County teams win four on opening weekend

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Aug. 27—The first weekend of the 2022 football season yielded some promising results Henderson County teams and even those who came up short on the scoreboard could find a reason or two to smile.

The county winners included Athens, Cross Roads, Eustace and Malakoff.

Athens dropped their Highway 31 rival, Browsboro 34-27 at Bruce Field.

Eustace was also at home and they chopped down the Farmersville Farmers 27-21. Cross Roads slammed All Saints, in Tyler 54-18 on a night when Graham Story scored five first half touchdowns.

Malakoff controlled the second half to stop West Rusk, 28-7.

On the down-side, Brownsboro's loss to Athens has to sting after their late rally gave them ball with a chance to tie or win it in the final two minutes.

Mabank lost by six to Bullard 28-22, Kemp fell to Westwood 42-14 and Trinidad lost to Tyler HEAT 65-18.