Mexico: Thrilling outcomes in ONEFA quarterfinals as Tigres UANL and Borregos Monterrey advance to semifinals

In an exciting quarterfinals day of the 14 Greats Conference of the National Student Football Organization (ONEFA), the Tigres from the Autonomous University of Nuevo León and Borregos Monterrey stood out, advancing to the semifinals with impressive performances, while the upsets of the Leones Anahuac and Pumas UNAM CU left everyone in shock.

Tigres UANL dominate Pumas Acatlán 41-7

In the opening of the quarterfinals, Tigres UANL showcased their dominance from the start by defeating Pumas Acatlán from UNAM by a resounding 41-7. From the beginning of the game, the Tigres established their authority, securing their first touchdown on the ground by Alex Montini #39, taking the lead 7-0.

Sergio Velázquez #38 contributed with another rushing touchdown of three yards, extending the lead to 14-0. Before the first quarter concluded, Tigres scored for the third time, ensuring a substantial lead of 21-0. Despite a fumble by Alex Montini #39, recovered by Miguel Rosales and taken to the end zone, Tigres continued to score, reaching 28-0 by halftime, with Ángel Alvarado adding another rushing touchdown of three yards. Pumas Acatlán managed their lone touchdown in the final quarter, with Hussein Santillán #35 advancing 17 yards on the ground, but it was not enough to alter the course of the game. The final score was 41-7, sending Tigres UANL confidently into the semifinals.

Borregos Monterrey prevails over Borregos Ciudad de México: 49-18

In another thrilling quarterfinals matchup, Borregos Monterrey faced Borregos Ciudad de México (CCM) and achieved a convincing 49-18 win. Although Borregos Monterrey initially trailed by 10 points, they overcame adversity and the rainy weather to secure the win.

The defense of both teams stood out with notable interceptions, but the first score came from the visitors, Borregos CCM, with Jorge Andrés González scoring after a blocked punt. Luis Miguel Montero #98, from Tec CCM, contributed with a 21-yard field goal after an interception, taking the lead to 10-0.

However, Borregos Monterrey responded with determination, scoring a touchdown a minute before the end of the first quarter and closing the gap to 7-10. From that point on, dominance belonged entirely to the home team, and with an impressive performance, they ended up defeating Borregos CCM with a final score of 48-10.

Unexpected turns in ONEFA Playoffs: Surprising defeats for Águilas Blancas IPN and Borregos Puebla

In a playoffs day filled with emotions and surprises, Saturday’s results were completely different, leaving local fans astonished. Águilas Blancas IPN and Borregos Puebla, teams that enjoyed excellent seasons, saw their journeys come to a dramatic end.

Pumas CU dismantle Borregos Puebla: 35-14 with perfect first half

A perfect first half, with an explosive offense and an unbeatable defense, was enough for Pumas CU to dismantle and take revenge on Borregos TEC Puebla. The score of 35-0 in the first half already sealed the fate of Borregos Puebla convincingly.

Pumas CU demonstrated the greatness of the institution, delivering an impressive performance in a day of surprises in ONEFA. Félix Rivera #12, Pumas’ QB, threw three touchdown passes, including a four-yard personal rushing touchdown, contributing significantly to the victory.

Leones Anáhuac México Norte eliminate Águilas Blancas: 25-24 in dramatic finish

In the first game on Saturday, Leones from Anáhuac México Norte (UANM) starred in an exciting duel against Águilas Blancas from the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN). In an intense competition, Leones Anáhuac emerged victorious with a final score of 25-24, eliminating Águilas Blancas in the ONEFA quarterfinals.

The game was marked by an effective first half from Leones, led by the outstanding performance of Iram Ayala QB #9, who scored on the last play of the game with a four-yard rushing touchdown. This action concluded a 75-yard drive and secured victory for Leones dramatically. Despite Águilas Blancas’ efforts, the responsiveness of Leones’ defense and inspiring moments sealed the most surprising result of the quarterfinals.
With these stunning results, ONEFA gears up for semifinals full of excitement and intense rivalries. Pumas CU will face Auténticos Tigres de la UANL in a feline showdown, while Leones Anáhuac México Norte will continue their quest for the title, facing the defending champions Borregos Monterrey. The battle for the championship continues, promising more emotions and unexpected twists in the later stages of the playoffs.

Results from the National Conference: Zorros CETYS and Águilas UACH in action

In an exciting clash, the Zorros CETYS made history by traveling to Mexico City for the first time to face the Búhos IPN Medicina. Despite their attempt at victory, they fell short, losing 31-24.

In the North, the Águilas UACH faced off against the former champion of the Bajío Conference, Tecos UAG. Although the score does not reflect how closely contested the game was, Águilas UACH managed to secure the win with a score of 24-0 over Tecos UAG.