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DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK; POLKS LEAD WEATHERFORD TO 3-0

Don't Call It A Comeback; Polks Lead Weatherford to 3-0

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Staff | 9/10/2022

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The Weatherford Kangaroos improved to 3-0 Friday night with a come from behind victory over Burleson 54-52. The Roos were led by Melvin and Joseph Polk. Melvin had seven catches for 105 yards and two touchdowns. He also ran for 66 yards and another score as well as had a tackle on defense playing lots of coverage snaps. Joseph (Jojo) rushed the ball 30 times for 170 yards and three scores including the game winner with 10 seconds left. Quarterback CJ Thornton was 16/22 for 287 yards and two touchdowns throwing, he also ran for two scores. The Roos had over 500 yards of total offense on the night.

The Roos were down for a large part of the game but fought back for the win.

The Roos begin district next Friday night in Crowley.

PASSING STATS
Cmp Att Yds TD Int
#16 C. J. Thornton 16 22 287 2 1
RUSHING STATS
Att Yds Avg TD
#25 Joseph Polk 30 170 5.7 3
#7 Melvin Polk 4 66 16.5 1
#88 Britton Burrows 1 6 6 0
#16 C. J. Thornton 6 -4 -0.7 2
RECEIVING STATS
Rec Yds Avg TD
#7 Melvin Polk 7 105 15 2
#88 Britton Burrows 4 88 22 0
#13 Isaiah King 4 74 18.5 0
#25 Joseph Polk 1 20 20 0
DEFENSIVE STATS
Tkl Solo Sac TFL Int
#21 Trey Rucker 7.5 7 0 0 0
#24 Andrew Groh 5 4 0 0 0
#8 Tanner Mullins 4.5 4 0 0 0
#22 Barrett Smith 3.5 2 0 0 0
#1 Steel Doss 3.5 3 0 0 0
#19 Dalton Cook 3.5 3 0 0 0
#23 Asa Dowling 3 3 0 0 0
#10 Bruin Wright 2 2 0 0 0
#47 Jackson Thompson 1.5 1 0 0 0
#78 John Rodriguez 1 1 0 1 0
#7 Melvin Polk 1 1 0 0 0
#32 Manny Hernandez 1 1 0 0 0
#56 Eagan Dennett 1 1 0 0 0
KICKING STATS
FG FGA XP Pts
#9 Samuel Roderick 0 0 6 6
PUNTING STATS
Att Yds Avg I20
#17 Colton McClure 1 41 41 0
PUNT RETURN STATS
Att Yds Avg TD
#6 Keats Bohannon 1 15 15 0
KICK RETURN STATS
Att Yds Avg TD
#17 Colton McClure 3 45 15 0
#88 Britton Burrows 1 7 7 0
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