JV Mules vs. Sweetwater Mustangs (9-4-2014)
The JV Mules traveled 204 miles to battle the Sweetwater Mustangs Thursday night. The Mules came out on the short end of the scoreboard but played with dignity and honor a long way from home. The Mules lost 42-26.
The Mules gained a total of 271 yards with a balanced attack. They passed for 169 yards and rushed for 102. Tre Villa broke the scoring ice for the Mules scooting seven yards for a touchdown after a reception.
Bryce Mauricio scored on a 49-yard pass and run. Jose Angel Mendoza scored from three yards out.
Mendoza rushed 12 times for 85 yards, Jesse Easiley carried three times for 11 yards and Evan Paez gained four yards on four carries. Mauricio made three catches for 78 yards and a touchdown. Matt Flores had four receptions for 46 yards and Mario Flores made five catches for 22 yards. Villa snagged one throw for seven yards and a TD.
Evan Paez led the defense with eight tackles. Brandon Chavez recorded seven tackles, three assists and two tackles for losses. Dominik Hasley had five tackles, two assists, three tackles for losses, a sack, two quarterback hurries and a big hit.
Villa made for tackles and made three assists. Cameron Hardwick had three tackles, two assists and a quarterback hurry. Blake Parker made two tackles, one assist, broke up a pass and made a big hit.
The Mules will host the Seagraves Eagles Thursday evening in Benny Douglas Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for immediately after the freshmen game finishes.