“The Battle of Arroyo” returns this fall between San Benito and Harlingen. One of the most competitive rivalries in the state of Texas, this game always draws a large crowd. Harlingen is currently on a three-game win streak in the series and looks to continue their streak when the host San Benito this fall.
An explosive TD run from Harlingen’s QB #5 put the Cardinals up early 7-0. #9 from the home team secured a TD and the Cards followed up with another touchdown to put them up 17-0. San Benito answered with a score to bring the tally to 17-7. The Greyhounds’ #1 cut the lead down to 17-14 early in the 2nd half. A crucial TD by San Benito reverses the deficit 21-17. Harlingen regained their lead in the 4th quarter with a TD from #9 plus a FG bringing the score to 31-21. The #9 Cardinal scored another touchdown on the ground to secure the victory in the ”Battle of the Arroyo” with a final score of 37-21.