Belton sub-varsity dominates Killeen
Monday, 12 November 2012 by Keith Bahlmann
The Tigers pulverized the Killeen High football program winning every game played at the underclass level. Belton has turned the corner, by a long shot, in terms of top athletes and having the size and speed to dominate district 8-5A.
Belton's junior varsity Red team crushed the Kangaroos 32-12 forcing five fumbles. Mathew Chapman, Richard Kimble, Qua Miller, Tevin Jones, and Micah Millican each force a fumble with hard hits.
Kimble, John Edwards, DeAndre Phillips, BP White and Jones recovered fumbles. Garrett Trout and Ryan Johns combined for a safety at the end of the first half. Belton's defense played outstanding and it was 32-12 at the end of the third quarter.
The junior varsity white team dominated Killeen 36-0 at Leo Buckley. Belton's depth of top players at the underclass level was evident with the Tigers giving up only two first downs in the game.
Ryan Dubich, Austin Villareal, Shawn Wall and Ricky Martin played outstanding. Seith Ruiz had a good game in special teams play. Quarterback Justin Preddy rushed for two touchdowns and threw for three more. Joshua Boersma, Caleb Carroll, Cajer Jack scored for the Tigers. Belton's offensive line dominated the line of scrimmage and the Tigers rolled for first down after first down.
The Tigers freshman team moved a step closer to a district championship with a 16-8 hard fought win over Killeen. The game was tied at half 8-8 with the Tigers scoring in the third quarter and Belton's defense shut down Killeen in the second half.
Weston Campbell, Ruben Freeman, Brandon Gangloff and Soren San Miguel played outstanding on defense. Jordan Russell scored on a seven yard touchdown run. Quarterback Willem Northcut completed a 21-yard touchdown pass to Olojuwon Taylor.
Belton's freshman white team made a statement on the road. Killeen struggled in a 42-12 loss. It was 42-6 before the Tigers were pulled off in the third quarter.