Football: Kingwood impresses in loss to Highlanders

No one, not even the mighty Tigers of Katy could put up more than 14 points against The Woodlands defense while only two opponents on the Highlanders’ schedule held them to 21 or less.

Kingwood's Benn Beckelman drives The Woodlands quarterback Harry Woodberry into the ground in the fourth quarter of a District 16-6A football game November 5, 2015, in Humble.
Kingwood’s Benn Beckelman drives The Woodlands quarterback Harry Woodberry into the ground in the fourth quarter of a District 16-6A football game November 5, 2015, in Humble.

Kingwood broke both those barriers on Friday at Turner Stadium, even if it was in a 21-18 losing effort.

“That’s a great defense,” said Kingwood quarterback Dawson Trudell. “Whenever we’re able to come out and score 18 on them, that gives us a lot of confidence going into the playoffs. We think we can hang with anyone.”

The Mustangs ended the season 6-4 overall and 4-2 in District 16-6A, just one game short of a district championship, but they were well aware of the positives in their season finale. click here for complete story