Cisco overpowers Sanford-Fritch in Area playoff

On Saturday evening, the undefeated Cisco Lobos used a 21-0 run in the second quarter to pull away for the 61-28 win over Sanford-Fritch Eagles at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls.The two teams combined for over 800 yards of offense, including Eagles junior running back Colton Valle rushing for 259 yards and three touchdowns, Trailing 7-6 after the first quarter, the Lobos took control of the game with three straight scores, taking a 27-7 lead into the locker room at the break.Lobos’ quarterback Colton Gayle had a big game rushing for 122 yards and two touchdowns, and throwing for 156 yards and three touchdowns.The Eagles’ lone score before the break came with 0:37 left in the first quarter on a 12-yard touchdown run by Valle. But Sanford-Fritch did have other chances, the first of which came when on a 35-yard run by Chris Bryan deep into Cisco territory that was wiped out by a holding call midway through the second quarter.Cisco (11-0), advances to face defending state champion Idalou (10-1) in the Region I semifinals Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Colorado City, while the Eagles finished the 2011 season with 6-6.Cisco 7 0 7 14 — 28Sanford-Fritch 6 21 20 14 — 61FIRST QUARTERCIS — Austin Kent 11 pass from Colten Gayle (pass failed) 3:05SAN — Colton Valle 12 run (Tate Murray kick) 0:37SECOND QUARTERCIS — Gayle 24 run (kick failed), 10:25CIS — Gayle 17 run (Vernon Owings pass from Gayle), 9:34CIS — Josh McBride 73 pass from Gayle (Zach Wilks kick), 6:15THIRD QUARTERSAN — Valle 5 run (Murray kick) 9:42CIS — McBride 35 pass from Gayle (Wilks kick) 7:46CIS — Reed 2 run (Wilks kick) 2:45CIS — Hayden Lewis 1 run (kick failed) 0:59FOURTH QUARTERCIS — Hunter Starr 1 run (Wilks kick) 11:09SAN — Valle 68 run (Murray kick) 10:52SAN — Chris Bryan 18 run (Murray kick), 7:47CIS — Lewis 38 run (Wilks kick), 6:29SAN CISFirst downs 13 18Rushes-yards 42-369 43-364Passing 109 169Comp-Att-Int 14-23-0 7-10-1Punts 1-45 3-39.3Fumbles-Lost 1-1 4-3Penalties-Yards 4-45 5-50INDIVIDUAL STATISTICSRUSHING — SANFORD-FRITCH, Colton Valle 25-259, Tate Murray 3-10, Chris Bryan 12-100, Terry Bryan 1-3, Team 1 — (-3). CISCO, Hayden Lewis 13-114, Colten Gayle 16-122, Mason Reed 6-94, Landen Lewis 3-24, Hunter Starr 3-6, Jacob Christopher 1-4, Colten Kent 1-0.PASSING — SANFORD FRITCH, Chris Bryan 13-22-1. CISCO, Gayle 7-10-0 156RECEIVING — SANFORD-FRITCH, Terry Bryan 2-15, Murray 3-21, Christian Ward 3-25, Valle 4-23, Darrell Hanson 2-25. CISCO, Hunter Starr 1-5, Austin Kent 3-37, Josh McBride 2-108, Colton Kent 1-16.