The road woes continued for Bishop Lynch in their most recent outing — a 38-21 district loss at Liberty Christian on Friday.
The Warriors (4-1, 2-0) used a balanced offensive attack to frustrate the Friars (2-3, 1-1), and added a well-timed touchdown just seconds before intermission to grab the momentum and carry it to a win.
Bishop Lynch was outgained 452-383 despite another 100-yard rushing game from Jermaine Mask, who churned out 107 hard-earned yards and a touchdown. Tristan Smiththrew for 201 and two scores, while adding another 75 on the ground, but was intercepted twice — his first interceptions of the season.
Liberty Christian opened the scoring late in the first with a 39-yard TD pass from Nick Starkel (280 yards, 3 TDs) to Justus Lee. Midway through the second, the Friars would pull even on Mask's 11-yard run to make it 7-7.
The Warriors pulled back in front less than two minutes later, making it 14-7 on Starkel's second TD pass — a 31-yard hookup with Jon Copeland. With just 15 seconds before halftime, LCS scored a crucial touchdown on a 71-yard pass from Starkel to Kason Howell.
The Warriors added a field goal in the third to take a 24-7 lead, before trading touchdowns with the Friars in the fourth frame. Liberty Christian's Kyleb Howell ran for two scores in the fourth while the Friars passed for two late scores as Smith found Will Gates for a 10-yard TD and Sam Beasley on a seven-yard score.
Drayton Delaney led BL with 60 yards on four receptions.
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— Cliff Gibson, Sports Information Director