The Burro, Yearbook of Mineral Wells High School, 1922 Page: 69
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Mineral Wells 0, North Fort Worth 0 s
With the defeat of Cleburne in the hands of North Side, both Mineral
Wells and North Side were claimants for the title of this section. The
battle between them was staged in Mineral Wells, on October 29th.
The visitors received the kick-off at the west goal. With a series of
end runs and line bucks by North Side and a punting game by Mineral
Wells the quarter ended in the center of the field. In the second period
the visitors by a series of end runs, line bucks, and long punts worked
the ball into Mineral Wells' territory and were dangerous. For a time it
looked as if they were going to score, but Mineral Wells tightened and
held near the goal line for downs and then punted out of danger. The
half ended with most of it being played in Mineral Wells' territory.
In the third period Mineral Wells opened with a rush. By a series
of line bucks and end runs the ball was carried into the visitors' territory,
by Griffin, Leckie and Coon. Wristen showing Lood head work in rur-
ning the team. Coach Farrington, of North Side realizing his position,
sent in a couple of fresh men to stop the Mineral Wells offensive, and Min-
eral Wells was held for downs with three yards to go for a touchdown.
The ball went over to North Side and they made several ga:ns over the
line before the quarter ended. The last quarter was opened with exchange
of punts with several attempts at passing by North Side. In the latter
part of the quarter Cash makes a beautiful 20-yard run, carrying the bal
into North Side territory, but the game ended with a scoreless ti .
The outstanding features of the game: Line plunges by Griffin,
Coon and Brewster; punting by Griffin and Brewster; broken field run-
ning by Cash and Leckie, for Mineral Wells. Clark for the visitors was
the strong man of the team, with his passing, end running, gencraling of
his team. Holland and Denson were also stars for the visitors.
Mineral Wells 9, Weatherford College 13
With the ruling of the Interscholastic League that Electra were
champions after the defeat they gave North Side, our next game was with
the heavy Weatherford College team at Weatherford. Being out of our
class but played as a game away from home and to give the team exper-
ience against older and experienced men.
All of the points were made by Cash, who scored the first touchdown
after a sensational run of 55 yards through a broken field, in the second
quarter. Again in the third quarter Cash kicked a beautiful field goal
for the other three points. Brewster, McMeen, Saxon, Cash, Griffin and
Carter were the stars of the game.
For Weatherford College Knox and Mitchell were the chief ground
gainers, scoring one touchdown each but kicking only one goal.
The Weatherford College gained a very hard earned victory. At all
times the rooters were behind their college team.
The final score ended with Weatherford holding the big end, 13 to 9.
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