JV Mules vs. Idalou (9-22-2016)
The JV Mules found sledding rough in Idalou against the Wildcats. The Mules fell behind 22-6 in the opening period but were able to stand their ground in the second period. The Mules trailed 28-12 at the intermission. The Wildcats scored 22 unanswered points in the second half for a 50-12 win.
Ryan Rodriguez led the Mules in rushing with 14 carries for 97 yards and scored one touchdown. Luke Del Toro completed 21 of 39 pass attempts for 321 yards and one touchdown.
Izaiah Hurtado made three receptions for 133 yards and scored once. Sergio Solano had four catches for 68 yards, Fabian Valadez made five receptions for 46 yards and Jojo Rejino pulled in five tosses for 43 yards. Rodriguez made three receptions for 25 yards and Matthew DeLeon had one catch for six yards.
Raul Sierra made six tackles and forced one fumble. Rejino recorded four tackles and recovered Sierra’s forced fumble on the Mule one-yard line. Jacob Kettner had eight tackles and Josh Torres made five tackles.
The Mules big offensive play was an 84-yard touchdown toss from Del Toro to Hurtado. The forced fumble at the Mule one-yard line by Sierra that was recovered by Rejino was the Mules big defensive play.
The Mules have an open date this week but will travel to Slaton, October 6, to open District 1-3A action.