AUSTIN – Fifteen unanswered second quarter points paced the Hays football team in a 42-7 district opening win over the Akins Eagles Friday at Burger Stadium.
Hays (2-1, 1-0) exacted most of its damage on the ground by amassing 345 rushing yards in the game. Hays senior wide receiver Michael Boudoin III led the way with 138 yards on nine carries and a pair of rushing touchdowns, while senior quarterback Durand Hill carried the ball nine times for 81 yards and a score.
Leading 13-7 after a quarter, Hays padded its advantage with a 60-yard touchdown run by Boudoin, followed by a 51-yard touchdown run by Hill. A 33-yard Thomas Skrovan field goal have Hays a 28-7 halftime lead.
Hays added 14 more points in the final frame which included a 35-yard interception return for a touchdown.
On the defensive side, Hays forced four total Eagle turnovers in the contest and limited Akins to 115 total yards on offense.
Hays returns home Friday when they host Lake Travis for homecoming at Bob Shelton Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Other scores in District 26-6A
Austin 57, Bowie 56
Lake Travis 58, San Marcos 3
Westlake 58, Del Valle 0
District 26-6A standings
Lake Travis 1-0
San Marcos 0-1
Del Valle 0-1