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JV Football vs Hamshire-Fannett
September 4, 2013Splendora High School
The Splendora Wildcat Junior Varsity Football team played host to the Hamshire-Fannett Longhorns last Thursday evening, in both teams opener for the 2013 season.
The teams battled back and forth for the first half, and going into intermission, the game was tied at 0-0.
Wildcat kicker, Jonathan Rodriguez, kicked off the second half to the Longhorns, only to see it returned 65 yards for a Hamshire-Fannett touchdown, and a 6-0 Longhorns lead. The teams traded blows before Splendora Quarterback, Zack Zweifel threw a perfect pass to an open Ricardo Quintero, who raced 61 yards to paydirt for the Wildcats. The PAT by Rodriguez was good. However, the Wildcat JV would fall just a little short in the opener, by a score of 20-15.
The Wildcats were lead on defense by Defensive End Javier Rodriguez, who recorded 8 tackles and by Middle Linebacker, Wyatt Boehm, who recorded 6 tackles. On offense, Zweifel, Quintero and Running Back, John Kelley had solid games.
The Wildcats return to action tomorrow, as they travel to Sour Lake, to take on the Hardin-Jefferson Hawks. Kick off is slated for approximately 6:30 p.m.