Aggressive offensive plays have been successful in the first half.

Eastland Mavericks Defeat Merkel Badgers 45-12

Opening game of the season sees a driving first half.

At the final score Mavericks defeated the Merkel Badgers 45-12. A driving offense has had massive success breaking through Merkel defenses, but fatigue caused a slower second half with the Badgers score an additional touchdown before game's end. For more in-depth analysis, read the upcoming edition of the Eastland County Today. Stay tuned for an after game analysis with Head Coach and Athletic Director Cliff Watkins.