Leon edges out Groveton in district opener
The Leon Cougars defeat the Groveton Indians in close game, 18-14.
JEWETT, Texas (KBTX) - It was low scoring game tonight as the Cougars hosted Groveton. The first of five scores would come by way of a goal line touchdown from Groveton’s Phoenix Bowman. The Indians lead 7-0 halfway through the first quarter.
Leon will respond with just under a minute left before halftime with a quarterback keeper by Cooper Stevens at the goal line. After a missed extra point attempt, the Cougars trail 6-7.
On the first play in the third quarter, Groveton scores big with a 55 yard rushing touchdown from Darius McQueen. This widens Groveton’s lead to 14-6, but it will be the last time they score for the night.
Cooper Stevens, with a repeat performance, will score again later in the third quarter for the Cougars with another goal line rushing touchdown.
Leon will host Corrigan-Camden next Friday.
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