JV Mules vs. Friona (10-16-14)
The JV Mules improved to 2-0 in district by defeating the Friona Chieftains 50-0 Thursday evening. The Mules had traveled to Friona for the game.
The Mules piled up 333 yards of offense with 229 being on the ground and 104 yards through the air. Aaryn Ross was the leading rusher with 176 yards. He scored two touchdowns with receptions of 37 and 40 yards. Ross also had TD runs of 33 and 90 yards.
Bryce Mauricio made one reception for 37 yards touchdown. Brandon Chavez had a 40-yard TD pass. Jose Angel Mendoza added a touchdown with a three-yard run.
Evan Paez was the leading tackler for the Mules with five tackles with two being for losses. Boo Flores had four tackles with two being for losses. Dylan Miller also had four tackles with three being for losses. Cameron Hardwick made three stops and Dominik Hasley had two tackles for losses and a big hit.
The Mules forced and took advantage of seven turnovers during the game. B. Flores caused and recovered a fumbles. Donovan Gutierrez caused and recovered fumbles plus made an interception. Jesse Easiley made an interception and Ross had an interception and a five-yard return.
Matthew Flores recovered and onside kick and returned an intercepted pass seven yards. Mauricio returned and interception 25 yards.
The Mules will host the Childress Bobcats Thursday evening.