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Sonora and Iraan qualify for Texas State 7on7 Tournament

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On a beautiful Saturday in Sonora,(cool and rainy equals wonderful) Sonora prevailed over a very competitive and talented field of superb athletes. The field competing for two State 7on7 qualification spots on July 11-12 in Round Rock were:

Pool A… Sonora Red, Ozona, Bandera, Rocksprings. Ozona,a determined and talented short handed team (8 players), surprised everyone and won the Pool A Championship with a record of 3-0. Sonora Red 2-1 finishing second.

Pool B consisted of Sonora Black, Christoval, Fredricksburg, Iraan with Fredricksburg 3-0 winning Pool B and Iraan 2-1 finishing second.

In the semi- final games Iraan, the Pool B runner-up defeated Ozona. In the other semi-final contest, Sonora was down 28-14 to a gifted Fredricksburg club at the half. Sonora came roaring back in the second half, with a stifling defense and a precision passing offense and defeated Fredricksburg 35-34.

Sonora with less than 3 minutes in the game scored to go up 35-34. Fredricksburg was driving for the winning score when they were intercepted by the Sonora defense. In the Championship a superbly conditioned Sonora team easily defeated a very competitive Iraan team.

A medal ceremony conducted by three outstanding Bronco supporters Jimmy Cahill,Ralph Mayer .Norm Rousselot as well as Bronco AD Craeton Phillips rewarded the athletes. Sonora and Iraan qualified for the Texas 7on7 State Championship on 11-12 July in Roundrock. Ozona finished 3 an alternate for the Texas State 7on7 tourney. For more information on all the State qualifiers go to: TXState7on7.com

Col Pete

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