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NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS (September 1, 2017) New Braunfels High School took a two-point lead into the locker room at halftime and decided their 21-19 lead over Alamo Heights was not enough. With a second half surge, the Unicorns did not allow the Mules to score, while putting 24 points on the scoreboard to take a 45-19 win in week one one of football action for both schools New Braunfels, Texas on Friday, September 1, 2017.
The locals packed the press box side of Unicorn Stadium to support the boys in blue and white; cheering every score and long yardage play to help the Unicorns nail down their first win of the season. New Braunfels would have had an even bigger margin of victory if it had not been for Alamo Heights wide receiver Nik Proctor. The junior scored all three of the Mules' touchdowns, on three consecutive possessions, with kicker Seth Ellis making only one of his three extra point attempts.
Unicorn quarterback Ryan Redding rushed for 226 yards and two touchdowns while teammates Tanner Steele and Ethan Duliban each caught one touchdown pass. Zachary Yaws and Devon Chambers each scored on rushing TD. Proctor caught eight passes for 151 yards and three touchdowns for Alamo Heights.
Next up for the Unicorns is a September 8 match up against Seguin High School. Alamo Heights will face San Antonio Brandeis on the same day.