JV pops Mesquite Poteet; freshman lose two games

From staff reports

Sept. 18, 2008 - Sulphur Springs took one win out of three games in sub-varsity football action played Thursday.

Sulphur Springs 40, M. Poteet JV 20

Tripp Reeves had a night to remember leading the Sulphur Springs junior varsity to a 40-20 win on the road.

Reeves threw five touchdown passes as the Wildcat air attack scored early and often against the Pirates. Reeves threw one touchdown pass each to Alvin Frazier, Sharrod Timmons, Kaylon Alexander, Irvin Anderson and Dellin Sant.

Dee Hill also had a rushing touchdown for Sulphur Springs.

After their first possession, the Wildcats got the offense in high gear scoring on the next six consecutive possessions.

Defensive standouts pointed out by the coaching staff were Tanner Gilbreath with a 20-yard interception return. Hill had one sack and four quarterback pressures.

Sulphur Springs had a 27-0 lead at the half and used two interceptions and two fumble recoveries to jump ahead 40-0 and not look back.

The JV isnow 4-0 for the year with district starting next week.

M. Poteet 9th A 26, Sulphur Springs 18

The Sulphur Springs freshmen A team lost a see-saw battle 26-18 with the visitors scoring in the final 4:18 to claim the win at Gerald Prim Stadium.

Quarterback Justin Owens threw two touchdown passes in a losing cause.

Mesquite Poteet went ahead 6-0 in the early going, but Sulphur Springs came storming back. Owens threw a nine-yard scoring pass to Cody Clayton to make it a 6-all game. The try for a two point conversion failed.

The second half began with a bang for the Wildcats as Clayton picked off a pass and returned it 50 yards for a score early in the second half. Sulphur Springs had a 12-6 lead which only last three minutes.

Steven Hicks scored on a 37-yard run for Mesquite Poteet. The kick failed and the game was tied at 12-all.

The Wildcats came back with a TD pass from Owens to Shaq Relford from seven-yards out.

Hicks scored against for the Pirates and they added a two point conversion to win by a 26-18 score.

M. Poteet 9th B 21, Sulphur Springs 0

The Mesquite Poteet freshmen took a quick 7-0 lead on a 92-yard run.

Despite good tackling by Dusty Abner the visitors continued to drive and make good yards.

When Sulphur Springs had the ball quarterback Blake Macek threw to Blake Barnett for good yardage. The first half ended with Sulphur Springs trailing 7-0.

Daniel Edwards of Mesquite Poteet scored on runs of 41 and 72 yards.

Anthony Jackson, Moises Chavez and Erick Simmons played well.

The freshmen and JV play at home next week against Pine Tree.

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