Dalton Brooks ran for 223 yards and four touchdowns, and returned a punt for a touchdown while the Shiner defense held Flatonia to just 65 yards on offense in a 42-0 district opening win for the Comanches Friday in Flatonia.
Comanche offensive leaders Dalton Brooks and Eli Fric.
Doug Brooks added 84 yards on 10 carries and Drew Wenske went 2-for-3 passing for 37 yards and 27-yard touchdown pass to Eli Fric.
The Comanches got an early defensive stop and Dalton Brooks returned the punt 37 yards for a score. He added two more scores on the ground in the first quarter: a 1-yard run with 5:11 left and a 54-yard with 30 seconds left.
Dalton Brooks had a 10-yard run with 7:55 left in the first half and the Wenske-Fric combination came with 1:15 left in the second frame.
Dalton Brooks capped scoring with a 33-yard run with 9:33 to go in the third period.
Beck Bishop, Cale Shows, Trace Bishop, Wenske and Hunter Knight also contributed to the Shiner rushing game.
Dalton Brooks also had 10-yard reception.
The Comanche defense forced six punts and recovered a fumble.
The Comanches return to Comanche Stadium this week as they host a struggling Weimar Wildcat team for district game No. 2.
GAME STATISTICSShiner 42, Flatonia 0 Friday, October 15, 2021, 7:30 p.m. Bulldog Stadium, Flatonia SCORING SUMMARY 1 2 3 4 F Shiner 21 14 7 0 -- 42 Flatonia 0 0 0 0 -- 0 SCORING DETAILS: First Quarter S - Dalton Brooks 37 punt return (Ryan Peterson), 10:23 1Q. S - Dalton Brooks 1 run (Peterson kick), 5:11 1Q. S - Dalton Brooks 54 run (Peterson kick), 0:30 1Q. Second Quarter S - Brooks 10 run (Peterson kick), 7:55 2Q. S - Eli Fric 27 pass from Drew Wenske (Peterson kick), 1:15 2Q. Third Quarter S - Brooks 33 run (Peterson kick), 9:13 3Q. Fourth Quarter no score TEAM STATISTICS: Shiner Flatonia First downs 22 3 Rushes-yards 49-386 6-(-10) Passing yards 37 75 Passes 2-3 14-26 Penalties-yards 1-10 5-52 Fumbles-lost 3-2 1-1 Punts-aver 0-0.0 6-30.0 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS: Rushing S: Dalton Brooks 16-223, Doug Brooks 10-84, Beck Bishop 5-28, Cale Shows 6-25, Trace Bishop 3-12, Drew Wenske 6-7, Hunter Knight 3-7. F: Fidel Venegas 3-(-1), Jaidyn Guyton 1-(-1), Aiden Gonzales 2-(-8). Passing S: Wenske 2-3-0-28. F: Venegas 14-26-0-75. Receiving S: Eli Fric 1-27, Dalton Brooks 1-10. F: Angel Netro 5-37, Keyshaun Green 4-19, Reese Ramirez 2-18, Gonzales 2-6, Guyton 1-(-5).
Mark Lube is the sports editor for the Shiner Gazette.
Contact him at 361-594-3346 or firstname.lastname@example.org