WDMA Prop C

Wylie turnovers hurt in defeat

by | Oct 29, 2021 | Latest, Sports

The Wylie Pirates held the high-scoring Sachse Mustangs scoreless through the first quarter.

Unfortunately for Wylie (3-3, 3-6), Sachse (5-1, 6-3) scored on its next four possessions, as the Mustangs won 38-7. 

Despite the slow start on the scoreboard, Sachse outgained Wylie 226-96 yards in the first half. The Mustangs finally struck on a 64-yard touchdown run by Alex Orji. He led the team with four touchdowns (three rushing), to bring his total to 42 on the season. 

Wylie’s third quarter woes proved costly. A fumble from Adrian Bryant and an interception from Isaac Phe led to two short Sachse scoring drives to extend its lead to 31. Sachse’s final score came after a Wylie fumbled punt return. 

Phe led the lone scoring drive for the Pirates late in the fourth quarter. He went 4-for-4 with 67 yards and a 10-yard touchdown pass to Blake Fuller. Phe finished the game with 224 yards passing. 

Wylie will hope to bounce back in the final week of the season against North Garland (2-4, 5-4).

A full recap of Wylie versus Lakeview Centennial will be available in the Oct. 28 issue of The Wylie News.

By Kyle Grondin • [email protected]

0 Comments

Related News

Early voting begins today

Early voting begins today

Early voting for the Democrat and Republican primary runoff elections begins today and runs through Friday, May 20. Election Day is Tuesday, May 24. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. during early voting and on Election Day. Texas is an open primary state,...

read more
Pirates win two medals at state

Pirates win two medals at state

The Wylie Pirates took home some silverware at the track and field state championships on Saturday. Competing in three events, Wylie had two medalists on the day. Nathanael Berhane started off the day with a personal record in the 3200, placing third overall...

read more
Fatal crash on State Highway 78 May 11

Fatal crash on State Highway 78 May 11

The Farmersville Fire Department, Police Department and Collin County Sheriff’s office responded to a fatal crash involving three vehicles around 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 11. Caleb Edwards, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene after his car collided head-on with a...

read more
BBQ on Ballard comes to Olde City Park

BBQ on Ballard comes to Olde City Park

Olde City Park will be turned into a smokehouse this weekend as competitors vie for the best barbecue prize in the first-ever BBQ on Ballard. The event, which was originally scheduled for October of last year, will be held from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May...

read more
Property tax protest deadline looms

Property tax protest deadline looms

Residents who want to file a property tax protest have a fast-approaching deadline, according to Collin Central Appraisal District. CCAD Chief Appraiser Bo Daffin said the deadline to a file property tax protest is Monday, May 16. For notices mailed on April 15, the...

read more
Popelka has sights set on state

Popelka has sights set on state

Logan Popelka is heading to the UIL track and field state championships for the second straight season, but things are different this time around. Last season, Popelka was strictly a short-distance runner. Competing in the 100m and 200m for the Pirates, he qualified...

read more
Collin County values continue to rise

Collin County values continue to rise

Collin County property values once again are showing a significant increase, according to figures released by Collin Central Appraisal District (CCAD). The CCAD mailed the 2022 real property appraisal notices to property owners on April 15. Business personal property...

read more
School district, city leaders discuss growth

School district, city leaders discuss growth

City leaders from Wylie, Sachse and Lavon met with Wylie ISD district leaders for an update from the district and municipalities. The meeting occurred Wednesday, May 4 and covered a variety of topics. Corey Whittle, assistant superintendent for human resources, said...

read more
Top WHS students announced

Top WHS students announced

The top ranked graduates at Wylie High School said hard work and a little bit of luck helped them earn the number one and two spots.Wylie High School rankings place Alina Nguyen as valedictorian and Reiki Hingorani as salutatorian of the class of 2022. Alina posted a...

read more