Sub-Tigers split with LaGrange

THURSDAY: The junior varsity and freshmen Tigers host Giddings with the first game beginning at 5 p.m. The junior high Tigers travel to Giddings with the first game starting at 4:30 p.m.

Elijah Brooks retunred an interception 60 yards for a touchdown ans an early lead in the freshman team’s loss to LaGrange. Reporter/Cliff Dungan Elijah Brooks retunred an interception 60 yards for a touchdown ans an early lead in the freshman team’s loss to LaGrange. Reporter/Cliff Dungan Junior varsity

A long pass and a short touchdown run by LaGrange overcame a Tiger lead in a 15-14 loss.

Kristian Bladivia and Rakeem Wyatt scored on runs of 20 and 27 respectively in the third quarter to push the Tigers (1-7) ahead 14-0 heading into the final period before the Leopards final surge.

According to coaches, Baldivia, Wyatt and Pedro Ibares were the offensive standouts.

Defensively, Wyatt, Lawrence ewald and Koltyn Woolverton were the leaders.

Freshmen

In a nip-and-tuck battle, the Tigers allowed a late touchdown run in a 21-18 loss.

Linebacker Elijah Brooks sparked the Tigers (3-4-1) by returning an interception 60 yards for a touchdown for an early lead.

After LaGrange grabbed the lead in the third quarter, Tiger quarterback Clayton Gibbs broke loose for a 60-yard score to pull the Tigers closer.

With LaGrange up 21-12in the fourth quarter, Gibbs found tight end Pete Heintze on a 27-yard scoring strike, but the Tigers wound up short on the scoreboard.

On offense, Gibbs, Heintze, receiver Devante Burgess and lineman Ramsey Zinn were the leaders.

On defense, noseguard Odell barnes, tackle Josh Pelzel and safety Jamar Hopkins were the standouts.E

ighth grade

The Tigers used the arm of Dylan McCartney and the legs of Dailynn Ramey to leave LaGrange behind 22-6.

Sprung by linemen Justin Offield and Michael Boyd, McCartney was able to connect with Preston Ehler with a 20yard screen pass in the first quarter, but the Tigers (5-1-1) were unable to cross the goal line.

The Tigers broke the seal on the scoring in the second quarter however, as McCartney’s 30-yard aerial to Derek Whitsel set up Ramey’s first touchdown from the two-yard line for a 6-0 lead.

After a fumble recovery on the second half kickoff by Robert Vega, McCartney found Dillon Bankston on a nine yard scoring pass to make it 14-0 after McCartney and Offield combined on the two-point conversion.

The Tigers added to their total in the final period as Ramey broke out for a 60-yard touchdown run with another two-point conversion from McCartney to Ehler to make it 22-0.

Dillan Bankston, Ed Dansby and Javier Mayberry were the offensive standouts, while Offield, McCartney and Jared Gerren led the offensive efforts.

8B— A steady stream of defensive scoring punched the Tigers past LaGrange 28-6.

Tim Mitchell got things of to a flying start for the Tigers (4-1) by returning the opening kickoff 65 yards for a touchdown.

In the second quarter, Mario Buentello ued a block by Josh Barron to get free on a 74-yard touchdown run to make it 14-0 after his two-point conversion.

The defense took over again in the third quarter as Nic Vreeland picked off a pass and returned it 80 yards for a touchdown to make it 20-0.

Vreeland struck again in the fourth quarter as he picked up a fumble and returned it 98 yards for a score.

On defense, the standouts included Vreeland, Israel Arraujo and Ezekial Mitchell.

Defensively, Ricky Cervantes, Jordan Kirk and Cory Halbert had oustanding games.

Seventh grade

The Tigers could not muster a score in their 24-0 loss to LaGrange.

Standouts for the Tigers (0-5) included running back Jonathan Ramey, lineman Mitchell Henson, running back Darius O’Bryant, lineman Bradley Breithaupt, defensive back Zach Zoeller, Andrew Perez (20-yard run), Michael Turman (onside kick recovery) and Chase Pickett.

7B— James Webb’s 100-yard rushing and two touchdowns propelled the Tigers past LaGrange 14-6 for their first victory of the year.

Webb erupted for runs of 60 yards in the first quarter and 44 in the second for a 14-0 lead which held up the entire game for the Tigers (1-4-1).

Offensively, Nic Beason, Tanner Willems, Rodrigo Castillo, Christian Lara (20-yard run) were outstanding.

On defense, Marco Sanchez, William Payne and Jared Walker were the standouts.


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