Friday, Sept. 3, 2021 | 11:27 p.m.
The Coronado High football team was supposed to scrimmage two other schools in mid-August, but the event was canceled for health protocols after one of the teams had a player test positive for the coronavirus.
Last week, the Cougars’ would-be season opener with Basic was canceled hours before kickoff for the same reason.
The fact that Coronado played a game on Friday night was reason to celebrate, coach Fred Biletnikoff Jr. said. The fact the Cougars rolled over Cimarron-Memorial, 51-14, was an added bonus.
“It was nice to see our kids finally in uniform,” Biletnikoff said.
Chris Avila had three touchdowns to lead Coronado, and tight end Mike Floyde had a scoring reception.
Considering it was the team’s first game, Biletnikoff was “really impressed with how our offensive line made adjustments into the game.”