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Winning debut for Jones as Lincoln downs Avila

Winning debut for Jones as Lincoln downs Avila

September 4th, 2011 in News

Nick Daniels of Lincoln leans for a touchdown during Saturday's game against Avila at Dwight T. Reed Stadium.

Photo by Stephen Brooks

Lincoln and Avila combined for a paltry 85 yards of offense in the opening period and no scores, but the Blue Tigers exploded for 21 second-quarter points in Lincoln's 35-3 win at Dwight T. Reed Stadium.

After a first quarter in which the Eagles outgained the Blue Tigers just 45-40 and Avila had four fruitless possessions and Lincoln three, the Blue Tigers finally started moving the ball toward the end of the stanza.