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Sports November 21, 2017  RSS feed

Bison win Bi-District over Mildred in Athens

By Mac Shadix

A dominant ground game featuring Colton Green, Hector Dominguez and Jamaul Randle running for than 357 combined yards was more than the Mildred Eagles could handle and the Bison won 35-19.

The Bison followed up the ground attack with twelve passes by Green for 71 yards to cement the victory. In total, the Bison had 408 yards rushing and 71 yards passing for a total of 479 yards in the game.

Green scored the first touchdown in the first quarter and Francisco Saldana nailed the kick for a Bison lead of 7 points.

The second quarter saw three Bison touchdowns by Hector Dominquez with a 6-yard run, Jamaul Randle on an 80 yard run and Chase Thompson on a 15-yard run. Alvaro Sanchez kicked the extra point on each of these TDs. Mildred scored on a blocked punt after the Randle TD and their kick failed. The score at halftime was 28- 6.

The Eagles kept things interesting in the third quarter with two unanswered TDs making the score 28-19.

Colton Green scored the only points of the fourth quarter with a 15-yard run. Once again the Sanchez kick was good and the Bison won 35- 19.

Hector Dominguez was the leading receiver with two catches for 26 yards. He was followed closely by Dirk Kilgore who had two catches for 21 yards. Blayne Stauffer was two catches for twelve yards and Jamaul Randle was one catch for twelve yards.

On the defensive side, Marshall Jonas led the attack. Jonas counted 15 tackles, Chase Thompson, Benito Rivas, and Jesus Garcia each had 7 tackles and Luis Porra and Dirk Kilgore had 6 tackles each. Kilgore had two interceptions. Blayne Stauffer had one interception.

The Bison will play West Rusk in Bullard for Area championship on Friday night.

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