9-6-2022 Pirate Football at Kennedy
Last Friday, September 2, 2022, the Pirates took on the Kennedy Rockets in game two of the 2022 season. It was a physical game, but our team showed a tremendous amount of grit and growth. It was a close first quarter, but after a Kennedy touchdown, our offense responded. Freshman quarterback Toby Davila connected with Junior wide receiver Rudy Cepeda for a 53-yard touchdown pass to tie the game up in the first quarter. After the first half, Kennedy held a one-score lead, 14-7. Our defense was relentless and did an excellent job of making Kennedy earn every yard they gained. Our Special Teams, led by Junior Punter/Kicker Marcos Alvarado, did an outstanding job of putting us in great field position all game long. Marcos also kicked two field goals in the 4th quarter.
Offensive contributors include Quarterback Toby Davila with 7/14 for 75 yards and 1 touchdown, Wide Receiver Rudy Cepeda with 1 reception for 53 yards, and 1 touchdown, Wide Receiver Hudson Mask with 2 receptions for 8 yards, Quarterback/Wide Receiver Connor Martin with 5 rushes for 10 yards and 3 receptions for 11 Yards, Tight End/Fullback Roland Cordova with 1 Reception for 10 Yards and some stellar play up front by Offensive Lineman Damien Ramon, William Davalos and Damien Myers. Defensive standouts include Linebacker Roland Cordova with 13 Tackles and 2 Assists, Cornerback Darren Martinez with 4 Tackles and 1 Tackle for Loss, Linebacker Anthony Perdomo with 3 Solo Tackles and 3 Assists and Defensive Tackle Mario Diaz with 4 Solo Tackles and 4 Assists.
Our TEAM continues to compete and believe. We displayed the kind of toughness that we know is critical to winning games. Although the outcome is not what we wanted, our kids are playing hard and trusting our process. There were some great moments in the game, but there is still work to be done.
Lytle 13 – Kennedy 27
We would like to recognize our Game 2 Varsity and Junior Varsity Players of the Week:
Junior Varsity Offense: Freshman Chase Guevara
Junior Varsity Defense: Freshman Chris Garza
Junior Varsity Special Teams: Freshman Jesus Garza
Varsity Offense: Junior Rudy Cepeda & Freshman Toby Davila
Varsity Defense: Senior Roland Cordova & Junior Amadeus Trejo-Perez
Varsity Special Teams: Junior Marcos Alvarado
We are currently looking for Faculty Coaches of the Week for Game 3. If you are interested, please let me know so we can sign you up.
Thank you, Pirate Family, for your continued support. Go Pirates!