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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas Rockets top Page 13A orts November 10A Canyon grabs District 134A title ByTOMlABINSKI Staff writer FREDERICKSBURG Canyon clinched the un disputed title of District 134A for the first time in the schools history with a yet 246 win over Fredricksburg Friday We wanted that and we got It feels real said Canyon Coach Troy The Cougars finish district play with an unblemished 5 0 91 on the Canyon will begin playoff action Friday at against Alamo Heights in Northside Satdium in San The Cougars capitalized on two Billie turnovers in the second quarter to take a 100 then used two long secondhalf drives to score touchdowns and put the game Between scoring Canyon had its losing three fumbles and allowing Fredericksburg to march downfield on drives of and 71 They drove the football on us more consistently than anyone I can Burch But anytime you can hold them to six points on this you have not played that poorly on Although happy to come away with a Burch said he was a little concerned with Canyons offensive per Im a little disappointed because we really werent as sharp as we wanted to We played well enough to but not as well as we could or as well as well need to play in the But we reached our and now its time to set some new he One he would be to cut down on the tur We did a lot of things to keep them in the and that will have to be Burch The Cougars may have been looking ahead to the and overlooked the he I guess it was hard for the kids knowing you already have the playoffs wrapped But I dont want to take anything away from They played extremely well and have nothing to be ashamed he The Billies threw an early scare into the allowing Canyon only one first down before punting on their first Taking over from their own Fredericksburg gained one first down before also having to Canyons Danny Rodriguez fumbled on the punt return and the Billies recovered on their 41 yard Led by senior fullback Frank Fredericksburg moved down to the Canyon 8 yard On fourth and quarterback Drew Hardin was slammed down behind the line of scrimmage by linebacker Bret killing the Canyon was able to eat up the rest of the quarter and three minutes of the second quarter before its drive stalled at the Billies 38yard Taking over from its own 20 following a punt that sailed into the end Fredericksburg handed Canyon its first After gaining five yards on first Guynes DERYLCLARK HERALD ZEITUNG Canyons defense showed its muscle Friday as Scott Preiss left wraps up Fredericksburg quarterback Todd Enderlin and Armando Paredez and Bobby Reed right shut down a Billies runner fumbled the ball on second down at the where it was recovered by Scott Wagner for the Cappleman and Rittimann led Canyon down to the 4 yard line before the Billies defense toughened and the Cougars settled for Danny Hernandez 25yard field goal with left in the The Billies could hold onto the ball for only two more plays on their next as Canyons Randy Schurig intercepted Hardins third down The junior used a burst of speed to return the ball 22 yards to the Fredericksburg A defensive clipping penalty on Rittimanns first down run brought the ball down to the and two plays later Cappleman bulled up the middle for a 3yard touchdown run with left in the Guynes second fumble of the quarter on the Billies first play from scrimmage gave Canyon the ball on the Fredericksburg Cappleman ran off tackle for seven yards and Rit timann rolled left for a four yard giving the Cougars a firstandgoal from the Cappleman made his way through the line of scrim mage before fumbling the ball just short of the end Paul Vudmaska recovered for the ending Canyons scoring Canyon opened the second half with a 23yard pass from Rittimann to Rodriguez to put the ball on the Cougar Wade Jankowski took the next handoff on a sweep and got to midfield before being Canyon was called on a tripping penalty and Gilbert Natal was called for a personal foul penalty and was ejected from the I guess he said something to the Burch It was a because with a little more we wouldnt have been pushed back so The twin penalties moved the ball back to the Cougar Facing first down and 30 yards for a Rittimann ran on a bootleg to the Keyed by some good the speedy senior raced down the sideline for a 76yard run before being caught at the Fredericksburg 5 yard Rittimann scored three plays later on a keeper up the middle to make the score 170 with to play in the third Taking possession of the ball with left in the quarter two drives the Billies moved 63 yards in 17 plays for their only led by junior quarterback Todd who replaced Hardin on the Keeping the ball on the Fredericksburg ate up on the moving to the Canyon The Billies scored on their only pass of the drive when Enderlin hit tight end Brian Eckert alone in the middle of the end zone for a 4yard scoring play with left in the Enderlins pass on the twopoint conversion was batted down by Canyons Todd Banks to keep the score Unicorns run over 5521 By DAVID KING Sports writer For two seasons two playofi seasons the New Braunfels Unicorns have been like big A little Friday the Unicorns were New Braunfels scored on plays of 47 and 84 sped to 624 yards of total offense and raced into the end zone on eight of 11 possessions to take a 5521 District 134A victory over Hays at Rebel For the second straight the 811 Unicorns scored on every first half And for the second straight Steven Millett did his best Tony Dorsett Millett gained 177 yards on six carries yards a carry and took a swing pass 50 yards for a score as he put 24 points on the The tailback scored on runs of and 84 Everyone was ready for this Millett We were fired up and ready to get the job New Braunfels Coach Jim who was concerned about a letdown because the Unicorns clinched a playoff spot last agreed that the team looked ready to polish off Hays and get started with the We had a good plan on he Things just fell into place when we came out and mixed things up early the short passing the fullback the option And our offensive line must have done an awesome I just cant picture that kind of On the inside KraigKrause muscled bis way for HH on eight carriesOn quarterback Victor Sierra carried option plays times for 107 MiUett turned the short passing into a lojag pissjflg game wtea he took a swing pass from and spmfced W yards for a lESilE ZEITUNG New Braunfels Steven Millett kicks into high gear on his 84yard scoring run against Hays Friday night Getting away from the game Sierra completed a 47yard rainhow of a pass to Bobby Tristan for yet another Victor has really started to play with Streety said Thats probably a big factor in why hes playing good football right Malletts 50yard pass play gave New Braunfels a 60 lead with 9 left in the first and Tristan added the first of five ejrtra points to make it On New Braunfels next Sierra carried twice on the option play for and Millett waltzed through a Chevroletsized hole for the touchdown from 16 yards out with That topped of fan 89yard Three minutes MiUett took an option skidded past three defenders in the and outran the defense for a 55yard That came with stiU left in the first The second quarter was more of the Sierra hit Tristan with a 47yard scoring pass to make it and Sierra carried an option play in to make it Hays broke through with a 73 yard keyed by ttie passing of q wterbaek Matt DunjaAjtso 4djir scored from the l after a pass in terference call in the end But the Unicorns came right going 82 yards in nine plays to make it 347 at the Krause dove in from the 1 for the New Braunfels fumbled away its first possession of the second hut got the haU back after Hays had driven to tHe Unicorn Three See Page 16A Playoff sites named Canyon will play its first football playoff game ever Friday at facing Alamo Heights at San Antonios Northside New will play Samuel Clemens at Friday at San Marcos Bobcat Both games are rematches of games from seven weeks as Canyon defeated the 56 Mules 277 and New Braunfels and 1001 Clemens played to a 2121 The two teams are both from District 144As North Advance tickets for both games are for adults and for with all tickets at the gate costing Tickets will be available at both high schools on Monday and Tuesday until Representatives of the 32 teams involved in the Class 4A playoffs will meet in Austin to try and straighten out the problems caused by an assortment of injunctions from around the The compromise expected from the meeting will have the winner of the courtordered game between the Ducks and playing Belton on Wednesday in a District 64A The winner of that game will then play its bidistrict game on allowing the entire playoffs to go on as Theyre going to try and get some type of agreement New Braunfels Coach Jim Streety Theyre going to try and get all the people to back off on their in Bay City officials had gotten a hearing set for Monday on an in junction to force the University ta terscholastic League to go through with its original playoff rather than a schedule that would require off week during the playoffs and pujb
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