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Hawks Beat Progreso, 1-0 for Berth in Final 4

Canyon Lake has now won 11 of their last 12 games and presently has a seven-game winning streak with all but one playoff contest, as an underdog. Image courtesy of Lynne Carpenter.

by Hilltopnewspaper.com

Canyon Lake will now embark on a trek that has not happened since the school opened their doors to students back in 2008, as they are now playing in the Final Four, after taking down Progreso, 1-0 in the Regional Final contest in McAllen on Saturday.

Two years ago, the Lake’s boys soccer team had already made a similar trek when they reached the regional semi-final contest that came up short, 2-1 to this same Red Ant school. In that contest, the score was tied when Progreso would win the game with that same situation, a penalty kick inside the box that gave them that hard fought battle. This still had Canyon Lake with their longest playoff stint for any sport.

This year, Canyon Lake made it one round further and once again, was able to exact that same ending, to Progreso and that will bound these two Hawk teams that have helped make a name for our community, as Canyon Lake will now be in action this Wednesday for their first game against Midlothian Heritage in Georgetown,

This will be classified as the 63rd game in this 62-team UIL playoff system and now a chance of playing that final game for all those marbles and being two of the last 4A schools, in this great State of Texas.

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