A trio of touchdowns scored by running back Trey Miles allowed the Cuero Gobblers to defeat the Wimberley Texans 28-7 in Friday’s regional quarterfinal playoff game at Heroes Stadium in San Antonio.
Wimberley’s defeat marks the third straight year the Texans’ season was brought to a close in the third round of the playoffs.
After a scoreless first quarter, Cuero gained the upper hand via a Miles 46-yard touchdown run in the second frame.
Cuero held a 7-0 halftime lead before the Texans rallied back.
A 39-yard third quarter touchdown pass from Texan quarterback JoJo Weeks to wide receiver Hayden Krebs tied the score at 7-7 early in the third frame.
Cuero, however, plowed ahead for 21 unanswered points scored in the final 18 plus minutes of the contest.
Weeks went 21 of 33 for 205 yards and one touchdown. Krebs finished with 146 receiving yards on 11 receptions, while running back Thomas Carruthers tallied 23 rushing yards.