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In the left photo, Jourdanton’s Tiernan Ross hangs on for a touchdown. In the right photo, Brett Berg eludes the grasp of a Karnes City defender. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

In the left photo, Jourdanton’s Tiernan Ross hangs on for a touchdown. In the right photo, Brett Berg eludes the grasp of a Karnes City defender. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Jourdanton had three players run for touchdowns and three others catch touchdown passes from Cole Andrus during the 41-0 district opener win against Karnes City on Oct. 5.

Aidan Borth ran three yards for a touchdown and Nick Cordova caught a 10-yard touchdown pass to give the Indians (4-1) a 12-0 lead by the end of the first quarter.

Tiernan Ross caught a seven-yard touchdown pass, allowing Jourdanton to enter halftime with a 20-0 lead.

Jourdanton started another burst of scoring in the fourth quarter. Jarel Lilly caught a 40-yard touchdown pass. Colin Borth ran 12 yards for a score. Robert Miranda went 47 yards for a touchdown.

The Indians compiled 514 yards of offense and held Karnes City to 191 yards.

This was Andrus’ third game with at least three touchdown passes and his first with more than 300 passing yards.

Lilly’s 167 receiving yards were a season high.

On Oct. 12, Jourdanton faces a tall task as it heads on the road to play Marion (5-1, -2-0 District 15-3A DI), the district favorite.

 

 

The Bulldogs, which have won four straight games pose the biggest challenge yet for Jourdanton’s defense. They have scored 42 points per game while Jourdanton has allowed 11.3 per game. The Indians have scored 33.2 points per game and Marion has allowed 19.8 per game.

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