Daily Record Sports
San Marcos (3-3, 1-0 14-6A) shut down Austin Akins (2-4, 0-1) in route to a 24-3 district-opening win on Friday.
The Rattler defense kept Akins’ offense in check holding the Eagles to 154 total yards. San Marcos only allowed 137 rushing yards – a far cry from its porous defensive effort to begin the season when it gave up an average of 303 yards on the ground per game. Rattler head coach Mark Soto said increased emphasis on tackling in practice made the difference against Akins.