AUSTIN (KXAN) — It’s the start of the Westlake and Akins area games, which will start a day earlier than usual at Toney Burger Stadium in southwest Austin.
The Jungle Squad meet the Eagles on KBVO at 7:30 p.m. Thursday as they seek a 43rd straight win.
Westlake beat Converse Judson 47-14 in Jaden Greathouse’s senior year. He committed to Notre Dame and had five passes for 153 yards and two touchdowns, and another score on a 60-yard punt return.
Teenager Brett Skinner started at quarterback in his first game of the season and looked great completing 11 of 13 passes for 241 yards and two touchdowns. Junior running back Jack Keizer scored his second 100-yard game of the season to finish the century mark with 17 touchdowns.
Senior Nate Weyand led the defense with eight interceptions, while Will Courtney, Nathan Blue and Cade Boenig each have seven. Will Magids had his second interception in as many games and Colton Vasek had a pair of sacks from the quarterback- back.
The Atkins lost 38-7 to Elgin last week, and they have a 102-21 lead in two games this season. The Eagles lost to Hayes 64-14 in their first game of the season.
As this is Thursday night’s game, no streaming is available on KXAN.com. Those who want to watch the game must go through the NFHS networkKXAN’s official streaming partner.
How to find KBVO
- AT&T U-verse: Channel 1007 (HD) – Channel 7 (SD)
- Live: Channel 51 (HD) – Channel 909 (SD) (HD/SD)
- Caiwang: Channel 51 (HD/SD)
- Great Communication: Channel 818 (HD) – Channel 18 (SD)
- Northland Cable: Channel 101 (HD) – Channel 10 (SD)
- Air: Channel 14
- Sudden link: Channel 107 (HD) – Channel 7 (SD)
- Spectrum Cable: Channel 1215 (HD) – Channel 7 (SD)