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Eagles Split Games With Mason And Defeat Billies
Thursday, October 13, 2011 • Posted October 13, 2011

The LBJ middle school football teams split their games this past Thursday, October 6 against the Mason Punchers with the 7th grade team coming away with a thrilling 12-6 victory while the 8th graders lost a tough defensive battle 14-0. In the 7th grade game the Eagles scored just before halftime and then again with a little over a minute left in the game to take a 12-0 lead. After a touchdown by Mason with 20 seconds left, the Eagles recovered an onside kick to preserve the victory.

In the 8th grade game the Eagles played tough defense throughout but couldn’t get anything going offensively and fell to the Punchers 14-0.

The LBJ Eagle middle school football team played a rare Tuesday evening game against the Fredericksburg Billies on October 11 and came away with a resounding 40-0 victory. The Eagles combined their 7th and 8th grade teams for this game since it was their only game of the week. LBJ scored on every one of their offensive possessions and also made all their 2 point conversion plays. On defense the Eagles held the Billies to just one first down the whole game.

LBJ held a 16-0 lead at halftime time, scoring one touchdown in each of the first 2 quarters. They added 2 more touchdowns in the 3rd period and a final one in the 4th quarter. The combined team win improves the 7th graders record to 5-1 and the 8th graders record to 3-3. Their next game will be at Center Point on Thursday, October 20. The 7th grade game is set to start at 5:00 followed immediately thereafter by the 8th grade game at approximately 6:00. Please come out and support your LBJ middle school football teams.

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