Frosh stop Salado to remain undefeated
The Rockdale Tigers freshman team scored last and held off a Salado rally in posting their second win of the season 28-20.
The frosh built up a 22-8 halftime advantage, led off by Derek Whitsel’s 10-yard pass reception from Dylan McCartney in the first quarter.
The Tigers took the the ground in the secnd quarter as Hayden Offield broke loose for a 12-yard scoring trip to make it 14-0.
After a short Salado run, Ed Dansby scampered four yards and after another successful twopoint conversion, the Tigers led 22-8 at the break.
Salado scored twice in the second half on the ground, but Offield’s 5-yard run sealed the victory for the Tigers.
According to coaches, Loth, Offield and Justin Offield were the standouts, while on defense, Dansby, Jon Hines and Quondrous Ayala were the leaders.
The Rockdale junior varsity had trouble putting points on the board in its 31- 6 loss to Salado.
Pete Heintze’s 25-yard toss to Darius Ford in the second quarter represented the Tigers (0-2) lone score.
Offensively, Devonte Burgess, Ronnie Mancillas and Jose Abila had good games, while Abila and Burgess were the defensive leaders.