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Aledo wins 62-17

September 22, 2011 by Ken Hoover

Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo defensive end Jaylen Hill fights a flock of Falcons during the Bearcats' 62-17 win against Keller Timber Creek Thursday night, Sept. 22. Click on the picture for a gallery of photos from the game, including band, cheerleaders and fans.

Gray breaks Ken Hall's scoring record

Johnathan Gray's second touchdown against Timber Creek broke Ken Hall's scoring record, and moved Gray into fifth all-time nationally.

Click here for a photo gallery from the game

The Bearcats take the field at Keller ISD Stadium on Sept. 22 to face the Timber Creek Falcons.

After a touchback on the opening kickoff, Aledo took over at their own 20-yard line. Johnathan Gray for eight yards, a Hernandez catch for a first down, then Gray broke one off tackle for 69 yards and a Bearcat touchdown. Chance Nevarez' point after was good. Aledo led 7-0 with 10:56 remaining in the first quarter.

Timber Creek set up at their own 19 after a short return. Their first play was a completed pass for a first down. Their second is a first down run. After a one-yard loss, Amon Lindsay went outside left for 45 yards to the Aledo 12-yard line. Aledo held and forced Timber Creek to settle for a field goal from 21 yards. 7-3 Aledo. 7:09 remaining in the first quarter.

Two Johnathan Gray runs for two first downs took the ball to the Aledo 45. A nice run and then a first down reception followed for Caleb Frysinger, who followed that up with a 37-yard run for the touchdown. PAT was good. 14-3 Aledo with 5:21 in the first.

A nice return gave the Falcons the ball on their own 43-yard line. Aledo held to take over on downs at the Timber Creek 49.

Devan Watts ran for eight and Preston Bartley had a nine-yard reception to the Falcon 24-yard line. Johnathan Gray ran it in from the 15-yard line and the extra point was good. Aledo led 21-3 near the end of the first quarter.

Second Quarter

Timber Creek set up at their own 19. An interference penalty gave them a first down at their 35. Hunter Allbritton had a nice catch inside the Aledo 25 yard line and another Falcon first down. Amon Lindsey scored on a 25-yard touchdown run and a PAT to make it 21-10 Aledo with 11:11 left in the first half.

Pate Davis had a 15 yard reception, then Johnathan Gray picked up nine yards. Matt Bishop added four yards for the first down, then Gray scored his second touchdown of the night on a 35-yard run, making the score 28-10 Aledo with 9:49 left in the first half.

On the following drive Aledo's James Place intercepted a Timber Creek pass and returned it all the way for a touchdown. PAT by Nevarez was good and the Bearcats led 35-10.

After a Timber creek drive stalled Aledo took over on the Falcons 41 yard line. A penalty backed them up up 10 yards and Gray took it off left tackle for 51 yards and another score. The left side of the offensive line did a great job of opening it up. PAT was good. 42-10 Bearcats.

Aledo forced a short punt and took the ball on the Falcons side of the field. A pass to Michael Mann got a first down, and a touchdown pass to Bryan Cox and point after gave the Bearcats a 49-10 lead with just under three minutes until halftime.

Aledo cheerleaders form a pyramid during the Aledo-Timber Creek game on Thursday, Sept. 22.

Dayne Davis and Jared Hensley with big defensive plays forced another Timber Creek punt.

Aledo made a fair catch on the punt and took over at the Falcons 38 yard line. Caleb Frysinger made another nice catch and run on the drive and Aledo was marching on the 25-yard line. An interference penalty moved them to the 15 and they kicked a field goal with time running out in the first half to make it 52-10 Aledo at the half.

Another record bites the dust
Johnathan Gray’s second touchdown passed Ken Hall, the "Sugarland Express" scoring record. Hall had 899 points in his storied career. His records are among the oldest and most esteemed of all. His scoring record was set in 1953. At the half Gray had 914 points for his career. His first half numbers were seven carries for 155 yards and three touchdowns, and two catches for 61 yards and another touchdown, a 24-point first half.

Bearcat Regiment percussion plays during halftime of the Aledo-Timber Creek game on Sept. 22.

A view of keyboards during halftime of the Aledo_Timber Creek game on Sept. 22.

Third Quarter
The Second half got under way as a big return set Timber Creek up at their own 48-yard line.

Aledo held and took over on downs. Gray went 54 yards on the first Aledo play of the second half for another touchdown. The Nevarez point after was good and Aledo led Timber Creek by a score of 59-10.

Aledo forced another punt and got the ball back at their own 32-yard line. The drive began with a reception and a nice run by Michael Mann to the Falcons 24-yard line. The Bearcats drove to the Timber Creek two-yard line. Aledo went for it on fourth down and just came up short to give the Falcons the ball back at their own one-yard line.

Timber Creek managed a single first down and punted the ball back to Aledo. The Bearcats drove as the third quarter came to a close with Aledo moving inside the Falcons 20-yard line.

Fourth Quarter

The Bearcats got three points on another Chance Nevarez Field Goal and lead 62-10 in the fourth.

The Falcons drove the length of the field and scored on a 22-yard pass to make the score 62-17 after the PAT.

Aledo took over on their 20-yard line with less than two minutes left. Preston Bartley made a nice 30-yard run to get the Bearcats to the 50.

Time ran out with Aledo driving deep in Falcon territory.

Your final score was Aledo 62, Timber Creek 17.

Johnathan Gray finished the game with 30 points and now has 920 for his career. Tonight he had 8 carries for 209 yards and 4 touchdowns, 2 receptions for 61 yards and 1 more touchdown.

Sports Calendar

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

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