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The Merkel (TX) varsity football team lost Friday's home conference game against Eastland (TX) by a score of 23-20.

Game Details: Merkel High School

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Eastland1490023
Merkel0614020
Final score provided by G. Hays.
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Game Stats

Eastland

Passing

#Athlete NameCAttYdsC%AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1320166.65012.81045107.5
12Isaiah Hays (Jr)1320166.65012.81045107.5
Merkel

Passing

#Athlete NameCAttYdsC%AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals915143.60015.9282131.4
10Kaden Blubaugh (So)11141.00014.014137.5
14Maddox O'malley813129.61516.1282134.3
30Bryant Jones (Sr)010.00039.6
Eastland

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLng100+TD
Team Totals321263.91602
2Eddie Medina (Jr)231.5201
6Preston Rose (Sr)1-2-2.0-20
7Brenden Foust (So)11474.380
8Kye Herrington (So)122.020
12Isaiah Hays (Jr)155.050
20Griffin Beard (Fr)6325.3160
22Cayden Alford (Jr)320.7101
25Cason Browning (Jr)5244.8110
32Isaac Castro (Jr)2136.590
Merkel

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLng100+TD
Team Totals322437.65911
6Connor Willyerd (Sr)1617110.7591
14Maddox O'malley15684.51801
22Rayson Houston144.00
Eastland

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals1316612.8451
3Laike Kennedy (Jr)166.06
4Jay Oznick (Sr)9879.721
5Grady Galyean (Sr)11414.014
6Preston Rose (Sr)25929.5451
Merkel

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals914315.9822
6Connor Willyerd (Sr)111.01
10Kaden Blubaugh (So)310133.7822
23Trey Alexander133.03
24CJ Walcott (Jr)2105.010
30Bryant Jones (Sr)22814.014
Eastland

Offensive Fumbles and Pancake Blocks

#Athlete NameFumLostPnk Blk
Team Totals11
4Jay Oznick (Sr)11

Offensive Fumbles and Pancake Blocks

Merkel has not entered any offensive fumbles and pancake blocks stats.
Eastland

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals126166292
2Eddie Medina (Jr)33
3Laike Kennedy (Jr)66
4Jay Oznick (Sr)8787
5Grady Galyean (Sr)1414
6Preston Rose (Sr)-25957
7Brenden Foust (So)4747
8Kye Herrington (So)22
12Isaiah Hays (Jr)55
20Griffin Beard (Fr)3232
22Cayden Alford (Jr)22
25Cason Browning (Jr)2424
32Isaac Castro (Jr)1313
Merkel

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals243143386
6Connor Willyerd (Sr)1711172
10Kaden Blubaugh (So)101101
14Maddox O'malley6868
22Rayson Houston44
23Trey Alexander33
24CJ Walcott (Jr)1010
30Bryant Jones (Sr)2828
Eastland

Total Yards

#Athlete NameRushPassRecTotal
Team Totals126166166292
2Eddie Medina (Jr)33
3Laike Kennedy (Jr)66
4Jay Oznick (Sr)8787
5Grady Galyean (Sr)1414
6Preston Rose (Sr)-25957
7Brenden Foust (So)4747
8Kye Herrington (So)22
12Isaiah Hays (Jr)5166171
20Griffin Beard (Fr)3232
22Cayden Alford (Jr)22
25Cason Browning (Jr)2424
32Isaac Castro (Jr)1313
Merkel

Total Yards

#Athlete NameRushPassRecTotal
Team Totals243143143386
6Connor Willyerd (Sr)1711172
10Kaden Blubaugh (So)14101115
14Maddox O'malley68129197
22Rayson Houston44
23Trey Alexander33
24CJ Walcott (Jr)1010
30Bryant Jones (Sr)02828
Eastland

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals1957765.0
2Eddie Medina (Jr)11415.5
3Laike Kennedy (Jr)11
5Grady Galyean (Sr)213
6Preston Rose (Sr)022
7Brenden Foust (So)178.5
8Kye Herrington (So)3581.5
19Jiovani Ojeda (Sr)123
20Griffin Beard (Fr)134.5
22Cayden Alford (Jr)3471.0
25Cason Browning (Jr)145
32Isaac Castro (Jr)21012.5
61Gavin McClain (Sr)325
72Garrett Glenn033.5
Merkel

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals2146673.0
2Elijah Olivarez (Sr)7815
3Jonathon Seedig134
6Connor Willyerd (Sr)22
10Kaden Blubaugh (So)235
11J. Calderon (Jr)11
12Aiden Jackson (Sr)331.0
14Maddox O'malley123
22Rayson Houston224
23Trey Alexander156
24CJ Walcott (Jr)145
30Bryant Jones (Sr)314
54Adrian Rocha (Sr)33
56Seth Bryant1451.0
64Chris Navarrete22
70Cayden Rhodes11
74Dalton Duncan (Sr)111.0
75Caleb Ellison (Jr)33
Eastland

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals4.0
2Eddie Medina (Jr).5
3Laike Kennedy (Jr)1.0
22Cayden Alford (Jr).5
25Cason Browning (Jr)1.0
32Isaac Castro (Jr).5
72Garrett Glenn.5
Merkel

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals3
54Adrian Rocha (Sr)2
56Seth Bryant1

Defensive Statistics

Eastland has not entered any defensive statistics stats.
Eastland

Points

#Athlete NameTDsTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals318523
2Eddie Medina (Jr)166
6Preston Rose (Sr)166
19Jiovani Ojeda (Sr)55
22Cayden Alford (Jr)166
Merkel

Points

#Athlete NameTDsTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals318422
10Kaden Blubaugh (So)212416
14Maddox O'malley166
Eastland

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot Pts
Team Totals23.7111.0345
19Jiovani Ojeda (Sr)23.7111.0345

PATs and Field Goals

Merkel has not entered any pats and field goals stats.

Conversions

Eastland has not entered any conversions stats.
Merkel

Conversions

#Athlete NameC RushC RecTotal
Team Totals22
10Kaden Blubaugh (So)22
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Recap Video

Game Story

Texas High School Football - Eastland sneaks past Merkel

October 13, 2023: Merkel, TX 79536

The Eastland Mavericks (Eastland, TX) football nudged the host Merkel Badgers (Merkel, TX), 23-20 in Friday's league bout.

In their next game, the Mavericks face the Millsap Bulldogs (Millsap, TX) in a 3A-2 Region II District 5 bout, on Friday, October 20. Eastland will attempt to move on its 2-5 season record. The Bulldogs enter the bout with a 4-2 record after their 49-14 league win over Dublin (Dublin, TX).

The Badgers (5-2) will now prepare for their bout against Jacksboro (Jacksboro, TX). The Tigers enter the 3A-2 Region II District 5 bout with a 7-0 record. In their last bout, Jacksboro held off Comanche (Comanche, TX), 30-22, in a league bout.

Gary HaysMavericks Reporter
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  1. Check In

    1st Quarter
    0 - 0 The scorer has checked in. Eastland 0, Merkel 0
    Posted @ 7:02p
  2. Game Attendance

    1st Quarter
    Attendance Hundreds
    Posted @ 7:03p
  3. Field Conditions

    1st Quarter
    Field Conditions Dry
    Posted @ 7:03p
  4. Weather Conditions

    1st Quarter
    Weather Conditions Fair
    Posted @ 7:03p
  5. 6 - 0

    Passing Touchdown

    Eastland1st Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Eastland - Pass completed for a TD. Eastland 6, Merkel 0
    Posted @ 7:15p
  6. 7 - 0

    Made Point After

    Eastland1st Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Eastland - PAT Good. Eastland 7, Merkel 0
    Posted @ 7:15p
  7. 13 - 0

    Rushing Touchdown

    Eastland1st Quarter Under a minute
    Eastland - Rushing TD. Eastland 13, Merkel 0
    Posted @ 7:25p
  8. 14 - 0

    Made Point After

    Eastland1st Quarter Under a minute
    Eastland - PAT Good. Eastland 14, Merkel 0
    Posted @ 7:25p
  9. 14 - 0

    End of 1st Quarter

    2nd Quarter
    Eastland 14, Merkel 0
    Posted @ 7:27p
  10. 20 - 0

    Rushing Touchdown

    Eastland2nd Quarter ~9 minutes to go
    Eastland - Rushing TD. Eastland 20, Merkel 0
    Posted @ 7:38p
  11. 20 - 0

    Missed Point After

    Eastland2nd Quarter ~9 minutes to go
    Eastland - PAT Missed. Eastland 20, Merkel 0
    Posted @ 7:38p
  12. 20 - 6
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    Passing Touchdown

    Merkel2nd Quarter ~6 minutes to go
    Merkel - Pass completed for a TD. Eastland 20, Merkel 6
    Posted @ 7:41p
  13. 20 - 6
    M

    Missed Point After

    Merkel2nd Quarter ~6 minutes to go
    Merkel - PAT Missed. Eastland 20, Merkel 6
    Posted @ 7:41p
  14. 23 - 6

    Field Goal

    Eastland2nd Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Eastland - Field Goal. Eastland 23, Merkel 6
    Posted @ 7:53p
  15. 23 - 6

    Halftime

    Halftime
    Eastland 23, Merkel 6
    We noticed it's halftime, please enjoy this video while you wait for the action to resume.
    Posted @ 8:06p
  16. 23 - 6

    Start of 3rd Quarter

    Eastland3rd Quarter
    Eastland to kick off to Merkel.
    Posted @ 8:34p
  17. 23 - 12
    M

    Rushing Touchdown

    Merkel3rd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Merkel - Rushing TD. Eastland 23, Merkel 12
    Posted @ 8:37p
  18. 23 - 14
    M

    Two Point Pass Completed

    Merkel3rd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Merkel - Pass completed for a 2Pt Conversion. Eastland 23, Merkel 14
    Posted @ 8:37p
  19. 23 - 20
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    Passing Touchdown

    Merkel3rd Quarter Under a minute
    Merkel - Pass completed for a TD. Eastland 23, Merkel 20
    Posted @ 8:58p
  20. 23 - 20
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    Missed Point After

    Merkel3rd Quarter Under a minute
    Merkel - PAT Missed. Eastland 23, Merkel 20
    Posted @ 8:59p
  21. 23 - 20

    End of 3rd Quarter

    4th Quarter
    Eastland 23, Merkel 20
    Posted @ 9:02p
  22. 23 - 20

    End of Game

    Final
    Eastland 23, Merkel 20
    Posted @ 9:28p

Highlight Videos

Players of the Game

Eastland (23-24)

Eastland has not selected any Players of the Game.
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Merkel (23-24)

Congratulations to #6 Connor Willyerd (overall), #14 Maddox O'malley (offensive and special teams) and #2 Elijah Olivarez (defensive) for being selected the Merkel Football Players of the Game.

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Gary HaysMavericks Reporter

Rankings & Records

Eastland (23-24)

TXSectionState Div.
64944436
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
3-82-31-42-30-1.273.400251353
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Merkel (23-24)

TXSectionState Div.
61141531
OverallDistrictHomeAwayWin %District %PFPA
6-42-33-23-2.600.400326344

Team Scoring Averages

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Eastland
4.810.64.14.922.8
Merkel4.29.49.44.032.6

Eastland Videos

Merkel Videos

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Team Stat Comparison

EastlandMerkel
105.5Rushing Yards Per Game222.9
171.4Passing Yards Per Game172.7
276.9Total Yards Per Game395.6
58.4Tackles Per Game64.4
1.5Sacks Per Game1.4
18.6Points Per Game31.5

Team Leaders

EastlandMerkelNational Avg.
#20 Griffin Beard28.9Rushing Yards Per Game#6 Connor Willyerd134.920.6
#12 Isaiah Hays205.8Passing Yards Per Game#14 Maddox O'malley156.450.5
#12 Isaiah Hays207.5Total Yards Per Game#14 Maddox O'malley218.936.9
#2 Eddie Medina9.8Tackles Per Game#2 Elijah Olivarez12.72.7
#3 Laike Kennedy0.6Sacks Per Game#66 Jose Huerta0.50.2
#4 Jay Oznick6.0Points Per Game#6 Connor Willyerd9.02.1

Record Breakdown

Eastland (23-24)

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Merkel (23-24)

3-8
Overall
6-4
2-3
League
2-3
1-4
Non-League
4-1
1-0
Head to Head
0-1
1-4
Common Opponent
2-3
1-4
Home
3-2
2-3
Away
3-2
0-1
Neutral
0-0
0-1
Playoff
0-0
3-8
In-State
6-4
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0