3 East Valley groups to enjoy tonight Raymondville cancels

Three East Valley sub-5A football teams will be in motion tonight, with St. Joseph, La Feria and Lyford going through district opponents. But one particular group, Raymondville, canceled its activity thanks to a constructive COVID-19 test.

The St. Joseph Bloodhounds, led by senior operating back again Melik Kauachi and junior quarterback Luigi Cristiano, will choose on the Austin St. Michael’s Crusaders at 5 p.m. at Canales Field in their 3rd TAPPS Division II-District 3 contest. SJA bounced again from a year-opening reduction to trounce Boerne Geneva past Friday, 49-27.

Lyford (2-) will be actively playing its initial District 16-3A Division I “Zone A” sport from the Santa Gertrudis Academy Lions at 7:30 at Bulldog Stadium. The Bulldogs have confirmed the explosiveness of their offense and a stout defense through their 1st two video games, outscoring opponents 84-16.

Lyford senior quarterback Cayleb Klostermann and senior receiver Matt Sanchez have been a dynamic duo, connecting for four touchdowns and 275 of Klostermann’s 510 passing yards. Senior managing back again Gavino Morales and sophomore athlete Osmar Martinez are prime producers in the operate video game. The Bulldogs’ defense is led by senior linebacker Tony Rowland.

The La Feria Lions opened their time previous week at dwelling with a dominant 41-13 win about District 16-4A Division I opponent Zapata. They are struggling with district foe Grulla tonight at 7:30 at Joe R. Sanchez Stadium in Rio Grande City.

La Feria and new quarterback, senior Dario Sanchez, obtained off to a sluggish begin in their initial recreation, but the rebuilding group discovered a groove through the 2nd fifty percent.  Managing back again Angel Garcia and receiver Derek Pena were the major offensive weapons for the Lions. Garcia surpassed 100 yards speeding and scored when, and Pena place two touchdowns on the board.

The Raymondville Bearkats only have one particular District 16-4A Division II match on their routine because of to COVID-19 this period, so mentor Frank Cantu used the open weeks to obstacle his group.

Raymondville kicked off its period previous week in Falfurrias with a thrilling 38-33 gain above Class 5A Victoria West and was scheduled to facial area another 5A program — the Mission Veterans Memorial Patriots — at 7:30 tonight in Raymondville.

But the college district posted a recognize on its internet web site Wednesday expressing the activity and an accompanying tailgate have been canceled owing to COVID-19 worries, and that in-human being instruction at the university has been canceled as nicely as a result of Tuesday. The district’s notice mentioned the campus will be shut down from Friday by way of Monday for deep cleaning, and that superior faculty students will keep on faculty by way of distant instruction.

Senior athlete ZaRaiVion Armendarez accounted for 357 all-function yards and scored all 6 Bearkats touchdowns in very last week’s victory. His general performance attained him the Created Ford Hard Course 4A Texas Significant School Soccer Player of the 7 days award. Senior defensive conclude/linebacker Dylan Ramirez was a standout in the game, as well, regularly applying major tension on Victoria West’s quarterback ahead of recording a game-winning sack.