The Jourdanton football team had little trouble moving the ball against Carrizo Springs on Friday night. Unfortunately for the Indians, that was not enough to put many points on the scoreboard.
Jourdanton had six turnovers—four on lost fumbles—in losing to Carrizo Springs 14-7 at Frank Carter Stadium.
The Indians (1-1) could not capitalize despite outgaining the Wildcats 302- 199. Jourdanton finished with 281 rushing yards.
Carrizo Springs (1-1) led 14-0 at halftime after a pair of touchdown passes. The Wildcats had 48 of their 82 passing yards on those two scoring plays.
Jemareon Moore found the end zone from 7 yards out to pull the Indians within 14-7 late in the third quarter. He finished with 40 rushing yards on seven carries.
Phillip Guerra had a game-high 162 rushing yards for Jourdanton. Three other Indians had at least 24 yards on the ground.
Rico Martinez went 2-for-5 with 21 passing yards and a pair of interceptions, and Guerra was 0-for-2 passing.
Colton Schuchart had one reception for 22 yards.
The result spoiled a solid performance by the Jourdanton defense. The Indians allowed 117 rushing yards on 41 attempts for an average of 2.9 yards per carry.
Jourdanton also forced three turnovers: two fumbles and an interception.
The Indians will look to regroup Friday against rival Pleasanton.
Jourdanton will be on the road for a second consecutive week as they travel to face the