Longhorns drum Jourdanton Indians
by T. Strause
Oct 22, 2008 | 683 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The George West Longhorns used a tightfisted team defense and powerful offense to defeat the Jourdanton Indians 35 to 12 Friday night in Jourdanton.

The defense led by Lucas Yocum and Shannon Taylor limited the Indians to two touchdowns and 229 yards total offense. Lineman Taylor, Russtin Miller, Holden Holm, Travis Walker and Joey Leal pressured the Jourdanton passer and shut down the Indian running game with the help linebackers Yocum, Clayton Whitley, Scott Rosenbaum, Lucas Rannefeld, Kenneth Blevins, and Seth Pipkin. Defensive backs Joseph Lopez, Zane Schorp, and Colton Tindol defended the pass and played good run defense. Yocum had nine tackles, two forced fumbles, and a blocked extra point kick. Taylor had seven and a half tackles, one for a quarterback sack, two for losses, a blocked punt, and a blocked extra point. Holm had a quarterback sack.

Offensive linemen David Torres, Holm, Trey Preece, Donavan Grimes, Aaron McCabe, Leal, Miller, Jacob Bardin, and Walker had a great night protecting Quarterback Tindol and opening holes for the Longhorns backs. Offensively, the Longhorns began the scoring with a first quarter 66 yard Tindol to Dustin White pass. The PAT was no good. In the second quarter, Rosenbaum scored on a three yard run and Marciano Sanchez ran in a two point conversion. Just before the second quarter ended, Jourdanton scored their first touchdown on a short pass play.

Taylor took the ensuing kickoff back 82 yards for a touchdown and White follow with a PAT to end the first half with George West leading 21-6.

The Longhorns came out and scored touchdowns on their first two possessions of the second half. Rosenbaum scored both touchdowns on runs of one and 15 yards. White followed both touchdowns with successful PATs.

Individually, quarterback Tindol rushed six times for 77 yards and completed four of five passes for 109 yards. Rosenbaum rushed ten times for 77 yards and three touchdowns. Cayleb Holt rushed eight times for 47 yards and returned two punts for 35 yards. Sanchez carried twelve times for 38 yards and scored on a two-point conversion run. Taylor carried the ball five times for 20 yards as well as having the big kickoff return for 80 yards. Freshman Pipkin carried two times for 14 yards.

The Special Teams had an outstanding night. Shorp had two booming punts to pin the Indians deep in their own territory. Holt had a good night fielding and returning punts. Taylor blocked one punt and hurried several others. Both Indian point after touchdown tries were blocked by the ‘Horns.

The Big Blue Wrecking Crew hosts the Dilley Wolves Friday night at Longhorn Field. Dilley has only one district loss and will be a tough opponent for the undefeated Longhorns.
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