The Blanco Junior Varsity football team scored three touchdowns against San Antonio Christian in the first half to lead 18-0 at the intermission. This proved to be enough for the Blanco win.
Quarterback McKay Adamson ran the ball in for the first Panther touchdown with 4:30 remaining in the first quarter. The 2-point conversion pass attempt failed. Blanco led 6-0.
The Panther defense was solid as they held the Lions. Hunter Goodman and Aikman Elrod each sacked the Lions’ quarterback for lost yardage. Elrod recorded another sack on fourth down to give Blanco the ball. On the next Blanco scoring drive, Adamson hit Brett Champion with a 33-yard touchdown pass. The 2-point rush attempt failed. The Panthers led 12-0 with 9:53 left in the 2nd quarter. The swarming Blanco defense held the Lions again, giving the offense another chance for a scoring drive. Kyle Sauceda hauled in a 15-yard touchdown pass from Adamson. The 2-point run failed. Blanco led 18-0. The Panthers threatened to score again with one minute in the first half, but the drive was stopped by a SAC interception in the end zone.
The Lions scored on a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. The 2-point pass conversion failed. The final score was 18-6.
Defensively, outstanding tackles were made by Grant Calzoncit, Chris Castillo, Brian Brecka, Dylan Bates, Logan Dodd, Dru Ramirez, John Hodge, Michael Gonzales, Cove Chick, Phil Alvarado, Goodman, and Elrod. Alex Juarez and Cove Chick rushed for tough yardage for the Panthers.
The JV travels to Sonora this Thursday, September 22.