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Football, Pre/Game | November 7, 2018

Pre/Game: Canyon Lake @ Liberty Hill

Canyon Lake High School Tackle / Defensive End Brandon Cassard (#51) pressures the Lampasas Quarterback. [Photo Credit: Mark Robinson / MJR Photography / www.mjrphotog.com]



           Pre/Game: Canyon Lake   @   Liberty Hill
                     Hawks (7-2)       Panthers (7-1)

           Liberty Hill leads the All-Time Series, 4-1

                         Past Series Outcomes:
           2008  Hawks   00   Panthers   56
           2009  Hawks   14   Panthers   07
           2014  Hawks   14   Panthers   19
           2015  Hawks   07   Panthers   31
           2016  Hawks   17   Panthers   38 Playoffs

                         This Year’s Results

           CL Hawks 22 Marble Falls   00   Panthers 49 Leander Glenn  21
           CL Hawks 20 Weiss          03   Panthers 51 Hutto          52
           CL Hawks 33 Wimberley      14   Panthers 38 Manor          12
           CL Hawks 50 Smithville     30   Panthers 89 Pflug Connally 34
           CL Hawks 21 Blanco         14   Panthers 69 Fredericksburg 07
           CL Hawks 37 Taylor         20   Panthers 55 Lampasas       26
           CL Hawks 43 Burnet         00   Panthers 62 Burnet         26
           CL Hawks 14 Fredericksburg 21   Panthers 77 Taylor         12
           CL Hawks 27 Lampasas       34

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                      Go Hawks!!

Canyon Lake will conclude their regular season this Friday when they travel to Liberty Hill to face a State Ranked opponent that seems to be getting more dominant with each passing (excuse us: running ) Friday night.

Last week, LH, put a hurt on the Taylor Ducks by scoring 77 points and allowing a measly 12 points that kept their undefeated district contests without any bumps on their road to the playoffs.

While Canyon Lake has struggles in their last two contests as the Bus that usually transports the team has been replaced by M.A.S.H. medical vehicles.

In both losses, CL could not hold onto their halftime lead as they still search for a way of scoring in the second half of play.

Meanwhile, Liberty Hill has been scoring in their sleep in averaging 66 points per game during District 14-4A stretch of contests.

Canyon Lake can usually have success with their slot-t offense but in this affair, Liberty Hill if they didn’t invent the slot-t have certainly perfected it and will have no problem in defending CL’s offense.

                       Go Hawks!!

A plethora of Panther runners will be taking part in hopes of a win over a huge underdog Hawk crew.

Kyle Harrison will lead this brigade with a slew of other backs as capable to keep their scoring machine well oiled.

For District 14-4A stats, the Panthers have counting Harrison, another 4 other players that reside in the top 15 for rushing yards.

Jacob Cleary will be the magician taking snaps as he is in the top 10 in that same rushing department.

Not much to say about the passing game as both teams presently have no-one that has amassed enough yardage, much less, receptions to get an honorable mention in that category.

  Take the Panthers & Go Hawks!

Liberty Hill had shown a smidgin of vulnerability in earlier games this year by passing teams, but this will not be a contest where Canyon Lake will scare a Panther club through the air.

Canyon Lake would need a perfect game in order to pull an upset and with a team that has lost so many starters to injuries that would certainly be a hard order to achieve.

There is always a chance and that is why they play the games and the Hawks will see if they might be able to get turnovers and other helps in taking this battle.

Go Hawks!!