Shiner Gazette Sports

St. Paul falls to Austin Hyde Park

Thursday, September 22, 2016
by Mark Lube, Gazette Sports Editor

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Shiner St. Paul Cardinal Football Austin Hyde Park scored on an early fumble return and scored on a pass play in the first quarter and then continued its offensive roll to beat Shiner St. Paul 42-20 Friday night ( September 16, 2016 ) in Austin.

The Panthers returned a fumble less than five minutes into the game and scored on an 18-yard pass from DJ Bolger to Blake Aldridge later in the quarter for a 14-0 lead.

Conor Kresta had a 16-yard run eight seconds into the second frame to get the Cardinals within 14-6.

Hyde Park took a 21-6 lead on the 1-yard run by Kyle Granger at the 3:44 mark of the second quarter.

St. Paul came back with a 5-yard run by Kresta with under 90 seconds left in the first half to trail 21-14.

St. Paul got within 21-20 with a 1-yard run by Kresta with 5:21 left in the third.

Bolger and Aldridge hooked up again, this time for 69 yards, with 5:01 left in the quarter. Hyde Park got touchdown runs from Granger and Bolger in the fourth quarter to put the game away.

The Cardinals (2-2) moved the ball well, led by Kresta who finished with 163 yards and three touchdowns but the St. Paul offense was hampered by three lost fumbles.

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   Austin Hyde Park 42, Shiner St. Paul 20
     September 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
     Hyde Park Baptist Field, Austin


                  1    2    3    4      F
    St. Paul      0   14    6    0  -- 20
    Hyde Park    14    7    7   14  -- 42


    First Quarter
      AHP –Adam Gerrie 72 fumble return (Will Setterquist kick),7:26 1Q.
      AHP – Blake Aldridge 18 pass from DJ Bolger (Setterquist kick), 2:47 1Q.

    Second Quarter
      SSP – Conor Kresta 16 run (kick blocked), 11:52 2Q.
      AHP – Kyle Granger 1 run (Setterquist kick), 3:44 2Q.
      SSP – Kresta 5 run (Kresta run), 1:26 2Q.

    Third Quarter
      SSP – Kresta 1 run (kick failed), 5:21 3Q.
      AHP – Aldridge 69 pass from Bolger (Setterquist kick),5:01 3Q.

    Fourth Quarter
      AHP – Granger 23 run (Setterquist kick), 10:12 4Q.
      AHP – Bolger 65 run (Setterquist kick), 1:34 4Q.


                       St Paul   Hyde Park
    First downs             21          14
    Rushes-yards        46-246      26-204
    Passing yards          104         221
    Passes               11-21     11-22-1
    Penalties-yards       3-15        8-95
    Fumbles-lost           3-3         0-0
    Punts-average       2-34.5     3-29.66


    SSP: Conor Kresta 27-163, Austin Barton 11-67, Joseph Natal 4-6, Ryan Malinovsky 2-5,
         Tre’Zell Jenkins-Perry 1-3, Ryan Bell 1-2.
    AHP: Kyle Granger 18-133, DJ Bolger 8-71.

    SSP: Barton 11-21-0-104.
    AHP: Bolger 11-22-1-21.

    SSP: Kresta 3-29, Natal 3-18, River Haynes 2-34, Bell 2-18, Eudosio Garza 1-5.
    AHP: Blake Aldridge 3-104, Adam Gerrie 3-29, Thomas Orr 2-38, Jacob Daniels 1-18, Will Wardlaw 1-18.

Mark Lube Mark Lube is the sports editor for the Shiner Gazette. Contact him at 361-594-3346 or

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