At McGregor, Waco Reicher utilized the passing combination of Payne Sullins to Andrew Estes for three long touchdowns to defeat the Gatesville.
Sullins completed 13-of-21 passes for 17 yards. Estes caught five passes for 239 yards, including touchdowns of 66, 74 and 63 yards.
With 168 yards on 23 carries, Jake Kee keyed a steady ground attack for the Hornets. Cooper Edmiston scored all of Gatesville’s points on a 2-yard touchdown run and a 2-point conversion run.
The game was played in McGregor at Bulldog Stadium because Gatesville’s home field was not ready for the start of the season.