Faith Academy splits two games
July 19, 2013, 9:00 am by Mark Goodson
By Mark Goodson
Highlander Sports Editor
Faith Academy split two games in 7-on-7 football Tuesday night at Nelson Field.
The team stands 5-4-1 in league play going into the final week of the season.
Faith Academy will begin preseason football workouts on Monday, Aug. 5.
The Flames rallied to beat Austin Reagan, 21-20, in Game 1 on Tuesday with Magnum Burcham returning an interception for the key touchdown.
Zack Haydon completed 11 of 19 passes for 99 yards and one touchdown. Burcham also completed five of 11 passes and one score.
Jacob Metcalf caught six passes for 47 yards and one score and Hanner Shipley added six receptions for 68 yards and a score. Burcham and Matt Manley also had receptions.
The Flames had 136 yards passing compared to 153 for Reagan.
In Game 2, Austin LBJ prevailed, 33-18.
LBJ ran up 286 yards passing to 180 for the Flames.
Haydon completed 18 of 28 passes for 170 yards and three scores.
Metcalf had two touchdowns and Shipley one touchdown.
Metcalf caught eight passes for 77 yards. Shipley and Manley had four receptions each.
NOTES – Faith Academy has completed its football schedule for the 2013 season.
The team will scrimmage twice on the road against Fort Bend Christian and Austin St. Stephens.
The opening scrimmage is Aug. 17 against Fort Bend Christian at Giddings. The scrimmage is 10 a.m.
On Aug. 24, the Flames have a 9:30 a.m. scrimmage at St. Stephens.
The regular season opener is Aug. 30 at St. Dominic Savio. The home opener is Sept. 6 against St. Anthony of San Antonio.
Other home games for the Flames are Sept. 13 against Eastside Memorial, Sept. 20 versus St. Mary’s Hall of San Antonio, Oct. 4 St. Gerards and Nov. 1 against Central Texas Christian.
Road games are: Aug 30 at St. Dominic Savio, Sept. 27 at John Paul II (Schertz), Oct. 11 at Holy Trinity (Temple), Oct. 18 at Texas School for Deaf (Austin) and Oct. 24 at San Antonio Hawkins (SA Wheatley Complex).
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