Calallenís defense helped the Wildacats overcome a sluggish night offensively in a 21-7 victory over Weslaco East on Friday.

Weslaco East took a 7-0 lead on a 52-yard fumble return early in the second half, but Calallen responded with 21 unanswered points the rest of the way.

Quarterback Derek Scheible helped tie the game with a 14yard run in the third quarter. Robert Maldonado then broke free for a 32-yard scoring run.

Trevor Moses capped the scoring with a 40-yard interception return in the fourth quarter.

CALALLEN 21, WESLACO EAST 67

Weslaco East 0 0 7 0 7

Calallen 0 0 6 15 21

First quarter: No scoring

Second: No scoring

Third: Wes, Team 52 yd fumble return (#23 Martinez, Hector kick), 12:00; Cal, #10 Scheible, Derek 14 yd run, 12:00

Fourth: Cal, #32 Maldonado, Robert 32 yd run (#32 Maldonado, Robert run), 12:00; Cal, #36 Moses, Trevor 40 yd int return (#84 Cantu, Joseph kick), 12:00

Team statistics Wes Cal

First downs 5 10

Rushes - yards 31-27 33-190

Passing yards 101 30

Comp - att - int 8-18-2 4-12-0

Return yards 38 75

Punts - average 8-29.6 6-39.5

Fumbles - lost 0-0 4-2

Penalties - yards 3-25 4-28

Individual statistics

Rushing: Weslaco East Wildcat, #4 Hernandez, Brandon 14-17, #22 Cuellar, Saul 16-9, #24 Sugura, Jesse 1-1; Calallen Wildcats, #32 Maldonado, Robert 12-70, #10 Scheible, Derek 10-61, #21 Metoyer, Sheldon 5-28, #3 Price, Chris 3-20, #12 McCurley, Andrew 1-5, #41 Hobbs, Phil 1-4, #22 Johnson, JD 1-2

Passing: Weslaco East Wildcat, #4 Hernandez, Brandon 7-16-1-84, #7 Guzman, Brandon 1-2-1-17; Calallen Wildcats, #10 Scheible, Derek 4-12-0-30

Receiving: Weslaco East Wildcat, #3 Maldanado, Tommy 7-84, #4 Hernandez, Brandon 1-17; Calallen Wildcats, #41 Hobbs, Phil 2-18, #12 McCurley, Andrew 1-8, #9 McDonald, Nathaniel 1-4