Boys 7th Grade Football Maroon · Ennis 8th Grade Maroon Team Beats Warren

The Ennis Lions 8th grade Maroon football team won a thriller last night against Forney Warren by the score of 20-16. The Lions took a commanding 14-0 lead at halftime off of touchdown runs by Kalen Tisdale and Malachi Perez. Jalen Henderson covered the 2 point kick after the second touchdown. Warren came out much stronger in the 2nd half and took a 16-14 lead off of two long touchdown runs. The Lions made a critical stop with 3 minutes left and drove the length of the field with Jalen henderson completing critical passes to both Jeremy Brown and Jaylon Wallace, setting themselves up at the Warren 3 yard line with 25 seconds remaining. Cannon Montelongo punched in the late touchdown and Ennis took a lead they would not relinquish. Jamison Hughes had an interception that sealed the game in the dying seconds and the Lions moved to 4-0. They look to improve to 5-0 next week at Lancaster.