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Football, Game Article | October 30, 2011

BCS breaks Records, Switching to CDs, Beat Flames, 64-8

Bracken Christian doused the Flames from Marble Falls, 64-8 in their eighth mercy game in a row for this season…a record.

The offense is lethal, but the defense could be better.

The only problem in making that projection, is the defense gets to play more than the offense.

Bracken has had only 10 drives since the first game against Austin Hill Country that resulted in more than four plays before a score.

This Warriors team has so many weapons to unleash when the playoffs start in a couple of weeks. Right now, if the runner gets tackled, then the play was a failure.

Competition will be ramped up another notch this week as Bracken will try to find out if the light bill has been paid for the lights for the field.

The season has had the coaches and players doing things not normal for a football game.

BCS does not try to block punts because the offense needs as much yardage they can get to for a decent practice of running some plays.

The special teams only practice bonus points after touchdowns and have not punted yet this season.

The kick-off return team has had nine returns the last six games. Two returns went for touchdowns.

Stats for BCS has a hard time telling the story of how good and complete this team has become.

The offense has averaged 16 yards every time a hand off is made for a run.

Passing game over 19 yards per catch.

Turnovers? How about four for the season.

The team has played nine games but based on a four quarter contest? Five and a half games total when you factor the mercy rules.

Bracken had a 10 point play. That happens when this defense gets a safety and then the offense gets another crack running more plays.

The Austin Wilkinson safety was his third this year which is a another record for the Warriors.

Eli Achilles was another defensive player that seems to get joy from throwing offensive players to the ground.

“I do a lot,” Eli Achilles said while commenting on the statement above. “I would rather be the hammer than the nail.”

Bracken playoff season starts this next week when Kerrville OLH comes to town.

A win will move Bracken to first place and a fourth place team from the Houston district as the next foe and another home game to boot.

“The season starts this week,” Head Coach Lloyd Fields said. “Walker (the heralded running back from Kerrville) is coming to town.”

The game has been anticipated since the schedules have been printed during the summer months.

Bracken will now set their sights on some formidable teams in the coming weeks.

The offense and defense have been writing a lot of records these past few weeks and months.

Forget breaking eight track and cassette player as the Warriors gaze for the ultimate, breaking a CD.

Numbers:
  5  Times BCS has won games four thru nine on their schedule.
  8  Mercy games administered in a row...record.
  8  Times BCS has held opponents under 30 point in a row...record.
  9  Times BCS has scored 30 or more points per quarter...record.
  9  Game District winning streak...record.
 11  Games in a row BCS has scored over 50 points...record.
 16  Times BCS has won by more than 50 points.
 21  Game road winning streak...record
 23  Games won by the Sophomore class.
 25  Consecutive quarters the offense has scored points.

             1   2   3   4   Final
 Flames      0   8   x   x    8
 Warriors   32  32   x   x   64
 Scoring Summary:
 BCS-Grady Achilles 5 yard run (Kevin Knapick kick), 8:49, 1st
 BCS-Austin Wilkinson safety, 8:40, 1st
 BCS-Grady Achilles 1 yard run (Kevin Knapick kick), 6:50, 1st
 BCS-Grady Achilles 45 yard pass from Eli Achilles (kick failed), 4:40, 1st
 BCS-Grady Achilles 56 yard run (Kevin Knapick kick), 2:34, 1st
 BCS-Grady Achilles 32 yard run (Kevin Knapick kick), 8:33, 2nd
 BCS-Austin Wilkinson 3 yard run (Kevin Knapick kick), 6:32, 2nd
 BCS-Grady Achilles 65 yard run (Kevin Knapick kick), 4:50, 2nd
 MFF-Adams 65 yard run (Bronson kick), 3:30, 2nd
 BCS-Grady Achilles 58 yard kick-off return, (Kevin Knapick kick), 3:15, 2nd

 Stats           MMFaith     Bracken
 Total Yards     128         248
 First Downs     4           6
 Rushes/Yards    24/103      14/165
 Comp/Att/Int    3/7/0       3/5/0
 Passing Yards   25          83
 Punts/Ave       2/20.0      0/0
 Fumbles/Lost    3/1         0/0
 Penalties-Yards 1-15        1-5

 Passing         Comp    Att    Pct   Yds    TD   Int
 Eli Achilles    3       4     .750    83    1    0
 Grady Achilles  0       1     .000     0    0    0

 Rushing          Att    Yds    Ave    Lg    TD
 Grady Achilles   6      130   16.3    56    5
 Austin Wilkinson 3       23    7.7    11    1
 Ehren Jacobson   4       15    3.8    13    0

 Receiving        No     Yds    Ave    Lg    TD
 Grady Achilles   1      45    45.0    45    1
 Preston Koch     1      24    24.0    24    0
 Jordan McDaniel  1      14    14.0    14    0