Tiger junior varsity secures lone win in sub varsity tilts

THURSDAY: The junior varsity/ freshman team will travel to Navasota for a game at 6 p.m. The Tigers 8th grade team will host Austin Regents at 6 p.m.

A steady stream of scoring bolstered the Tiger junior varsity to a 21-6 victory over Madisonville.

After falling behind 6-0, the Tigers (3-5) reeled off 21 unanswered points, led by a couple of touchdowns runs by quarterback David Franklin.

The Tigers’ first trip to the end zone came on a trick play as running back Tynerrick Miles found receiver Christian Lara from 25 yards out for a 7-6 lead.

Af ter defensive back Zach Zoeller’s interception, Franklin busted loose on his first score from 25 yards out for a 14-6 lead in the third quarter.

Defense provided opportunities in the final period after Fred henderson logged a fumble recovery and Tyler Land picked off an errant pass.

Franklin scampered 20 yards for his second score to make the final 21-6.

According to coachesd, linemen Kacey Waxler, Travis Morgan, Quentin White, A.J. Rutledge and Xavion Ellison, tailback Chase Pickett and linebacker Braxton Moore were the standouts.

Eighth grade

A two-point conversion attempt fell short with 1:30 remaining to be played as the Tiger eighth graders were clipped by Madisonville 35-34 in a thriller.

The Tigers (3-2) trailed at intermission, but outscored Madisonville in the second half in the comeback bid.

Scoring machine Jaqualyn Crawford provided the Tigers with their first two touchdowns, from 20 and 70 yards out.

Quarterback Gunner Miller then hooked up with Tyler Lehmkuhl from 37 yards away to push the Tigers ahead, followed by another Crawford trip, this time from 47 yards out.

With Madisonville ahead 35-28, Miller and Lehmkuhl connected on a 35-yard touchdown pass with 1:30 left in the game to pull within one, 35-34.

The two-point conversion failed. leving the Tigers with a defeat.

Defensively, Cesar Gonzalez and J.R. Hinojosa were the leaders, while on offense, Patrick Dean and Angel Banda were outstsnding.

Seventh grade

The Tigers were shut out by Madsonville 22-0 to fall to 1-5 on the season.

Doss Hasselbach, Austin Flores, Wren Crane, Carson Offield and Brandyn Gibson turned in outstanding games.

7B—The Tigers (3-3) fell behind early and could not catch up in a 32-14 loss to Madisonville.

Dylan Dietsel scored first from the five-yard line in the first quarter.

Dietsel’a 50-yard run set up a touchdown pass from Henry Dailey to Michael McCrae in the fourth quarter.

Dailey and McCrae had connected on a 50-yard pass in the second quarter.

John Zawadzke, Hunter Vance, Josh Davenport and Jake Parsley were the standouts.

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