Aztecs football falls to Kilgore College in Heart of Texas Bowl

Courtesy of Pima Athletics

(Tucson, AZ)  The Pima Community College football team played its final game on Saturday in the TIPS C.H.A.M.P.S Heart of Texas Bowl on Saturday.

The No. 20 ranked Aztecs were shutout by No. 4 Kilgore College 28-0 at the Waco ISD Stadium in Waco, TX.

The Aztecs’ offense struggled as it totaled an unofficial total of 195 yards for the game; 41 yards in the first half. The Rangers scored 13 points off Pima turnovers. The Aztecs had five turnovers for the game.

Sophomore wide receiver Larry Rembert finished the game with 11 catches for 107 yards as he was named Pima’s player of the game.

The defense forced three Ranger turnovers. Sophomore Derik Hall (Sahuaro HS) had two interceptions and freshman Christian Allen (Desert Ridge HS) picked up a fumble recovery. Sophomore Christian Maddox forced a fumble in the game but the Rangers recovered it to continue their drive.

The Aztecs finished the season with a 6-4 overall record and 4-2 in WSFL conference. They played in their second bowl game in program history and also finished the regular season in the national rankings for just the second time in program history. Their best ranking this season was at No. 11.

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