Bishop Dunne (4-2, 0-0 TAPPS District 2-2) scored 45 points and accumulated 296 yards of total offense in the first quarter and rolled to a 72-12 victory over Dallas Christian Home Educators (DasCHE) (4-1) in a non-district game Friday night at Earl Hayes Stadium.
Quarterback Shandon King ran for the first three Bishop Dunne touchdowns and passed for three others in the first half to help build a 58-12 advantage.
Teammate Jeremiah Horn rushed for 131 yards in the first 24 minutes, ended with 140 rushing yards and scored three additional TDs to pace the triumph.
DasCHE actually tallied on the first play from scrimmage with an 87-yard TD pass from Jordan Irby to Casey Hasse before the host squad scored on the next six possessions on Senior Night at Hayes Stadium.
Bishop Dunne also limited DasCHE to 35 net rushing yards and dominated both lines of scrimmageand piled up 461 yards of total offense in the win.
Bishop Dunne begins TAPPS district activity next Friday against Flower Mound Coram Deo Academy.
DasCHE, based in Cedar Hill, opened in 2001 and has provided private school education in home school settings for 21-plus years. This is the school’s ninth season of football, and it plays as an independent. DasCHE has captured three Texas Home School state titles since 2014.
On hand for the senior night activities were former Major League Baseball pitchers Mike James Bacsik and son Mike Joseph Bacsik, whose daughter Mary Grace Bacsik was honored as a senior cheerleader. The elder Bacsik, Mary Grace’s grandfather, is a 1970 Bishop Dunne grad and hurled in the majors for six years.
The younger Bacsik, a local radio show personality on KRLD-FM, surrendered Barry Bonds’ MLB-record 756th career home run in 2007 when he was pitching for the Washington Nationals. Mike Joseph Bacsik’s two sons also attend Bishop Dunne Catholic School. Michael James Bacsik remains active in the community and as chaplain for the DFW Ex-Pros Baseball Association.