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JV falls short to Dripping Springs

Blue and Red team lose in last game of the season

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Sophomore quarterback Josh Rude running the ball. Rude finished the season with 5 rushing touchdowns.

Sophomore quarterback Josh Rude running the ball. Rude finished the season with 5 rushing touchdowns.

Lauren Pohl

Lauren Pohl

Sophomore quarterback Josh Rude running the ball. Rude finished the season with 5 rushing touchdowns.

by Kyle Gehman and Matthew Grissom

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In the final JV games of the season the Red and Blue teams both lost to Dripping Springs. The Red team lost 22-20 and the Blue team lost 46-35.

“We fought hard in every game,” junior Christian Matthews said. “There wasn’t a game where we gave in, we fought hard to the end win or lose.”

The Red team tried to make their record of wins and losses even but fell short to Dripping Springs. Sophomores Josh Rude, Rey Montez, Alex Young and Jaxon Skellen all scored to give the Red team 20 points. They finished their season with four wins and six losses.

“The JV Red team displayed how much they have improved against Dripping Springs,” Coach Arteaga said. “I thought the offense and defense played very well, it was obvious they improved from the first to last game this year.”

The Blue team lost by a score of 46-35. This is the second game in a row they have scored 35 points. Sophomore running backs Jake Alexander and Paul Beach combined for 3 rushing touchdowns. Sophomore tight end Josh Davis also scored a touchdown. Junior wide receiver Christian Matthews scored for a 6th game in a row and junior quarterback Kyle Irlbeck also scored another touchdown. The Blue team finished their season with seven wins and three losses.

“We played really hard and Dripping Springs is a good team,” Coach Grissom said. “We had a really good season this year.”

The Red team ended their season with four wins and six losses and the Blue team finished with seven wins and three losses.

We fought hard in every game.”

— Christian Matthews

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