Wyoming snaps Drillers three-game win streak
CASPER, WY - With the score tied at 20-20 at the half, the hometown Wyoming Calvary capitalized on the misfortunes of the Beaumont Drillers and outscored them 30-8 in the second half, scoring 24 in the fourth quarter alone, to win 50-28 at the Casper Events Center in front of 3,508 fans.
Beaumont fell to 3-2 overall, snapping a three-game win streak, but still remains a half-game in first place because Katy lost to River City 84-44. Wyoming improved to 3-2.
The Drillers are off next week and will continue on the road when they travel to Monroe, La. to face the Twin City Gators on April 29 at 7 p.m.
Things looked great as Beaumont scored on their opening possession of the game in five plays as quarterback Damone Scott called his own number and scored on an 8-yard run.
Running back Roland Hayes scored two touchdowns in the first half to help tie the game at 20 before the break.
With Wyoming scored the only six points of the third quarter to go up 26-20 heading into the final frame, it was a fourth quarter to forget for the Drillers. Beaumont managed to miss a field goal, allow a safety and turn the ball over twice on downs.
Beaumont gained only 118 yards of offense. Hayes ran for 41 yards on 14 carries for two scores. Scott threw for 73 yards on 10-of-15 attempts. Kasey Nonette threw the only touchdown of the game to Hayes, who led all Beaumont receivers with four catches for 43 yards.
Wyoming quarterback Frank Borba threw for 155 yards and six touchdowns on 18-of-33 attempts with three interceptions.
Driller defensive back Shawn Manning had two interceptions to led the defense.
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