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Lake Travis rolls to ninth straight victory over Westlake

By LT Cavaliers, 10/10/16, 5:00PM CDT


Lake Travis rolls to ninth straight victory over Westlake

On a chilly night at Cavalier Stadium, the only Lake Travis supporter sweating during a 49-7 victory over Westlake was first-year principal Gordon Butler.

“I hope we call off the dogs,” Butler said with five minutes remaining on the game clock, breaking into a sheepish grin.

Butler had reason to feel anxious. At halftime, he made a promise to body surf through the raucous student section if the Cavaliers scored 50 points on their longtime rivals.

With the clock ticking, the students — some wearing white togas — were in full throttle.

“One more point!… One more point!… One more point!…”

To Lake Travis football Hank Carter’s credit, the Cavaliers (5-1, 2-0 District 25-6A) called off the dogs after his team reached 49. This was a Lake Travis romp from the start. The Cavaliers scored a pair of touchdowns in the game’s first six minutes against the Chaparrals before a sold out Cavalier Stadium .

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