Lobos crush Cougars and Falcons
The Lobos got off to a quick start against the Casa Grande Cougars when Nick Alred scored on a 1-yard run. Paul Bissen converted the PAT for an 8-0 lead.
On the ensuing kickoff, the Lobos executed a on-side kick on the 50-yard line. Three plays later Carson Sandoval scored on a 19-yard run. The PAT kick failed making the score, 14-0.
Early in the second quarter Sandoval scored on a 61-yard run. The PAT failed. The final touchdown of the first half came from a 39-yard Alred run. Matt Chavez caught an Alred pass for the PAT, and the score going into halftime was 28-0.
On the second half kick off, Sandoval took the rock to the house for 82 yards. Bissen kicked the PAT, extending the Lobos' lead to 35-0. Bissen scored the final touchdown on a 60-yard run. Bissen kicked the PAT for a final score of 42-0.
The Lobo line dominated the Cougars and the Lobo of the week was Todd Scalff.
After that win, the Lobos faced the Falcons.
The Lobos started slowly against the Falcons when they fumbled the ball on their 35-yard line. The fumble gave the Falcons a short field. The Falcons took advantage, scoring three plays later on a 30-yard run for a 0-6 lead.
"We were curious to see how the kids would react giving up the first score of the season," said coach Jack Gebhart. "They did not disappoint us."
They respond well. The Lobos picked up the intensity and the tempo of the game. Carson Sandoval took the ball 53 yards on the first play of the series for a touchdown. Paul Bissen converted the PAT for an 8-6 Lobo lead. The Lobos' next score was taken in by Bissen on a 6-yard run. The PAT was converted by Bissen.
Nick Alred followed with a 25-yard interception and Bissen converted the PAT upping the score to 22-6. Matt Chavez scored the final touchdown of the first half to make the score 28-6. Bissen scored on a 13-yard run. The PAT kick was converted by Bissen.
In the second half, the Lobos continued their scoring ways. Vinny Miller scored on a 20-yard run, Bissen kicked the PAT. Eric Demar scored the final touchdown on a 29-yard run. Bissen kicked the PAT to bring the final score to 49-6. Eric Demar got Lobo of the week.