Lions FB Fall in Season Opener

Lions FB Fall in Season Opener


The Spires were able to jump out fast as they scored on their first play from scrimmage on a 42 yard pass from Drew Cortez to Bryan Barnhart.

The Spires scored again four minutes later on a 15 yard touchdown run from Ben Harvey.

The Lions put together two good drives in the 1st quarter but failed to convert on 4th down both times.

The Spires led after the 1st quarter 14 to 0.

The 2nd quarter saw the Spires add two more touchdowns, the 1st on a 25 yard fumble recovery and the 2nd on a 44 yard touchdown pass from Cortez to Isai Fernandez.

The Spires held a 28-0 lead at halftime.

The Spires added a 20 yard touchdown run from Harvey just 4 minutes into the 3rd quarter.

Then Harvey added another rushing touchdown, this time 18 yards out with 2 minutes left in the 3rd.

The Spires led 49-0 after the 3rd quarter.

The 4th quarter saw the Lions and Spires trading possessions with neither finding the end zone.

The Lions fell 49 to 0 to the Spires.


- The Lions ran 60 plays for 203 yards of total offense.

- The Spires ran 47 plays for 445 yards of total offense.

- The Lions had 47 yards rushing and 156 yards passing.

- Trinity converted 4-15 third down tries and Spires were 3-8 on third downs.

- M.J. Ybarra was 18 for 30 for 156 yards passing.

- Zach Noffsinger rushed 16 times for 31 yards.

- Zach Marengo pulled in 7 catches for 74 yards receiving.

- David Steeves led the Lions defense with 10 total tackles.

Trinity Bible College Current Record: 0-1
Spires Current Record: 1-0