Blue blanks foes in season openersTHURSDAY: The junior varsity and freshmen Tigers travel to Salado with the first game beginning at 5 p.m. The junior high Tigers host Cameron Sept. 9 with the first game starting at 6 p.m.
Kentrae Davis crossed the goal line three times and the defense steadfastly protected the goal line as the Rockdale junior varsity erased Austin Eastside Memorial 30-0 Thursday night in the season opener on the road.
Davis tallied two long distance touchdowns in the first quarter, scoring from 30 and 25 yards out. He tacked on both two-point conversions for a 16-0 first quarter lead.
Rakeem Wyatt interrupted Davis’ scoring streak with a seven yard blast to leave the score 22-0 at halftime.
Davis was at it again after the break, sprinting over from the 16-yard line to make the final score 30-0 after his successful two-point conversion.
Clayton Gibbs fired three touchdown passes to lead the Rockdale freshmen to a 24-0 blanking of Smithville Thursday night in the season opener.
The Tigers busted out of the chute with two quick scores in the first quarter as Gibbs found Drevonne Walton with a 10-yard pass for an 8-0 lead after Elijah Brooks’ two-point conversion.
Gibbs then hooked up with Darius Ford from 15 yards out and after Austin Caffey’s twopoint conversion, pushed the score to 16-0, which held up until the fourth quarter.
Gibbs and Walton teamed up again, this time from 20 yards away, and Pete Heintze’s twopoint conversion made the final 24-0.
Coaches listed offensive standouts as Gibbs, Heintze, Walton and Kristian White .
Defensively, Brooks and Caffey were the standouts.
The Rockdale “white” freshman team fell to the Milano JV 19-0.