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Los Fresnos suffers close loss to Weslaco

By Ruben Rodriguez
Los Fresnos News

The Los Fresnos Falcons faced off against the Weslaco Panthers for another Round of 32-6A play. Coming off a win over the Rivera Raiders, Los Fresnos looked to go 2-0 in district. Weslaco, who lost the district opener to Harlingen, was looking to bounce back.

Weslaco struck first, scoring two touchdowns in the first quarter, shutting down the Falcon offense with a great defense by the Panthers. Los Fresnos would show a sign of life in the second quarter, scoring a Touchdown. Los Fresnos’ defense would awaken, shutting down the Weslaco offense to make it 14-7 at the half.

In the third quarter, defense stole the show as only a field goal was scored by Los Fresnos. Now 14-7 heading into the fourth quarter. Both teams juggled for control in a heavily defensive second half. Weslaco and Los Fresnos each picked up a touchdown each in the fourth before Weslaco would win 21-17, handing the Falcons their first district loss.