By LARRY GAGE
Special to the PRESS
The Port Isabel Tarpons shifted their running game into high gear last Friday night in a 35-21 road victory over the La Feria Lions.
Tarpon runners dashed for 534 yards on the night and Port Isabel led all the way to improve their record to 4-0 on the season. La Feria falls to 3-1. It was the first game between the two former district rivals since 2013, when Port Isabel routed the Lions 62-14 on its way to an undefeated regular season.
Leading the way on the ground for P.I. was senior back Omar Silva, who rushed for a Tarpon record 441 yards (36 carries, 12.3 average) and scored three times.
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