Gibbs, Buentello lead Tiger effortsTHURSDAY: The junior varsity and freshmen Tigers are idle. The junior high Tigers host Salado with the first game starting at 5 p.m.
Rockdale could not prevent a steady stream of Madisonville touchdowns in a 26-0 loss to drop to 1-4 on the season.
According to coaches, Kentra Davis, Koltyn Woolverton and Rakeem Wyatt were the standouts.
Quarterback Clayton Gibbs had his hand in three touchdowns as the Tigers held off Madisonville 26-16 to even their record at 2-2-1.
The Tigers jumped out in the first quarter on Gibbs’ 15-yard strike to Austin Caffey for an 8-0 lead.
Gibbs struck again, this time connecting with Drevonne Walton and after Gibbs and Caffey combined on the two-point conversion, the Tigers stretched their lead to 18-8.
The Tigers extended their lead when Gibbs pushed his way into the end zone from the one-yard line to make it 26-8.
Coaches said Gibbs, Caffey, Ramsey Zinn and LaDontice Coats were the offensive standouts.
Defensively, Gibbs, Caffey, Darius Ford and Josh Pelzel were outstanding.
Dailynn Ramey’s 63 yard touchdown jaunt in the third quarter allowed the Tigers to tie Madisonville 6-6 to even up their season record at 1-1-1.
Ramey was able to break free after some exceptional blocking from Boyd, Ayala, Ford, Mayberry and Offield.
Outstanding efforts were turned in by Ramey, Pearce Loth, Dylan McCartney (interception), Dillan Ford (stopped fake punt) and Michael Boyd.
8B— The Tigers picked up their first win of the season on the strength of Mario Buentello’s two long distance touchdown trips.
Buentello manuvered downfield for 65 yards on his first scoring effort of the game.
He closed out the scoring with a 54-yard run in the fourth quarter to hand the Tigers (1-1) a 12-0 lead.
Defensive leaders were Nic Vreeland, Tyler Land and Frankie Salcedo.
Jordan Kirk and Cade Phillips had outstanding games on offense.
A 20-yard pass from Chase Pickett to Lorance Baggerly was about all the offense the Tigers could muster in a 38-0 loss to Madisonville.
Darius O’Bryant, Jacob Aguirre and Preston Dorman were the standouts.
7B— Ray Trevino’s 20-yard pass to William Payne could not get the Tigers (0-2-1) in the end zone in their 32-0 loss to Madisonville.
Trevino, Payne, Angel Luna, James Bedwell and Rodrigo Costilla were cited by coaches as the standouts.