Euless Trinity junior running back Ollie Gordon ran through No. 10 Allen’s defense for 451 rushing yards with six trips to the end zone in a 49-45 win in the third round of the Texas Class 6A Division I playoffs. Gordon carried the ball 49 times for the Trojans, who entered the contest ranked No. 103 in the High School Football America national rankings powered by BlackMP Living Water.
Euless Trinity running back Ollie Gordon becomes the 40th player in UIL 11-man Texas high school football history to carry the ball 49+ times in a game. #TXHSFB— Greg Tepper (@Tepper) December 27, 2020
Trinity defensive back Jacob Schaeffer came-up with the defensive play of the game when he picked-off a pass from Allen QB General Booty with 2:44 to play.
Wow.— Joseph Hoyt (@JoeJHoyt) December 27, 2020
Trinity’s Jacob Schaeffer with an incredible interception.
Trinity leads Allen 49-45 with 2:41 left in the game — and the way Trinity is running the ball Allen may never get the ball back. @SportsDayHS | #txhsfb pic.twitter.com/rQmelFt422
On January 2, Euless Trinity will play No. 29 Southlake Carroll in the state quarterfinals.