Home Team: San Benito
Away Team: Harlingen
Date And Time: 10/12/2018 8:30 pm
Location: Bobby Morrow Stadium
The San Benito vs. Harlingen rivalry has been one of the most intense rivalries in the nation for decades now. The rivalry is so intense the Washington Post write an investigative piece in the early 1990s analyzing why this rivalry was so heated. In the end, it may not matter why there is so much hatred in this rivalry. All that matters is what happens on the field.
The Harlingen Cardinals come into the game on Friday night 3-2 overall under head coach Manny Gomez. They started the season a strong 3-0, but they have since lost their last two matchups. San Benito is 2-3 on the season overall, having also lost their last two matchups. Both teams will look to rebound from these recent struggles with a win over their arch rival.
San Benito :42
San Benito were reeling after a heavy loss to Midland Lee two weeks ago and came into this Rivalry Series game against Harlingen motivated and ready to battle. These two teams looked incredibly even all night, but San Benito consistently found any answer to what Harlingen threw at them. In the end, San Benito finished the night with a 42-28 victory over Harlingen. The win moves the Greyhounds to 3-3 and pushes the Cardinals back to 2-3 on the season.