Bucks cage Tigers in first game of season
From the kickoff in the season-opening game last Friday, the Breckenridge Buckaroos led and never looked back against the Jacksboro Tigers for a 49-28 win at home.
The Bucks won the toss and Anson Rodgers took the opening kickoff for a 79-yard jaunt in for a Buckaroo touchdown. Then, first-year starting quarterback, Chase Lehr, passed the successful two-point conversion to Zeke Castillo, putting the Bucks ahead, 8-0, with 11:47 remaining in the first quarter.
Just 12 seconds after scoring on the game-opening kickoff, Jerry Lawson had Breckenridge on the board again on a defensive play. The Buckaroos led 14-0 after the extra-point kick was off target.
The Tigers finally scored at 10:14 of the second quarter, bringing the score to 14-7, with the Bucks in the lead.
The Bucks took the kickoff and once again Rodgers returned the football, but was stopped at the 32-yard line. Lehr tossed the football and the Bucks were on the 9-yard line. On a quarterback sneak, he went in for the touchdown, and after a failed extra-point attempt, the score sat at 20-7 in the second quarter.
The Tigers took the ball at their own 20-yard line and a long pass was delivered to the Bucks’ 24-yard line. The Tigers scored after the 51-yard pass and a pass for the TD. The score was now 20-13, after a blocked extra point attempt.
The Tigers kicked off to the Bucks and this time Castillo took the kick and scrambled for a 75-yard run down the field for another Buckaroo TD. After the extra point kick, the score was 27-13 with 6:04 on the clock in the second quarter.
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