Shiner Gazette Sports

Comanches take care of business against Brazos

Thursday, September 21, 2017
by Mark Lube, Gazette Sports Editor

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Shiner's Donyai Taylor.
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After a scrimmage canceled and then rescheduled (in place of the opening game), Shiner officially “started” the 2017 season Friday evening.

The Shiner Comanches got win No. 1 as they won 35-20 at Brazos on Friday ( September 15, 2017 ).

Shiner opened scoring with a 56-yard run by Donyai Taylor at the 6:38 mark of the first quarter and Cole Jalufka added the extra point for a 7-0 lead.

Brazos got on the board with a 2-yard run Daimon Lafrance late in the second quarter. The two-point play was no good, leaving Shiner ahead 7-6 at halftime.

The Comanches got two scores within a three-minute span in the third quarter, on runs of 36 and 1 yard by Tyler Mikes to give Shiner a 19-6 lead.

The Cougars cut the lead to 19-14 on the 79-yard run by Lyndon Hardin with six minutes left in the quarter.

Shiner added a 4-yard run by Mikes and Lane Nevlud added the two-point conversion, pushing the Comanches’ advantage to 27-14 with 19 seconds left in the third.

Brazos got a 4-yard run by Hardin with 8:42 left in the contest to get within 27-20.

Shiner put the game away a minute or two later as Mikes connected with Jalufka for a 67-yard touchdown pass and Jacob Cowan added a two-point conversion.

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   Shiner 35, Brazos 20
     September 15, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
     Cougar Stadium, Brazos High School, Wallis


                  1    2    3    4      F
  Shiner          7    0   20    8  -- 35
  Brazos          0    6    8    6  -- 20


    First Quarter
      S — Donyai Taylor 56 run (Cole Jalufka kick), 6:38 1Q.

    Second Quarter
      B —Daimon Lafrance 2 run (pass failed), 1:37 2Q.

    Third Quarter
      S — Tyler Mikes 36 run (kick failed), 9:09 3Q.
      S — Mikes 1 run (kick failed), 6:58 3Q.
      B — Lyndon Hardin 79 run (run), 6:00 3Q.
      S — Mikes 4 run (Lane Nevlud run), 0:19 3Q.

    Fourth Quarter
      B — Hardin 4 run (run failed), 8:42 4Q.
      S — Jalufka 67 pass from Mikes (Jacob Cowan run), 7:00 4Q.


    Team stats          Shiner      Brazos
    First downs             17          12
    Rushes-yards        49-333      26-169
    Passing yards           78          59
    Passes                 3-3        7-17
    Penalties-yards       3-30        4-25
    Fumbles-lost           2-1         1-0
    Punts-average       1-29.0      5-32.6


    S: Tyler Mikes 10-103, Donyai Taylor 6-86, Collin Bujnoch 17-81, Jacob Cowan 11-41,
       Lane Nevlud 3-13, Cole Jalufka 2-9.
    B: Lyndon Hardin 11-110, Daimon Lafrance 15-59.

    S: Mikes 3-3-0-78.
    B: Lafrance 7-17-0-59.

    S: Jalufka 1-67, Devin Lehnert 1-6, Hunter Kloesel 1-5.
    B: Jaylin Vela  4-27, Luke Demny 2-20, Hunter Vykukal 1-12.

Mark Lube Mark Lube is the sports editor for the Shiner Gazette. Contact him at 361-594-3346 or

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