7th Grade Owls Open Careers with 30-0 Win
The Reagan County 7th Grade squad traveled to Coahoma last Thursday opening up their middle school careers with a 30-0 win.
“I was very, very proud of our guys,” Coach Dylon Adames said. “They did a great job on both sides of the ball. Our offense executed like they should, and our defense shut’em down.”
The Owls drew first blood in the first quarter on a 23 yard touchdown pass from Seth Soto to Eduardo Encinas.
Soto notched the two-point on a run to go up 8-0.
Alexavier Reyes gave the ball back to the Owls with a fumble recovery.
Joey Hernandez, in the second quarter, took the ball 14 yards on a run for a touchdown. Reyes punched in the two points to go up by 16.
Reyes took care of business again on defense getting the ball back for the Owls on a fumble recovery.
Reyes, whose name you should be getting used too by now, notched the Owls’ next score on a 33 yard touchdown run. Encinas hit Malakai Bishop for the two-point to go up by 24 points heading into the half.
Eli Hernandez recovered an onside kick to open up the third frame, but the Owls were unable to get points on the following drive.
Alan Reyes recovered another Coahoma fumble to get the ball back for the Owls.
In the fourth quarter, quarterback Seth Soto reeled off a 41-yard touchdown run to even out the Owls’ scoring at 30.
“Offensively, I was very proud of our guys,” Coach Jaxson Robinson said. “We had good quarterback center exchanges and the offensive line did a GREAT JOB. It all starts up front with them. Defensively we were everywhere flying to the ball and there were always multiples owls in on tackles.”
The coaching staff named Seth Soto and Angel Botello as the game’s Offensive MVPs.
They named Alexavier Reyes and Joey Hernandez as the game’s Defensive MVPs.
Finally, the coaches named Eli Hernandez and Alan “Golden Toe” Reyes as the Special Teams MVPs.
The 7th Grade Owls are back in action this week as they travel to Forsan