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Football, Pre/Game | October 18, 2018

Pre/Game: Burnet @ Canyon Lake This Friday 7:30pm

Canyon Lake High School Quarterback / Cornerback Peyton McMullen (#12) looks to pass deep against the Taylor High School Ducks.           [Photo Credit: Mark Robinson / MJR Photography / www.mjrphotog.com]


            Pre/Game:    Burnet          @     Canyon Lake            Friday 7:30
                         Bulldogs (2-4)        Hawks (6-0)

                         Burnet leads this Series with a 4-1 record.
                         2008  CL Hawks  06  Burnet Bulldogs  49
                         2009  CL Hawks  07  Burnet Bulldogs  40
                         2010  CL Hawks  27  Burnet Bulldogs  20 (playoff game)
                         2012  CL Hawks  31  Burnet Bulldogs  37
                         2013  CL Hawks  07  Burnet Bulldogs  34

                         This Years Results:
             CL Hawks  22  Marble Falls 00   Burnet  25  Wimberley      32
             CL Hawks  20  Weiss        03   Burnet  14  Marble Falls   34
             CL Hawks  33  Wimberley    14   Burnet  21  Lockhart       23
             CL Hawks  50  Smithville   30   Burnet  42  Manor New Tech 00
             CL Hawks  21  Blanco       14   Burnet  41  Sonora         20
             CL Hawks  37  Taylor       20   Burnet  07  Lampasas       59

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     Go Hawks Beat the Bulldogs!

Canyon Lake will be hosting their 5th School this season, when the Burnet Bulldogs come out of their dog house for battle on this 2nd leg of District 14-4A Division I play.

The Hawks have not had much success in games played with Burnet as these two opponents were part of the same district when CL started competing for district titles in 2008.

The Lake has one win and it was a sweet victory coming in a Bi-District playoff bout which was the first playoff win in CL’s second post-season play.

This year, Burnet, has struggled and was coming off of a 2 game winning streak before the Lampasas Badgers used their potent offense to win going away last week.

QB So. Jaxson Denton will be calling the signals for the Bulldogs which will be another spread type offense. Denton has a 70% completion rate and averages right at 12 yards per completion.

Denton can make an opponent pay with his rushing with a 4 yard average.

CL’s Peyton McMullen is a Sophomore but is not asked to throw as much which has Burnet’s Denton throwing multiple interceptions.

             Way to Go Hawks!!

Canyon Lake’s McMullen had his best game in the passing department in last week’s win over Taylor and if that part of this Slot-T Offense gets fine tuned then the more offensive The Lake will be as this season matures.

Blaine Burkhalter will be Burnet’s go to player through the air with right at 500 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns receiving. Devonte Miller and Luke Kiser are the 2nd and 3rd receiving options with 150 and 200 yards with their catches.

Marcus Escamilla will be the workhorse in the backfield rushing department with 400 yards.

The Lake defense continues to play at a high performance level after holding Taylor to 13 points before a 4th quarter score in the waning moments.

Holding the Ducks to 56 rushing yards and before that last Taylor drive had given up 150 yards passing.

Canyon Lake continues to have some injured players returning and this development had Caleb Almond with his best rushing game with a touchdown run of 65 yards last week.

The Hawks are tied with their 2nd longest winning streak (6) and will look to stay on top in District 14-4A Division I with a win.

Go Hawks!!