Lake Travis’ running game caught fire on a cold and blustery afternoon as the unbeaten Cavaliers defeated Waco Midway 55-14 Saturday in a Class 6A, Division II regional semifinal.
Lake Travis (13-0) will face Rockwall in a state quarterfinal on Saturday at Texas A&M’s Kyle Field. Rockwall (10-3) defeated Spring 43-26 on the day after Thanksgiving to advance.
Junior Maleek Barkley gained 200 yards on 11 carries to pace the Cavaliers’ running game, which totaled 408 yards on 29 attempts. Barkley scored on runs of 7, 71 and 31 yards. He also caught a 44-yard touchdown pass from Charlie Brewer that helped Lake Travis to a 34-14 halftime lead.
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