HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS, LOCAL NEWS

Indians Fly Past Tigers 18-0

By Mike Tooley

HERALD Publisher

What the Cobre Indians lacked in the running game, they more than made up for in the air Friday night, Oct. 10, in Tiger Stadium. Cobre Quarterback Cavin Robinson connected on 17 of 23 pass attempts for 244 yards and all three of their touchdowns, defeating the Tigers 18-0.

The Tigers, noted for controlling the ball time-wise, once again managed to dominate the clock being on offense for a little over 27 minutes of the 48-minute game. However, the Tigers were not able to finish out their offensive drives. Three times they mounted drives with no success, being stopped on the Indian 1 yard line in the first quarter, nullifying a good 86-yard drive, which started from their own 13 yard line. The second long drive occurred in the third period, when the Tigers drove from their own 15 yard line to the Indian 11 yard line before they ran out of downs, and then in the fourth quarter, the Tigers recovered an Indian fumble on the Indian 38 yard line, but again ran out of downs and turned the ball back to the Indians on the Indian 19 yard line.

Defensively, the Tigers high-jacked three Indian passes, but were not able to take advantage on the turnovers due to their own turnovers that saw the Indians block one Tiger punt and gain possession on the Tiger 36 yard line. Cobre also recovered two Tiger fumbles; both of which led to Indian points.

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