Flanagan pounded Western 42-0 on the Wildcats’ home field in a District 12-8A matchup.
Junior quarterback Stanford Samuels threw for 128 yards and one touchdown on 10-of-16 passing in the first half and also added a 37-yard touchdown run late in the second quarter. Senior quarterback Kato Nelson played the second half for the Falcons (3-1, 1-1) in his first action of the season after tearing the meniscus in his left knee over the summer.
Flanagan held Western (2-2, 1-1) to just 65 yards on offense and intercepted senior quarterback Tyler Monaco four times.
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Stanford Samuels: Samuels racked up 179 total yards and two touchdowns in the first half.
Faion Hicks: The junior defensive back had a 23-yard pick-six.
They Said It
“Coach [Devin Bush] preached all week that every game from now on is basically the start of our playoffs because we can’t lose again.”