Connally falls to Pleasant Grove in Area playoffs

ROYSE CITY, Texas The Connally Cadets lost to defending state champion Pleasant Grove in the Area round of the playoffs Friday, falling 24-6.

Connally fell behind early thanks to some shaky special teams play in their own end of the field. Pleasant Grove capitalized to take an early 10-0 lead over the Cadets.

Connally answered with their running game, Jayveon Sunday made a big run in the second quarter to set up his own touchdown run to cut the lead to 10-6.

It was all Pleasant Grove after that offensively. The Hawks scored the final 14 points of the game and pulled away from Connally for a 24-6 win. The loss ends Connally's season at 8-4.