Lions Fall in Season Opener

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Spires scored first with 9:26 on the clock, Easton Ridley scored on a 5 yard run. Th e extra point was missed giving the Spires an early 6 to 0 lead.

Just two minutes later the Spires sc ored again this time on a 2 yard run by Drew Cortez . This extra point was good.

The Lions then got sacked in the end-zone by Frank Romano.

The Spires led after the 1st quarter 1 5 to 0.

The 2nd quarter saw the Spires add 3 more touchdowns. The first on a 72 yard run by Ea ston Ridley. The second, on an 18 yard run by Taylor Gilbert and the third on a 22 yard pass from Drew Cortex to Domenic De Fior.

Spires took a 34 to 0 halftime lead.

The second half was a defensive ba ttles as neither team would find the end-zone and th e Spires went on to the 34 – 0 victory in the opening game of the season for both teams.

The Lions fell 34 to 0 to the Spires.

 

NOTES

-  The Lions ran 74 plays for 128 ya rds of total offense.

-  The Spires ran 65 plays for 340 ya rds of total offense.

-  The Lions had 125 yards passing and only 3 yards rushing.

-  Trinity converted 6-21 third down tries and Spires were 5-14 on third downs.

M.J Ybarra went 6 for 27 for 57 yards with 2 interceptions and Robert O'Neil went 3 for 8 for 68 yards for the Lions passing attack.

Jeremy Hill had 11 carries for 20 yards.

-  Tristan Martinez had 3 catches for 48 yards.

Clint Stout led the Lions with 19 tackles and a forced fumble.

-  Jaquan McCorkle pitched in 13 total tackles for the Lions with 5 tackles for loss.

Trinity Bible College Current Record: 0-1

Spires Current Record: 1-0