Rockwall Dominates John Tyler on Both Sides of the Ball to Win District Opener, 48-7
ROCKWALL -- Jacob Clark accounted for three touchdowns and Rockwall stifled John Tyler's offense in the Yellowjackets' dominating 48-7 win in the District 11-6A opener on Friday.
Clark finished the game with 209 yards and two touchdowns passing and a rushing touchdown. Lo'yer Bailey added 114 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries on the ground, and Zach Henry rushed 15 times for 100 yards.
Rockwall (2-2, 1-0) held John Tyler to just 200 yards of total offense, 61 of which came on Roderick Hawkins' 61-yard touchdown run with 2:52 left in the game.
John Tyler quarterback Devlin Woods was held to 72 yards passing on 7 of 26 completions. Hawkins was JT's primary source of offense with nine carries for 96 yards, including the 61-yard touchdown.
After a scoreless first quarter, Rockwall erupted for three consecutive touchdowns -- an 8-yard run by Clark, a 42-yard pass from Clark to Cameron Crayton and a 6-yard Bailey run -- to give the Yellowjackets a 21-0 lead at halftime.
Rockwall scored another 28 unanswered in the second half, including 38- and 3-yard touchdown runs by Bailey and a 52-yard touchdown pass from Clark to Crayton. Crayton finished the game with four catches for 108 yards and two touchdowns.
JT faces North Mesquite at home at 7:30 p.m. Friday in its second district game.