Rockwall-Heath Routs Tyler Lee to Claim District 12-5A’s Final Playoff Spot
ROCKWALL -- Chase Schultz threw for 209 yards and three touchdowns to lead Rockwall-Heath to a 34-3 win over Tyler Lee on Friday night, ending the Red Raiders' tumultuous while claiming the last playoff spot in District 12-5A.
Rockwall-Heath (6-4, 3-3) secured the second Division II playoff spot in district, while Tyler Lee ended its first season under Darrell Piske at 1-9 and winless in league play.
Schultz, who also led Heath in rushing with 134 yards on 14 attempts, twice connected with Shyon Motlagh for touchdowns. Both came on a 34-point scoring spree for Heath after Lee took a 3-0 lead on a 22-yard field goal by Lumi Kaba with 56 seconds left in the first quarter.
Rico Anderson rushed for 106 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries for Heath. Brandon Young added a 2-yard touchdown run and R.J. Williams caught an 81-yard touchdown pass from Schultz in the third quarter.
Schultz completed 14 of 17 passes with no interceptions in the win.
Bryce Wilkerson and Marcus White were Lee's bright spots on offense -- Wilkerson rushed for 164 yards on 15 carries and White rushed 15 times for 84 yards. But three turnovers led to Lee's demise despite an early lead.