In a game postponed from Thursday evening to Friday afternoon, the College Park Cavaliers took down Klein Forest 28-9 at Klein Memorial Stadium.
The win marked the Cavaliers’ first District 15-6A win of the season and snapped a three-game losing streak. The Golden Eagles are winless on the year and have a 14-game losing streak dating back to Week 1 of the 2018 season.
College Park (3-3, 1-2) led 14-3 at halftime after two touchdowns in the second quarter. Down 3-0, QuaJon Charles punched home an 11-yard touchdown run — his fifth rushing score of the season — at the 5:46 mark.
Then with 12 seconds to go before halftime, quarterback Ty Buckmon connected with Ethan Dellmore for a 14-yard touchdown to cap a 14-play drive.
A takeaway by the defense and then a long run into Klein Forest territory by Dylon DeAngelo setup the Cavaliers’ next touchdown. A play after DeAngelo’s sprint saw Buckmon connect with Hudson Ildebrando for 36 yards with 2:01 left in the third quarter.
Buckmon then threw his third touchdown pass of the afternoon with 9:00 remaining. The sophomore found Ethan Runyon from three yards out on third down for the 27-point lead.
Klein Forest scored its lone touchdown of the game with just 10 seconds left as Troy Myers caught a 6-yard pass from quarterback Myles Rhodes.
For College Park, DeAngelo finished with 156 yards on 12 carries. Charles had 109 yards rushing while Runyon had 38 yards rushing and 61 receiving.
Buckmon was 11-for-17 for 161 yards, three touchdowns and one interception.
Ildebrando had 42 yards receiving.
College Park finished with 463 yards of total offense.
The nine points allowed was a season-low for the Cavaliers, who were allowing 26 points per game through the first five contests. College Park had two shutouts in 2018, including a 28-0 win over the Golden Eagles.
The game wasn’t played Thursday night due to weather that featured several lightning delays until the game was called about 8:30 p.m.
Cavaliers return to action next Friday as they host Oak Ridge 7 p.m. at Woodforest Bank Stadium. Klein Forest (0-5, 0-3) plays Klein Oak the same night at Klein Memorial Stadium.