JEFF LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD

Lampasas beat La Vernia 37-6 at home Thursday night in ninth-grade football. Joshua Carter started the Badgers’ scoring with a 43-yard touchdown run. Nate Borchardt completed two touchdown passes to

JEFF LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD

Salado finished strong for a three-set win over Lampasas after two close sets in the volleyball district opener. Lampasas dropped the Friday match 22-25, 20-25, 7-25. The Lady Badger “varsity

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FINAL Lometa 8 30 8 20 66 Mullin 6 8 6 0 20 RUSHING Logan Evans 7-102 yd., 1 TD Malik Torres 6-67 yd., 1 TD

The La Vernia Bears defeated Lampasas 51-50 in overtime in Friday's non-district varsity football game.

The Badgers posted a 24-0 lead near the middle of the second quarter. The Bears closed the gap to 24-14 at halftime. The score at the end of regulation was 44-44.

Victor Vargas, left, blocks for Lane Evans (10).

The Lometa Hornets (1-3) topped the Mullin Bulldogs (1-3) in varsity football Thursday night at Mullin. Lometa coach D.T. Torres said his team turned the tide in the second quarter after Mullin got on the scoreboard first. Lometa came away with several interception returns for touchdowns.

JEFF LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD

The Badgers will get their second shot at an undefeated, top-10 team this week when they head to La Vernia. Lorena (3-0), ranked 10th in Conference 4A Div. II, handed

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