In their previous meeting, Mineral Wells
a punishing 42 - 18 defeat. Things didn't go nearly so well for Mineral Wells this time around, however. Mineral Wells was within striking distance but couldn't close the gap last week as it fell 35 - 28 to Springtown.
Even though Mineral Wells lost, junior Khalil Thompson provided the team with a solid game as he ran for 244 yards and also punched in two touchdowns. Thompson has now posted three consecutive games with over 100 yards rushing.
Springtown found its leader in an underclassman: Cameron Rickett rushed for 144 yards and scored on one reception, which was enough to make him one of the team's best players. This marked the 3rd consecutive game in which Rickett had 100+ rushing yards. Additional support came from senior Lane Hill, a defensive powerhouse who racked up 20 tackles.
The defeat brought Mineral Wells down to 4-3. The win lifted Springtown to 2-5.
The two teams have their sights set on raising those records in their upcoming games. Mineral Wells will battle it out against Kennedale on Friday at 7:30 PM. Defeat last game or not, Mineral Wells has displayed some intimidating offensive tenacity with 400+ yards in its last three matchups and has no intention of stopping just for Kennedale's sake. Meanwhile, Springtown will face off against Castleberry Friday at 7:30 PM.
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