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First & Goal Friday: September 22nd

3 years 4 weeks 1 hour ago Friday, September 22 2017 Sep 22, 2017 September 22, 2017 10:43 PM September 22, 2017 in Sports

ELSA - The Game of the Week came down to the final minute of play between Juarez-Lincoln and Edcouch-Elsa.  The visiting Huskies scored a touchdown to pull within one point. Looking for a fourth consecutive win to start the season, Juarez-Lincoln went for the two-point conversion, but was unable to score when the ball popped loose on the way to the end zone.  The Yellow Jackets held on for a 14-13 win. 

There were a pair of district games in 31-5A.  Sharyland won at Valley View 48-6 for a 1-and-0 district start. The lead in the district is a three-way tie among Nixon, Rio Grande City and Mission Veterans.  The Patriots defeated Roma 40-10 for their fourth straight win of 2017.

Tight finishes were also on display in Pharr and McAllen.  La Joya edged PSJA North 21-20.  The Bulldogs lost in overtime 34-31 to visiting Victoria East.

Other final scores:

Palmview - 27, Pace-14
Mission - 21, Eagle Pass Winn - 14
Rio Hondo -59, Hidalgo - 0
La Feria - 45, Port Isabel - 13
Raymondville - 17, St. Joseph's - 12
Grulla - 34, Lyford - 21
Hebbronville - 50, Progreso - 6
Aransas Pass - 34, Santa Rosa - 20
CC John Paul II - 58, Monte Alto - 13
Santa Maria - 35, Benavides - 7
Bishop - 49, La Villa - 6

CHANNEL 5's Joel Villanueva has the scores and highlights from across week four in this report.

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