(Corpus Christi, Texas)-For the third season in a row, the Edinburg Vela (10-2) Sabercats falls in the Class 5A DI Area Championships, this time to 14-5A DI Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial 14-7 at Buccaneers Stadium on Friday night. With the win, Veterans will travel to play McAllen HS on Friday at 2:00 p.m. Site will be McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium.
The Eagles QB Elijah Durrette found WR Larry Moya for the would-be-winning score in the second quarter to give the Eagles a 14-7 lead.
The Sabercats had their chances in the second half but a fumble inside the 39-yard ended that drive and then an interception ended their hopes of making a third-round appearance since 2018.

Edinburg Vela RB Jamal Polley looks for yardage against CC Veterans on Friday night. (HSSMImages/Flores)