Victoria Advocate On-Line

Top-ranked Shiner gets past Falls City

Sunday, November 5, 2000
Victoria Advocate Sports Section

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FALLS CITY -- Travis Wright scored a pair of touchdowns as the top-ranked and unbeaten Shiner Comanches slogged their way to a 22-13 District 30-1A win over the Falls City Beavers Saturday. The game was originally scheduled for Friday night, but was was postponed after 48 seconds of play Friday due to lightning in the area.

Both teams have already earned playoff berths but the win assures Shiner (9-0, 4-0) at least a tie for the district championship. The Comanches can wrap up the title on Friday when they host Sabinal.

Falls City (7-2, 3-1), which had a six-game win streak snapped, will finish the regular season at D'Hanis.

Wright, who rushed for 103 yards on 15 carries, scored on runs of 31 and 11 yards. Ray Gates, who gained 163 yards on 21 carries, scored on a 30-yard run and the Comanches added a safety when Adrian Price tackled Falls City's Robbie Brown in the end zone.

Beaver quarterback Dusty Wiatrek tossed touchdown passes of 22 yards to Brown and 44 yards to Alan Gawlik. Wiatrek completed 17 of 28 passes for 239 yards and no interceptions. Gawlik had five catches for 85 yards while Tanner Moy had seven catches for 80 yards and Brown had four receptions for 61 yards.
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