Memorial Middle School 8th grade “A” Football Team Takes the District Championship Title.
On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, the Mighty Memorial Lobos, led by Coach Benjamin Cantu, beat Zavala Middle School in the championship game 16-12. The game was played at the La Joya PAC Stadium. The game was very intense. Jan Garcia, quarterback #34, scored a touchdown followed by a two point field goal, that Marc Guajardo, #10 made. The game continued to be super tense, bringing them to the half time score of 8-0. In the third quarter, the Mighty Lobos scored again. Luis De Hoyos, # 4, scored a touchdown again by a two point field goal made by Marc Guajardo. During this quarter, our opponent, scored a touchdown but missed their field goal, bringing the score to16-6. In the final fourth quarter, our opponents made an onside kick. They were able to recover the ball, giving them a chance to score again. Once again, they missed their field goal, making the final score 16-12.
Memorial Mighty Lobos obtained a Division I and District Champions for the 2018 football season. This accolade was obtained due to hard work and dedication to the game. “It was not easy to accomplish. It took a lot of team work, setting high expectations and never giving up,” said Coach Benjamin Cantu.
The Mighty Memorial Lobos will forever be Division I and District Champions for the 2018 football season.