Winless Texas prep team loses 64-0 in playoffs
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) Houston Scarborough, believed to be the first winless team to make the Texas high school football playoffs, lost to West Orange-Stark 64-0 in a game that went to a running clock in the first quarter Thursday night.
The Spartans, who finished 0-11, had just 1 yard of offense and picked up their only first down on the final play of the game as their losing streak reached 58 games.
Officials went to a running clock with West Orange-Stark (9-2) leading 35-0.
Scarborough made the playoffs because there only four football-playing schools in its district, and four teams make the playoffs in each district in most of the state's six classifications.
Houston Davis has the longest losing streak in Texas history at 80 games from 1985-93.