The St. Paul football team fell to the Bryan Brazos Christian Eagles, 40-14, Friday ( November 30, 2017 ) at The Woodlands Christian in the TAPPS 2A Division IV area round.
River Haynes, his offensive line and the rest of the St. Paul Cardinals (shown here against Sacred Heart Oct. 26) fell to Bryan Brazos Christian 40-14 in the TAPPS 2A Division IV regional round Friday in The Woodlands. St. Paul finishes 9-1, district champions and regional finalists.
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photo by Mark Lube
The Eagles scored first on an 84-yard pass from Bryce Steel to Blake Smith and the point after by Blake Griffin was good for a 7-0 lead.
BBC doubled the lead on a 13-yard run by Tucker Hartis. The Cardinals got within 14-7 with 21 seconds left in the quarter on a 30-yard run by Joseph Natal.
BBC scored on a fumble recovery in the second box but had the twopoint pass fail and was up 20-7 at halftime.
No one scored in the third period; less than two minutes into the fourth quarter, the Cardinals got a 1-yard run by Conor Kresta to come within 20-14.
BBC then doubled their points — Steel tossed a 13-yard touchdown to Parker Smith, two-point play no good with 6:34 left; Hartis had a 5-yard run at the 5:39 mark and Chris Coleman had a 1-yard run later in the quarter to wrap up scoring.
Playing their last game in Cardinal jersey was Kresta, Tre’Zell Jenkins- Perry, Nathan Wagner, Andrew Wagner, River Haynes, Jaydon Darilek, Jacob Darilek and Jack Janecek.
The loss was the Cardinals’ only one of the season and they finish 9-1, TAPPS 2A-5 champions and area finalists.
GAME STATISTICSBryan Brazos Christian 40, Shiner St. Paul 14 Friday, October 20, 2017, 7:30 p.m. The Woodlands Christian Stadium, The Woodlands SCORING SUMMARY: 1 2 3 4 F Shiner St. Paul 7 0 0 7 -- 14 Bryan Brazos Christian 14 6 0 20 -- 40 SCORING DETAILS: First Quarter BBC — Blake Smith 84 pass from Bryce Steel (Blake Griffin kick), 9:06 1Q. BBC — Tucker Hartis 13 run (Griffin kick), 3:28 1Q. SSP — Joseph Natal 30 run (Frank Benes kick), 0:21 1Q. Second Quarter BBC — Garrett Fowler fumble recovery (pass failed), 8:01 2Q. Third Quarter no score Fourth Quarter SSP — Conor Kresta 1run (Benes kick), 10:14 4Q. BBC — Parker Smith 13 pass from Steel (pass failed), 6:34 4Q. BBC — Hartis 5 run (Griffin kick), 5:39 4Q. BBC — Chris Coleman 1 run (Griffin kick), 4Q. TEAM STATISTICS: St. Paul Bryan Brazos First downs 9 19 Rushing 34-194 37-200 Passing 58 220 Passes 5-18-3 9-17-1 Penalties-yards 11-98 3-15 Fumbles-lost 1-1 2-2 Punting 4-44.25 1-28.0 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS: Rushing SSP: Joseph Natal 8-74, Conor Kresta 10-40, Kai Giese 6-35, Tre’Zell Jenkins-Perry 4-23, River Haynes 6-22. BBC: Tucker Hartis 24-149, Chris Coleman 2-32, Blake Smith 3-21, Isaiah Saenz 2-10, Gib Tucker 1-4, Cooper Kay 1-4. Passing SSP: Haynes 4-15-3-47, Giese 1-3-0-11. BBC: Bryce Steel 9-17-1-220. Receiving SSP: Natal 2-37, Giese 2-16, Dalton Jahn 1-5. BBC: Smith 4-163, Parker Smith 4-45, Coleman 1-12.
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