Galena Park High School Football
New Caney Porter
The freshmen Yellowjackets traveled north last week to take on a tough New Caney Porter team in a muddy, slugfest that ended in a 0-21 defeat. The Jackets grinded and showed determination and toughness in poor conditions against a formidable opponent. The offense was led by Jonathan Gutierrez, Roger Barquera and Justin Leal. Alex Sims, Jacob Johnson, Tim Marshall and Freddy Teran made some hard hits on defense. The freshman will match up against North Shore Wednesday the 6th at GPISD Stadium for their final game of the season.
Junior Varsity Team:
The Yellowjacket JV football team experienced a 26-0 against New Caney Porter.
The varsity football experienced a brutal 51-2 loss on the road at Randall Reed Stadium against New Caney Porter last Friday night. The offense struggled to get anything started against a stout Porter defense mustering only 143 total offensive yards. The defense fought hard holding Porter to four scores. Daniel Jimenez forced a fumble and Miguel Muniz recovered. The Jackets did manage to force into three field goal attempts which were all missed. Brice Hernandez led G.P. with 10 plus tackles, 3 sacks and a safety. Luis Sanchez, Derrick Sampson, Brandon Salas and Austin Altwein each had 5 plus tackles. The Yellowjackets will host the Wisdom Generals on November 8th for Senior Night. The game will start at 7:00 pm at GPISD Stadium.
Goose Creek Memorial
The freshmen team hosted Goose Creek Memorial on the 24th of October. It was a defensive battle, and the Jackets were led by the tough play of Alex Sims, Timothy Marshall, and Jacob Johnson. The offense did manage to put together some long drives behind the improved workings of the offensive line. Jonathan Gutierrez and Roger Barquera pushed the ball down field on the ground while Ivan Reyes gained yardage in the air, but at the end of the night it just wasn’t enough and GP lost 0-6 to GCM. Outstanding performers were Justin Leal, Jorge Garcia, Oscar Herrera, Vicente Villalobos, Timothy Marshall, Alex Sims, Jacob Johnson, and Ivan Reyes.
Junior Varsity Team:
The Yellowjacket JV football team lost to GCM 18-6.
The varsity team managed their second district win in a row with a 26-18 win against Goose Creek Memorial. The Jackets were led on offense by a strong ground game led by Amarion Kelly who rushed for 123 yards and a touchdown. Eli Quintero racked up another 80 yards rushing and scored two touchdowns. The ground game was anchored by the dominating play of the Yellowjacket offensive line. Julian Villalobos was the special teams star with his 3 extra points and 35 yard field goal. The defense forced two turnovers and held GCM to 205 total yards. Luis Sanchez, Derrick Sampson, and Brice Hernandez led in tackles. Miguel Muniz led the secondary with 5 tackles while Tony Zamora, Austin Altwein and Brandon Salas each added 4 tackles. Tony Zamora and Brandon Salas had 2 pass, break-ups as well.
The Yellowjackets battle New Caney Porter next week. The freshman and varsity teams will be on the road while the JV team will host Porter.