Lions fall to Hornets 70-24

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Lions fall to Hornets 70-24

Lion Kaige Covington returns a kick-off for touchdown. Photo By Mark Martinez

Roby hosted the Aspermont Hornets Friday night. The Lions lost 24-70 but continue to improve on the six man game. The Lions kicked off and the Hornets took only 3 plays to get on the board going up by 8 points. The Hornets then recovered the kickoff and again scored quickly to lead by 16 points. The Lions got on the scoreboard with 4:14 remaining in the first quarter. Houston Harris received the kickoff and the offense used a variety of players to move the ball down the field. Braxton Coker had passes caught by Kaige Covington, Brendon Barriere and Antonio Fortuna to set up 1st and goal at the 11 yard line; Kaige Covington then ran in the touchdown; with Martin Cantero kicking the point after, and Roby was on the board trailing 8-16. The Hornets quickly scored again and lead 8-24 at the end of the quarter.

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