8th Mules vs. Seagraves (9-10-2015)
The eighth grade Mules hosted the Seagraves Eagles Thursday in their home opener. The Mules were determined to even the score with the Eagles after losing the first meeting between the two teams.
The Mules dominated the Eagles with a convincing winning score of 46-0.
Damian Juarez got the Mules started with a six-yard touchdown run. In the second period Jose Cardenas forced a fumble that Cristian Bustillos scooped up and returned 76 yards for a touchdown. Juarez added the two-point conversion.
The Mules kicked off to the one-yard line and the Wolverines waited for the ball to roll in the end zone before covering it at the one. Two plays later Cardenas forced a second fumble that Jimmy Villa recovered.
The Mules failed to convert from the Wolverine eight and turned the ball over on downs. The Mule defense held and forced a Wolverine punt. Nathan Rodriguez blocked the punt that Hector Arras recovered.
Arras scored both the ensuing touchdown and two-point conversion.
The Mules led 22-0 at the intermission.
Juarez scored the Mules’ first TD of the second half with a scamper of 68 yards. Juarez later scored near the end of the third quarter. Kelan Florez kept for the two-point conversion.
Arras scored the Mules final touchdown early in the fourth period and tacked on the two-point conversion.
The Mules will host the Shallowater Mustangs Thursday evening. Kickoff is scheduled for approximately 6:15 PM.