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Eagles roll past Hornets, advance to state semifinal

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Posted at 4:31 PM, Jan 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-02 17:45:15-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Tx. — Veterans Memorial defeated Flour Bluff 49-14 on Saturday to win the 5A-1 Region IV Final.

With the win, the Eagles will advance to its first state semifinal appearance in school history.

The Eagles dominated the game from the opening kickoff after running back, Joseph Meador, took back the opening kickoff for a touchdown.

Down 14-0, Flour Bluff scored to cut the lead to just one touchdown but that would be their only score of the first half.

Veterans Memorial would rattle off 21 unanswered points to end the first half and took a 35-7 lead into the locker room at halftime.

The second half saw fewer scores for the Eagles but they maintained their large lead throughout.

Veterans Memorial will take on Cedar Park in the 5A-1 state semifinals on Friday, Jan 8 at 7:30 p.m. from Alamo Stadium in San Antonio.