by Cameron Wood
Mustang Started out the week against the Rams from Soroco. The Mustangs tied the game with a score of 28 to 28. Mustangs put up a good fight and had a lot of good runs. In the last quarter of the game the Mustangs were down by one touchdown. Then the ball was fumbled and Ashton Williams was quick to the recovery. The Mustangs put another touchdown in and that put the game at a tie.
The West Grand Mustangs continued their successful season with a Homecoming win against an outmanned Rangely squad 46-0. As been the custom this year the varsity offense only played one series in the second half which produced a running clock, allowing the JV ‘s to take over. In fact, in 4 games they have not entered the second half of play.
Meanwhile, the varsity defense produced another shutout and allowed very few yards. So far they have had 12 points scored on them in 7 games. All tracksters, they are athletic and run to the ball very well. The biggest test of the season comes this Thursday night in Oak Creek when they face the leading rusher in 8-man, Jace Logan. The Junior has 2100 yards rushing and 30 tds. He has excellent speed and great cutback ability. Every time he touches the ball it could go the distance. Soroco enters the game with a 5-2 record while the Mustangs are 7-0.
One thing that is not lost on this coaching staff is what they have on the offensive side of the ball. “We have more players capable of touch and score than I can remember in all my years,” says Coach Brown. “But what is missed by many fans is this offensive line is striving to be our best in a long time. Senior Junior Dominguez with Juniors Marcos Ramirez, Austin Stauffer, and Noah “5A” Dickerson are very impressive so far with the work they are doing.” Below is a scoring summary from the game.
In the first quarter Luis Dominguez ran the football for a four yard run and the first touchdown of the game. After that Junior Fletes ran the ball in for the 2-point-conversion. Then Luis Dominguez ran a 64 yard run for the second touchdown. Followed by Junior Fletes on the two point conversion. The final touchdown in the first quarter was scored by Luke Mogck with a 39 yard pass run from Brady Gore. The two point conversion was not completed. The final score for the first quarter was 22 to 0. In the second Quarter Luke Mogck completed a 26 yard pass run from Brady Gore. The two point conversion was put in their by Junior Fletes. Luis Dominguez then had a 3 yard run In to the touchdown zone. Brady Gore ran the two pointer in. The final score for the Mustangs on their Homecoming night was scored in the third quarter by Junior Fletes and the extra point was scored by Luis Dominguez. That put the final score was 46 to 0.