Lone Star Gridiron

Ready For The “Bonfire Battle”?

The Dripping Springs Tigers sit at 8-0 as they head into their game against the Pflugerville Hendrickson Hawks Friday Oct 24th. The Tigers are favored to win which would set up an a matchup of two undefeated teams at the annual “Bonfire Battle” against the Lake Travis Cavaliers on Oct. 31. The Cavaliers are the defending Class 4A state champions sitting at #2 in the polls this year and are bitter cross-town rivals of the Tigers. Last year, the Tigers were only 3-7 but they took the eventual state champions to the wire 34-24. Dripping Springs has surprised pretty much everyone this year. They began the season ranked #140 and have steadily moved up the polls are are now the 29th ranked team in the state. The teams are 7-7 vs. each other since 1994 but the Cavaliers have won the last five in a row

Tiger Schedule

vs Gonzales (2-5) (W 40-13)

at Wimberley (4-3) (W 35-28)

at Austin McCallum (3-4) (W 20-13)

at Austin Travis (3-5) (W 42-6)

vs *Marble Falls (3-4) (W 27-26)

at *Killeen (4-3) (W 24-17)

vs *Hutto (5-3) (W 17-7)

at *Lampasas (0-7) (W 35-14)

25-4A Standings

Lake Travis 4-0

Dripping Springs                4-0

Pflugerville Hendrickson     2-1

Killeen                              1-2

Hutto                                1-3

Lampasas                         0-3

Marble Falls                     0-3

What are your thoughts?