Bears break every school record in season opener

Gavan Kaspar scores a 51-yard rushing touchdown, making the final score 48-19 over Waltrip in the Bears' first varsity football game last night (Aug. 30, 2018). (CFISD courtesy photo by Joel Weckerly)

CYPRESS — The CFISD HS #12 Bears set every varsity football record in the books during their 48-19 victory over the Waltrip Rams at Ken Pridgeon Stadium last night (Aug. 30, 2018).
Well, there were no varsity football records before the 2018 season opener, as it was the school’s first varsity game. Ever.
Being a little tongue-in-cheek: The offense broke its scoring record of zero …

The Bears got on the board first with a 10-yard pass from Finn Nicholson to Dylan Goffney as nine minutes stood on the first quarter clock. The extra point kick failed, leaving the score at 6-0.
A Waltrip interception with six minutes to go in the opening period set up a 36-yard touchdown pass tying the game at 6-all. Waltrip’s point after was true, taking the lead back, 7-6.
That didn’t scare the Bears and they responded with a series that ended with a 22-yard rushing touchdown by Gavan Kaspar with three minutes on the board, 12-7. The extra point was good, 13-7.
CFISD HS #12 put another touchdown in the books with a 5-yard rush by Kaspar. The extra point was true again, 20-7, ten minutes left in the second quarter.
The Bears kept the pressure on, and Nicholson went to the air connecting with Goffney again on a 65-yard touchdown with five minutes left in the half. The kick split the goal post, 27-7.
Waltrip was down, but not out at this point of the season opener, and responded with a 77-yard march ending with a 15-yard pass with four minutes on the clock. The extra point failed, 27-13.
The kickoff put the Bears on their own 23-yard line, but they returned to the end zone one more time. The drive ended with a Kaspar 8-yard run, and the kick was good, 34-13.
After the halftime show was over, the Nicholson-Goffney show resumed, as they completed a 13-yard touchdown pass with 10 minutes on the third quarter clock. The kick was good, 41-13.
The scoreboard was silent for the remainder of the period, but Waltrip finally answered with a 3-yard rushing touchdown with nine minutes left in the final period of play. The Rams went for the conversion, but were stopped, 41-19.
The ensuing kickoff put CFISD HS #12 at the Bears’ 31-yard line. A handful of downs later and Kaspar broke into a long stretch, running the ball into the end zone from 51-yards out. The kick was true, 48-19.

Thursday night football scores:
Cy-Ranch def. Cinco Ranch, 32-21
CFISD HS #12 def. Waltrip, 48-19
Klein def. Cy-Creek, 28-27
CFISD HS #12 (1-0) is slated to visit Tully Stadium as they face Stratford at 7 p.m. next Thursday, Sept. 6.
Cy-Creek (0-1) is scheduled to host Klein Oak at Ken Pridgeon Stadium next Thursday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.

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