JV Tarpons take out Hawks, 14-6

 Special to the PRESS

The JV Tarpon football team defeated the Zapata Hawks, 14-6 to open dis­trict play on Thursday.

The Tarpon defense swarmed the Hawks all night, causing four turn­overs. The turnovers were caused by Luis San Juan, Pedro Villareal, Cesar Herbert, and Jason Shrank. Down 6-0 in the third quarter, the Tarpons came back on L.B. Ben­nett’s long touchdown run. Randy Garcia kicked the extra point to give the Tarpons a 7-6 lead.

After another stop by the Tarpon defense late in the fourth quarter, run­ning back Manny De La R­osa broke free for a long scoring run to seal the win. Randy Garcia kicked the point for the victory.

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