Visiting Lions crush Blue Devils


The Briarwood Christian School football team beat the Moody High School Blue Devils 39-14 on Sept. 2.

The Lions struck early on a 22-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Ben Craft to senior Matthew Furuto with 11:23 remaining in the first quarter.

Junior Keaton Russell hauled in a 16-yard pass from Craft with 4:11 remaining in the quarter. Craft then hit junior Daniel Robert for a six-yard touchdown with 48 seconds to go in the first quarter.

Sixteen seconds after Furuto scored on a nine-yard touchdown run, he threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to Robert, bringing the Lions up 36-0 with 9:50 left in the first half. A 33-yard field goal by senior Benson Mulvaney extended the Lions’ halftime lead to 39-0.

The Blue Devils scored with seven seconds left in the third on a one-yard touchdown run, Their second touchdown came from an eight-yard run with 3:16 left in the game.

Craft completed 9-of-13 attempts, passing for 166 yards and three touchdowns. He rushed three times for 15 yards.

Furuto led the Lions in rushing, totaling 49 yards and one touchdown on four attempts. He also went 4-for-6 passing, racking up 66 yards and one touchdown.