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Nixon-Smiley Mustangs’ winless season continues

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October 10, 2012 | 1,151 views | Post a comment

Nixon-Smiley 15
Dilley 41

DILLEY -- It was another tough loss for Nixon-Smiley last Friday night, as the Mustangs fell to the Dilley Wolves 41-15 in district play.

The Mustangs have struggled throughout the season, and nothing came easy for the team in Dilley last Friday. In fact, on paper, the Mustangs played a solid game statistically, especially when compared to Dilley. The ball just didn’t “bounce well” for Nixon-Smiley, though, and the Wolves turned several Mustang mishaps into points.

The first points of the game came with 4:26 to play in the first quarter. The Mustangs were driving and found themselves inside Dilley territory, but the ball came loose and was recovered by the Wolves. Unfortunately for the Mustangs, there was a clear path ahead, and the fumble was returned 70 yards for a Dilley touchdown. The point-after kick was good, and the score was 7-0 in favor of Dilley.

Early in the second quarter, the Mustangs put their first points on the board with an 18-yard touchdown strike from Nick Pena to Garrett Earlywine. Oscar Torres kicked the extra point, and the teams were tied at 7-all, a score that would hold until halftime.

Midway through the third quarter, the Wolves added to their score with a 3-yard run, then added to it again three minutes later, as the Wolves returned another Mustang fumble for a touchdown, making the score 21-7.

Dilley tacked on another 6 points to start the fourth quarter, but Nixon-Smiley responded with a 61-yard touchdown run by Tristan Newman. Pena then hit Earlywine for the 2-point conversion, and the score was 27-15.

The Mustangs gave up another big play with just under three minutes to play, as a Nixon-Smiley punt was fielded at the Dilley 25-yard line and returned 75 yards for a touchdown. The Wolves scored one final touchdown on a 36-yard run from Dilley quarterback Will Urban, and another 2-point conversion made the final score 41-15.

Despite the loss, the Mustangs played well at times. Nixon-Smiley completed nine of 15 passing attempts for 138 yards, and ran the ball another 45 times for 133 yards. Pena completed seven passes for 98 yards and a touchdown, while Newman completed two passes for 40 yards. Earlywine impressed with seven receptions for 108 yards and a touchdown, while Newman caught a pair of passes for another 30. Newman led the ground game with 63 yards on nine carries, followed by Pena and Jared Van Auken with 24 yards apiece. Tom Palacio picked up 17 yards, and Miguel Hernandez added 5 more.

The loss drops the Mustangs to 0-5 on the year and 0-2 in District 15-2A DII play. Nixon-Smiley will be at home this Friday, Oct. 12, as the Mustangs welcome the 3-2 Stockdale Brahmas in what is sure to be an exciting game. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. in Nixon.

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