Hornets miss out on sting

Jason Delong

Hornets miss out on sting

Gatesville goes to Delong, Brizendine for big plays in Glen Rose battle

The Gatesville Hornets made some strides in their home opener with the Glen Rose Tigers, but settled for 48-29 loss at Gatesville’s freshly named field.

The Hornets led 23-21 after Luis Macias split the uprights with 1:48 left in the first half.

The Hornets showed big-play potential with quarterback Luke Mullins running the offense. Mullins threw for 191 yards and two touchdowns, both to junior receiver Carson Brizendine. Mullins completed 11 of 17 passes.

Gatesville running back Jason Delong had 15 carries for 150 yards. He had a 61-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

Glen Rose played solid in the second half and took the lead for good at 34-29 with 5:18 left in the third quarter when Reagan Rodriguez hauled in a 34-yard catch from Austin Worthen.

 

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