Judd Miller + Malakoff Take Down Tyler Grace, 49-47, in Non-District Shootout
TYLER -- Judd Miller accounted for six total touchdowns and Malakoff outlasted Tyler Grace Community, 49-47, on Friday night in Tigers coach Jamie Driskell's 100th game at the helm.
Miller threw three touchdowns and ran for three more, the last of which came from 6 yards out to give Malakoff a 49-41 lead with 3:12 left in the game.
Grace responded on a Grayden Stone 25-yard touchdown pass to Griffin Kuykendall, but the two-point try failed and Malakoff held on to a 49-47 lead with 1:57 left.
The Cougars got the ball back with five seconds on the clock, but the Hail Mary failed and Malakoff held on to the win.
Miller, who also recovered a fumble on defense, threw touchdown passes of 33, 29 and 26 yards. In addition to his 6-yard touchdown run, he also scored from 69 and 2 yards out.
Tyler Grace took an early 14-point lead after Uchenna Uduma scored his second touchdown of the first half. Uduma scored three touchdowns on the ground and caught another score in the loss.
Stone finished the game with four touchdown passes.
Malakoff's Adonia Dixon-Thomas returned a kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown in the Tigers' win, which was Driskell's 81st in Malakoff.