Rockdale picks up road win in Caldwell

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CALDWELL, Texas -- The Rockdale Tigers beat the Caldwell Hornets 35-17 Friday night at Hornet Field. The Tigers improved to 1-1 on the season. The Hornets fell to 0-2.

Rockdale jumped out to a 14-0 lead highlighted by a Cam'Ron Valdez 43 yard touchdown run. Caldwell got on the board in the first quarter on a Trent Stefka one yard touchdown run. That was the only touchdown Caldwell would score in the first half. Rockdale scored three touchdowns in the second quarter and led 35-10 at the half.

The only touchdown in the second half came on Caldwell's final offensive play when Stefka hit Larry Davis with a 10 yard touchdown pass.

Rockdale will return to action September 14 to host Lexington. Caldwell will be back at home September 14 to face Madisonville.