Galena Park High School Football
The Yellow Jackets will take on Port Aurthur Memorial @ GPISD Stadium September 26, 7pm Kickoff
JV Yellow Jackets will travel to Port Arthur on September 25, 5pm kickoff.
Freshmen Yellow Jackets will host Port Arthur Memorial on Sept 25, 5pm kickoff.
The Yellow Jacket Freshmen football team took on Dayton last night at Dement Stadium. The Jackets played a tough game against the Broncos despite a 14-40 loss. The Jackets had some big plays from Jonathan Gutierrez, Jonathan Renteria, and Jaziel Medina. Jorge Garcia, Vicente Villalobos, Justin Leal and Ivan Reyes also had a gritty performance. The defensive stand out of the game was Jaziel Medina and Jonathan Gutierrez earned the offensive player of the game. The freshmen Jackets will be at Baytown Lee on Wednesday September 11th.
Junior Varsity Team:
The JV football team’s game was cancelled.
The Galena Park Yellowjackets suffered a tough 51-7 loss to Dayton on Friday night. The offense struggled mightly scoring only 7 points. Caleb Apperecio scored the only touchdown on a pass from Amarion Kelly. The defense fought and scraped to keep the Jackets in the game forcing 5 fumbles and recovering one. Michael Gaitan, Luis Sanchez, and Brandon Salas lead the defense recording 20 plus tackles between the three. Brice Hernandez contributed 5 solo tackles and 3 tackles for loss. Dallas Blate and Leo Garcia both put pressure on the quarterback resulting in several hurried plays. The Yellowjackets will be on the road Thursday, November 6th at Stallworth Stadium in Baytown as they match up against Baytown Lee at 7:00 pm.
Co-Offensive player of the week: Antonio Alanis & Caleb Appericio
Defensive Lineman of the Week: Mauricio Perez
Linebacker of the Week: Luis Sanchez
Defensive Back of the Week: Frankie Villalobos