Junior Varsity Football: Struggle Against Hawks


Sophomore Chris Utpadel blocks his opponent shortly after the beginning of the game.

by Claire Kyllonen, Staff Writer

In the midst of their first loss in the season, the Junior Varsity Red team still plans to hold their heads high.

On Thursday, September 5th, the team lost to the Pflugerville Hendrickson Hawks with a final score of 0-16.

When asked what went wrong during the game, Coach Sundheim said offense just wasn’t clicking yet.

Unfortunately, due to bad weather, the JV Blue team barely got a chance to hit the field, and the game was cancelled.

Junior Varsity isn’t going to let this defeat set a streak for the season, however. The team plans to work vigorously on offense and keep up their defense. The boys’ hard work over this past summer will not be for nothing.

Come support the Leander JV Red and Blue teams this Thursday, September 12th as they take on the Manor Mustangs as well as the Vista Ridge Rangers! The JV Blue team will play at Bible Stadium at 7:30 p.m. against the Mustangs. The JV Red team will play at Vista Ridge HS at 5:30 p.m. against the Rangers. Let’s go Lions!