The Mineral Wells Junior High School seventh grade football teams took two of three contests from Joshua Tuesday night at Ram Stadium.
The Rams “C” team defeated Joshua, 42-30. The Rams were led by the rushing attack of Edgard Tejeda and Brady Huseman. Tejeda scored twice while Huseman found the end zone four times.
The defensive stand out was Arturo Zapata, once again, with a fumble recovery and a sack.
The Rams “B” team downed Joshua, 28-0. Touchdowns were scored by Khalil Thompson, and Irving Batrez and Angel Batrez.
The “A” team dropped a 24-22 decision to Joshua. Brandon SanMiguel and Brandon Hinojos found the end zone. Quarterback Ryan Goodwin also added a couple of two-point conversions.
8th-grade teams fall
The Rams eighth graders played in the “Mud Bowl” in Joshua.
“The sloppy mess made the game very interesting,” coach Taylor Tomlin said. “None of our teams were able to win or put points on the board, but we some toughness out of some our players.
“Jason Hite ran the ball very well for the “C” team. Joshua Almanza made several tackles for the “B” team, and James Gonzales ran the ball very well for the “A” team.”
The”C” team fell, 38-0; the “B” team took a 28-0 loss; and the “A” team fell, 48-0.
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