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Diamondbacks Defeat Vikings

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On Saturday September 5th, the mighty Pioneer Diamondbacks faced the Brownsville Pace Vikings at their stadium. During the week before the game, the D-backs were predicted to lose to the Vikings 20-17, but that didnt get in the way of the Pioneer Varsity football players. During the 1st quarter in the first 5 minutes of the game, Senior Quarterback #12, Alejandro Ramirez, threw a 30 yard touchdown pass to Senior Receiver #3 Sergio (JR) Lopez. The amount of excitement in the stands was phenominal and our Band ranked #1 in the valley, Varsity Cheerleaders, and Diamond Belles helped keep everyone’s momentum high. Senior Kicker Leo Rios kicked a 33 yard field goal and brought up our score. Beginning the second quarter with a score of 10-0, the Diamondbacks kept the Vikings quiet. As halftime neared, QB “Jandro” Ramirez, threw an amazing 80 yard touchdown to Junior Receiver Alec Garcia #6. Our fans roared as they cheered on our magnificent football players. Halftime began and our Diamond Belles and Pioneer Band blew the Viking fans away. The 3rd quarter began as our pumped Varsity players ran out of the inflatable Diamondback. Our defense was unstoppable and did a great job against the Vikings. Sophomore Quarterback #10 Chris Melendez was put into the game. He later threw a 40 yard touchdown to Sophomore Receiver #15, Tyler Bultheis. Our defense got a safety in the 3rd quarter. Right after, the Vikings finally  scored a touchdown but that didn’t phase the PHS Diamondbacks. During the 4th quarter, Alec Garcia scored his second touchdown on a kick off return. The Pioneer Diamondbacks ended their game with a score of 32-6. They came back home with a win and proved the predictions wrong. Our record is officially now 2-0.  Come out and show your support for our Diamondbacks this week as we take on the Texans in Corpus Christi this Friday, September 11th. Go Diamondbacks!!

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