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MAV OFFENSE EXPLODES FOR OVER 600 YARDS
The Mavericks bounced back from the loss to Longview by racking up tons of points.... and yards against the McKinney North Bulldogs.
Marshall amassed an astronomical 632 yards of total offense on the night.
Quarterback Brent Burris mave have broken an MHS record for passing yards in a game with 492, going 24-38 with 4 touchdowns and no interceptions on the night.
Dominique WIlliams had 124 yards rushing on 22 carries with 2 scores. He also had 35 yards receiving and another score.
Hayden Kelehan lead receivers with 119 yards on 5 catches and a score.
Four different WRs had touchdowns on the night.
Marshall fell behind 8-0 early in the game before scoring 28 unanswered points to take a 28-8 lead.
The Mavs took a 34-15 lead into the locker room at halftime.
It was more of the same in second half as the Mavs stretched their lead to 41-15 early in the fourth quarter.
North got another score in the 4th to pull within 41-22, but Marshall iced it away with one last touchdown to seal the win and the final score of 48-22.
The win improves Marshall to (2-1) on the season as they enter the bye week.
The Mavs will open district 9-5A play on October 23rd when they host the Pine Tree Pirates .
Pine Tree is (2-0-1) on the season.
PT WILL TEST DISTRICT STREAK
PROGRAM-RECORD STREAK DATES TO 2016
The Mavericks are currently in the midst of their longest district winning streak in program history.
They currently have a 25 game district winning streak dating back to 2016.
Marshall is (31-2) in district play since 2015. (35-5) since 2014.
During this streak, the Mavs have won three consecutive district championships and four in the last five seasons.
Last year's team shattered the streak held by the 1987-1990 Mavs that won 18 consecutive district games.
The good fortunes began in September of 2016 with a 56-13 win over Sulphur Springs. SInce then the Mavs have rattled off 25 consecutive.
The streak will be tested in the 9-5A district opener when the Pine Tree Pirates come to town. Pine Tree has had one of the most prolific offenses in region.
Texarkana and Whitehouse are also off to quick (3-0) starts this season. The Tigers have become the odds- on favorite for the title.
The Mavs have been to the playoffs 7 consecutive seasons and 13 of the last 16 seasons. They have advanced to at least the third round of the playoffs 5 of those 13 seasons.
A flurry of renovations at MHS this summer continues the district's commitment to improving school and athletic facilities.
Maverick Gym has a brand new floor, new bleachers, and a new score table to compliment the new scoreboards installed. Stay tuned for new photos!
Maverick Stadium got the long awaited restroom renovations along with new turf which joins the new lighting standards and pressbox.
The Maverick Tennis Courts are newly resurfaced.
Maverick Field and Lady Mav field are currently having turf installed.
The covered practice facility is underway and expected to be completed in early November.
2020 MAVERICK SCHEDULE
9-5A DIVISION II STANDINGS