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Sharyland falls short 35-42 in double-overtime

20181123 RattlersvsCubsSharyland’s season started with overtime and it ended in overtime as the Rattlers fell short 35-42 to the Brenham Cubs in double-overtime today at Cabinass Stadium in Corpus Christi.

Tied at 28, the Rattlers started overtime with the ball first and took two plays to find the end zone as quarterback Edgar Longoria found slot back Adrian Solis open in the end zone for six to go up 35-28.

On Brenham’s first play of overtime, quarterback Garrison Weiss weaved his way through the Sharyland defense to knot the game up at 35 and send it into a second overtime. Brenham followed the score up with a rushing touchdown by running back Tyree Jackson to take a 42-35 lead with Sharyland set to get the ball back.

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Rattlers advance to Area Round in dramatic fashion

20181116 SHSRAttlersvSomersetBulldogsFrom low-scoring defensive slugfests to high-scoring shootouts, the Sharyland Rattlers have faced it all in 2018.

When it came down to a do-or-die situation in the 4th quarter of their bi-district playoff game Saturday against the Somerset Bulldogs, they knew exactly what they had to do: respond.

With the scoreboard reading 21-19 in favor of Somerset and 2:20 left to play, the Sharyland defense stepped up to force a punt and give the ball back to the Rattler offense.

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Sharyland strikes late as Rattlers win second straight bi-district championship

20181116 SHSRAttlersvSomersetBulldogsThe Sharyland Rattlers went back-to-back and picked up their second straight bi-district championship in dramatic fashion Saturday night with a 27-21 come-from-behind win over the Somerset Bulldogs.

From low-scoring defensive slugfests to high-scoring shootouts, the Sharyland Rattlers have faced it all in 2018. When it came down to a do-or-die situation in the 4th quarter of their bi-district playoff game Saturday against the Somerset Bulldogs, they knew exactly what they had to do: respond.

“We saw some resiliency, we saw our boys not giving up,” Sharyland Head Coach Ron Adame said after the win. “I think at some point during our previous 10 games, we’d been behind, we’d been through adversity, we talked about being cool, being calm and staying poised, and they did that in the second half. Hats off to Somerset, they tested us tonight and this game could have gone either way.”

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Diamondbacks fall to the Sandcrabs in high scoring game

20181116 Football CHS vs SPHSIn what was a back-and-forth game all night long, the Calhoun Sandcrabs defeated the Sharyland Pioneer Diamondbacks in Friday night''s bi-district round playoff game by a score of 56-55.

The Diamondbacks scored first on a 89 yard touchdown pass from Jacob Rosales to Lavar Lindo with 3:41 remaining in the first quarter. After the Sandcrabs tied it at 7-7, Pioneer's Tristan Castillo scored his first of two rushing touchdowns with 10:10 remaining in the second quarter to give the Diamondbacks a 14-7 lead. Castillo's second TD run came with 3:40 remaining in the second quarter to give Pioneer a 21-14 lead at the time. After Calhoun tied the score at 21-21, a touchdown pass from Rosales to Luke Padilla with 1:14 remaining in the second quarter game Pioneer a 28-21 halftime lead.

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Sharyland students sign letters of intent

On Wednesday, two students from both of Sharyland’s high schools signed letters of intent to their respective colleges, signaling the beginning of their post-secondary education.

Johnny Lugo, a senior at Pioneer High School, signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play baseball for the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. On the other side of the district, Sharyland High School student Jun Min “Jimmy” Lee signed a letter to play golf at Texas A&M
University in College Station.

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