First & Goal Playoffs: November 24th
SAN BENITO - The Valley's two unbeaten football teams lived to play December football after Friday night's area competition. San Benito outlasted McAllen Memorial 44-35 to earn a third round match-up with San Antonio O'Connor. Vela knocked off Eagle Pass 28-10. The SaberCats will play Austin Westlake in next week's third round. A third Valley entry also advanced in the 6A playoffs. Weslaco East defeated Alexander 21-18. The Wildcats move on to play Cibolo Steele next week.
Other final scores from Friday:
Flour Bluff - 57, Mission Veterans - 33
CC Veterans - 55, Brownsville Veterans - 41
Calallen - 47, Mercedes - 12
Alice -42, Sharyland - 39 (3 OT)
Navarro - 71, Rio Hondo - 44
Edna - 45, Lyford - 7
FW All Saints - 47, St. Joseph's - 14
CHANNEL 5's First & Goal coverage is anchored by Sports Director Joel Villanueva.