Dublin cheers flood DeLeon field
Dublin Lions fans showed up in big numbers for Friday’s rivalry game at DeLeon, which ended in a 31-7 victory for the visitors.
Although DeLeon would put the first seven points on the board, they would be the only points that the Lions would allow the home team to score after finding their footing in the second quarter.
“I told the boys on Monday morning that they’ve got to start [every game] like they played in the second quarter,” said Dublin Athletic Director Bob Cervetto.
Cervetto felt like the boys gained some valuable experience against DeLeon’s defense, which he credited as being as strong as any of the teams the Lions have faced so far this season.
Dublin’s defense had strong moments of its own with Cervetto especially calling out players like Mateo Marquez and Clayton Schmucker.
On the offensive side, he also called out Donovan Escobedo, who scored one of Dublin’s touchdowns during his 38 yards of receiving.
Angel Ramirez led in receiving for Dublin with 53 yards, and Colten Couch also had 31 yards.
Quarterback Cy Wing brought in two touchdowns during his 80 yards of rushing. Hagen Huffman also rushed in the final TD in his 48 yards while Kyler Madruga rushed for 44 yards.
GabrielRenteria,completed all three PATs and scored the final points in a successful field goal attempt.
Cervetto expects the heat to turn up in Friday’s 7:30 p.m. home game against the Brady Bulldogs, saying that he follows the team and knows they have a strong rushing game, backed by a big and fast quarterback.