HALLSVILLE — J'Kardi Witcher rushed for 193 yards and a score, and Texas High held Hallsville to under 150 yards of total offense as the Tigers beat the Bobcats on Friday, 21-10.

The win sent Texas High (4-1) to 2-0 in District 15-5A, and kept the Bobcats (2-3, 0-2) winless in league play.

Witcher scored from 7 yards out with 10:24 to make it a two-score game after Hallsville cut its deficit to 14-10.

Andrew Southard made a diving reception in the end zone with quarterback Roger McCuller facing a rush, the catch going for a 17-yard TD with 1:31 left in the third quarter.

Quan Hampton had a 33-yard TD catch from Texas High's Cade Pearson, who struggled throwing the ball and was 2 of 10 for 37 yards. Hampton broke up a would-be interception and came down with the ball in the end zone with 1:33 left in the first to make it 7-3.

Markese Martin also had a 7-yard scoring rush with 8:55 left in the first half.

Hallsville had 77 yards on 39 rushes, led by McCuller with 60 yards on 17 carries.

Alex Acuna had a 32-yard field goal to start the scoring.

Texas High 21, Hallsville 10

At Bobcat Stadium, Hallsville

Texas High   7   7   0   7 — 21
Hallsville       3   0   7   0 — 10
First Quarter
HV-Alex Acuna 32 FG, 4:16.
TH-Quan Hampton 33 pass from Cade Pearson (Ethan Montez kick), 1:33.
Second Quarter
TH-Markese Martin 7 run (Montez kick), 8:55.
Third Quarter
HV-Andrew Southard 17 pass from Roger McCuller (Acuna kick), 1:31.
Fourth Quarter
TH-Jakardi Witcher 7 tun (Montez kick), 10:24.

TH          HAL
First Downs              13           11
Yards Rushing          40-212   39-77
Yards Passing           37          70
Comp.-Att.-Int.          2-10-0    6-18-1
Fumbles-Lost            0-0         1-0
Penalties                   6-40        3-20
Punts-Avg.                5-30.6     7-33.4

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING: Texas High, Witcher 30-193, Martin 3-17, Pearson 7-2. Hallsville, McCuller 17-60, Josh Taylor 12-36, Lance Hardeman 9-2, team 1-(minus 21).
PASSING: Texas High, Pearson 2-10-0--37. Hallsville, McCuller 6-18-1--70.
RECEIVING: Texas High, Hampton 1-37, Witcher 1-4. Hallsville, Southard 3-28, Kyle Dickard 1-28, Hardeman 2-14.