The 7th-grade Tigers of South Middle School open their football seasons with wins over Copperas Cove Junior High Dawgs. The B-Team won 18-0, and the A-Team won 26-12
The B-Team scored with three different players. Tyler Wilt scored on a 55 yard run with 5:51 left in the first quarter. Oscar Garrett III scored on a 10 yard run with only 17 seconds left in the first quarter. The Tigers were held scoreless until there was 1:23 left in the 3rd quarter when Gage Flores scrambled for a 29-yard run.
The B-Team defense did their part holding the Dawgs to a goose egg on the scoreboard and recovered 4 fumbles. Logan Lamberte recovered 2 fumbles, Alex Fleeger recovered 1, and Fernando Marquez recovered 1.
Logan Lamberte was awarded the Defensive Player of the Game, and Tyler Wilt was awarded the Offensive Player of the Game.
The A-Team was lead by Rayshaun Peoples offense and Kegan Sherwood on defense. Peoples scored on a 57-yard run to start things off with 4:12 left in the first quarter. Rayshaun end with 4 touchdowns for 55 yards in the 2nd quarter, 20 yards 3rd quarter, 36 yards and 4th quarter. Kegan Sherwood converted two points after touchdown.
Kegan Sherwood was flying around on the defensive side of the ball and was involved in almost every play.
Rayshaun Peoples was awarded the Offensive Player of the Game, and Kegan Sherwood was awarded the Defensive Player of the Game.