CYPRESS — The Cy-Lakes Spartans took Klein Forest to task Friday night, Sept. 7, at FCU Stadium.
The 31-6 victory balanced out their pre-district record at 1-1, while dropping Klein Forest down to 1-1, also.
The visiting Eagles had butter fingers throughout the game and committed nine fumbles and lost four of them.
The Spartans started the solid trounce with a Sean Hunter 2-yard touchdown run in the opening stanza. Joseph Staiano’s extra point split the uprights and Cy-Lakes never had to look back the rest of the contest, 7-0.

Khaliz Abdul-Mateen (5) carries a Klein Forrest defender into the endzone after dialing his own number for a touchdown. The Cy-Lakes Spartan football team defeated the Klein Forrest Eagles in week 2 action, 31-6, Friday night (Sept. 7, 2018). The victory puts the Spartans at 1-1 overall this season. (Cypress News Review photo by Creighton Holub)

The scoreboard stood still for most of the first half, but finally Khaliq Abdul-Mateen dialed his own number on a 47-yard touchdown run. Staiano’s leg was true, 14-0, with 1:40 on the clock.
The Spartans moved to the 12-yard line, but with time counting down the logical move was put more points on the board. So head coach Ronald Patton sent in the kicking team, and Staiano easily scored the field goal, 17-0, with just three seconds before the halftime show.

Coach Marshall Green celebrates a great defensive play with Zabion Davis (10) and Erik Garza (16). The Cy-Lakes Spartan football team defeated the Klein Forrest Eagles in week 2 action, 31-6, Friday night (Sept. 7, 2018). The victory puts the Spartans at 1-1 overall this season. (Cypress News Review photo by Creighton Holub)

The Eagles’ buttery fingers worked to Cy-Lakes’ advantage once more. Senior linebacker Malik Green stretched his legs on a 97-yard fumble return for a Spartan touchdown. Staiano’s extra point was good, 24-0, with 7:33 on the third period clock.

Dante Boykin (24) runs the football in a host of Spartan blockers, including Dillon David (29), Joseph Alexander (35), Jevon White (4), and Augustine Padilla (40). The Cy-Lakes Spartan football team defeated the Klein Forrest Eagles in week 2 action, 31-6, Friday night (Sept. 7, 2018). The victory puts the Spartans at 1-1 overall this season. (Cypress News Review photo by Creighton Holub)

The Spartans didn’t stop there. A three-play, 80-yard drive ate up almost two minutes of gameplay as Jarel Lewis broke away for a 79-yard touchdown run. Staiano split the uprights again, 31-0, with 1:17 left in the third quarter.

Dillon David (29) stops the Spartans from scoring an extra point in week two action. The Cy-Lakes Spartan football team defeated the Klein Forrest Eagles in week 2 action, 31-6, Friday night (Sept. 7, 2018). The victory puts the Spartans at 1-1 overall this season. (Cypress News Review photo by Creighton Holub)

Klein Forrest finally broke the shutout and closed out the scoring with a 25-yard pass. The point after kick was blocked, 31-6, with 11:19 in the game.
The Spartans are scheduled to host the 0-2 Cy-Park Tigers this Saturday (Sept. 15, 2018) at FCU Stadium at 6 p.m. in their District 14-6A opener.

Mitchell Millimaki (right) interviews Cy-Lakes’ head football coach Ronald Patton after the Spartans’ first win of the 2018 season, while Sophia Rodriguez tapes the interview with Jacob Anderson (right, obscured) watching the audio. The Cy-Lakes Spartan football team defeated the Klein Forrest Eagles in week 2 action, 31-6, Friday night (Sept. 7, 2018). The victory puts the Spartans at 1-1 overall this season. (Cypress News Review photo by Creighton Holub)

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