Freshmen Warhorses stumble against Brackenridge

Devine’s freshman football team traveled home from San Antonio with their second loss on the season after losing to the Brackenridge Eagles by the final score of 48-12. The offense struggled finishing off scoring opportunities and the defense surrendered a couple of big plays as the game got out of hand rather quickly.
There were some bright spots defensively according to coordinator Coach Juan Gonzalez. “Colin Dishman did a great job for the secondary by making calls and getting us lined up. Jayden Ramirez defended the pass well, but Brackenridge is a very talented team and they made some great plays. Noah Garza and the rest of the defensive line executed stunts well but the Eagles were able to bust through at times for big gains. Hunter Reyes also had multiple pass break-ups.”
Offensive play caller Coach Bart Oropeza’s view on his unit’s performance. “Xavier Garcia ran the ball well. He scored a 35-yard rushing touchdown and on a 55-yard reception. Dishman ran and passed the ball well throughout the game. Armando Gutierrez ran the ball tough at the running back position. Mason Burford and Enrique Martinez picked good yards on kickoff returns.”
“We played a tough first half, but Brackenridge was able to score quickly on a punt block and interception. We will continue to practice hard and we look forward to getting a victory next time out against Natalia.”
The team is now 0-2 on the season and will travel to Natalia Thursday for a 5:30pm kickoff against the Mustangs. Marion does not field a freshman team.
By Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer