Heritage wins first round game in six-man football

Heritage School moved one step closer to a TAPPS 1A Division II state six-man football title by downing San Marcos Hill Country Christian School, 64-48, in the opening round of the post-season playoffs Friday.

The game was held at Cornerstone Christian School in San Antonio.

The Eagles (9-2) will now face Lake Jackson Brazosport at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25, at Gobbler Stadium in Cuero.

In other playoff action involving 1A District 5 schools from the week, Bulverde Bracken Christian shut out Huntsville Alpha Omega Friday in Division II 50-0, while Spring Branch Living Rock earned a first-round bye in the Division III part of the post-season tournament. Living Rock will take on Baytown Christian during the weekend of Nov. 24-25.

 

Heritage School 64, San Marcos Hill Country 48

“This was vintage good-old-fashion Fredericksburg Heritage (‘Freddy’) football at its best,” said Eagle head coach Tim Shipman. “San Marcos was bigger; however, we brought the bigger wood.”

Despite the final 18-point differential in the final score, Heritage maintained a lead of from two to 10 points throughout much of the night.

Two late touchdowns by the Eagles’ Jonathan Hoermann (of four and 19 yards, respectively) put Heritage up by as much as 24 points with only 4:23 left on the scoreboard.

The Rams (8-3) managed to tighten the score at 64-48 on a six-yard TD pass play late in the contest.

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