JV Lopes Beat Idalou
Published Nov. 4, 2012 @ 7:37 a.m.
REDMAN STADIUM - The Post Bold Gold JV ( 8-1, 2-0) defeated the Idalou Wildcats 29-12 Thursday at Jimmy Redman Stadium. For the second time this season the Lopes beat a top South Plains 2-A program (Littlfield 28-0, Idalou 29-12). Post scored touchdowns in each quarter and shut out the Cats in the second half.
The Lopes scored the first points of the night as Cambry Gilbert took the pitch and got to the corner and went out the gate for a 65 yard touchdown run. Jared Curtis would add the 2-point run giving Post a 8-0 lead. The Wildcats answered with a touchdown, but the Lopes stopped the extra point. After one quarter the Lopes lead 8-6.
Post got on the board during the second quarter, as Blaine Reece hit Shandon Wiley for a 55 yard touchdown throw and catch. Wiley got behind the Wildcats defense and raced to the end zone. Gilbert added the 2-point play giving Post a 16-6 advantage. The Cats would keep a drive alive and score a touchdown late in the quarter. Post stopped the extra point and held on to a 16-12 halftime lead.
Blaine Reece added a 20 yard touchdown run in the third to extend the lead to 22-12. Both defenses would toughen forcing several punts for the rest of the third and much of the fourth. With three minutes remaining, the Bold Gold defense stopped Idalou on fourth down and took over leading 22-10. Wiley ent on to catch his second touchdown of the game from Reece on a 25 yard play. Rafael Gonzales added the extra point. The final was Post 29, Idalou 12.
Post will play for the JV District Championship, Thursday November 8th in Abernathy at 6:00 p.m.
POST 29, IDALOU 12 (11/1/12)
Idalou 6 6 0 0 - 12
Post 8 8 6 7 - 29