VOLLEYBALL DIGEST (Sept. 30-Oct 11): East Central, McCollum maintain district leads

Brackenridge, Jefferson hold their ground in 28-5A

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, East Central, Harlandale, Highlands, Jefferson, Lanier, Kennedy, McCollum, Memorial, Sam Houston.

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Edison's Marissa Cortinas (6) goes up for a kill against Brackenridge's Skyler Reyna (11) in a Sept. 30 match at Alamo Convocation Center.
Edison’s Marissa Cortinas (6) goes up for a kill against Brackenridge’s Skyler Reyna (11) in a Sept. 30 match at Alamo Convocation Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two unidentified Burbank players put up a block against Sam Houston's Rita Davis.
Two unidentified Burbank players put up a block against Sam Houston’s Rita Davis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Karisma Mitchell (8) and Natalie Coburn (3) go up for a block against Burbank
Karisma Mitchell (8) and Natalie Coburn (3) go up for a block against Burbank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The area’s district leaders, East Central (0-0, 5-0) and McCollum (0-0, 11-0), continued to cruise along in first place last week.

East Central registered two District 28-6A victories, defeating Corpus Christi King (3-1 in district) 25-20, 25-19, 23-25, 25-22 Oct. 7 and South San (16-16, 2-3) 25-16, 25-21, 28-26 Oct. 10. McCollum (19-8, 11-0) thumped Burbank (7-23, 0-10) 25-7, 25-12, 25-13 Oct. 7, but was idle last Friday.

At South San, Nichole West led East Central with 20 digs and served four aces. Madison Simon added 11 digs and eight kills. Other defensive standouts for the Hornets were Kirstin Bradley with eight digs, Skyeler Embry (12 kills) with seven digs and Kaylin Mills (26 assists) and Christie Cosper (4 kills, 3 aces, 1.5 blocks) with five digs apiece.

Lindsey Lubianski recorded nine kills and 2.5 blocks. Alex Pena served a team-high nine aces and produced 11 assists.

For South San, Kristen Farias contributed eight digs and four aces. Lauren Estrada smacked eight kills. Eric Jimenez dealt 18 assists. Kaitlyn Serna added two blocks.

King was the first 28-6A team to win a game against East Central.

Embry (13 kills), Simon (9 kills), Lubianski (8 kills) and Kaylin Mills (4 kills) were the Hornets’ offensive leaders against King. Mills added a team-high 32 assists. Brandi Campos led East Central with 23 digs. Pena (13 digs), Simon (10 digs), West (8 digs) and Mills (6 digs) were the top defenders. Cosper had 1.5 blocks.

For McCollum against Burbank, Catie Gonzalez secured 13 digs and served nine aces. Emily Solis (7 aces) and Victoria Yzaguirre (4 aces) also had strong serving matches. Yzaguirre added six digs, five kills and two blocks.

Alyssa Dimas finished with seven kills, Neyda Sanchez had six and Celeste Ramirez five. Savannah Borjas dealt 10 assists.

The Bulldogs were led by Antwanisha Riddle with five kills. Bianca Aguirre and Katherine Regalado each made four digs.

Brackenridge

The Eagles (12-22, 8-4) solidified their hold on fourth place in District 28-5A with wins over eighth-place Lanier (4-21, 1-11) 1 Oct. 7 and seventh-place Sam Houston (13-15, 3-9) Oct. 10.

Meanwhile, the teams directly below Brackenridge in the standings Edison and Harlandale each split a pair of matches last week.

The Eagles swept Sam Houston 25-16, 25-13, 25-21 at Alamo Convocation Center.

Senior Jolicia Shelton-Brown led Brackenridge with eight kills and seven digs. Marquanique Freeman dealt 16 assists. Jasmin Gutierrez made two blocks.

For the Hurricanes, Tiaria Mackey distributed seven assists. Jasmine Darden and Natalie Coburn each made eight digs. Coburn also slammed four blocks.

Against Lanier at the ACC, Brackenridge won 14-25, 26-24, 25-10, 25-20.

Kathy Sifuentes led the Eagles with 17 digs. Freeman distributed 21 assists. Shelton-Brown added nine kills. Eshe Malone produced two blocks.

For Lanier, Emily Huerta recorded 26 digs. Elisa DeHoyos smashed nine kills. Rae Ann Douglas contributed 26 assists.

Jefferson

The third-place Mustangs (23-7, 9-3) had to answer a challenge from ninth-place Burbank District -5A loser (7-24, 0-11) Oct. 10 to claim a District 28-5A win at Alamo Convocation Center.

The Bulldogs battled to win Game 1 27-25. Jefferson triumphed 25-20, 25-12, 25-11 in the remaining games.

Senior Gabby Vasquez led Jefferson with 10 kills. Cecilia Campos finished with 11 digs and served a match-best eight aces. Madelyn Chavez dished 16 assists. Marisol Montejano executed three blocks.

Burbank was led by Katherine Regalado’s 23 digs. Savannah Casiano produced four blocks. Antwanisha Riddle delivered six kills. Sharriah Martinez served two aces. Jessica Molina was credited with six assists.

Jefferson also defeated Sam Houston 25-18, 25-9, 25-20 Oct. 7 at Alamo Convocation Center.

Angela Hardcastle led the Mustangs with six kills. Cecilia Campos and Katie Mojica each served three aces. Vasquez produced 16 digs. Chavez had 10 assists.

The Hurricanes were led by middle blocker Karisma Mitchell with eight kills and two blocks. Rita Davis recorded 10 assists. Jasmine Darden made eight digs.

Highlands

The second-place Owls (22-10, 10-1) concluded the week with a four-game win over pesky District 28-5A rival Lanier Oct. 10 at Alamo Convocation Center. Highlands prevailed 25-13, 21-25, 25-22, 25-21.

Senior setter Angela Garcia finished with 26 assists for Highlands. Junior Bryten Mitchan added 12 kills. Kiara Pesina roved to make 20 digs. Jazmine Jackson served four aces.

Lanier was led by Douglas with 12 assists and four aces. Yulisa Beltran and Jenny Flores each produced two blocks.

The Owls’ scheduled Oct. 7 match at Highlands was delayed by a day because of a broken water main. However, the problem didn’t deter Highlands from giving a strong performance. The Owls won impressively 25-19, 20-25, 25-16, 27-25 over fifth-place Harlandale (13-16, 5-7).

Pesina led the Owls with 15 digs and six aces. Analisa Garza distributed 34 assists. Jackson slammed 14 kills and two blocks.

Harlandale’s leading hitters were was Madaline Mendez (12 kills), Angel Huron (10 kills), Tanya Ramos (6 kills) and Kassandra Munoz (6 kills). Munoz also chipped in eight digs and three blocks. Huron had four digs and three aces.

Kianna Sandoval notched 16 assists and nine digs. Alicia Garcia had a team-best 19 assists and four digs. Dominique Delgado (12 digs) and Breanna Soto (5 digs) also were defensive standouts for the Indians.

Harlandale

The sixth-place Indians picked up a key 28-5A win Friday over fifth-place Edison (13-20, 5-6) at Harlandale.

Garcia led Harlandale with 23 assists while producing 10 digs and two aces. Delgado had a team-high 17 digs and served three aces. Sandoval contributed 17 assists and four digs.

Mendez led the Indians with 14 kills and had three blocks. Lauren Gutierrez finished with 10 kills and eight digs. Munoz chipped in four kills and 14 digs. Ramos added six kills. Jezell Dimas had seven digs.

Edison was led by setter Marissa Cortinas with 26 assists. Samantha Lara crunched 10 kills. Lauren Gutierrz had 22 digs. Liann Mayen finished with four blocks.

Memorial/Kennedy

The Minutemen (4-31, 1-9) racked up their first District 27-5A win and avenged a first-round loss to rival Kennedy (3-24, 1-8) Sept. 30 at Edgewood Gym. Memorial prevailed 25-20, 27-25, 25-19.

“We basically played some really good volleyball,” first-year Memorial coach Keelie Rader said. “I was really excited about it. We started playing as a whole team, instead of six individuals.”

Memorial’s solid performance in a previous match against San Marcos seemed to carry over. Miranda Puente, Larissa Lopez, Susan Vasquez, Melissa Montiel and libero Sarah Trevino were among the Minutemen’s standouts.

“We could have won that (match),” Rader said. “I told the girls we didn’t want to start this year at the top of the mountain, because then there was no place to go. It has taken us a little bit of time to get where we needed to be.”

The Minutemen lost in three games to Seguin Oct. 3. Game scores were not reported.

FOOTBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Hornets eliminate Carroll from ranks of unbeaten

Brackenridge edges Burbank; Buttons romp

 

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Central Catholic, East Central, Edison, Lanier.

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East Central (3-3, 1-0) launched into District 28-6A play in the best possible way – by defeating presumed district favorite Corpus Christi Carroll (5-1, 0-1) 50-49 Friday at East Central.

Although Hornets coach Clint Hartman suspended 15 players for disciplinary reasons during the week before the 28-6A debut for both teams, East Central was able to outlast the previously undefeated Tigers.

East Central senior Wanya Ward scored the winning touchdown on a one-yard run with 6:41 remaining. Defensive lineman Blake Nicholson recorded a sack on the Tigers’ last possession to seal the win.

Ward (150 yards, 7 receptions) had scored earlier in the quarter on a 53-yard run off a punt fake and a 40-yard pass from Justin Upshaw-Mendoza (20 of 27, 303 yards) early in the second quarter. Upshaw-Mendoza threw two touchdown passes.

Hornets sophomore back Jauwan Hall ran for 147 yards and four touchdowns on 23 attempts.

Brackenridge 40, Burbank 33

The second-place Eagles (4-3, 4-1), famous for their comebacks, successfully pulled off another one against Burbank (3-3, 2-2) Friday at the SAISD Sports Complex. The Bulldogs trailed 26-14 at halftime, but they made a late bid for their third-consecutive District 28-5A win.

Brackenridge’s comeback began after Burbank quarterback Daniel Tello (177 yards, 30 carries) ran 41 yards for his fourth touchdowns with 6:04 left in the game. The Eagles responded with a 65-yard drive that culminated in Trey Mathis’ third touchdown at the 1:01 mark. The senior back ran for 120 yards on 19 carries.

Eagles quarterback Antonio Lopez passed for 189 yards, completing 15 of 23 attempts. Jalen Davis caught two touchdown passes, while Lee Terrell (66 yards, 6 receptions) and Anthony Turner corralled one apiece.

Devin Gusme (112 yards, 6 carries) and Rubyn Salazar (81 yards, 12 attempts) helped the Bulldogs rush for 374 yards.

Central Catholic 55, St. Anthony 14

The Buttons (4-2, 1-0) stomped St. Anthony (1-5, 0-1) Friday at Central Catholic in the TAPPS District 2-I opener for both teams.

Central Catholic seized a 35-0 halftime lead, starting with senior Jimin Suh’s 29-yard touchdown run with 9:29 left in the first quarter.

Jacob Rodriguez (68 yards), sophomore Thomas Palomera (50 yards) and Tyler Acosta (45 yards) all scored on runs of 40 or more yards. Acosta ran for 71 yards and Rodriguez added 70.

Buttons quarterback Joseph Nava completed nine of 16 passes for 113 yards, including a 19-yard touchdown pass to Thomas Isenberg. Nava also ran for a 10-yard score. Jeffrey Flores returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown.

Central Catholic receiver Joe Barrera hauled in three receptions for 60 yards.

Lanier 40, Edison 14

Senior back Joe Orta ran for 177 yards and Lanier’s defense forced four turnovers as the Voks (2-5, 2-3) stunned Edison (2-4, 2-2) Friday in a District 28-5A contest at Alamo Stadium.

Orta scored the game’s first two touchdowns, but the Golden Bears closed within 14-7 at halftime thanks to a six-yard touchdown run from quarterback Jonathan Hernandez.

Lanier outscored Edison 26-7 in the second half.

Voks quarterback Jeremiah Esquivel (3 of 4, 60 yards) fired a 33-yard strike to Brandon Melchor with 7:02 left in the third quarter. A safety and Orta’s third touchdown, five seconds into the fourth quarter increased Lanier’s lead to 30-7.

Jorge Maldonado kicked a 32-yard field goal and a rushing touchdown from Phoenix Perez completed the Voks’ scoring. Hernandez ran nine yards for Edison’s final score.

The Golden Bears mustered 187 total yards. Lanier gained 249.

VOLLEYBALL: Brooks Academy finishes strong to claim first district win

Fox Tech stumbles after winning Game 2

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Brooks Academy, Fox Tech.

 

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Brooks Academy’s sports teams have been bandying about the idea of accomplishing things the school either hasn’t done previously, or recently.

The football team took one of those talks beyond the conversation level last month when it won the Bengals’ first game since 2011. The volleyball squad reached a milestone Oct. 7 when it defeated Fox Tech 25-19, 17-25, 25-20, 25-16 at Brooks Academy (8-7, 1-5) for its first district win in three seasons.

“The biggest thing I plan to target is setting a new standard for the school,” first-year Brooks Academy coach Raul Hernandez said. “I’d like to see us qualify for the playoffs. That’s something none of our teams have been able to achieve.”

Brooks Academy and Fox Tech (6-29, 1-5) were tied for fifth place behind Cole (2-4 in district) in District 26-3A after Friday’s matches. Cole defeated Fox Tech in four games. Randolph (15-10, 4-2) defeated the Bengals 25-19, 25-12, 25-17.

The top four finishers in the district will advance to the postseason.

Brooks Academy finished Game 1 impressively against Fox Tech. After eight ties, consecutive kills from Hailey Rinewalt and Jackie Sanchez started a six-point, game-breaking run. Bengals senior Bethany Santiago contributed two kills to the spurt and had eight in the game.

Santiago also served two aces in the four-point run that ended the game.

“Bethany transferred in last year, but she (wasn’t eligible) to play varsity,” Hernandez said. “I want us to make noise for her, because I believe she can play at the next level. She doesn’t shy away from anything.”

The Buffaloes recovered to dictate the flow of play in Game 2 and most of Game 3.

Fox Tech landed six aces in Game 2, including two from Deanna Rodriguez in a four-point service run that opened a 14-11 lead. Liliana Capistran set Mercedes Villarreal for back-to-back kills, then served a pair of aces as the Buffaloes claimed a 22-14 advantage.

The Buffaloes capitalized on three straight Brooks errors to inch ahead 13-10, but the Bengals bounced back to win by five points. In Game 4, Fox Tech led 13-9 as Amber Martinez delivered a kill. The Buffaloes couldn’t hold it, however.

“We couldn’t get over that hump,” Fox Tech coach Dustin Graves said. “They were hitting well. We’re just working on our offense. The defense is coming along. The offense has to step up.”

Brooks’ Makayla Quintanilla broke Fox Tech with an eight-point service run that carried the Bengals from a 15-11 deficit into a comfortable lead. Two consecutive kills from Santiago, followed by one from Alyssa Quintanilla brought the Bengals to match point.

“They did a really good job tonight,” Hernandez said. “I’m very proud of them. We only had one girl who’d ever won a district match before.”

FOOTBALL: Southside stays undefeated with dramatic win in Somerset

Henry field goal secures 29-5A win

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Southside.

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Southside senior receiver Eliud Mendez picks up yardage after the catch. He caught 2 passes for 51 yards against Somerset.
Southside senior receiver Eliud Mendez picks up yardage after the catch. He caught 2 passes for 51 yards against Somerset.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southside center Jesse Longoria prepares to snap the ball.
Southside center Jesse Longoria prepares to snap the ball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southside freshman Johnny Herrera (4) gets a Somerset runner in his grasp while Toby Segura Jr. (40) closes in to finish the play.
Southside freshman Johnny Herrera (4) gets Somerset running back Joshua Avila in his grasp while linebacker Diego Avila (48) closes in to finish the play.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Undefeated Southside grounded Air Detmer Friday in Somerset.

Despite losing their starting quarterback a week earlier, the Cardinals (6-0, 3-0) regrouped to pull off a key 17-14 victory over one of their chief rivals for the District 29-5A championship. Southside is tied for first in the district with Uvalde (6-0, 3-0), which defeated Eagle Pass Winn 34-10 Friday.

Somerset (3-2, 2-1), which dropped into a three-way to third place, scored the first touchdown just 35 seconds into the game and tied it early in the fourth quarter. However, Southside would not be denied. Zachary Henry booted a game-winning, 26-yard field goal with nine seconds remaining.

The Cardinals limited standout Bulldogs quarterback Koy Detmer Jr. to a season-low 131 passing yards. Detmer’s father, Koy Detmer, is a former University of Colorado and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback who serves as Somerset’s offensive coordinator. His grandfather, Sonny Detmer, coaches the Bulldogs.

Somerset scored the game’s initial touchdown on a 54-yard run by speedy back Juan Avila (208 yards, 20 carries). However, Southside took control with a pair of scores before the first quarter ended.

Sophomore back Matt Collier (150 yards, 24 attempts) punched in a two-yard touchdown run with 1:18 left in the quarter. Forty-seven seconds later, freshman Johnny Herrera stepped in front of a Detmer pass and returned it 46 yards to the end zone for a 14-7 Spouthside lead.

It was Detmer’s second interception of the season and Herrera’s second touchdown in two weeks. He also scored on a 24-yard blocked punt return against Laredo Nixon.

Somerset recorded the equalizer little more than two minutes into the final quarter. Joey Sanchez tied it 14-14 with a four-yard scoring run.

The Bulldogs had a chance to take the lead. They tried a 31-yard field goal with 1:44 to play, but Southside’s Jacob Collier blocked it. The Cardinals took possession and drove for the winning field goal.

In his first regular-season start at quarterback in place of injured Johnny Trevino, Cardinals senior Brandon Herrera completed five of 11 passes for 62 yards and ran for 73 yards. Matt Collier also completed a pass for 41 yards.

Eliud Mendez caught two passes for 51 yards. David Garza made three receptions for 45 yards.

Interestingly, the total offense statistics were virtually even. Somerset netted 346 yards while Southside had 344.

Southside will play at Uvalde Oct. 31. This Friday, they’ll travel to Shirley Field in Laredo to play Laredo Martin (0-6, 0-3).

FOOTBALL: Jefferson bolts into 28-5A playoff picture

Mustangs overcome early deficit against McCollum

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Jefferson, McCollum.

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When District 28-5A coaches and area fans talk about teams with killer speed, they’re generally referring to Brackenridge and Sam Houston.

Jefferson proved Friday at Harlandale Memorial Stadium that it has game-breaking speed, too. More than the get-away quickness flashed by Eric and Jesse Flores – as well as A’Marion Carter – the lasting impression formed by the Mustangs (2-5, 2-3) was just how fast they turned a close game into a decisive 41-14 victory over McCollum (1-5, 1-3).

“We knew if they got to the next level,” McCollum coach Juan Hinojosa said, meaning past the line of scrimmage and into the secondary, “their speed could cause problems for us. There were a couple of times they were able to take advantage of that.

“I give Jefferson all the credit.”

The Cowboys held a 14-7 lead as the first quarter ended. The score was tied 14-14 when Jefferson scored back-to-back touchdowns before halftime.

Carter turned a screen from Weston Redding (6 of 15, 106 yards) into a 46-yard pass play with 57 seconds left in the half. Following a McCollum fumble, Jesse Flores broke a 58-yard scoring run for a two-touchdown Mustangs halftime lead. Flores finished with four touchdowns.

` “All the hard work that we’ve been putting in during practice is paying off,” said Jefferson linebacker Davion Clark, who had an important sack and an interception. “It was great to have a win.”

The Mustangs had lapses in recent games, but never relinquished control after that late first-half surge. Jefferson added a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns from Jesse Flores (210 yards, 19 attempts) on runs of 44 and 12 yards to ice the win and climb back into the playoff hunt.

The 44-yard run was a masterpiece. Following blocks from Eric Flores and Arturo Garcia, the junior turned his body sideways to slice through the line, then used a burst to leave Cowboys defenders behind.

“Those guys can’t do by themselves,” Doyle Redding said, referring to backs Jesse and Eric Flores. “The guys on the offensive line have dominated all year.

“Our defense stepped up when we needed them to. We made some mistakes but, overall, I’m very proud of the way we played.”

Jefferson is tied for sixth in the district with Lanier (2-5, 2-3) a half-game off the pace for the final playoff berth. McCollum is in seventh place.

“Whatever happens, our destiny’s in our hands,” Jefferson coach Doyle Redding said. “That’s what we want our kids to know. We’ve got a very important game coming up in two weeks against Brackenridge.”

McCollum led 7-0 on a 21-yard run from Mike Ramirez (137 yards, 21 carreis) with 6:03 left in the first quarter. Jesus Juarez sprung Ramirez with a devastating block.

Eric Flores answered for Jefferson with a 21-yarder of his own on the ensuing possession. Jesse Flores set up the score with a 37-yard kickoff return.

The Cowboys surged ahead with a 61-yard scoring drive near the end of the first quarter. McCollum quarterback Ralph Vidal scored around right end.

Vidal had one of his best passing games of his three-year career. The senior completed 13 of 27 throws for 187 yards. Senior receiver Robert Salas made six catches for 120 yards.

“We weren’t doing anything different,” Hinojosa said. “We did what we’ve been doing all along. We just executed a lot better.”

Jefferson’s defense stopped McCollum at the Mustangs 20 midway through second quarter. Redding completed three passes to Henry Bocko for 40 yards on the drive that followed. Jesse Flores found an opening up the middle for the tying touchdown with 5:29 until the half.

Despite the gap in the final score, Jefferson only outgained McCollum 356-345 in total yards.

Trailing by two touchdowns late in the third quarter, the Cowboys threatened to regain their early momentum. They marched 39 yards following a fumble recovery from Duran Rangel. On fourth-and-16 at the Jefferson 30, Clark fired through for a 14-yard sack.

“I didn’t know if they were going to pass,” Clark said, “but my coaches sent me on a (blitz). I have to credit my defensive line. If it wasn’t for them, I couldn’t have gotten in there.”

It was the first game for McCollum since its players met with school district officials Sept. 30.

“The bye week was big for us,” Hinojosa said. “I’m proud of my football team for the way they played, even though we had a lot of turnovers.”

FOOTBALL: Week 7 previews (Friday’s games)

# – denotes current San Antonio South Side Sports area ranking

FRIDAY

Boerne Champion (6-0, 4-0) vs. Kennedy (0-5, 0-3) at Edgewood Veterans Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

It’s all downhill for Kennedy – after this game.

By game’s end, the Rockets will have faced each of District 27-5A’s powerhouses. That’s not to say next Friday’s game at Lockhart will be much easier.

As for the task at hand, first place Boerne Champion has been perhaps a little tougher than anticipated. The Chargers are the district’s last undefeated team after defeating Kerrville Tivy 42-33 last Friday.

The Rockets played Tivy the previous Friday, losing 64-7 in Kerrville.

Nicholas ran for 94 yards and scored Kennedy’s touchdown on a 12-yard run.

Offensively, the Rockets mustered 75 total yards and lost three turnovers. The Antlers compiled 348 total yards.

Against Tivy, Chargers quarterback Alex Flores threw for 222 yards, but with three interceptions. Standout back Travis Pospisil, though, produced 220 rushing yards and two touchdown. Flores also ran for a pair of touchdowns.

Cort Cowart is a dangerous receiver.

Tivy outgained Champion 560-539, so the beseiged Rockets defense has another big test ahead of it.

Series leader (record): unknown. 2013 score: did not play. 2014 favorite: Boerne Champion.

#7 Brackenridge (3-3, 3-1) vs. #10 Burbank (3-2, 2-1) at SAISD Sports Complex, 7:30 p.m.

This shapes up as another tight Burbank-Brackenridge game, like last year’s in which the Eagles prevailed 26-21.

Burbank has been getting stronger since entering district play, particularly on defense and in its ground game as Rubyn Salazar has emerged. A solid offensive line has been the foundation

The Bulldogs limited Jefferson to 14 points through three quarters last Saturday, but didn’t finish as strong as they would have liked. They can’t afford to let the effort flag at any point against an explosive Brackenridge team that will feel it has something to prove after a 40-25 loss to Sam Houston last Friday.

The Eagles will need to improve in their special teams after giving up two touchdowns in that area. Like all defenses facing Burbank, they’ll need to keep elusive Bulldogs quarterback Daniel Tello contained.

Offensively, Sam Houston’s speedy defensive front prevented Brackenridge from establishing its running game. The Eagles should get back on track this week behind Trey Mathis and Macco Marble.

Antonio Lopez has been the district’s best quarterback and Lee Terrell its best reliever.

The Bulldogs will need to establish the run early so that Tello can be effective in play-action.

Brackenridge has won the last seven games in the series. Despite being in two of the last four games to the wire, Burbank hasn’t recorded a win since 2006. However, the Bulldogs won on the field in 2008, a victory they later forfeited

Series leader (record): Brackenridge (24-7). 2013 score: Brackenridge 26, Burbank 21. 2014 favorite: Brackenridge.

Corpus Christi Carroll (5-0, 0-0) at #4 East Central (2-3, 0-0), 7:30 p.m.

Two weeks ago, East Central stayed within striking range until the fourth quarter, then pulled out a 34-24 win in Del Rio.

The Hornets have to hope that momentum held through their bye week.

Corpus Christi Carroll is the favorite as the teams launch their District 28-6A seasons. The undefeated Tigers have their best team in several seasons.

Carroll has scored more than 50 points in their last three games.

Hornets senior quarterback Justin Upshaw-Mendoza is coming off the best passing game of his career. He threw for 221 yards and two touchdowns without an interception.

For Upshaw-Mendoza to be effective against Carroll, the Hornets need to re-establish their running game. Del Rio held both Javion Polk and Jauwan Hall to less than 15 rushing yards.

Hornets quarterback Justin Upshaw-Mendoza completed 11 of 21 passes but wasn’t able to get the ball to playmaker Wanya Ward.

Watch for Javion Polk to have a big game running the ball.

Carroll quarterback Jesse Jones has thrown for 579 yards with just one interception. Tigers back Noah Lisk is approaching the 1,000 mark in rushing yards.

East Central’s defense will need to build on that fourth-quarter performance in Del Rio.

The Hornets have a four-game winning streak in the series. Carroll’s last victory was in 2009.

Series leader (record): tied (5-5). 2013 score: East Central 31, Corpus Christi Carroll 28. 2014 favorite: Corpus Christi Carroll.

Corpus Christi King (4-1, 0-0) at #3 Southwest (2-3, 0-0), 7:30 p.m.

Each of the local District 28-6A teams plays a Corpus Christi school in the opening week. The three Corpus teams are a combined 14-1.

Southwest may have the best chance to garner a Week 1 win.

The Dragons may have turned the season around in the last two weeks as senior Jonathan Cruz has asserted himself as a go-to, every-down back. He has been the tonic Southwest needed in the absence of explosive sophomore Tyrone Middleton.

Cruz ran for a mind-boggling 321 yards against Eagle Pass as the Dragons won 54-44. Reilly Riggs added 103 yards. Bowen Crisp only needed to throw four times, but manufactured 82 passing yards.

Defensively, Southwest must get enough stops to keep King from racking up more points than it can counter.

King has won four in a row since losing its opener to Corpus Christi Flour Bluff. The Mustangs bounced back to score a season-high 66 points against CC Moody. During the streak, they’ve outscored opponents 194-13, but the caliber of competition has been somewhat suspect.

The Mustangs are averaging 185 rushing yards and 41.4 points a game. Tristian Price has run for 686 yards. First-year starting quarterback Spencer Manuel has passed for 505.

Last year’s game was a defensive struggle. Expect significantly more points this time around, unless the Dragons decide that they absolutely have to slow King’s offense down.

Series leader (record): unknown. 2013 score: Southwest 14, Corpus Christi King 9. 2014 favorite: Southwest .

#9 Edison (2-3, 2-1) vs. #12 Lanier (1-5, 1-3) at Alamo Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

Both teams have resuscitated their playoff hopes in the last week or two.

Lanier previously had been a hard-luck team – a 15-14 loss to Jefferson stands out – but the Voks impressed in a 28-24 win over Highlands last Thursday.

Edison has won two in a row after taking it on the chin in the second half against Brackenridge. The Golden Bears opened some eyes with a 31-21 win over Harlandale.

Senior quarterback Jonathan Hernandez has been coming into his own in his second year as a starter. The run-pass threat accounted for 231 total yards against Harlandale.

David Sanchez has emerged as Hernandez’s favorite target. On the ground, Livan Hernandez responded well to additional work, giving Lanier’s defense three ballcarriers to be aware of.

Defensively, Lanier has gained effectiveness as the 1-2 running punch of Joe Orta and Julian Castillo has greatly limited its need to be on the field. The Voks offensive line has made impressive growth this year, especially in its ability to sustain long drives when they’re needed most.

This stacks up as more of a bend-but-don’t break game, rather than a defensive struggle. The winner may well be the team that wins the time of possession, which means avoiding the killer turnovers both teams have dealt with at times.

Should be a very interesting game and one with playoff implications, between two well-coached and improving teams.

Lanier has won three of the last four in the series, with Edison winning in 2012. Series leader (record): Edison (25-12-1). 2013 score:  Lanier 35, Edison 14. 2014 favorite: Edison.

George West (1-5, 0-0) vs. Brooks Academy (1-5, 0-0) at Wheatley Heights Sports Complex, 7:30 p.m.

This stacks up as Brooks Academy’s best chance for a district win, especially because it will be played on the Bengals’ adopted home field.

Brooks takes a four-game losing streak into its District 15-3A Divsion I opener. Last Friday, the Bengals fell 51-0 in Cotulla.

Brooks still is seeming to find the pieces to complement senior quarterback Dennis Perales on offense.

George West also has a four-game losing streak, but is coming off a 16-15 loss to rebuilding small-school power Falls City. The Longhorns took the lead in the fourth quarter, but couldn’t hold it.

Dennis Naylor is George West’s leading rusher.

Series leader (record): unknown. 2013 score: did not play. 2014 favorite: George West.

#13 Jefferson (1-5, 1-3) vs. McCollum (1-4, 1-2) at Harlandale Memorial Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

The biggest factor in this game may be whether or not McCollum has put its internal strife behind it after a difficult bye week.

The Cowboys welcomed back featured back Mike Ramirez in their last game, an 18-7 loss to Burbank. Ramirez is a proven touchdown-producer, both on passing and running plays.

The Cowboys also have senior three-year starter Ralph Leal, who has been increasingly effective as he returns to health. Unfortunately, McCollum lost speedy Jeff Valdez and still is looking for someone to step up as a go-to receiver.

Two weeks in a row, including last Saturday’s 46-34 loss to Burbank, Jefferson has played its best in the fourth quarter. Unfortunately for the Mustangs, both outcomes were determined at that point.

What can’t be knocked down is that Jefferson has been improving during district season, especially on the offensive line and defense. That has taken some of the pressure off Mustangs quarterback Weston Redding, and he has responded in kind.

With the potent 1-2 backfield combo of Jesse Flores and Eric Flores a given, the Mustangs also have an edge over McCollum with the deep-threat capabilities Henry Bocko, Drew Lopez and Eric Flores present.

Jefferson would be well-advised to get the early lead and keep McCollum’s defense from swarming. Limiting turnovers, which the Cowboys have shown a capability to capitalize on, and penalties will be vital for both teams.

Series leader (record): McCollum (12-3). 2013 score: BuMcCollum 35, Jefferson 0. 2014 favorite: Jefferson.

#2 Southside (5-0, 2-0) at Somerset (3-1, 2-0), 7:30 p.m.

Timing seems to be working against undefeated Southside.

This is the game many area fans have been anticipating for a few weeks, both as a test of strength for Southside and its potential impact on the District 29-5A race (in which Uvalde also will be a factor).

An injury to second-year starting quarterback Johnny Trevino in the first half of last Friday’s 14-6 win over Laredo Nixon has put increasing pressure on both his replacement, , and the Cardinals’ featured back, Matt Collier (711 rushing yards).

The challenge for Southside’s defense will be keeping pressure on standout quarterback Koy Detmer Jr. (938 passing yards, 1 interception), but not allowing quick back Joshua Avila (525 rushing yards) from finding holes or making himself available for screens.

Series leader (record): unknown. 2013 score: did not play. 2014 favorite: Somerset.

FOOTBALL WEEKEND REPORT: Southside survives scare from winless Nixon

Edison surprises Harlandale; Holy Cross rolls in 3-II

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: Edison, Harlandale, Holy Cross, Southside.

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After winning decisively the previous two weeks, undefeated Southside (5-0, 2-0) met a challenge from an unlikely source Friday in a 14-6 win at Southside. Winless Laredo Nixon (0-5, 0-2) was within 7-6 at halftime.

Sophomore Matthew Collier (80 yards, 22 carries) scored the game’s first touchdown on a 13-yard run with 8:13 remaining in the first quarter. Zachary Henry’s extra-point kick proved important.

The Mustangs closed the gap to a point when Rene Alvarado (118 yards, 17 carries) plunged in from the one-yard line just 1:45 before halftime.

The Cardinals secured the win when Johnny Herrera returned a blocked punt 24 yards for a touchdown with 7:01 to play in the third quarter.

Laredo Nixon outgained Southside 305-175 in total yards. The Cardinals lost junior quarterback Johnny Trevino to an injury in the first quarter.

Edison 31, Harlandale 21

The Golden Bears (2-3, 2-1) notched their second-consecutive victory Friday over Harlandale (3-3, 2-2) at Alamo Stadium. Edison relied on a three-pronged rushing attack.

Senior quarterback Jonathan Hernandez rushed for 63 yards on 10 carries, including touchdown runs of 28 and 37 yards. Hernandez also completed 10 of 15 passes for 168 yards.

Livan Hernandez stepped forward with 84 rushing yards on 12 attempts. Matthew Garcia added 77 yards on 16 carries as the Bears amassed 224 rushing yards.

Harlandale took the lead with a three-yard touchdown run from Vincent Hernandez and a 23-yard scoring pass from Jacob Delgado (25 of 41, 270 yards) to Ian Martinez (107 yards, 9 receptions). After taking a 14-0 lead a minute before halftime, the Indians didn’t score again until Noah Avina caught a five-yard touchdown pass with 3:39 remaining in the game.

David Sanchez (94 yards, 3 catches) and Bryan Bolton (47 yards, 4 catches) caught touchdown passes for Edison in the third quarter. Sanchez scored the go-ahead touchdown with 1:55 left in the quarter.

Little more than four minutes into the final period, a 20-yard field goal by Joseph Delgado sealed the win.

John Aguirre ran for 96 yards on 20 attempts for the Indians. Jacob Rodriguez caught six passes for 66 yards.

Holy Cross 58, TMI 7

The Knights (4-1, 2-0) continued to cruise in TAPPS District 3-II Friday at TMI (1-5, 0-2). Holy Cross has outscored its first two district opponents 106-7.

Holy Cross scored four touchdowns in the first quarter and led 44-0 by the half.

David Sanchez scored on a 12-yard pass from Nazario Coleman (9 of 10, 143 yards) less than four minutes into the game for the first of his two touchdowns. Twenty-seven seconds later, T.J. Dennie reached the end zone on a 20-yard pass from Coleman.

Greg Scott, who saw limited action carrying the ball, produced a third-consective aerial touchdown on a 57-yard pass play. Dennie ran for 128 yards on just eight attempts. Jay Nava completed the first-quarter scoring with a six-yard run.

TMI scored the first touchdown Holy Cross had allowed in three weeks with 10:30 remaining in the game. Holy Cross held the Panthers to 50 total yards while amassing 479.

The Knights’ Gustavo Aguirre caught three passes for 73 yards.

VOLLEYBALL: Area rankings (thru Oct. 8)

Through Oct. 8

 

TOP 15:

 

Rank-Team-Last Week

1. Holy Cross – 1

2. East Central – 2

3. McCollum – 3

4. Highlands – 4

5. Southwest – 5

6. South San – 6

7. Jefferson – 8

8. Southside – 7

9. Edison – 10

10. Harlandale – 9

11. Brackenridge – 12

12. Providence – 11

13. Sam Houston – 13

14. Lanier – 15

15. Memorial – 14

 

NR = not ranked

FOOTBALL: Week 7 previews (Thursday’s game)

# – denotes current San Antonio South Side Sports area ranking

THURSDAY

#14 Highlands (0-5, 0-3) vs. #5 Sam Houston (4-2, 4-0) at Alamo Stadium, 7 p.m.

Both teams have improved throughout the season, but that improvement is much more visible with Sam Houston, for obvious reasons.

For a Highlands team making strides toward its first 2014 victory, this is hardly an ideal matchup.

The Hurricanes handled the pressure of their first-place showdown with Brackenridge last Friday spectacularly. They scored the first 20 points on the way to a 40-25 win.

It’s probably too much for Highlands to hope for a Sam Houston letdown. If the Owls are going to win, they’ll likely have to earn it.

In order for that to happen, De-Morriay Richardson-Jackson will have to produce and Quindon Boston needs to go over 100 rushing yards, as he regularly has this season.

Highlands unveiled a speedy sophomore receiver Darius Prescott last Thursday in a 28-24 loss to Lanier. Prescott will need to be targeted by John Cervantes, who had one of his best passing nights against the Voks, throwing for 130 yards.

The Owls hasn’t had turnover problems, but they’ll have to avoid the penalties and mental mistakes that helped them come up short against Lanier.

As if Sam Houston wasn’t dangerous enough before, the Hurricanes scored two special-teams touchdowns against Brackenridge. One came from a blocked punt and the other, late in the game, when an onside kick took a friendly bounce.

The main challenge the Hurricanes will throw at is a steady defense, which shut out McCollum Sept. 19.

Receivers Jawon Anderson and DeWayne Brown, who also has taken pressure off Devin Harris as a ballcarrier, have helped Sam Houston develop a deep threat. Quarterback Raymonte Prime continues to perform at a high level.

Highlands won the last game in this series, which hasn’t been contested since 1999. Sam Houston holds the upper hand, having won nine in a row between 1984 and 1992.

Series leader (record): Sam Houston (24-16-2). 2013 score:  did not play. 2014 favorite: Sam Houston.

VOLLEYBALL: Hornets unblemished in first three 28-6A matches

East Central records third sweep against Southwest

AREA TEAMS INCLUDED: East Central, South San, Southwest.

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Despite an up-and-down non-district season, East Central still seems like the best bet to rise to the top of the District 28-6A standings when all the returns are in.

Three matches into the 28-6A season, the Hornets (17-15, 3-0) have only reinforced that status. They remained undefeated halfway through the first round of district play after defeating Southwest (16-14, 1-2) 25-15, 25-20, 25-18 Sept. 30 and Corpus Christi Ray (17-12, 1-2) 25-11, 25-13, 25-14 Oct. 3 in Corpus Christi.

East Central has the talent and experience necessary to maintain the district lead it shares with Corpus Christi King, whom the Hornets play host to Tuesday at 7 p.m. The mission is to refine its game to see it through and prepare for the postseason.

That’s the unfinished business the message on the back of its team t-shirts refers to.

“It helped our intensity,” East Central coach Todd Dorgan said of the murderous non-district schedule he purposely assembled. “We’ve played the top teams, so the girls see the big picture and know what it’s going to take to succeed.”

Winning each of the three 28-6A matches in straight sets is an indication that the Hornets are establishing the consistency they lacked earlier in the season.

“We’re playing well,” East Central senior outside hitter Madison Simon said. “We’ve played some really good teams this year, and that’s helped. I’m really pumped for district.”

Against Southwest at East Central, Simon got the Hornets rolling by supplying six kills in Game 1. The Dragons never were closer than six points after East Central built a 9-1 lead.

In Game 2, Southwest established a 4-2 lead at the outset on a block from senior Kassy Cruz and a Hornets hitting errror. The Hornets surged to tie it 8-8 on a block from Christie Cosper and gained the lead with a four-point service run. Senior Alex Pena served an ace that gave East Central a 17-11 advantage.

The Dragons crept within 17-14 on an ace from sophomore Aashlyn Sulaicia, but the Hornets rallied again. The tipping point was a kill from senior Nichole West to finish a long point, followed by a powerful kill from 6-foot-3 Lindsey Lubianski.

An ace from senior Yasmine Garcia and two kills from Sulaica enabled Southwest to lead 10-7 in Game 3, but the Hornets’ blocking and good ball distribution stole the Dragons’ momentum. West manufactured a five-point service run that culminated with an ace and extended East Central’s lead to 20-13.

Lubianski provided three kills and two blocks in the game.

“We had a lot of unforced errors,” Southwest coach Erin Morgal said. “It happened way too much. We were not ready on serve-receive. We’ll need to figure that out against South San.”

The Dragons defeated South San (15-15, 1-2) 22-25, 22-25, 25-19, 25-21, 15-13 Oct. 3 for their first district win.

Sulaica led Southwest with 20 kills and Cruz added 12. Angie Aguilar distributed 27 assists. Brandy Martinez contributed 31 digs and Zoe Marin had 22. Cruz and Lindsey Calderon each produced two blocks.

For South San, Erica Jimenez dealt 31 assists. Lauren Estrada (2 aces) picked up a team-high 12 kills. Giselle Mata (2 aces) and Bethany Flores (2 blocks) chipped in with seven kills apiece for the Bobcats. Kaitlyn Cerna had a match-best three blocks. Kristen Farias (2 aces) made 12 digs and Mariah Gonzalez had seven.

VOLLEYBALL: This week’s results (thru Oct. 11)

NOTE: teams we cover are in boldface

 

Matches of Oct. 5-10

 

Monday’s matches

no matches scheduled

Tuesday’s matches

District 28-6A

East Central (18-15, 4-0) 3, Corpus Christi King (7-6 ???, 3-1) 0 (25-20, 25-19, 23-25, 25-22)

South San (16-15, 2-2) 3, Corpus Christi Carroll (1-14 ???, 0-4) 0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-15)

Southwest (17-14, 2-2) 3, Corpus Christi Ray (17-14 ???, 1-3) 2 (26-24, 16-25, 27-25, 31-33, 15-10)

District 27-5A

Alamo Heights (33-5, 11-0) 3, Floresville (22-14, 6-4) 0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-23)

Kerrville Tivy (24-10, 9-2) 3, Memorial (4-32, 1-10) 0 (25-7, 25-15, 25-8)

Boerne Champion (14-11, 8-3) 3, San Marcos (11-16, 3-8) 0 (25-5, 25-13, 25-12)

Seguin (19-16, 6-4) 3, Kennedy (3-25 ???, 1-9) 0 (25-9, 25-19, 25-8)

District 28-5A

Brackenridge (11-22, 7-4) 3, Lanier (4-20, 1-10) 1 (14-25, 26-24, 25-10, 25-20)

McCollum (19-8, 11-0) 3, Burbank (7-23, 0-10) 0 (25-7, 25-12, 25-13)

Harlandale (12-15, 4-6) at Highlands (20-10, 8-1) (ppd. to 7 p.m., Wednesday) 

Jefferson (22-7, 8-3) 3, Sam Houston (13-14 ???, 3-8) 0 (25-18, 25-9, 25-20)

District 29-5A

Somerset (17-8, 7-1) 3, Laredo Cigarroa (15-18 ???, 2-5 ???) 0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-17)

Medina Valley (21-8, 7-1) 3, Laredo Martin (1-6 ???, 1-5 ???) 0 (25-5, 25-15, 25-17)

Uvalde (9-13 ???, 6-2) 3, Southside (15-13, 5-3) 0 (26-24, 25-21, 25-19)

Laredo Nixon (2-7 ???, 1-5 ???) 3, Eagle Pass Winn (5-14 ???, 0-6 ???) 0 (scores unavailable)

District 26-3A

Brooks Academy (8-6, 1-4) 3, Fox Tech (6-28 ???, 1-4) 1 (25-19, 17-25, 25-20, 25-16)

Natalia (21-6, 5-0) 3, Randolph (14-10 ???, 3-2) 1 (25-14, 20-25, 25-12, 25-13)

Marion (16-9 ???, 5-0) 3, Cole (5-18 ???, 1-4) 0 (25-9, 25-15, 25-19)

TAPPS 4-4A

Corpus Christi Incarnate Word (8-12 ???, 6-6) 3, San Antonio Christian (7-12 ???, 5-9) 1 (scores unavailable)

Holy Cross (30-13, 11-1) 3, Corpus Christi John Paul II (4-12 ???, 1-12 ???) 0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-17)

Cornerstone Christian (5-9 ???, 5-6) 3, Providence (14-17, 5-7) 2 (scores unavailable)

Non-district

Edison (13-19) 3, Young Women’s Leadership Academy (6-20 ???) 0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-19)

Wednesday’s matches

District 28-5A

Highlands (21-10, 9-1), 3, Harlandale (12-16, 4-7) 1 (25-19, 20-25, 25-16, 27-25)

Thursday’s matches

TAPPS 4-4A

Victoria St. Joseph (36-2, 11-1) 3, Cornerstone Christian (5-10 ???, 5-7) 0 (scores unavailable)

Friday’s matches

District 28-6A

Southwest (18-14, 3-2) 3, Corpus Christi Carroll (1-15 ???, 0-5) 0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-14)

Corpus Christi Ray (17-14 ???, 1-3) at Corpus Christi King (7-6 ???, 3-1) (scores unavailable)

East Central (19-15, 5-0) 3, South San (16-16, 2-3) 0 (25-16, 25-21, 28-26)

District 27-5A

Boerne Champion (15-11, 9-3) 3, Kennedy (3-26 ???, 1-10) 0 (25-11, 25-12, 25-17)

Kerrville Tivy (25-10, 10-2) 3, Lockhart (16-20, 3-8) 0 (25-10, 25-20, 25-12)

Floresville (23-14, 7-4) 3, San Marcos (11-17, 3-9) 0 (25-9, 25-6, 25-6)

Alamo Heights (34-5, 12-0) 3, Seguin (19-17, 6-5) 0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-10)

District 28-5A

Jefferson (23-7, 9-3) 3, Burbank (7-24, 0-11) 1 (25-27, 25-20, 25-12, 25-11)

Brackenridge (12-22, 8-4) 3, Sam Houston (13-15 ???, 3-9) 0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-21)

Harlandale (13-16, 5-7), 3, Edison (13-20, 5-6) 2 (16-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-18, 15-11)

Highlands (22-10, 10-1) 3, Lanier (4-21, 1-11) 1 (25-13, 21-25, 25-22, 25-21)

District 29-5A

Laredo Cigarroa (15-18 ???, 2-5 ???) at Laredo Martin (1-6 ???, 1-5 ???) (scores unavailable)

Medina Valley (22-8, 8-1) 3, Laredo Nixon (2-8 ???, 1-6 ???) 0 (28-26, 25-9, 25-13)

Somerset (18-8, 8-1) 3, Southside (15-14, 5-4) 0 (26-24, 25-21, 28-26)

Uvalde (9-13 ???, 6-2) at Eagle Pass Winn (5-14 ???, 0-6 ???) (scores unavailable)

District 26-3A

Randolph (15-10 ???, 4-2) 3, Brooks Academy (8-7, 1-5) 0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-17)

Cole (6-18 ???, 2-4) 3, Fox Tech (6-29 ???, 1-5)(scores unavailable)

Marion (17-9 ???, 6-0) 3, Natalia (21-7, 5-1) 0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-23)

TAPPS 4-4A

TMI (14-12 ???, 9-3 ???) 3, Corpus Christi Incarnate Word (8-13 ???, 6-7) 0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-15)

Holy Cross (31-13, 12-1) 3, Laredo St. Augustine (9-14 ???, 2-11) 0 (25-12, 25-10, 25-23)

Providence (15-17, 6-7) 3, San Antonio Christian (7-13 ???, 5-10) 0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-23)

Non-district

Antonian (32-10) 3, Memorial (4-33) 0 (25-10, 25-9, 25-10)

 

Saturday’s matches

No matches scheduled

FOOTBALL: This week’s results (thru Oct. 11)

WEEK 7 SCHEDULE

(Oct. 9-11)

Thursday’s game

District 28-5A

Sam Houston (5-2, 5-0) 48, Highlands (0-6, 0-4) 0

Friday’s games

District 28-6A

East Central (3-3, 1-0) 50, Corpus Christi Carroll (5-1, 0-1) 49

Corpus Christi King (5-1, 1-0) 33, Southwest (2-4, 0-1) 21

Corpus Christi Ray (6-0, 1-0) 36, South San (2-4, 0-1) 14

District 27-5A

Boerne Champion (7-0, 5-0) 49, Kennedy (0-6, 0-4) 0

Kerrville Tivy (4-2, 3-1) 62, Lockhart (4-3, 2-3) 10

Floresville (5-2, 3-2) 42, San Marcos (2-4, 1-3) 35

Alamo Heights (5-2, 4-1) 31, Seguin (2-4, 2-2) 9

District 28-5A

Brackenridge (4-3, 4-1) 40, Burbank (3-3, 2-2) 33

Lanier (2-5, 2-3) 40, Edison (2-4, 2-2) 14

Jefferson (2-5, 2-3) 41, McCollum (1-5, 1-3) 14

District 29-5A

Laredo Cigarroa (4-2, 2-1) 24, Laredo Martin (0-6, 0-3) 0

Medina Valley (2-4, 2-1) 35, Lared Nixon (0-6, 0-3) 0

Southside (6-0, 3-0) 17, Somerset (3-2, 2-1) 14

Uvalde (6-0, 3-0) 34, Eagle Pass Winn (1-5, 0-3) 10

District 15-3A

George West (2-5, 1-0) 55, Brooks Academy (1-6, 0-1) 0

Goliad (6-1, 1-0) 40, Hallettsville (3-4, 0-1) 23

TAPPS 2-I

Antonian (5-1, 1-0) 42, Austin St. Michael’s (1-5, 0-1) 7

Central Catholic (4-2, 1-0) 56, St. Anthony (1-5, 0-1) 14

San Antonio Christian (4-2, 1-0) 42, Brownsville St. Joseph (4-2, 0-1) 22

TAPPS 3-II

Austin Regents (5-1, 2-0) 35, Austin Hyde Park Baptist (2-3, 1-1) 23

TMI (3-4, 1-2) 47, Corpus Christi John Paul II (0-7, 0-3) 28

Cornerstone Christian (5-2, 2-1) 13, Victoria St. Joseph (1-6, 1-2) 12