On Thursday, September 5th, the Jr. High Hustlers played their first game against the Hackett Hornets.
Despite the Hornets having the home field advantage, the Hustlers kept the Hornets from scoring during the 1st, and ended the 1st quarter 6-0 with the Hustlers leading.
The Hustlers scored once more in the 2nd quarter, but also allowed the Hornets to finally get on the board, ending the 1st half with a score of 14-14.
At the beginning of the 3rd quarter, #25 Chandler Stephens, running back for the Hustlers, took a hit that put him out for the rest of the game.
With only 3:00 left in the third quarter, the Hornets began to pull ahead on the board, ending the 3rd quarter with a score of 36-14, with the Hornets winning.
At the beginning of the 4th, the Hustlers looked like they could have a come back, but because of the 3 consecutively thrown flags, all 3 touchdowns where called back, and the Hustlers would be unable to reclaim their lead for the remainder of the time.
The 3 called back touchdowns where made by:
#11 Robert Collins on a 38 yard run.
#85 Anthony Collins on a 25 yard catch
#22 Gavin Boudreaux on a 13 yard catch
#11 Robert Collins: 92 rushing yards, 7 tackles, 1 assist, 1 touchdown (that Wasn’t called back) and a 2 point conversion.
#22 Gavin Boudreaux: 28 rushing yards, 15 receiving yards, and 5 tackles
#52 Kody Hodge: 27 rushing yards, 4 tackles, 2 assists and 1 touchdown
#25 Chandler Stephens: 61 rushing yards, 8 receiving, 9 tackles, 4 assists, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 pass interception
#81 Andy McCoy: 59 receiving yards, 4 tackles, and 1 assist
#85 Anthony Collins: 48 receiving yards, 4 tackles, 1 assist, 1 pass interception, and 1 touchdown
#88 Bryce Brown: 1 kick off recovery
#12 Shelton Cumbie: 2 tackles
#78 Braeden Johnson: 1 tackle, and 1 fumble recovery