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JV vs Hardin-Jefferson
September 6, 2013Splendora High School
SOUR LAKE, TX - The Splendora Wildcat JV lost to the Hardin-Jefferson Hawks on Thursday, 22-6.
The Wildcats got on the scoreboard first when Quarterback Zach Zweifel weaved his way through the Hawk defenders for a 36 yard score and Splendora led, 6-0. The drive covered 55 yards in 8 plays.
As time ran out in the 1st quarter, the Hawks scored on a 17 yard run, missing the points after try to tie the game at 6. HJ would later score with :04 ticks on the clock before intermission to hold a 14-6 advantage at halftime.
The 3rd Quarter was a battle of field possession, as both teams punted throughout the period. The Hawks closed out the scoring with a TD run in the 4th Quarter.
John Kelly led the 'Cats with 40 yards on 12 carries, while Javier Rodriguez toted the pigskin 8 times for 35 yards. Splendora was 0-6 passing and Jonathan Rodriguez punted 3 times for a 26 yard average. Noah Ramirez led the offensive line blocking. The Wildcats ran up 131 yards on the ground on 31 carries. Splendora was 1-5 on 4th down conversions.
Defensively, Splendora was led in tackles by, Wyatt Boehm, Kelly, Scott Martin, Hunter Carslile, Austin Blake and Mateo Sloan with 6 tackles each. DT Erik Garcia chipped in with 4 tackles. Blake and Kelly combined for 5 tackles for losses and held the defense held HJ to 8 first downs.