The Mason Punchers continued their winning streak on Friday night with a shut out over the Irion County Hornets, 56-0. Coach Russell Joy allowed many of his younger players to try their hands at some key positions during the game, and those players gained valuable playing time.
As with last week's game, the statistics from Chris Habecker speak volumes about how the game went throughout the night, and we will be using those as the record of the game.
Zach Hudson scored on a six-yard run, followed by Joaquin Mejia's kick to put the score at 7-0. David Mora then scored on a 13-yard run, again capped with a Mejia kick, and the score was 14-0. Finally, late in the quarter, David Mora took a punt return in 57 yards for a touchdown, Mejia kicked the point, and the score was 21-0.
Justin Yonker carried in the ball on a short two-yard run, followed by a Mejia kick, and the score was 28-0. Dillon Estes shot in a short two-yard run for the score, and the tally was 34-0 going into half time.
Zach Hudson scored on a 7-yard run, putting the score at 40-0. Justin Yonker, at the end of the quarter, scored on a 3-yard run, and the Punchers went into the fourth quarter, 46-0.
Joaquin Mejia booted in a 34-yard field goald half way through the quarter to put the score at 49-0. Finally, Dillon estes carried in a short one-yarder for the final touchdown, and Gerardo Perez kicked the extra point, to put the final score at 56-0.
First Downs: Irion County - 6; Mason 17
Rushes-yards: Irion County 31-42; Mason 40-325
Passing: Irion County 33 yards; Mason 55 yards
Comp-Att-Int: Irion County 8-17-1; Mason 4-5-0
Return Yards: Irion County 89; Mason 75
Punts, avg.: Irion County 8-22.9; Mason 2-33.0
Fumbles-lost: Irion County 2-1; Mason 0-0
Penalties - yards: Irion County 5-32; Mason 4-40
Time of Possession: Irion County 25:50; Mason 22:10
Leading rushers for Irion County were Bryan Kenly, 13-23; Kevin Kohutek 1 (minus 11); Tyler Hastings 10 (minus 15).
Leading rushers for Mason were David Mora, 6-96; Zach Hudson, 13-92; Ethan Hudson, 4-55; Justin Yonker, 7-45; Dillon Estes, 7-28; and, Estevan Villarreal, 3-9.