Written by Luciano Guerra Saturday, 27 September 2014 11:21
Copyright 2014 Progress Times
After having an opening drive touchdown called back due to a penalty and the ensuing field goal attempt blocked, Sharyland opened the scoring with 5:08 left in the first quarter when senior quarterback Lance Madden capped off a 55-yard drive with a four-yard run into the end zone. Then on the very first play from scrimmage after Vela tied the game at 7-7 with 3:20 left in the first half, Madden scampered from the Rattlers’ 36-yard line to the Sabercats’ 17 to set up a 15-yard touchdown pass from Madden to junior wide receiver Seth Carter to give Sharyland a 14-7 lead at the half.
After the intermission, with a light but steady rain coming down, Vela scored ten unanswered points to take their first lead over Sharyland 17-14. The Sabercats’ points came as a result of a touchdown pass and a field goal – both in the third quarter.