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Wildcat JV Drops Contest to Indians
October 5, 2013Splendora High School
SPLENDORA, Tx. - The Splendora Wildcats did battle with Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Splendora found Indian running back Jonathan Roberts a tough man to bring down, as he ran for 102 yards and scored on runs of 13 & 43 yards and caught a pass for a 25 yard score, leading Cleveland to a 27-6 victory over Splendora.
Splendora's lone touchdown came with 8:41 left in the 4th quarter when Quarterback Zach Zweifel threw a long lateral to Fullback Javier Rodriguez, who then threw to Wide Receiver Ricardo Quintero for a 19 yard touchdown. Rodriguez was 3-3 on the night with that play for 51 yards. Kyle McClendon scored Cleveland's other touchdown.
Rodriguez was all over the field for the Wildcats, as he registered 8 tackles on defense, recovered a fumble and also ran the football for 35 yards. John Kelly and Mateo had 7 tackles each for Splendora.
Splendora committed 5 penalties for 45 yards and Cleveland was flagged 6 times for 58 yards. Each team committed 2 turnovers. Splendora is 0-2 in District 22-3A play.
The JV 'Cats travel to Coldspring next Thursday. Kickoff is 6:30 p.m.