The Manor Mustangs continued their winning streak by beating the visiting Hutto Hippos 42-26 on Friday night at MISD Stadium. Senior quarterback Jonathan Gaston threw for 2 TDs and rushed for another. Eric Brewington added a special teams TD with a kickoff return in the 2nd quarter. The Hippos battled back and came within 2 points on a 1-yard TD run by QB Tyler Herrick but Manor extended their lead with a 41-yard run from Eric Verse to take a 35-26 advantage into the 4th quarter. The Manor defense shut out the Hippos in the 4th quarter and Kenny Miller sealed the win with a 17-yard run to extend the lead to 42-26.
The Mustangs (7-3, 5-1 in district) advance to the playoffs and will face off with the Bryan High School Vikings on Friday, November 13th at Merrill Green Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 pm.