A 7:30 kickoff coming up.....
Aledo will recieve to start the game. A short kick put the Bearcats in business at tgeir own 38 yard line.
Two first downs later they work from the Cleburne 38 yard line when a Pate Davis to Willie Gibson pass play covers 20 yards to the Yellow Jacket 18. The drive stalls, and the Bearcats settle for a Chance Nevarez Field Goal to take the lead at 3-0 with 8:13 left in the first quarter.
A nice defensive series by the Bearcats gets them the ball back at their 38 yard line. They are unable to move the ball, and a short punt gives the Yellow Jackets the ball at their 48 yard line.
On their first play, Brock Parker intercepts a pass and gets Aledo another shot from their 25 yard line.
Pate Davis breaks a 21 yard run for a first down at the 38. Jess Anders up the middle for another first down at the 48. Taco Anderson from Pate Davis to the 24.
Lots of Jess Anders is finished off by a 2 yard run by Pate Davis for the touchdown. PAT is good and the Bearcats lead is 10-0 in the second quarter.
Cleburne mishandles the kickoff and starts their possession inside their own 10 yard line. They are unable to move the ball much on offense.
Aledo takes over at the Cleburne 32. Pate Davis gets outside to the right side and takes the ball all the way to the Yellow Jacket's 12 yard line. Pate picks up another first down at the 2 yard line and Jess takes it in from there. 17-0 Bearcats after the Nevarez PAT.
Another Aledo drive is now at the 1 yard line after a Davis to Taco Anderson pass play. The last yard is a Jess Anders carry for another Aledo touchdown. It's 24-0 Aledo with 4 minutes left in the first half.
Aaron Hinsley winds up with the ball on a busted play by the Yellow Jackets, and runs it in to the end zone for another Bearcat score. 31-0.
Brock Parker has another interception, and Jess Anders fumbles it back to the Yellow Jackets on the next play Cleburne ball at their 38. They move the ball to the Aledo 32 yard line. Then the Bearcats get the ball back when Gunner Johnson picks up a fumble by the Jackets.
Aledo will run out of time before they can get out of there own end of the field.
Cleburne gets the ball to start the second half. They move the ball all the way out to their own 49 yard line, with some help from penalties on the Aledo defense.
Aledo's Aaron Hinsley blocks the Jackets' punt and Aledo takes over at the Cleburne 37 yard line. Pate Davis carries to the right side for 35 yards, then Caleb Frysinger takes it in from the 2 yard line to make it 38-0 after the PAT.
Cleburne is moving the ball well again and now are at the Bearcat 42 yard line. Again a big play for the Yellow Jackets down to the Aledo 26.
Finally, the Bearcat defense stops the drive and they will take over on downs at their own 12. Jess Anders carries out to the 40 yard line. A pass to Willie Gibson for 31 yards to the Cleburne 29. Willie again to the 6 yard line. Caleb Frysinger for 6 yards and another Bearcat
touchdown. 45-0 Aledo after the PAT. 1:43 in the third quarter.
Cleburne is stopped and Aledo gets the ball back at their 25 yard line. Aledo is forced to punt the ball back to the Jackets.
A fantastic 64 yard punt by Baker Roberson in the fourth quarter pins the Yellow Jacksts down at their own ! yard line. A short series later they have their first points, as they score on a long touchdown run. A 99 yard drive to make it 45-7 Bearcats.
The teams swap posessions and Aledo will run the clock down to finish the game with the final score Bearcats 45, Yellow Jackets 7.
Good night from Newsome Stadium in Mansfield.