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Football, Pre/Game | October 21, 2020

Pre/Game: CL Hawks @ Fredericksburg

                       on file: Hawks game against Jourdanton.  (photo by Karen Holmes)



                    Pre/Game: CL Hawks    @  Fredericksburg
                              Hawks (3-4)    Billies (4-3)

                    Canyon Lake leads the all-time series 8-4.
                    2008 Hawks 14 Billies 65
                    2009 Hawks 14 Billies 07
                    2010 Hawks 35 Billies 20
                    2011 Hawks 35 Billies 07
                    2012 Hawks 27 Billies 17
                    2013 Hawks 14 Billies 38
                    2014 Hawks 49 Billies 31
                    2015 Hawks 17 Billies 06
                    2016 Hawks 45 Billies 25
                    2017 Hawks 53 Billies 35
                    2018 Hawks 14 Billies 21
                    2019 Hawks 20 Billies 33

                    This Year’s Results
              Hawks 22 Wimberley      24  Billies 55 Monahans   20
              Hawks 61 La Grange      23  Billies 54 Jarrell    14
              Hawks 46 Beeville Jones 35  Billies 46 Gonzales   06
              Hawks 24 Jourdanton     38  Billies 20 Wimberley  21
              Hawks 40 Blanco         41  Billies 25 Boerne     24
              Hawks 14 Austin LBJ     21  Billies 06 Burnet     21
              Hawks 17 Taylor         00  Billies 13 Austin LBJ 35

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                    Go Hawks!!

One of the main metrics when comparing two teams is checking out those common foes scores.

In this week’s game with Fredericksburg, these two schools have a similar, 0-2 record in games with Wimberley and Austin LBJ.

In the games played against Wimberley, the Billies and Hawks had narrow defeats with scores in the low 20’s. So that is a draw.

Austin LBJ would be a better comparison simply based on these two battles happening back to back weeks, with losses to that quick Jaguars team.

Fredericksburg suffered a 35-13 set-back while The Lake missed out by one score, 21-14.

Numbers can be misleading, in that, the recent Billie/Jaguar game had LBJ with a kick-off return touchdown and a late score that had the Jaguars needing 20 yards for a score during the late game, ‘needing to keep the ball to have any chance of making a comeback’, situation.

Take those 14 points off that final score and you have a similar point differential, 21-13.

Yes, The ReSporter, remembers that Canyon Lake had a 14 point swing on a fumble return for a touchdown deep in the Jaguars end of field. That one play might have changed the outcome for a Hawk win.

The Billies were averaging 40 points per contest in those first 5 weeks and have fallen on harder times with an average of 10 points during their last two outings.

                 Let’s Go Hawks!!

Conversely, Canyon Lake had not been on their A game defensively in allowing right at 32 points per game before keeping Austin LBJ to a decent 14 point offensive contest. (In not counting the fumble returned TD)

What is not known is, will the Hawks defense, continue their solid outing two weeks ago or revert back to a contest played against Blanco with their 41 points scored.

Fredericksburg is one of 3 schools that Canyon Lake has played each season since that first year of games in 2008. The Billies are presently on a 2 game winning streak and Canyon Lake will want to make a call to Gordon the Plumber to stop that leak this coming Friday. Yes, Gordon the Plumber will make road house calls.

Freddie’s offense will start with QB Cole Immel who is leading the team in rushing with 464 yards and has passed over 1000 yards thus far. Another quarterback that can hurt you by his legs and arm which has been a common occurrence this season for your Hawks.

FHS has two other backs each with 300 yards on the ground and three receivers that have over 200 yards, so this could be a long night, if CL does not control both sides of the ball.

Judson Beard is right behind QB Immel in yardage gained per game with 110 which will be a player The Lake will need to have an eye on.

On the flip side, having a forfeit win for the CL might be what the doctor ordered as this gives a banged up Hawk team another week of healing which could get more players back into playing mode as this season comes down to 3 remaining contests.

Nice drive for the Hawk Nation to Fredericksburg for a win and securing a playoff spot.

Go Hawks!!