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Story in Many Pics: Andress Takes Hanks Knights 33-12

As the first round of playoffs got underway throughout the Borderland, the Andress Eagles hosted the Hanks Knights in Northeast El Paso.

While the Knights battled valiantly, it was the home-standing Eagles that swooped in for the victory, 33-12.

Our very own Steven Cottingham was there and we bring you his view of the game in this ‘Story in Many Pics’

Story in Many Pics: Hanks Downs Ysleta 44-20

The Hanks Knights traveled south to take on the Ysleta Indians at Hutchins Stadium Friday night.

Our very own Steven Cottingham was there and we bring you his view of the Knight’s 44-20 win over the Indians in this ‘Story in Many Pics.’

Story in Many Pics: Parkland Powers Past Hanks 56-28

The Beasts of the Northeast – Parkland Matadors – played host to the Hanks Knights Friday night under the lights at the Bullring.

The Matadors came out of the gate with power, and while the Knights held for a bit, it would be Parkland’s night as they won 56-28

Our very own  Johnny Yturales was there and we bring you his view of the game in this ‘Story in Many Pics’

Story in Many Pics: Del Valle Downs Hanks 58-14

The Conquistadores rose from the Mission Valley Friday night, headed to the kingdom on the city’s eastside to take on the Hanks Knights at Excalibur Stadium.

Del Valle stormed the castle, and while the Knights fought valiantly, the silver-clad visitors won 58-14.

Our very own Steven Cottingham was there and brings you his view of the game in this ‘Story in Many Pics’

Story in Many Pics: Knights Knock Out Wildcats 40-7

The Fabens Wildcats made the trek from the Cotton Valley to East El Paso Friday night to take on the Hanks Knights on their home castle.

The Knights came out swinging, holding the the Blue and Gold clad ‘Cats to a touchdown en-route to a 40-7 victory.

Our very own Steven Cottingham was on hand and brings you his view of the game in this ‘Story in Many Pics.

Hanks Wins as El Paso High’s Comeback Falls Short 36-28

The El Paso High Tigers found themselves in an early deficit against the Hanks Knights falling short of a comeback, dropping their first home game of the season on Friday with a score of 36-28.

“We made way too many mistakes. Can’t point fingers, we all learn to correct those mistakes,” running back and defensive back, Shane Rodriguez said. We lost some guys to injury, but that can’t be an excuse, we have to bounce back.”

The visiting Knights got off to a fast start, scoring 16 unanswered points against the Tigers. Hanks quarterback Austin Guerrero, found Ever Chaves wide open for a 80-yard touchdown.

The Tigers answered with a score of their own, after Shane Rodriguez punched it in from 5-yards out. The Tigers added a 2-point conversion, cutting the Hanks lead by half.

It was then that the Knights went on to score 17 more points, extending their lead to a halftime score of 33-8.

“The first half I don’t think we were mentally ready, we had a lot of penalties in crucial situations and we’re turning the ball over,” head coach Robert Morales said. “We weren’t focused on defense and making tackles…second half, they played much better.”

The Tigers found the end zone once again late in the third quarter, when Shane Rodriguez scored on a 4-yard run to begin their comeback attempt.

After a Hanks field goal, the Tigers would again find the end zone early in the fourth quarter.  Quarterback Anthony Escobedo ran it in from 23-yards out, cutting the Hanks lead to 14.

The Tigers failed to convert on a 4th down attempt late in the fourth quarter, giving the ball back to Hanks; but still managed to come within one possession of tying the game.

The Tigers dropped to 1-1 and will host San Eli next Friday in Jones Stadium.

“We didn’t capitalize on the opportunities, we had the ball like five times inside the red zone, that really kicked us in the butt,” Escobedo said. “We just have to have great practices and focus, no messing around, make sure everyone is on top of it and we’ll be fine.”

By Sergio Estrada – EPHS Tatler & ephstigernews.com / Special to the Herald-Post | Check out the photo gallery.

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