BCJH 8th grade rolls to district title

Published 11:04 am Monday, November 13, 2017

Bridge City Middle School completed a successful football season on Tuesday. The Cardinals hosted Little Cypress on Tuesday and came away 1-1 on the night. The 8th Grade Red team defeated The Cubs 49-8. Gavin Garrett and Davien Edwards both had interceptions on the night to lead the defense. The offense was led by Deegan King who scored four touchdowns on the night. Dorian Pruitt added two touchdown runs of his own. Ethan Oceguera also had a nice touchdown pass to J.T. Fielder to cap the scoring for the Cardinals. With the win the 8th grade team completes back to back undefeated district championships in both 7th and 8th grade. They end this season with a record of 7-0 in district play and 7-0-1 on the year. During their two years in middle school they finish with an overall record of 15-0-1. The team is led by Coaches Terry Meyer and Ken Pittman. The coaches would like to thank the 8th grade teams on a winning season, and Coach Meyer says, “Their record will be hard to match, they have set a new standard.”

The 7th Grade Red team fell to the Cubs by a score of 16-6. Offensive standouts on the night were Jaden Martinez and Clayton Whatley who connected for a touchdown pass. Fernando Martinez also had several nice runs. The defense was led by Jaden Martinez, Kyler Garlaska, Justin Abate, CJ Cane, and Noah Broussard. The 7th grade finishes with an overall record of 4-4 and 4-3 district record putting them in second place.