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Sep 30 2016

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Tarpons Outlast ‘Hounds, 33-27

By LARRY GAGE
Special to the PRESS

There’s a saying in sports: “Never underestimate the heart of a champion.”  The Port Isabel Tarpons showed championship heart last Friday night as they defeated the Bloodhounds of St. Joseph’s Academy, 33-27, at Canales Field in Brownsville.

It was the second week in a row, in their final non-district game, that the Tarpons prevailed in a battle of unbeaten teams.  It was their fifth win in as many games and Port Isabel starts 5-0 for the first time since 2013.

Also for the second straight week the Tarpons broke several long touchdown runs as they again had their rushing game in high gear.

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