Friday night football wrap-up 9/7
Published: Saturday, September 8th, 2007
Texico 34, Chaparral 0 Records: Chaparral 0-2, Texico 1-1 Impact: Playing their home opener, the Wolverines bounced back from a shutout loss at Dexter last week. Difference-makers: Mario Posada ran for two touchdowns and also had a pair of pass interceptions, while Edgardo Meza rushed for 67 yards and another TD and also went 4-for-5 on PAT kicks. Courtland Luscombe had four catches for 131 yards, including a 55-yarder from Brett Anderson for the game’s first score. Of note: Chaparral is a relatively new school in the Gadsden district playing its first year of football. The Lobos are at the Class 3A level. Quotable: “I feel a lot better than I did last week. The kids played hard tonight.” — Texico coach Mike Prokop. Fort Sumner 38, Carrizozo 0 Records: Carrizozo 1-1, Fort Sumner 2-0 Impact: Fort Sumner is averaging more than 45 points and 350 yards in its first two games. Difference-makers: The Foxes piled up 275 yards rushing, led by Cass Dimitroff with 28 carries for 200 yards. Dimitroff and quarterback Berry Stinnett each scored a pair of touchdowns. Of note: The Foxes have handed the Grizzlies their only regular-season losses in each of the last two seasons. In 2006, Fort Sumner won 38-26 at Carrizozo and the Grizzlies’ only other loss was to Clayton 21-20 in a Class 1A playoff semifinal. Valley Christian 32, Clovis Christian 12 Records: Clovis Christian 0-2, Valley Christian Impact: The Eagles were in the game until well into the fourth quarter. A fumble on a sack near the Lions’ 15 ended a bid for a potential tying score early in the final quarter, and Valley Difference-makers: Sophomore Shane Mitchell scored on runs of 5 and 65 yards for the Eagles and finished with 170 yards rushing. Quotable: “We played exceptional. We were a whole lot better (than last week) against the run.” — CCS coach Jason Swann. Muleshoe 28, Lubbock Cooper 0 Records: Muleshoe 2-0, Lubbock Cooper 1-1 Impact: The teams waited out a delay of more than an hour to start the game. It was called for lightning with 7:09 left. Difference-makers: Garrett Riley threw for a pair of second-quarter touchdowns and finished 17-of-31 for 209 yards. Lane Wood rushed for 87 yards and a score as the Mules compiled 403 total yards while holding the Pirates to a net of 139. Dusty Clayton had two of Muleshoe’s three pass initerceptions, with Riley getting the other. Of note: Eight players combined for the Mules’ 18 pass receptions, led by Victor Vasquez with six catches and Ray Ramirez with four. Floyd 60, Menaul 38 Records: Floyd 1-1. Impact: Floyd rolled out 457 yards of offense in the win. Difference makers: The Broncos got 251 yards rushing from Jesus Davalos and 152 from Edel Sotelo. Floyd jumped out to a 14-0 first quarter lead and never looked back. Of note: Floyd attempted only six passes all night and got four completions, all from Davalos, for 50 yards. Chad Chenault had three catches for 46 yards, while Sotelo added a four-yard reception.
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