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Head Coach Greg Owens and Coordinators Comment on Friday’s Spring Game

The annual Blue White Spring Game took place Friday (May 17) at Prim Stadium wrapping up spring football practice. The Blue won, 41-7. Coach Greg Owens said there were no injuries. He said he saw some good things and guys making some good plays. Coach Owens complimented both the Blue team defensive front and Blue team offensive line. The quarterbacks rotated between both teams and Coach Owens said he saw good and bad. He said the kickers put the ball where they were asked to. He said players got used to getting on and off the field in game like situations. So who else impressed Coach Owens? Off the top of his head he mentioned defensive linemen D’Andre Peoples and Jaguan Jones, who gave the offensive line fits according to Coach Owens. Also quarterbacks Noe Ponce and Kaden Wallace. He also liked the JV running backs Trenton Johnson and Sam Wilks and safety Bull Turner. Offensive Coordinator Matt Young called it a good night where athletes got to play and have a good time. He said he saw lots of smiles after the game. He mentioned Noe Ponce at quarterback and said it was a good learning experience for all three quarterbacks, Ponce, Kaden Wallace and Ty Stroud. Coach Young also singled out receivers Kylan Wade, Aidan Walker, Bryson Lacy, Landry Meskimen and Bryant Sanchez. He liked the way the offensive line calmed down. Defensive Coordinator Alex Guerra liked how his defense played fast. He said the #1 defense did a good job. He said the #2’s and JV players had good answers for some of his questions. He praised the defense of Kylan Wade and Aiden Walker. Coach Guerra also praised the play of defensive lineman D’Andre Peoples. JaQuan Jones and Jesus Godina.

Author: Matt Janson

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