The Richland Springs Coyotes extended their winning streak to 34 games this past Friday night at Coyote Field with another mercy rule victory against the overmatched Tigers of Gustine. The Coyotes started the game with an uncharacteristic incomplete pass and a fumble, but after a quick 4 plays and out by the Tigers, got back in their groove and quickly dashed any hopes of victory the Tigers may have been harboring. Two quick touchdown runs of 35 and 5 yards by Chance Bush, and a heads-up fumble recovery returned 25 yards for a touchdown by Brian Salinas, assured the Coyote faithful, that this game would also be over by halftime. Bush added spectacular touchdown runs of 77 and 66 yards, and connected with freshman scatback, Brian Salinas, for 20 yards and another score. Junior speedster, Ty Mann, scooted into the end zone from 3 yards out to add another 6 points. Trevor Tinney again was outstanding, kicking 6 of 7 PAT attempts, contributing 12 very valuable points. In 6-man football, on point after touchdown attempts, a successful kick is scored at 2 points, while running or passing into the endzone counts for 1 point. The Mann brothers, Gunner and Ty, threw up a brick wall on the right side of the defensive line, with Gunner leading the team with 8 tackles, and younger brother Ty, adding 6 tackles including 3 solo and 1.5 tackles for losses. Chance Bush added 6 tackles to his gaudy stat line and Thomas Fowler had 5 tackles, including one in particular, that had everyone in the grandstands oohing and ahhhing. Brian Salinas had 4 tackles, 1.5 in the Tigers backfield and Chris Munoz added three more. Trevor Tinney, Stanley Buttler, Jacob Cohn and Patrick Phillips added 2 tackles each. Patrict had his hands full, defending the treetop tall 6’6” Tiger end, but ended the night with 2 nifty picks (one was negated due to a penalty). Jonathan Patino again handled the kickoff chores and added a tackle defensively. Head Coach Jerry Burkharts’ defense was as stingy as usual allowing only one Tiger first down and 60 yards gained on 29 Tiger offensive plays from scrimmage. Offensive Coordinator Shawn Rogers’ multifaceted offense amassed 283 yards in only 15 plays from scrimmage. That’s just in one half of play, folks !! Game after game of blowout halftime victories. So...how do they do it? To me the most obvious difference in this Coyote team and their opponents has been their execution of offensive plays and the boys’ unselfish willingness to block for their teammates. Defensively, it seems like a genuine race to see who can get to the ball carrier first and deliver the hardest hit. For whatever reason, one thing is for sure......These guys are GOOD!!! The Coyotes are hosting the Patriots of San Antonio FEAST this Friday night at Coyote Field in Richland Springs, kickoff is set for 7:30 PM. FEAST (Family Educators Alliance of South Texas) has a 3-1 record and is ranked #1 in TCAL Division I and 32nd in the state overall 6-Man rankings. GO Coyotes Go !!!