Bulletin Staff Report
The Brownwood Junior High Cubs won two games, one scrimmage and had a pair of ties in Monday football action.
The most one-sided victory came from the seventh grade maroon 2 team, which rolled to a 30-0 win over Stephenville in its first action of the season.
Joseph Rudd opened the scoring with a 28-yard touchdown run and added the two-point conversion for an 8-0 lead. Slayden McAnally followed with a 10-yard TD run, and Fernando Narvaez’s two-point conversion upped the lead to 16-0.
Trey Dennison added a 15-yard scoring sprint and McAnally chipped in another two-point run for a 24-0 advantage. Aaron Hallmark closed the scoring with another 15-yard TD scamper.
Other key contributors included Trae Doud, Miguel Hernandez, Nathan Ross, Blake Dudley, Leslie Merchen and Timothy Murphy.
The seventh grade “A” team also posted a shutout, defeating San Angelo Glenn by a 12-0 count.
Newt Harrell scored both Cub TDs on runs of 3 and 5 yards.
Top offensive performers included Justin Williams, Bryant McDaniel, Jeffrey Newton, Zane Helms, Matt McCrane and Cooper Howey.
On defense, Nathan Pfoh, Bryce Vickers, Chris Perez, Slaten Miller and Demarcus Whinery earned recognition. The Cubs limited Glenn to seven second-half snaps.
The Brownwood seventh grade white 2 team rallied for a 2-1 scrimmage win over Stephenville.
Michael Alva scored both Cub touchdowns on runs on 50 and 48 yards.
Offensive standouts included Chandler Simental, Thomas Dodson, Justin Jordy and Brady Litall.
On defense, A.J. Bean, Ethan Essary, Jacob Salazar, Payton Anderson and Quinton Castillo drew praise.
The seventh grade “B” team played to a 6-6 tie with Glenn.
Zane McCoy’s 2-yard run was the only Cub touchdown, and it was set up by a 76-yard kick return from Irish Cooper.
Other top performers on offense were Dylan Martin, William Murray, Jonathan Lindley, Zach Delarosa and Bryce Sawyer.
A defensive effort that produced five turnovers was sparked by Michael Westerman, Brandon Brownlee and Seth Westerman.
The eighth grade “C” team battled to a 0-0 tie with Stephenville.
Brownwood advanced inside the Stephenville 20 four times without scoring, while Stephenville did not make it past the Cub 30.
On offense, Michael Cuellar rushed for 130 yards, while other standouts included C.J. Brewer, Edgar Rodriguez, Matthew Ruiz and Derrick Dunn.
Leading the shutout on defense were Adrian Cortez, Manuel Mares, Michael Landers and Steve Romero.