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Home Local Sports Eagles-Brownsville Hanna Area Football Play-off Game Preview: Fri. Nov. 23, 2018

Eagles-Brownsville Hanna Area Football Play-off Game Preview: Fri. Nov. 23, 2018

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EAGLES FOOTBALL GRIDIRON NEWS

Eagles geared to claw the

Brownsville Hanna Golden Eagles

UIL Region IV 6A Area Round Playoffs

By: Conrado Perez, Jr. – Eagle Pass Sports Central

“Your best and only source for local sports news in Eagle Pass”

The high flying Eagle Pass Eagles varsity football team under the tutelage of head football coach Tom Gonzalez coming off their thrilling overtime bi-district title victory over the PSJA Bears will now soar into San Antonio, Texas this coming Friday, November 23, 2018 to battle against the tough Brownsville Hanna Golden Eagles for the UIL Region IV Class 6A Division II area round championship game at the Gayle and Tom Benson Football Stadium on the campus of Incarnate Word University with kickoff time scheduled for 3:00 PM. The Brownsville Hanna Golden Eagles will enter this matchup with an overall season record of 10-1 while the mighty Eagle Pass Eagles will come in sporting an overall season record of 9-2.

The potent Brownsville Hanna Golden Eagles will be led by their truly talented and quite athletic starting quarterback Victor Campos #2 (6’ 3” 200 lbs.) a very tall QB who is an excellent runner and very accurate passer. Joining him in the backfield will be fullback Aaron Frausto # 6 and good runner, lead blocker and receiver out of the back along with their featured running back Cesar Mancias #24 a very fast and violent runner with great vision and a very capable receiver out of the backfield who must be contained. The Golden Eagles receiving corps will feature a quartet of very fast, athletic and sure handed unit that will make plays even if they are well covered and will go up and fight for the ball with the likes of Miguel Payan #1, Roman Garay #5, Josiah Meyers #9 and Ernesto Mendoza #12.

The Brownsville Golden Eagles offensive line will feature a very big, strong, mobile and aggressive unit that do stay with their blocks and try to manhandle you with the likes of right tackle Abraham Coronado #50, right guard Sebastian Garcia #54 who does have a mean streak in him, center Doug Tolman #55, left guard Johnathan Huerta #74 and left tackle Johnathan De Los Reyes #58.

The high soaring Eagle Pass Eagles will counter with their potent offensive scheme led by their dual threat starting quarterback Richie Luna who is dangerous both with his legs and his throwing arm and will be joined in the backfield by their hardnosed running back trio of the swift, strong and elusive freshman running back Jose Hernandez as well as the tough running Saul Peralez and J Herrera. When the Eagles unleash their explosive aerial game they have the luxury of having a corps very swift and sure handed receivers the likes of the tall speedy and elusive Rey Rey Mendoza, the very dependable Oscar Castillon who just keeps getting better with every game, the athletic and fast David Lopez who always manages to get open, as well as Isaac Gonzalez who each have the ability to score from anywhere on the gridiron on any given play. The Eagles well balanced offense is averaging156.5 yards rushing per game and 157.5 yards passing per game. Individually Richie Luna has passed for 1732 yards and has tossed a total of 21 TD passes. In the rushing department Saul Peralez has gained 655 yards on the ground with 4 rushing TD’s and freshman teammate Jose Hernandez has 450 yards rushing with 7 rushing TD’s. Receiving wise Rey Rey Mendoza has 39 receptions for 554 yards with 10 TD’s teammate Oscar Castillon has 35 receptions for 480 yards with 4 TD’s.

The formidable Eagle Pass Eagles stingy, aggressive and hard hitting defensive squad featuring their fast, strong and aggressive defensive line that game in and game out apply relentless pressure comprised by standout defensive end Moises Rocha along with Manny Rodriguez, David Santos and Jorge Gonzalez will certainly look forward to the challenge of battling toe to toe in the trenches against the Brownsville Hanna offensive line. The Eagles trio of very fast, quick pursuing and bone rattling linebacker corps that swarm to the ball featuring the stellar hard hitting David Kypuros along with Jacob Salinas and veteran Roger Ulloa will be more than ready to inflict their patented punishing tackles on the Golden Eagles backfield. The Eagle Pass Eagles stingy defensive secondary unit of hard hitting Nico Moyeda, Josh Monsivais, Eric Heredia, Ryan Chisum and Raul Lechler that continue to hold the opposition’s premier wide receivers to way below their usual average and once again will be heavily tested in this upcoming game but rest assure they will be up to the task for they strive on accepting any challenges. The Eagle Pass Eagles are allowing an average of 93 yards rushing per game and 137.4 yards passing per game.

Eagle Pass Sports Central wishes the mighty Eagle Pass varsity football team the very best of luck in your game against the Brownsville Hanna Golden Eagles and invites the Loyal Legion of Eagles faithful the entire community of Eagle Pass, Texas as well as all former Eagle Pass High School alumni living in or around San Antonio, Texas to come out and support the Eagle Pass Eagles in their quest for the UIL Region IV Class 6A Division II area round championship.

 
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Newsflash

Monday, December 17, 2018 to Saturday, December 22, 2018

*****Schedules are subject to change without notice*****

MONDAY

TUESDAY

FLORESVILLE @ LADY MAVERICKS BASKETBALL 6:30 PM

Teacher Aprreciation Night

MAVERICKS@ FLORESVILLE BASKETBALL 6:30 PM

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

LADY EAGLES @ LAREDO NIXON BASKETBALL 6:30 PM

FRIDAY

LADY MAVERICKS @ S.A, SOUTHSIDE BASKETBALL 6:30 PM

S.A.SOUTHSIDE @ MAVERICKS BASKETBALL 6:30 PM

@ EPISD SAC Arena

LAREDO NIXON @ EAGLES BASKETBALL 7:30 PM

District 20-6A Opener @ EPISD SAC Arena

SATURDAY