Tiger junior high teams swallow up Salado squads
THURSDAY: The freshmen and junior varsity combined team host Taylor in one game at 6 p.m. Because Lexington pulled out of the scheduled games this Thursday, the junior high season is over.
James Dav id scored three touchdowns to help an early lead stand up in the Tigers' 33-28 victory over Salado to end the season at 5-2.
The Tigers scored four times in the first half in a variety of ways to take a 25-14 lead.
David tip-toed past Salado for 73 yards to lift the lid on the scoring, followed by Clayton Gibbs' 21-yard touchdown run for a 12-0 first quarter lead.
The Tigers kept the momentum going in the second quarter as Austin Caffey bulled over from the two to make it 19-0, followed by David taking in a pass from Gibbs from 35 yards out to make it 25-0.
David's 70-yard outburst and two-point conversion to begin the third quarter was the Tigers' last score as Salado outscored the Tigers 28-8 over the last three periods.
According to coaches, offensive standouts were T Deadrick Paige, WR Manny Castillo, FB Elijah Brooks, G Cody Mynar.
Leaders defensively were LB Dav id (fumble recover y), LB Caffey, LB Pete Heintze and CB Manny Castillo.
After a scoreless first quarter, the Tigers erupted for six long distance touchdowns in a 40-0 rout of Salado to complete the season at 6-1.
Running back Dailynn Ramey spurred the Tigers by putting up three more touchdowns to bring his season total to 22. He finished with 130 yards of rushing offense.
R amey sar ted t he scor ing onslaught by grabbing a 60-yard touchdown pass from Loth.
After a pair of interceptions by Derek Whitsel and Hayden Offield, Ramey covered 60 yards by himself to make the score 14-0 at intermission.
The Tigers took up where they left off after halftime with Loth finding Offield with a 40-yard scoring strike to make it 20-0.
Ramey scored for the third and final time on a 70-yard jaunt for a 26-0 lead after three quarters.
The Tigers started the fourth quarter w ith a bang as Loth connected with Whitsel on an 85- yard bomb for a 32-0 lead.
Loth had 185 yards passing on three completions.
Ed Dansby ended the scoring with a 50-yard touchdown tote to make the final 40-0.
The Tigers six scores totaled 365 yards combined.
On defense, LB Ramey, S Robert Vega and CB Dillon Bankston were the standouts in the shutout.
Offensively, FB Offield, OL Javier Mayberry, OL Michael Boyd, OL Dillan Ford and FB Eric Davenport were the leaders. THURSDAY TIGERS
RJH 8th 33, Salado 28
RJH 7th 40, Salado 0
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