Galena Park High School Football
The freshmen Yellowjackets traveled to New Caney on October 3rd and lost a tough game 0-22. Ivan Reyes stood out with a great hustle play and Jonathan Gutierrez ran the ball hard for the Yellowjackets. The offensive line made improvements in the blocking schemes and the defensive did manage to make two big fourth down stops. Top performers were Jonathan Gutierrez, Alex Sims, and Jorge Garcia.
The freshman team hosted Bryan Rudder at Dement Stadium on October 17th and checked their first “W” in the win column as the rolled to a 26-0 victory. The defense scored the first touchdown on a scoop and score by Jesus Galvan. The defense proceeded to hold Bryan Rudder out of the end zone for four quarters behind the solid play of Jassy Medina, Ivan Reyes and Justin Leal. The energy of Jorge Garcia, Vicente Villalobos and Kailen Collums set the tone for the offense. Jonathan Gutierrez ran the ball well and scored a touchdown. Roger Barquera and Freddy Teran each added a touchdowns while Jesus Galarza tacked on two extra points.
The freshmen Yellowjackets hosted the Titans last Wednesday night in a tough 34-0 loss. The freshman battled but just couldn’t match up to the power of the Titans. Alex Sims played solid for the defense while Jonathan Gutierrez ran well for the offense. The freshman team will be at New Caney High School on October 3rd for a 5:00 pm kick-off.
Junior Varsity Team:
The Yellowjacket JV football lost to Port Arthur Memorial 26-8. They will be back on the field October 3rd at Dement Field.
The varsity football team fell short in their first district game versus the Port Arthur Memorial Titan by a score of 27-8 last Thursday night. The defense played a hard-fought game led by the tackling of Derrick Sampson, Austin Altwein and Brandon Salas. Derrick and Austin each recovered a fumble. Brice Hernandez and Luis Sanchez also made contributions to the Yellowjacket defensive play. The offense was led by Patrick Hernandez and his 100 yards receiving. Patrick’s touchdown reception accounted for the only Yellowjacket points on the board. The Yellowjackets look to rebound on Friday, October 4th against the New Caney Eagles. The game will start at 7:00 pm at Texan Drive Stadium in New Caney.