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Rams Skin Bobcats 28-8

Rams Skin Bobcats 28-8
September 13
06:41 2021

By Jerry Hamilton/Sports Editor

Photo By MWISD

Rams Roll to 3-0

It was predicted to be a close game, but the Mineral Wells Rams dominated for four quarters in a 28-8 win over the Benbrook Bobcats.

The ‘Cats were picked to finish second in a district led by powerhouse Kennendale. The Rams saw the entire team contribute to the win. The Rams defense was led by Fabian Martinez, Evan Silva, Landon Russell and Uriel Bueno. The three defensive students had 8 tackles while Silva had 7 tackles. Benbrook was scoreless for all but :45 seconds of the game.

The Rams lit up the scoreboard early taking over at the Bobcat’s forty-five. Tristan Gray ran for 21 and 19 yard gains before taking it in on a five yard run. Ryan Carter’s kick put the Rams on top 7-0.

Gray continued to score as Mason Facteau hit him on an 80 yard pass for the score. Gray had two receptions on the night for 90 yards. Gray got his third touchdown of the night on an 8 yard run at 5:26 of the third quarter. Carter’s kick gave the Rams a commanding 21-0 lead.

Jovan Ramirez put the Bobcats away with a three yard run at 2:23 of the fourth quarter. Carter’s kick gave the Rams a 28-0 lead.

The defensive continued to hold the Bobcats scoreless until 0:45 seconds remained in the fourth quarter.

The Rams were led on offense by Gray who had 26 carries for 113 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Gray added one touchdown through the air. Facteau completed three of seven passes for 99 yards, The Rams will face Sanger this coming Friday night at Ram stadium. Kickoff is set for 7pm.

Freshman/JV Recap

The Mineral Wells Freshman continue to roll and shutout Benbrook 44-0. The Freshman are now 3-0 on the year. Led by Shannon Rogers, Aldo Tejada and Eathan Anthony, the Rams had little trouble against Benbrook.

The Junior Varsity dropped their first game of the year with a 14-22 loss to the Bobcats. Canan Daniels and Christian Catota led the Junior Varsity effort.

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