This is Jim Zimmermann for The Community news saying thank you for joining us today and we will see you next Saturday morning as you Aledo Bearcats go for back to back state championships.
TAKE CARE AND GOD BLESS
Aledo will play the winner of tonight’s game between McCallum / College Station that is going to be played at NRG Stadium at 7.
Your defending state champion Aledo Bearcats will defend their title next Saturday at 11 a.m. at AT&T Stadium
This was a tremendous game on both team part
Aledo has the ball at the Legacy 13 with 1:10 and they are in the victory formation
Colt Ellison seals the deal with a sack.
Here we go
Legacy will go for it from their 12, here is the ball game for Legacy. They just called their 2nd timeout. 1:16 left Aledo leads 28-21
Legacy’s best player, Catalon is down on the field
Ok, 4th down and 8 from the 11 for Legacy. 1:16 left in the game, Aledo leads 28-21
deep ball falls incomplete, 3rd and 10 for legacy from their 11 trailing 28-21
incomplete pass, 2nd down from the 11, 1:32 left
Legacy ball at the 11, come on defense!!!!!!!
With 1:48 remaining, Aledo leads Legacy 28-21. This is nerve-racking, but awesome at the same time.
Jase takes the Bishop hand off and goes 46 yards for the Bearcat score
Bishop hands off to Jase, 1ts down at the Legacy 46
Bishop pass falls incomplete, 2nd down
Bearcat ball at the Aledo 44. 2:24 left in the game. Aledo has to score on this possession
Catalon goes out of bounds at the 30, 4th down. Legacy to punt to Owens at the 35
Incomplete pass, 3rd and 10, 2:40 left tied at 21
Incomplete pass, 2nd down Legacy from their 25
Legacy has the ball at the 25 with 2:53 left
Bishop’s pass gets tipped, 4th and 9 for Aledo. Daniels to punt with 3 minutes left
3rd and 9 for Aledo from the Legacy 39, 3:31 left
Aledo gets a great break on a bad punt. Bearcat ball at the Bronco 40 with 4:30 left still tied at 21
What a ballgame
4th and 2 for Legacy from their 22. Legacy will line up to punt,
Catalon over throws a wide open receiver, 3rd and 11
Legacy fumbled the hand off but recover it at the 12, 2nd and 11
Bearcat defense needs to step up one more time!
Catalon calls for a fair catch at their own 13 with 6 minutes left, tied at 21.
Bishop’s pass falls incomplete to Rosson, Aledo to punt
Bishop hands off to Jase, 3rd and 5 from the Legacy 39, 6:27 left
Bishop’s pass falls incomplete, 2nd and 10
Owens gets the punt and is dropped at the Legacy 44 with 7:03 left in the game tied at 21
Deep pass is incomplete, Legacy to punt deep from their own end zone
Catalon almost gets his passed intercepted, 3rd and 9 from the Aledo 2
Catalon gets 1 yard, 2nd and 9 from the 2
Let’s go Bearcat defense!!!!!!!!
Aledo downs the ball at the Legacy 1. What a play!!!!!!!!!! 8:05 left in the game and we are tied at 21
Bishop is brought down short of the 1st down mark, 4th down and 4 for Aledo. Daniles to punt
3rd and 4 for Aledo from the 40
Bishop hands off to Jase up the middle to the Legacy 42, 2nd and 5 with 9:55 left tied at 21
Jase gets the carry into Legacy territory at their 47. 1st and 10 Aledo
Bishop gets 8 yards, 2nd and 2
Catalon scrambles all over but Colt Ellison makes the tackle. Aledo has the ball at their 37 with 11:09 4th qtr tied at 21
We are heading to the 4th qtr. and we have a good one here in Bedford. Aledo and Legacy are tied at 21. Legacy ball at the 31, time for some Bearcat defense.
3rd and 4 from the 31 for Legacy
Legacy ball at their 25. 1:15 left in the 3rd qtr. we are tied at 21 here in the state semi-finals game at a wet and cold Pennington field.
Bishop’s pass is knocked down. 4th down for Aledo. Catalon back at the 23 for Legacy
3rd and 8 from the 39, big play for Aledo’s offense
Owens gets stopped in the backfield, loss of 1, 2nd and 11 2:26 3rd qtr
Jase gets the 1st down by half a yard,
Bishop hands off to Owens, 3rd and 1 from the Aledo 38, 3:22
Owens gets 4 yards up the middle, 2nd and 6
Bishop hands off to Jase, he gets the 1st down at the 29, 4:41 3rd qtr
3rd and 3 from the 23
Bishop gets 2 yards, 2nd and 8, 5:56 3rd qtr tied at 21
Jase gets the Bearcat first down with a carry to the Aledo 17,
Jase goes up the middle for 2 yards, 2nd and 8
Let’s go Bearcats
Correction, the ball is at the Aledo 4. 7:31 3rd qtr. tied at 21
THE BEARCAT DEFENSE HOLDS!!!!!!!!!!!!! Aledo takes over at their own 1 yard
Legacy calls their 1st timeout with 7:35 left in the 3rd qtr. We are tied at 21, 4th and 1 from the Aledo 1
Catalon is 1 yard short, they will go for it on 4th and 1
3rd and 8 for Legacy from the Aledo 10
1 yard gain, Colt Ellison on the tackle, ball at the Aledo 12
Daniels kick is taken at the 5 and goes to the Aledo 13. Not what we needed
Now it’s time for the Bearcat defense to keep the Broncos from scoring.
New game, 9:14 3rd qtr we are tied at 21
Bishop calls his own name and goes 29 yards for the Bearcat score
9:44 3rd qtr, legacy leads Aledo 21-14 Aledo ball at the Legacy 29
Aledo has their first possession of the 2nd half at the Bronco 32.
Bearcat defense holds tight and forces a 4th and 19. Owens back at the 42
Jake McLendon on the tackle, 3rd and 13 for Legacy from their 22
Daniels kick is downed in the end zone. Legacy ball at their 25
Legacy will get the ball first in the 2nd half. The Bearcat defense has to stop any type of momentum that Legacy will try to get started, now the kick
Things are changing here at halftime. The weather is now going to be a factor. It is getting colder, the wind is still blowing, and the field is wet. It is still sprinkling has the teams come out of the lockerooms and begin their warm-ups.
Now, here are the facts. Legacy has not put together a drive for a score yet. They have a missed field goal return that went 87 yards, a botched punt attempt that set them up just 37 yards away. Aledo has the best halftime adjustments of any team in the state.
we are at halftime here at Pennington field, Mansfield Legacy leads Aledo 21-14 in this state semi-finals match, and it is starting to rain
Legacy has the ball at their own 18, 0:13 2nd qtr
Daniels to punt from the 25
Bishop is stopped at the 41, 4th and 4 for Aledo. 0:22 left in the 2nd qtr. T.V. timeout.
3rd and 4 for Aledo from the 39 0:29
Bishop runs to the 39, 2nd and 4
Aledo is called for running into the kicker, declined. Aledo ball at their 33 with 1:00 left trailing 21-14
Another huge tackle in the backfield, 4th and 15 for Legacy from their 10. No more timeouts for Aledo. Legacy to punt from their endzone
Bearcats with a big-time stop for a 4-yard loss, 3rd and 16 from their 9. Aledo calls their 2nd time-out. 1:15
Big game James with a tackle at the 12, 2nd and 13 from the 13. Aledo calls timeout with 1:21 left in the 2nd qtr. Legacy 21 Aledo 14
Bishop fumbles the ball after a 10 yard run at the Legacy 15, that is a momentum killer! 1:33 2nd qtr
Bishop finds Mask on a screen pass, he goes to the Legacy 26
Bishop with a designed qb keeper to the 30, 2:14 2nd qtr
Bearcats will have the ball at their own 17 with 2:38 left in the 2nd qtr trailing Legacy 21-14
Bearcat defense holds, Legacy to punt
With 3:27 left in the 2nd qtr, Legacy leads Aledo 21-14
Bishop hands off to Jase and he finds the end zone.
Bishop gets the 1st down with a run to the legacy 5, 1st and goal
Bishop scrambles to the 8, 3rd and 1 4:42 2nd qtr Legacy 21 Aledo 7
Bishop with a keeper to the 17, 1st down
Bishop scrambles to the legacy 32, 5:50 2nd qtr
Owens with an unbelievable return to the Legacy 41. He refused to be tackled.
Catalon throws 37 yards to Adeyi in the end zone, Legacy leads Aledo 21-7 with 6:20 in the 2nd qtr
Aaron hale makes the tackle in the backfield, loss of 1, 2nd and 11 6:39 2nd qtr
Daniels cant handle the snap, bobbles the ball and cant get the punt off. Legacy recovers at the Aledo 36
Bishop hands off to Jase but he is stopped at the 47, 4th and 3. Aledo to punt
Aledo has a 3rd and 7 from the Bronco 48
The kick is short, Beau mask gets the kick at the 30 and returns it to the Aledo 46
Back for Aledo is Tre Owens
9:29 2nd qtr Legacy leads Aledo 14-7
Catalon goes 86 yards for the Legacy score
Aledo’s defense needs to make an early stand right now
The field goal is blocked, Legacy recovers at their own 14. T.V. timeout. 9:50 2nd qtr. tied at 7
Beau mask gets the Bishop pass but is short of the 1st down
Bishop with a qb keeper to the legacy 15, 3rd and 10
Aledo’s Devan Daugherty is down for Aledo, he walked off with some assistance. Ankle injury
Bishop finds Jase on a screen pass for the 1st down at the 15
Aledo lines up to go for it on 4th and 3 from the Legacy 31. The wind is blowing straight into the Aledo’s face so the field goal would be very hard to mark
Bishop with a run around the right side but is short of the 1st down. 4th and 3 for Aledo. End of the 1st qtr. We are tied at 7
3rd and 7 for Aledo from the Legacy 34,
Bishop hands off to Jase, he goes up the middle for 8 yards. 2:21 1st qtr tied at 7
Tre Owens gets the punt and goes 42 yards for the score but Aledo is called for a block in the back. ball at the 48
Aledo’s defense stop’s the qb keeper, Legacy to punt from their end zone
Cullen Johnson with the tackle, 3rd and 12 for legacy
Daniels kick is taken at the goal line by Ife Adeyi and he is tackled at the 9, 1st down Legacy
Bishop hands off to Jase and he goes 5 yards for the Bearcat score. 4:59 left in the 1ts qtr and we are tied at 7
Bishop hands off to Jase, he is tackled at the Legacy 8, 1st and goal
Jase around the left side for 10 yards, ball at the Legacy 45
Tre Owens gets the ball at the 6 and returns it to the Aledo 44. 6:58 1st qtr
Legacy’s defensive end Enoch Jackson takes the direct snap and gets in the end zone for Legacy. At the 7:07 mark of the 1st qtr. Legacy leads Aledo 7-0
Legacy has a false start, ball at the Aledo 5
Legacy holds Aledo to a 4th and 6, Cole Daniles will try a 47, it is short and Catalon returns the ball from the end zone to the Bearcat 2
3rd and 6 from the Legacy 30 for Aledo. 8:53 1st qtr no score
Jalen Catalon is a 2 way player for Legacy. He is a good defensive back but a great running back.
Pass interference on Legacy, ball at the 34
3rd and 11 for Aledo
2nd and 12 for Aledo from the Bronco 48, 1st qtr
Jase gets the 1st down at the Broncos 47
Bishop hands off to Jase, he runs to the right side and goes out of bounds at the 41
Owens brings the ball to the 20, lets go Aledo
Back for Aledo is Money Parks and Tre Owens
Captains for today’s state semi-final match is Truett Knox and Aaron Hale. Aledo will receive the opening kick, and the Bearcat offense will have the first opportunity to make a statement.
Under 13 minutes from kick off
The weather is turning as we speak. The sun has disappeared, the wind is picking up, and the temperature is dropping. We have a 30% chance of rain before the game is over with, almost real football weather!
One hour before kick off here at Pennington Field in Benbrook. The state semi-finals between Aledo and Mansfield Legacy. This is the second time that these 2 teams meet up this year. Aledo won 24-3 back on Sept. 5. That game Aledo did not have Jase McClellan and Legacy played Jalen Catalon mostly on defense.