Gatesville takes a break

Gatesville is off to an unblemished mark through the completion of the non-district schedule. Here’s how they got to 5-0.

Gatesville 38, Connally 14

Quarterback Jett Truss and wide receiver Derrick Bayer combined for two first quarter touchdown passes and the team finished with 460 yards in a romp over Waco Connally in the season opener at McKamie Stadium. The Hornets’ defense allowed only 148 yards and eight first downs.

Truss was 16 of 27 for 245 yards passing. He threw four touchdowns total with only one interception. Gatesville led 24-7 at halftime after Truss hit Bayer on two first-quarter passes of 14 and 46 yards. After David Saldiver hit a 30-yard field, Connally got on the board to cut the lead to 17-7. Bayer had his third touchdown by halftime with a 13-yard catch.


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