Tiger’s hand Lake Travis a rare loss
Friday, 15 June 2012 by David Tuma
Belton's 7-on-7 team qualified for the state tournament Saturday at the Lake Travis Tournament. The Tigers pulled of a major upset defeating Lake Travis in the first round 48-42 in overtime and went on to make it to the finals. The top two teams of each state qualifier tournament qualify for the State 7-on7 Tournament in College Station. Lake Travis won it all in 2010 and lost to Desoto in the finals in 2011.
In the Lake Travis game Peter Shelburne connected with Durham Smythe-4, Stephen Snyder and Derick Bates for touchdown passes. The Tigers defense had four stops one in overtime with Shelburne tossing the winning pass to Chase Thornal.
Belton annihilated Round Rock Cedar Creek 34-0 with Shane Stafford tossing touchdown passes to Andre Ewing, Smythe-3 and Anthony McCosham. Kyle Battle and Ben Munoz had leaping interceptions.
Belton manhandled Georgetown 40-21 with Shelburne tossing touchdown passes to Smythe-3, Thornal-2 and Kyle Adamson. Battle, Munos and Malik Green came away with interceptions.
In the semifinals Belton downed Austin Bowie 41-20. Shelburne connected with Adamson, Ewing-2 and Thornal for touchdown passes. Belton lost to Round Rock Stony Point 25-13 in the finals. Smythe scored twice and Green had another interception.