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SEPTEMBER 2: Midlothian 28, Ennis 10

ENNIS – Chad Ragle rushed for 133 yards and Michael Garber added 114 as Midlothian’s rushing attack tallied 382 yards in a 28-10 win over Ennis on Friday night.

Midlothian (2-0) took advantage of four turnovers by Ennis (0-2), all of which were in Midlothian’s territory. Midlothian defensive back Roman Parham intercepted an Ennis pass and recovered a fumble late in the fourth quarter to stop two second-half drives.

Midlothian’s Cole Martin recovered a fumble on Ennis’ first drive of the game at the Midlothian 23-yard-line. Midlothian capitalized on a 12-play, 77-yard drive, capped by a 4-yard touchdown run by Ragle.

Midlothian recovered an onside kick, which led to an 8-yard touchdown run by Drew Wendel for a 13-0 lead. A 42- yard Jamarion Wafford touchdown run made the score 13-7, but De’ago Benson answered for Midlothian, finishing a 15-play drive with a 3-yard touchdown run.

In the third quarter, Ennis’ Lamarion McGowan fumbled a reception at Midlothian's 18-yard line. Midlothian’s offense ate up seven minutes of the third quarter on 15 plays.


MD – Chad Ragle 4 run (Tyson Williams kick).

MD – Drew Wende 18 run (kick failed).

EN – Jamarion Wafford 42 run (Eric Acosta kick).

MD – De’ago Benson 3 run (Bryant Wesco pass from Drew Wendel).

EN – Eric Acosta 33 field goal.

MD – Michael Garber 23 run (Tyson Williams kick).


First Downs MD: 26 EN: 23

Rushing Yards MD: 59-382 EN: 22-151

Passing Yards MD: 75 EN: 233

Passing MD: 8-13-0 EN: 22-31-1

Punts-Avg MD: 1-38 EN: 1-43

Penalties MD: 5-58 EN: 4-35

Fumbles-Lost MD: 6-2 EN: 3-3



Rushing –  MD: Jordon Richburg 8-33, De’ago Benson 10-62, Cam Hill 3-9, Chad Ragle 19-133, Michael Garber 14-ll4, Drew Wendel 1-8, E.J. Milton 3- 22, Xavier Ruffin 1-1, EN: Team Stat 1-14, Gracen Harris 3-53, Jeremy Brown Jr. 2-6, Jamarion Wafford 4-45, Jackson Gilkey 5-10, Ma’Qua Smith 7-43

Passing - MD: Chad Ragle 6-8-0-59, Drew Wendel 2-5-0-16. EN: Jackson Gilkey 22-30-1-233

ReceivingMD: Jordon Richburg 1-12, De’ago Benson 2-1, Bryant Wesco 5-62. EN: Gracen Harris 6-61, Lamarion McGowan 6-68, Jeremy Brown Jr. 1-3, Kalen Tisdale 4-20, Jalen Henderson 1-19, Wondame Davis Jr. 2-27, Ma’Qua Smith 2-35.

Ellis County Press

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