Amherst was on point from the very beginning, forging a smart start to move on top and stayed there at the end in a 48-43 victory over Whitharral in a Texas high school football matchup.
There was no room for doubt as Amherst added to its advantage with a 14-12 margin in the closing period.
Amherst moved in front of Whitharral 34-31 to begin the fourth quarter.
Each offense authored its Rip Van Winkle imitation, napping through a barren second quarter.
Amherst drew first blood by forging a 22-0 margin over Whitharral after the first quarter.
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