The Austin Mustangs used a powerful running game, and explosive passing game, and timely defense to defeat Goose Creek Memorial in the district opener Thursday night at Barnett. Michael Mata paced the offensive attack with 176 bruising yards rushing and 3 touchdowns. Greg Jones (Smoke) finished with 138 yards passing and 1 touchdown in his first start of the season behind center. The defensive of effort improved greatly after a short break in the 2nd quarter due to a power outage, and sealed the win with a goal line stand late in the 4th quarter. Lloydarius Garner had 1 TD reception and Lloyd Garner registered a safety to complete the scoring. The Mustangs 1-0 in district play and 2-2 overall play Porter at Texan Drive stadium in New Caney this friday.