SMACKDOWN -- The #11 Texas Longhorns got smacked around and told to take a late-afternoon nap after losing 34-27 to the #6 Oklahoma Sooners in the Red River Rivalry at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas.
The Giddings Freshman football team lost to the Caldwell Hornets last week 20-6.
George Awad scored the lone touchdown on a pass from Andreu Rodriguez early in the game.
“We were a little banged up,” said Coach Sean Hollis, “and we had some key players miss this game. We are hoping to get them back soon and keep improving as a team across the board.”
DAVEN BIRNBAUM (#6) makes the first hit on a Caldwell rusher, with Kleinert coming in for the assist. Birnbaum had 6 tackles against the Hornets.
JARON DENMON (#34) takes a facemask (not called) but returns the favor with a good stiff-arm. Denmon rushed for 81 yards and a TD on 8 carries against the Hornets last Friday night.
CHAD ADAMS (#3) gets in on a tackle despite being held from behind. Adams and two other unidentified Buffaloes caused a fumble on this play. Adams had 5 tackles on the night including one sack. On the offensive side, he carried 8 times for 24 yards.
DRAKE MOORE (#25) pulled in this pass in the corner of the endzone for a 2-point conversion. Moore also had a 20 yard reception against the Hornets.
BRYSON KLEINERT (#9) made the fumble recovery on this play. Kleinert had 6 tackles on defense, and caught one 59-yard TD pass from De La Torre.
ALEX DE LA TORRE (#11) hurdles a teammate (#25, Cody Gill) during one of his 6 carries against Caldwell last Friday night. De La Torre rushed for only 12 yards, but hit 5 for 12 for 101 yards and 2 TDs in the air.
-- Photos by Frank Smith
The GMS Lady Buffs volleyball teams hosted the Smithville Tigers last week and came away with a win in 3 of four matches.
The Lady Buffs volleyball teams played in Caldwell last week.
The JV squad lost to the Lady Hornets 19-25, 16-25. The freshmen lost 16-25, 21-25.