Going into play, both JV squads were 3-0 in district play and coming off of impressive victories.
The Bobcats got on the board first with a Jared Contreras 40-yard first quarter TD run. In the second quarter the Longhorns answered back to make the score 6-6.
The Bobcats immediately answered back with a DeBray Bonner 65-yard TD run. After a failed conversion the score was set at 12-6 in favor of the Bobcats.
On the next offensive series Bonner broke loose again for a 70-yard TD run. The Juan Ramirez PAT made the score 19-6 going into the half.
The second half was a defensive battle that saw both teams exchange field position without scoring. Finally, the Cats broke through as Smiley Contreras plunged into the end zone from 2 yards out to ice the game at 25-6.
The Bobcats performed very well defensively. Bonner had a fumble recovery in addition to QB sacks by Contreras and Ben Larimore. Josh Martinez, Jaeren Smith-Hollins and Robert Loredo had a crucial 2 point conversion stop early in the game. Contreras returned a fumble 60 yards for a TD, but unfortunately it was called back due to a face mask penalty.
“Overall, the Bobcats put on a dominant performance,” said Coach Armando Huerta.
With the win the JV Black Bobcats are now (7-1, 4-0). This Thursday they take on the St. Joseph Flyers in non-district action followed with a bye then next week.
The season will end with a match against the Banquete Bulldogs.
“Thank You to all who support the Bobcats and Refugio Athletic Program,” the coach said.