B-Team vs. River Road (10-8-2018)
The 3-0-1 B-team Mules opened district Thursday evening with a 28-0 shut-out of the visiting River Road Wildcats. The Mules kicked off to start the game and backed the Wildcats up on three straight plays. Ozzy Nunez, Ricky Diaz and Aaron Venzor made the first three stops for the Mules.
The Mules were called for roughing the punter and went back to work pushing the Wildcats back. The second punt was allowed to roll dead on the Mule 41.
Nunez kept the ball up the middle for 12 yards. Venzor scooted wide left for five yards. Nunez connected with Beto Mendoza for a 22-yard gain to the Wildcat seven. Nunez scooted around the right side for the Mules’ first touchdown with 3:32 remaining in the first half.
River Road drive started on the Wildcat 35 after the Mules kicked off.
Victor Solano stepped in front of a Wildcat pass and picked it off. He returned 26 yards for a touchdown with eight seconds left in the half. The Mules led 12-0 at the intermission.
The Mules began the second half with a drive on the Mule 37. Jose Cardenas hit the right side for 22 yards. Nunez gained 11 yards through the left side of the line. Cardenas raced the final 30 yards to pay dirt with 13:40 remaining in the second half. Cardenas tacked on the two-point conversion for a 20-0 Mule lead.
The Mules held on fourth down and got the ball on the Wildcat 26. Nunez scrambled up the middle for the final TD of the game. Nunez tossed to Bryan Hernandez for the two-point conversion to end all scoring.