Senior Zach Read intercepts pass and runs for touchdown
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By Jeffrey C. Mateer
Celebrating its homecoming, the Rockwall HCA (Heritage Christian Academy) Eagles opened district play with an impressive 68 to 24 victory over visiting Lakehill Preparatory Academy Friday night.
HCA jumped out to a 24-0 first quarter lead in cruising to its win. HCA was led by senior quarterback Zach Read, who threw for six TD passes, completing 11 of 12 passes for 278 yards. On defense, Read also intercepted two passes, returning one for a TD.
Seniors Josh Peschell, Josh Points and Noah Ward each caught two TD passes, while senior Kevin Prater rushed for two TDs. Sophomore kicker Aaron Mateer rounded out the scoring, converting 7 of 9 PATS for 14 points.
The No. 1 ranked team in TAPPS Six-Ma, HCA (6-1), will return to district action next Saturday, October 25, when the Eagles visit The Covenant School of Dallas (5-2) with a 2 pm kickoff.
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