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JV Badgers nail Navarro
by Wally Gonzales and D. C. Williams
Sep 29, 2011 | 600 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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Sophomore Mauricio Blanco stretches for the extra yardage in the JV Badger Football team’s win against the Navarro Panther Freshman team. The Badgers went to Geronimo to get the win 30-8.
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The JV Badger Football team looks forward to a week off but going into their district opener next week confident, after defeating Navarro 30-8 Thursday.

Coach Sean Armstrong noted that it was a full team effort.

“A lot of kids played a lot,” he said.

Sophomore Mauricio Blanco topped all scorers with a pair of touchdowns and a two-point conversion, while Sophomore Mac Pogue broke loose for 40 yards and a TD. Sophomore Steven Gamboa added another touchdown off a pass from Freshman Quarterback Dylan Wright.

“It was a breath-taking, victorious win,” Wright said.

The defense caused three turnovers for the Panther freshman team – two interceptions and a fumble. Armstrong said the outside and inside linebackers played well.

Freshman Jacob Janysek stepped up in the absence of injured Sophomore Cody Martinez, playing tight end.

“It was a hard-fought game, and we came out on top,” Janysek said.

The JV Badgers’ next game is against Stockdale at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 there.
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