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Rattlers show character, pull off dramatic victory over Economedes

20120927-Sharyland-v-Economedes-Football-067Sharyland’s Christian Martinez stiff-arms a would be tackler as he picks up some yardage during the Rattlers’ 55-48 win over Edinburg Economedes last Thursday at Cat Stadium. Progress Times photo by Doug YoungEDINBURG – If anyone saw The University of Texas Longhorns come-from-behind to pull off a last minute 41-36 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday, then they have a good idea of what went on at Cats Stadium two nights earlier between Sharyland and Edinburg Economedes. 

The Rattlers had their character put to the test and overcame a 28-point second quarter by the Jaguars and a 14-point halftime deficit to pull off a dramatic 55-48 victory over Economedes on an 11-yard touchdown run by Sharyland quarterback Tres Barrera with 17 seconds left in the game.

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Lady Rattlers get payback, sweep Economedes

MISSION – After weeks of planning and preparation, the Lady Rattlers got the redemption they were looking for since a Sept. 1 loss to Edinburg Economedes with a quick sweep of the Lady Jaguars on Tuesday at the Sharyland Gymnasium.

Sharyland played one of their quickest and most flawless matches of the season en route to a three-game sweep of Economedes, 25-14, 25-10, 25-6. With the victory, the Lady Rattlers improved to 21-5 overall and 9-1 in District 30-5A.

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