Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


November 3, 2012

Mildred clobbers Oak Cliff Life, 72-0

DALLAS — Draylon Sterling scored four touchdowns four different ways, and Mildred wrapped up the District 6-2A DII title without much resistance.

Sterling opened the scoring with a 9-yard run, and added a 67-yard punt return one minute into the second quarter as Mildred (8-1, 6-0) built a 28-0 lead. He added a 54-yard touchdown catch, and midway through third made it 65-0 when he returned an interception 37 yards.

Mildred quarterback Nic Shimonek topped 500 career completions, going 9 of 15 for 185 yards. He had four touchdown passes and added a 78-yard run down the left sideline. Jeremy Ballard had one of the touchdown receptions, and added two more scores on the ground.

Oak Cliff Life, a preseason playoff pick, fell to 1-8, 1-5. The Lions kept the ball for the entire fourth quarter, running 18 plays as the clock ran the entire second half. A touchdown pass was wiped out by an offensive pass interference call. The Lions got 71 of their 137 yards on the drive, and picked up five of their nine first downs on it.


Mildred 72, Oak Cliff Life 0

Mildred        21  30  21  7 — 79

Oak Cliff Life  0   0    0  0 — 0

First Quarter

M — Draylon Sterling 9 run (Devin O’Sullivan kick), 9:23

M — Nic Shimonek 78 run (O’Sullivan kick), 3:02

M — Jonathan Harrison 24 pass from Shimonek (O’Sullivan kick), :53

Second Quarter

M — Sterling 67 punt return (O’Sullivan kick), 11:01

M — Mikey Muncy 12 pass from Shimonek (O’Sullivan kick), 5:26

M — Sterling 54 pass from Shimonek (O’Sullivan kick), 1:39

M — Safety, Josh Ford kneel in end zone, 1:39

M — Jeremy Ballard 22 pass from Shimonek (O’Sullivan kick), 1:02

Third Quarter

M — Ballard 8 run (O’Sullivan kick), 9:36

M — Sterling 37 INT return (O’Sullivan kick), 6:10

M — Ballard 14 run (O’Sullivan kick), 2:00

                        M    L

First downs    20    9

Rush-yards    21-255    36-94

Passing yards    185    43

C-A-I    9-15-0    7-19-2

Fumbles-lost    0-0    4-2

Punts-avg.    0-0    5-31

Penalties-yards    3-38    3-30


— M: Draylon Sterling 10-138, Jeremy Ballard 5-33, Nic Shimonek 3-73, Raleigh Seilheimer 1-3, Nathan Childress 1-8, Graham Coker 1-0. L: Derek Lee 26-67, Joey Temte 10-27.

Passing — M: Shimonek 9-15-0-185. L: Lee 7-19-2-43.

Receiving — M: Seilheimer 3-54, Mikey Muncy 2-20, Jonathan Harrison 1-24, Sterling 1-54, Jase Butler 1-11, Ballard 1-22.


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