Uvalde earns thrilling victory in home-opener; No. 1 Steele knocks off Lake Travis; MacArthur earns first win in three years
After Week 1 of the 2022 highschool soccer season dazzled us with unbelievable storylines and thrilling video games, many questioned if we might ever expertise that form of rush once more.
Five later, Week 2 delivered, after which some.
Uvalde was the epicenter of our Big Game Coverage (BGC) on Friday evening. The group was form sufficient to welcome the KSAT 12 Sports group and our manufacturing crew with open arms and permit us to stay stream the Coyotes’ home-opener on the Honey Bowl. Greg Simmons and Larry Ramirez referred to as Uvalde’s sport in opposition to Eagle Pass Winn from the roof of the press field overlooking the stadium whereas I patrolled the sidelines as a reporter. It was the quintessential highschool soccer expertise, one that can certainly stay in the hearts and minds of everybody who visited the stadium that evening.
Before we take a deep dive into that sport and among the finest matchups the San Antonio space needed to supply, let’s recap the most important moments from the week that was in the Best of BGC for Week 2 of the 2022 season!
Week 2 was filled with unbelievable performs from all throughout the larger San Antonio space, together with among the finest hook-and-ladder performs you’ll ever see! On Instant Replay, we chosen the perfect of the perfect, together with highlights from Uvalde, MacArthur, Warren, Harlan, Southside and Steele.
(*1*) that gave Edison a 7-0 halftime lead.
The second half was a special story. On a delayed hand-off, Zion Molina capped a nine-play drive with a one-yard rating as Harlandale tied the sport at 7-all. On their subsequent possession, Saucedo hit senior Saxon Langenburg over the center for a 75-yard catch and run that successfully flipped the sector early in the fourth quarter. Saucedo capped the drive with a seven-yard landing run on third down, and the Indians took their first lead of the sport, 14-7. Later in the body, Saucedo discovered a wide-open Langenburg downfield for a 52-yard landing cross to cap a run of 20 unanswered factors.
Bunch received Edison proper again in the sport by returning the following kickoff 89 yards for a landing, and the Golden Bears trailed 20-14 with 5:25 left in regulation. They possessed the ball twice in that point span and marched into Indians territory on each possessions, however junior Carlos De La Vega slammed the door shut with two interceptions, as Harlandale survived a late rally to earn their first win of the season.
August 29, 2019.
That date marks the last time MacArthur had won a high school football game entering Week 2 of the 2022 season. The Brahmas blanked Marshall 23-0 that night, as quarterback Austin Lee completed eight passes for 118 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
This past Friday night — 1,101 days removed from that victory — MacArthur finally tasted victory once again. Michael Murach rushed for 118 yards and three touchdowns whereas finishing three passes for 79 yards and a rating, because the Brahmas snapped a 29-game shedding streak with a 42-33 win over Holmes. Two of Murach’s touchdowns got here in the fourth quarter, giving MacArthur a 28-26 lead with 7:46 to play. Joshua Speed scored a 36-yard landing and Rylee Munguia returned a fumble 15 yards for a landing, because the Brahmas scored 21 factors in the fourth quarter to safe the victory.
Congratulations to your entire MacArthur group!
In case you missed it, right here’s some extra native sports activities highlights and tales from the final week:
We’ll see you on Thursday evening for the beginning of Week 3!
Andrew Cely, KSAT 12 Sports Producer and Reporter
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