The regular 2013 season ended for the Mason Punchers last Friday as they finished district play undefeated with a 61-10 win over Center Point.
It was Mason's game for all four quarters, and the Punchers began their push early in the game. Just under a minute into the game, Raul Silguerro made a 51-yard carry for Mason to put the first points on the board. Go Chanraing added his extra point and the score was 7-0 with 11:11 still left in the first period.
A short time later, it would again be Silguero on the carry, this time a 10-yard rush. The two-point conversion was thwarted, and the score was 13-0 with 6:09 left to play.
Only minutes later, Luis Castillo finished off a Puncher drive with a one-yard dive to score again for Mason. Chanraing added his boost, and the score was 20-0 with 3:42 left in the quarter.
Just minutes later, QB Elliot Bibb got off a pass to Miguel Castillo for a 16-yard touchdown reception, and Chanraing came through yet again. The score was 27-0 with 0:49 left to play.
The Pirates fumbled the kick from the Punchers, and Luis Castillo carried the ball 18 yards for yet another Puncher score in the first quarter with only 0:23 left to play. Chanraing did his magic, and the score was 34-0 going into the second quarter.
Just minutes into the second, Raul Silguero would again make a long carry for the Punchers, running 46 yards for the score. Chanraing kicked, and the score was 41-0 with 10:22 left in the half.
Just a minute later, the Punchers would send Luis Castillo on a 21-yard carry to score once again. Chanraing did what he does, and the score was 48-0 with 9:08 left in the first half.
The Punchers began pulling back on their starters, allowing many of the second string and junior varsity players a chance to get some time on the field. That would give Center Point the break they needed to finally score with a 33-yard field goal at the end of the half, putting the score at 48-3 for the halftime.
The third quarter would see only one score, and that would be Trent Taylor on a six-yard run for Mason. Carlos Chavez made the extra point kick, putting the score at 55-3 with 9:05 left in the third quarter.
At this point, Mason was cycling sophomore and freshmen players into the game. There would be no more scoring until the fourth quarter.
In the fourth, young Haddon Hudson had his first varsity touchdown one minute into play. The extra point went wide, and the score was 61-3 with 1:52 remaining.
The Pirates were finally able to get off a pass late in the game with a 56-yard touchdown run, and the extra point, putting the final score at 61-10.
Mason, as District Champ, has a bye in the first round of the playoffs this week. On November 22, they will meet up with the winner of the Shiner/Santa Maria matchup.