Todd Hudson ran for 336 yards and five touchdowns as Clear Springs defeated Clear Falls, 69-27, on Friday at Clear Creek ISD Challenger Columbia Stadium.
The Chargers improved to 3-1 in District 24-6A play and 4-2 for the season while dropping the Knights to 1-5 and 0-4.
Hudson was the standout of a close to unstoppable Clear Springs offense that rolled up 638 total yards and 10 touchdowns.
Playing in just the opening three periods, Hudson’s 18 carries included scoring runs of 90, 36, 9, 49 and 33 yards.
Isaiah Bibb came in for Hudson in the fourth period and added 61 yards and a score.
Chargers quarterback Garrett Rooker threw for 198 yards. Bibb, Michael Gillaspia and Peyton Sawyer all brought in scoring passes.
Clear Falls attempted to remain in contention, but was unable to contain Clear Springs on defense.
Offense was prevalent in a lengthy first half that saw the two teams combine for 62 points and 554 yards.
Clear Springs punted on its opening drive, then scored on six straight possessions.
Five of those scores came off drives that covered a total of 10 plays.
Hudson put together a monster first half with three scores and 221 yards in just nine carries.
Rooker connected with Sawyer and Gillaspia for touchdown strikes of 51 and 40 yards.
Rooker accounted for 140 of Clear Springs’ offensive total of 382 yards in the opening half.
Clear Falls managed the game’s opening touchdown with 70-yard drive on seven plays.
Quarterback Gavin Esquivel completed three passes on the march, ending with a 17-yard completion to Brandon Woodson.
The Knights covered 68 yards in 10 plays in the second quarter.
Dorian Mason hooked up with Daniel Dishman on a 38-yard option pass to record the second Clear Falls touchdown.
Jude Ballew gave the Knights their third score with an 8-yard run in the third period.
Ballew and Camron Davis combined for 74 rushing yards.
The Knights used three passers in the contest in throwing to seven different receivers.