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Football Update - GPHS vs Port Arthur

Port Arthur
Freshman Team:
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.

Varsity Team:
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.