CROWLEY — Westlake lead for a quarter and racked up 230 rushing yards, but Crowley used a big second quarter to beat the Rams 26-20 Friday night.
Westlake (0-2) quarterback Drew Winn and wide receiver Cullen Hamilton hooked up for a 77-yard score in the first quarter for a 6-0 lead.
Crowley’s (1-1) Obadiah Butler tied the game on a 7-yard run and the Gents took the lead for good on a 1-yard run by Kendall Harmon.
In the second quarter, Westlake had a chance to tie the game but fumbled in the red zone a Crowley’s Tavan Minix scooped it up and returned it 95-yards for a 18-6 lead. Westlake fumbled the ball five times and lost three of them.
Westlake’s Jasia Simien scored on runs of 9 and 3-yards in the second half and finished with 77 yards on 23 carries. J.J. Ross led the Rams’ ground attack with 145 yard on 24 carries.
Westlake will travel to Rayne (1-1) on Friday.
SCORE BY QUARTERS
Westlake6077 — 20
Crowley01808 — 26
W: Cullen Hamilton 77 pass from Drew Winn (kick failed)
C: Obadiah Butler 7 run (kick failed)
C: Kendall Harmon 1 run (pass failed)
C: Tavan Minix 95 fumble return (run failed)
W: Jasia Simien 9 run (Dawson Wix kick)
C: Goodley 33 run (Marquis Garrett run)
W: Simien 3 run (Wix kick)
RUSHING —Westlake: Drew Winn 3-8, J.J. Ross 24-145, Jasia Simien 23-77. Crowley: Obadiah Butler 12-60, Rodney Goodley 1-33, Chris Moore 11-28, Marquis Garrett 5-18.
PASSING —Westlake: Winn 2-10-0—80. Crowley: Garrett 4-8-1—41.
RECEIVING — Westlake: Cullen Hamilton 1-77, Ross 1-3. Crowley: Butler 4-41.