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LONE STAR DOMINATES WITH BIG OFFENSE, STIFLING DEFENSE

Lone Star Dominates with Big Offense, Stifling Defense

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FISD | 10/4/2019

The Lone Star football team just keeps on rolling.

The Rangers beat Wakeland 55-14 on Thursday night after jumping out to a 45-0 lead at the Ford Center. The win moved Lone Star to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in District 5-5A Division I.

Lone Star, which is ranked No. 1 in the state in 5A Division I, scored a touchdown on its first play from scrimmage -- a 60-yard touchdown pass from Garret Rangel to Marvin Mims. The pair connected for three touchdowns in the first quarter as the Rangers jumped out to a 28-0 lead.

Lone Star scored touchdowns on its first six drives Thursday. The defense also was sharp, forcing Wakeland (3-2) to punt on its first four possessions. On Wakeland's fifth and sixth possessions, the Lone Star defense intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble.

Lone Star has not allowed a touchdown in the first half this season, and the average halftime score of its games is 42-2. The defense has also forced 17 turnovers in only 5 games, while the offense has turned the ball over only once.

Lone Star has outscored its opponents 271-49 this season. That includes a 30-19 win over three-time defending state champion Highland Park in the third week of the season.

Lone Star next plays on Thursday (Oct. 10) against Independence at Ford Center.

Lone Star Sports Photo Gallery:
www.golonestarrangers.com/photos

Game stats here:
https://www.dallasnews.com/high-school-sports/dfw/football/boxscore/2019/129231


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