TAPPS Roundup: Brook Hill clinches playoff spot; Gorman loses


CARROLLTON — Will Weathers finished the game with 290 yards of total offense to lead the Bullard Brook Hill Guard to a 66-44 lashing of Carrollton Prince of Peace in TAPPS Div. II, District 2 play Friday.

The win puts the Guard into postseason action again Midland Christian next Friday.

Weathers rushed for 159 yards and three TDs on 20 carries, and threw for 131 yards and three touchdowns, hitting on 10 of 15 passes.

Brook Hill (6-4, 4-3) fell behind 7-0 before putting up 20 points of its own in the first quarter on three TDs by T.J. Dunks.

Dunks’ first score came on a 32-yard pass from Grant Hanks. He followed that up with scoring runs of 9 and 6 yards.

Prince of Peace started the scoring in the second period with a 19-yard Pat Hoerr to Pal Bajwa pass, but the Guard countered with an 18-yard Weathers-to-Austin Halloran scoring toss.

After Prince of Peace scored again to make the score 26-20, Weathers hit Hanks on a 23-yard TD pass to put Brook Hill ahead 32-20.

Prince of Peace closed out the half behind 32-23 following a 44-yard field goal.

Prince of Peace moved within 32-30 in the third quarter on a 1-yard run, before the Guard extended its lead on a 70-yard pass from Hanks to Chase McDermott. Hanks finished the game 2 of 3 passing for 102 yards.

The home team stayed in the game, scoring again on a 31-yard run to trail 39-37. Then it was Brook Hill’s turn again, going up 46-37 on an 11-yard TD run by Weathers.

Brook Hill led 46-44 after three periods, but the Guard broke the game open with 20 unanswered points in the fourth on touchdown runs of 6 and 30 yards by Weathers and a 28-yard Weathers-to-Halloran scoring pass.

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Brook Hill 66, Prince of Peace 44

Brook Hill 20 12 14 20 — 66

Prince Peace 7 16 21 0 — 44

Dallas Shelton 36, Bishop Gorman 34

Bishop Gorman gave up a first-half lead and closed out its TAPPS Div. II, District 2 season with a 36-34 loss to Dallas Shelton on Friday at McCallum Stadium.

The Crusaders (2-8, 1-6) took a 14-6 first-quarter lead on TD runs of 4 yards by Collin Parks and 33 yards by Tristan Saint.

Gorman extended its lead to 28-14 at halftime after Taylor Hurst scored on a 3-yard run and Connor Hobbs found the end zone on an 11-yard pass from Saint.

The Crusaders struggled in the second half, scoring only once on a 4-yard run by Sam Becker.

Dallas Shelton put up 16 points in the quarter and trailed just 34-30.

While Gorman was unable to score in the fourth, Dallas Shelton took a decisive lead midway through the period on a 15-yard pass from Andrew Luce to John DiCaro.

Saint was not only the leading rusher for the Crusaders with 76 yards on 10 carries, he also was 21 of 31 passing for 215 yards.

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Dallas Shelton 6 8 16 6 — 36

Gorman 14 14 6 0 — 34