Tiger 8th grade squad posts lone win over YoeTHURSDAY: The junior varsity and freshmen Tigers travel to Liberty Hill with the first game beginning at 5 p.m. The junior high Tigers host Liberty Hill with the first game starting at 4:30 p.m.
Kentrae Davis and Lawrence Ewald were the standouts as the Yoemen led 28-0 at halftime.
The Tigers allowed a long touchdown pass in the fourth quarter that allowed Cameron to knot the game 20-20.
After the first of three long touchdown passes in the first quarter, Elijah Brooks crashed over from three yards out and Kartavious Burton from the five to push Rockdale (1-1-1) ahead 12-6.
Another 30-yard pass from Cameron lifted the Yoemen back in the lead 14-12, before Brooks hauled in a 50-yard pass from quarterback Clayton Gibbs handed the Tigers the lead 20-14 in the fourth quarter.
The Yoe then connected on a 65-yard bomb to tie the game.
According to coaches, Gibbs, Brooks, Austin Caffey and Josh Pelzel were the leaders.
Rockdale broke loose for 16 fourth quarter points to secure a 24-8 victory over Cameron in the season opener.
After a scoreless first half, both teams cranked up the offense with Dailynn Ramey taking up where he left off from last season and breaking loose for a 75-yard touchdown. Quarterback Pearce Loth and Hayden Offield combined for the two-point conversion to make it 8-0.
A f ter the Yoemen tied the game, the Tigers opened the fourth quarter with a 12-yard touchdow n pass from Dylan McCartney to Loth with a conversion by Ed Dansby to make it 16-8.
A 30-yard pass from McCartney to Dillon Bankston set up a 20-yard scoring scamper by Dansby and McCartney and Loth combined for the conversion to make the final 24-8.
Coaches said Ramey, Bankston, Eric Davenport and Derek Contreras were the standouts on offense.
On defense, Offield, Dillan Ford, Michael Boyd, Quondrous Ayala and Javier Mayberry were outstanding.
Cameron posted points in every quarter to stave off Rockdale 30- 14 in the season opener.
Joey Montelongo’s f umble recovery set up the Tigers’ first score, a 47-yard touchdown run by Darius O’Bryant to tie the game at 6-6 in the second quarter.
With Cameron ahead 30-6, O’Bryant struck again on a sevenyard jaunt and also accounted for the two-point conversion.
7B—Marion Buentello accounted for both Rockdale scores in the Tigers’ 16-16 tie with Cameron.
Buentello opened the game with a 75-yard kickoff return and also ran in the conversion to hand Rockdale an 8-0 lead.
Buentello vaulted the Tigers into the lead w ith a 35-yard touchdown run from scrimmage and a Billy Harris conversion made it 16-8.
Cameron scored in the fourth quarter to tie the game.