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Home Local Sports Mavericks-S.A. McCollum Football Game Preview: Fri. Oct. 5, 2018

Mavericks-S.A. McCollum Football Game Preview: Fri. Oct. 5, 2018

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Mavericks primed to stomp

The McCollum Cowboys

By: Conrado Perez, Jr. – Eagle Pass Sports Central

“Your best and only source for local sports news in Eagle Pass”

The C.C. Winn Mavericks’ varsity football team mentored by head football coach Eric Villasenor will venture to the Alamo City of San Antonio, Texas on Friday, October 5, 2018 to square-off against the McCollum Cowboys in a 7:30 PM District 14-5A Division I gridiron matchup at the famed Harlandale Memorial Stadium located on 4002 Roosevelt Ave. The visiting C.C. Winn Mavericks will enter this contest sporting an overall season record of 3-2 and a district mark of 0-1 while the home standing McCollum Cowboys will come in with an overall season record of 0-5 and a district mark of 0-1.

The home standing Cowboys under the tutelage of head coach Matt Uzzell will enter this game led by their starting quarterback Ryan Ramirez who has a quick release and a strong throwing arm and is a very tough runner when he keeps the ball. Joining him in the backfield will be a very shifty and quick running back in Scott McAlexander # 7 who keeps his legs churning when he is being tackled and is the Most Dangerous offensive player on the field as well as Jared Luevanos #26 a power running back that must be contained and is also used in their passing scheme with wheel routes, swing passes and tailback screens. The rhino back/tight end will be Randy Santos #85 who is a good lead blocker on blast plays and will lead you to the play. The Cowboys main threat in their passing game will be Eric Laija # 88 a tall and sure handed wide receiver that is their deep threat. The other wide receiver will be Anthony Bononcini #81 very fast and runs good routes with good hands and likes to run the out, seams and post patterns. The slot receiver will be Jason Ramirez #8 who is quick and very smart that does tend to get open with his favorite routes being the fly, come back and post patterns. The wing back will be Steven Mendoza #5 a tall receiver who runs good routes Offensively, the Cowboys are averaging nearly 120 yards rushing and 96 yards passing per game.

The Cowboys offensive line will be comprised by center Xavier Hernandez #70, right tackle Michael Rodriguez #72 (their biggest lineman), right guard Tyler Pena #64 left guard will be Jovannie Cerda #67 (their best offensive lineman), the left tackle will be Jonathan Johnson #66 and their tackle over will be Jaron Gonzales #60.

On the defensive side of the ball the Cowboys will lineup in 4-2-5 defensive scheme with the front line being manned by Gabriel Roque #31 as the defensive end, Omar Herrera #58 at defensive tackle, Niklas Charo #50 at the other tackle slot, and Adam Blanco #44 as the anchor end. Overall their defensive line is strong, athletic and quite experienced. Their two linebackers will be Joshua Ramos #33 and Dylan Gonzalez #35. The Cowboys secondary unit will be comprised by Eric Torres #9 and Jason Fernandez #20 at the corners with Ryan Fuentes #30 and Christian Ramirez #11 as the safeties with Adam Hernandez #24 as the Monster.

The visiting Pride of Southern Maverick County the mighty C.C. Winn Mavericks will counter with their powerful ground game as well as their short passing game led by their stellar quarterback Ethan Johnston who is the team’s leading rusher. Joining him in the backfield will be a pair of nifty running backs in the likes of Fernando Zapata and Marc Cardenas that will be relied on to tote the pig skin to pay dirt against the Cowboys. The Mavericks passing game will be entrusted into the hands of a quartet of receivers the likes of Jared Roiz, Jose Blanco, Raul Solis and Ernesto Vasquez. The Mavericks all important front line who are the unsung heroes of Daniel Ruiz, Adrian Munoz, Juan Guerra, Cesar Valdez and Jaime Rodriguez will certainly need to dominate in the trenches and sustain their blocks to spring the Mavericks running game into the Cowboys secondary enroute to the end zone and will need to provide the protection on their passing scheme.

The perennially fast, quick pursuing and hard hitting Mavericks defensive unit will be armed and ready to nullify the Cowboys running game as well as apply their famed relentless pressure to stymie the Cowboys passing game. The young men on the defensive line that will battle in the trenches will be standout Ricardo Morales, Alexis Ontiveros, Alejandro Ontiveros, Jose Hinojsa as well as Maximiliano Garcia. The Mavericks fast and hard hitting line backing corps will feature a rotation of three solid linebackers the likes of Patricio Hernandez, Miguel De Los Santos as well as Alex Chris Garcia ready to inflict their punishing hits on the Cowboys; ball carriers. The Mavericks swift secondary unit will be manned by Azael Rodriguez, German Velasquez, Hector Nunez, Domingo Duran and Gilberto Velasquez.

Eagle Pass Sports Central invites the famed Mavericks Nation as well as the entire community of Eagle Pass, Texas to make the trip to the Alamo City of San Antonio, Texas this coming Friday night and support the mighty C.C. Winn Mavericks. GO MAVERICKS! BEAT THE COWBOYS!





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