Prestonwood Christian Cruised to Win Over St. Pius X
Prestonwood Christian scored all of its points in the first half and held St. Pius X of Houston to 153 total yards as Prestonwood Christian cruised to a 45-7 win.
The Lions gained 20 first downs and 384 yards of offense.
Prestonwood Christian Cruised to Win
Lions QB Maguire Martin completed 16 of 22 passes for 204 yards and two touchdowns and zero interceptions. He also added 52 yards rushing and a score.
Derek Eusebio also threw a TD pass to Peyton Behm.
RB Tarris Murray also added a rushing touchdown for Prestonwood Christian.
WR Coco Escheik caught both of Martin’s touchdown passes.
The Lions’ defense forced two St. Pius turnovers (a fumble and an INT) and held the Panthers to just nine first downs for the game.
St. Pius didn’t score until the 3rd quarter when QB Bryce McKeon found Jackson Mobley for a 5-yard TD pass to get on the scoreboard. McKeon finished the game with 111 passing yards and also threw an INT.
The Panthers’ running game was a non-factor as they were held out of the endzone and averaged less than 2-yards per rush.
Prestonwood Christian (7-4) advances to play Parish Episcopal on November 20th in Frisco, TX.
St. Pius finishes the season with a 5-6 record. The schedule results:
8/27 Lutheran North 53-0 Win
9/03 Dallas Christian 31-6 Loss
9/10 Bishop Lynch 17-13 Win
9/24 Concordia Lutheran 9-7 Loss
10/01 St. John XXIII 46-2 Win
10/08 Antonian Prep 28-7 Loss
10/15 Central Catholic 51-21 Loss
10/22 St. Thomas 37-14 Loss
10/29 San Antonio Christian 56-7 Win
11-5 Kelly Catholic 28-14 Win
11/13 Prestonwood Christian 45-7 Loss
Notable Players Returning in 2022:
WR Jackson Mobley
QB Bryce McKeon
CB Ethan Mcminn
Notable Players Gone in 2022:
The Panthers will lose Logan Tanner, Carson Hintz, John Hays, Burke Battenfield, and Dylan Edwards to graduation in 2022.
Tanner is a 6-3, 225-pound tight end and is committed to San Diego State, according to 247sports. He is rated as a 3-star prospect. He has 22 scholarship offers from the following schools (according to 247sports), including all three military service academies, two Ivy League schools, and two Power 5 schools:
- San Diego State (Committed, per 247sports)
- Utah (7-3)
- Arkansas State (2-8)
- Army (6-3)
- Navy (2-7)
- Air Force (7-3)
- Yale (5-4)
- Harvard (7-2)
- Bucknell (1-9)
- Baylor (8-2)
- Coastal Carolina (8-2)
- Colorado State (3-7)
- Hawaii (4-7)
- UTSA (10-0)
- Tulane (1-9)
- Houston (9-1)
- Houston Baptist (0-10)
- Liberty (7-3)
- Louisiana-Lafayette (9-1)
- Marshall (6-4)
- Southeastern La. (8-2)
- Texas State (3-7)
Material for this article is sourced from Houston St. Pius X vs Prestonwood Christian (dallasnews.com) and Stats – St. Pius X Panthers (Houston, TX) Varsity Football 21-22 (maxpreps.com).