The Cocoa Tigers Dismantle the Jensen Beach Falcons


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The Tigers faced off against the Jensen Beach Falcons for their third game of the season. The Tigers were coming off of a 34-29 loss against the Treasure Coast Titans.

Willie Gaines had the first score of the night off of a 11 yard rushing touchdown. Alex Petruzzello responded with the extra point. The Tigers were up 7-0 with 8:19 remaining in the first quarter.

It did not take much time for the Tigers to score again. With 6:14 remaining in the first quarter the junior running back, Caziah Holmes, sprinted down the field for a 68 yard touchdown. Alex Petruzzello made the extra point.

Caziah Holmes wasn’t done scoring just yet. With 1:32 remaining in the first quarter Caziah Holmes dashed into the end zone for a 5 yard rushing touchdown. Alex Petruzzello kicked the extra point and it was good!

The Tigers could not stop scoring. Willie Gaines sprinted as fast as a cheetah all the way across the field for a 98 yard touchdown. This time Alex Petruzzello did not kick the extra point, instead he passed to Demarquez Henry for the two point conversion. The Tigers were up 29-0 going into the second quarter.

The freshman running back, O.J. Ross, ran for a 50 yard touchdown, this was his first, and certainly not last, varsity touchdown. Alex Petruzzello went back to kicking the extra points and he made the PAT attempt, making the score 36-0 with 8:30 left in the second quarter.

The Falcons had their first touchdown of the night with a 68 yard pass from Dylan Duchene to Liam Zaccheo. The Falcons two point conversion was no good. This made the score 36-6 with 6:59 remaining in the second quarter.

It took the Tigers less than 30 seconds to respond to the Falcons touchdown. O.J. Ross scored his second touchdown of the night off of a 50 yard sprint into the end zone. Alex Petruzzelo made the extra point. The Tigers were up 43-6 with 6:35 remaining in the first half.

The last score of the first half was a 17 yard passing touchdown from Ryan Thomas to Latrell Pace. Alex Petruzzello nailed the extra point. At the end of the first half the score was 50-6 Tigers on top.

The Falcons scored the first touchdown of the second half off of a 18 yard pass from Dylan Duchene to Jamaris Best. The Falcons converted the extra point making the score 50-14 with 2:39 remaining in the third quarter.

The final touchdown of the game was from the senior quarterback, Ryan Thomas, he plowed into the end zone for a 8 yard rushing touchdown. Alex Petruzzello made the extra point.

The final score of the game was 57-14. The Tigers now have a record of 2-1.

Their next game will be against the Viera Hawks at Viera.

 

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The Cocoa Tigers Dismantle the Jensen Beach Falcons