New stars break out for Coleville
September 27, 2016
Saturday was a time for new stars to shine for the Coleville High football team. Lucas Loggins and Quinton Castro, just to name two, scored their first career touchdowns for the Wolves in a 56-6 Western 1A 8-man football victory at home against Pyramid Lake.
Coleville (2-1 league, 4-1 overall) led 38-0 after one quarter and 50-6 at halftime against Pyramid Lake (0-2, 1-3). Since much of the game was played with a running clock due to the NIAA's 35-point rule, Coleville coach Will Sandy was able to utilize the Wolves' 18-player roster.
"It did give a great chance our non-starters to shine," Sandy noted.
Loggins, a 5-foot-6, 174-pound senior who normally plays center or guard on offense, rushed for 106 yards and one touchdown on six carries plus he returned a fumble 15 yards for a touchdown on defense. Castro had two receptions that accounted for Coleville's first two touchdowns. Seth Humison added a pair of 2-point conversions on his first career receptions.
Loggins busted one of his carries for a 44-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Castro, a 5-7, 130-pound junior wide receiver, had receptions that covered 1 and 17 yards from quarterback Andrew Robles. He had one career catch coming into the game.
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Cody Gottfried also scored two touchdowns as he rushed for 144 yards on 10 carries to lead a ground attack in which the Wolves rolled up 289 yards (12.6 yards per carry).
Corbin Randall scored two touchdowns, one on a 45-yard punt return and another on a run. Randall rushed for 27 yards on three carries.
Robles completed 6-of-9 passes for 68 yards and those two TDs. Ignacio Estrada-Cota had two receptions for 44 yards.
Omar Saldivar led Coleville's defensive effort with 11 tackles.
Sophomore Brenden Casanova had a hand in 10 tackles (2 solo, 8 assists), including a quarterback sack, and a fumble recovery, while sophomore Zane Loggins contributed nine tackles (4 solo, 5 assists). Those were career-best tackle totals for both players.
Estrada-Cota also intercepted a pass.
Coleville resumes its league schedule this Saturday at Sierra Lutheran. The two teams scrapped to the wire last year before Sierra Lutheran pulled out a 41-38 win at Coleville.
"We are looking forward to Saturday's contest," Sandy said. "We have both improved since last year so it should be another great game."