By: Grant Davis
QUEEN CITY, TEXAS-Missed opportunities by Queen City (QC) added to the big play potential of Waskom (W) ended with a 56 – 19 win by the Wildcats on Breast Cancer Awareness night at Smith Wall Stadium.
The game started slow as neither team scored in the first quarter. Waskom started a long drive in the first that ended with an early 2nd quarter touchdown making the score 7 – 0. QC pushed the next drive in the Waskom red zone to the 17 yard line but was unable to capitalize on the field position. QC would turn the ball over on downs. Two plays later, W RB Diego Smith would find pay dirt after gaining 77 yards on two rushing attempts culminating in a 55 TD run to push the score to 14 – 0. QC would advance the ball even further into the Waskom red zone on the next drive reaching the 11 yard line. QC would add another turnover on downs and come up empty handed. Waskom would capitalize on the momentum on the ensuing drive with a 3 play 77 yard drive ending with 66 yard TD pass from Q QB Caden Edwards to WR Tyler Davis to end the first half score at 21 – 0.
Queen City attempted on side kick to start second half
After a QC second half onside kick attempt, Waskom would have a short field to start the half. W QB Edwards would gain 38 of those yards on a pass to W FL Anthony Zuniga. Edwards would score on the next play from 10 yards out to make the score 28 – 0. A QC three and out combined with a punt off the side of the kicker’s foot would allow Waskom to start the next drive on QC 40. Waskom would then make the score 35 – 0 on a 6 play 40 yard drive ending with a 1 yard TD scamper by W RB Tesean Washington. QC would show some moxey on the next drive as QC RB Delvon Fredrick would get QC on the board with 61 TD run to bring the score to 35 – 6. QC would recover the onside kick on the next play and tack on another TD with a 7 play 43 yard drive with QC QB Clint Wiley finding QC WR Lathan Chamblee in the middle of the field from 10 yards out. Waskom 35 QC 13. QC would again recover the next onside kick, but the offense stalled and a turnover on downs again gave the Wildcats a short field starting at their own 49. Waskom would generate a 4 play 49 yard scoring drive ending with W RB Diego Smith scoring on a 33 yard TD run making the score 42 – 13 at this point.Waskom would start the 4th quarter with a 17 yard TD pass from W QC Edwards to W WR Tyler Davis bringing the score to 48 – 13. Scoring would end midway through the 4th as W RB Nate Espy would score from 41 yards out on a TD run ending the scoring at 56 -13.
Queen City will play on 10/14/2022 in HArmony. Tickets will need to be purchased online. STay tuned to QC media for ticket websites.
23 Carries for 75 Yards
Clint Wiley was 9 for 24 passing for 189 yards and 2 TD.
Delvon Frederick leads QC rushing with 11 carries for 80 yards and 1 TD
Lathan Chamblee lead QC receivers with 4 catches 119 yards and 2 TD
Deketric Smith added 1 catch for 36 yards
5 total turnovers
4 Turnover on Downs
1 Fumble Lost
5 penalties for 20 yards
264 total yards
33 carries for 290 yards
Diego Smith had 7 carries for 141 yards and 1 TD
Tesean Hamilton chips in 15 carries with 50 yards and 2 TD
Carson Edwards adds 5 carris for 15 yards and 2 TD
Carson Edwards was 5 for 6 passing for 180 yards with 2 TD
Tyler Davis had 3 catches for 142 yards and 2 TD
4 Total turnovers
3 Fumbles Lost
9 penalties for 90 yards
470 Total Yards
2nd 11:54 W Carson Edwards 3 yard TD run (Anthony Zuniga XP Kick Good) W 7 – 0
2nd 7:55 W Tesean Hamilton 1 yard TD run (Zuniga XP Kick Good) W 14 – 0
2nd 1:04 W Edwards 66 yard TD pass to Tyler Davis (Zuniga XP Kick Good) W 21 – 0
3rd 11:13 W Edwards 10 yard TD run (Zuniga XP Kick Good) W 28 – 0
3rd 7:31 W Hamilton 1 yard TD run (Zuniga XP Kick Good) W 35 – 0
3rd 6:32 QC Delvon Frederick 61 yard TD run (Clint Wooding XP Kick No Good) W 35 – 6
3rd 4:35 QC Clint Wiley 10 yard TD pass to Lathan Chamblee (Clint Wooding XP Kick Good) W 35 – 13
3rd 1:37 W Diego Smith 33 yard TD run (Zuniga XP Kick Good) W 42 – 13
4th 11:48 W Edwards 17 yard TD pass to Davis (Edwards XP Pass No Good) W 48 – 13
4th 7:09 W Nate Espy 41 yard TD run (Matt Dykes XP Run Good) W 56 – 13
4th 3:31 QC Wiley 30 yard TD Pass to Chamblee (Wiley XP Pass No Good) W 56 -19