a combined 45-3 record in 2020.

Head coach Brad Butler wasn't afraid to schedule state powers his first year in 6A.

Against Katy, Terrence Cooks partially blocked a punt after the game’s first series, giving the Sharks possession at Katy’s 33. But after Drones’ 20-yard TD toss on third down was ruled an illegal forward pass, they settled for a 41-yard field goal from kicker Karson Bell for an early 3-0 advantage.

Katy snatched the lead its next drive, with QB Caleb Koger’s 50-yard TD pass to wide receiver Nic Anderson, and never trailed again.

The Tigers added three more touchdowns to Shadow Creek's one score for a 35-10 lead at intermission.

Kroger threw two more touchdown passes in the second half while Drones tossed a pair of TD passes of his own but it wasn't enough as the Tigers ended the season for the Sharks 49-24.

The Sharks scored on a blocked punt by Dejuan Lewis who also recovered the ball for a 10-yard TD while the PAT was no good.

Drones threw a 10-yard pass to CJ Guidry in the third quarter and tossed a 3-yard pass to Lawrence Armstrong for a score. The two-point conversion was good from Drones to Greg Hancock.

Katy QB Kroger was 8-of-15 for 193 yards and 5 TDs.

Seth Davis had 19 carries for 119 yards while Jalen Davis had 19 carries for 100 yards and one score.

Drones was 12-of-26 for 75 yards and two TDs and he had 14 totes for 88 yards.