Ryan's Defense key to victory (Denton RC)

By Steve Gamel Contributing Writer

For most of the season, Ryan has jumped all over its opponents early on in games and cruised the rest of the way. The Raiders still got that fast start Friday — they just had to get out of their own way first.

After a first quarter that saw Ryan turn the ball over twice off interceptions and trail Abilene Cooper by a touchdown midway through the frame, the Raiders rattled off 44 straight points to run away with a 58-20 win in a Class 5A Division I Region I semifinal at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex.

Ryan (13-0) scored twice on defense, forced two turnovers and had two rushers and a receiver each eclipse 100 yards while blowing open what was a tie game going into the second quarter.

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