YOAKUM — If a group Isn’t ready for the triple selection, Regardless of its rating, It is going to have its palms full.
Calhoun gave No. 1-ranked Austin LBJ all it might deal with Inside The primary half.
The Sandcrabs (6-5) matched the Jaguars rating for rating and went to halftime tied at 35.
Sadly for Calhoun, LBJ (12-0) was In a place to capitalize on A pair of errors, whereas making defensive adsimplyments Inside the second half, and pulled out a 72-42 Class 4A, Division I space-spherical win Friday Evening time at Bulldog Stadium.
Calhoun ran the ball up and down The sector Inside The primary half behind Esteban Cruz, Min Htway and Adrian Chambers.
Cruz kicked the scoring off with a 2-yard run On the midway level Inside The primary quarter, placing Calhoun up 7-0.
LBJ’s velocity on offense was a bit An extreme quantity of for the Calhoun protection to deal with, As a Outcome of the Jaguars shortly replyed with Sedrick Alexander’s 58-yard run to tie The sport.
Cruz and Alexander then traded touchdowns, Cruz from 5-yards out and Alexander from 3. LBJ missed The objective after, leaving Calhoun with a 14-13 lead after The primary quarter.
LBJ’s Trent Leary rattled off a 50-yard touchdown run, matched by a 57-yard rating by Htway early Inside the second quarter.
LBJ then ratingd again-to-again touchdowns, solely to see Calhoun reply with Chambers’ 52-yard run and againup quarteragain Jayce Campos’ 6-yard rating.
Starting quarteragain Jacob Laughlin left The sport with an damage early Inside The primary quarter.
However LBJ took administration Inside the second half by scoring 5 consecutive touchdowns.
“I informed The youngsters all week prolonged, for us to play with LBJ, We now Want to play virtually mistake free and We now Want to play with depth The complete recreation,” said Calhoun coach Richard Whitaker. “After The primary two collection Inside the third quarter, we simply misplaced our depth.”
LBJ’s Cyronn Miller picked up a Calhoun fumble and returned it 48 yards for a rating on the Sandcrabs’ opening drive of the third quarter.
In The subsequent offensive collection, A pair of miscues pressured Calhoun to punt, and the Jaguars put The sport away.
“We did every thing proper Inside The primary half, All of the issues We’re coached to do,” Cruz said. “We simply mightn’t get it carried out Inside the second half.”
Third-string quarteragain Aaron Martinez ratingd Calhoun’s lone second-half touchdown late Inside the fourth quarter on a 5-yard run.
“It was Definitely one of the biggest season of my life,” Cruz said. “I had A great time with All of these guys, I’m going To overlook it.”