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Franklin @ Americas

Who has the edge in this one? Predictions?

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observer
Who has the edge in this one? Predictions?


Don't know what you mean by edge but Franklin has more playmakers on their team than Americas but if Franklin stays predictable by running the ball with Seth Dominguez Americas will beat them.

Josh Fields will beat Seth Dominguez in a running boxingbout. Franklin coaches trying to eat up the clock while on offense to keep Josh Fields off the field and on the sideline will be a huge blunder and a long night for Franklin.

If Franklin spreads the wealth as they did against Coronado they are tough to beat and Americas has no chance but again if Franklin tries to go blow by blow running and running the ball against Josh edge I guess as you put it goes to Americas.

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Isn't Americas defense much better than Franklins? I haven't seen Americas play this season just going off prior threads.

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observer
Isn't Americas defense much better than Franklins? I haven't seen Americas play this season just going off prior threads.


Ask me that question 2 to 3 weeks ago the answer to your question would be yes but with the playoffs basically here and Americas coming off a loss devastated by not winning the district crown outright solo and with Franklin gaining steam with full momentum this late in the regular season only a fool will not see which teams are getting stronger and others getting weaker.

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Well El Do is rolling at the perfect time. Franklin has looked better the past few weeks, Americas will be a great test to see if Franklin is prepared to be competitive in the playoffs.

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But you are absolutely right if Franklin doesn't fall into the trap of making in a RB battle with Seth and Josh they should be able to score faster, and more often than Americas. Josh will be the best RB on the field regardless, not saying Seth is a slouch but Josh is out of is mind this season.

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Josh Fields rushed for 163 yards and 4 TDs against Montwood in a game that Americas won, he rushed for 205 yards rushing against El Dorado in a game that they lost. So what was the difference between these two games? Both MW and Eld each had their own defensive strategy to contain Fields. But despite the best of plans Fields is a difficult running back to contain, as he has shown time and time again this season.

Keys to Victory for Franklin:

1. The best defense against Americas is no defense...which simply means keeping Americas offense off the field as much as possible.

2. Franklin has a pretty good RB named Seth Dominguez that they should use to establish their own running game early.

3. Against Americas, Franklin needs to play a mistake free game.

4. Eld never game Americas the opportunity to return kick-offs which always put them on the 25 yard line.

5. Don't under estimate Americas ability to pass the football. The QB made some nice passes against both Montwood and El Dorado to Tremaine Henderson.


Keys to Victory for Americas:

1. Continue to do what they do best...run the football and control the clock.

2. Play good defense.

3. Take advantage of Tremaine Henderson's speed and his ability to catch the football and exploit the weaknesses in Franklin's defense.

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Franklin has more than Seth Dominguez; have you guys not been to the last
two games!!! They didn't win because of Seth Dominguez
You guys don't know Franklin at all!!!
Go back and watch the tape
they need to worry about more than Seth Dominguez

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I don't think anyone was taking anything away from the other players on Franklin.

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The leading rusher on the team is Seth Dominguez and that's why he was mentioned. But some of the other impact players for Franklin include:

QB Hatch
WR Phillips
WR/CB Baca
WR Lyles

The point I was trying to make is Franklin needs to establish the run early in the game. But it won't be easy and they can't rely solely on the run.

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Boaz
Josh Fields rushed for 163 yards and 4 TDs against Montwood in a game that Americas won, he rushed for 205 yards rushing against El Dorado in a game that they lost. So what was the difference between these two games?


Coach Melton will always make sure Josh gets above 150 yards or more a game. It's in Josh's contract with Coach Melton LOL Only kidding don't get all bent out of shape.

But on a serious note Josh versus El Dorado when El Dorado was up over 20 points. El Dorado's defense softened up alot knowing with that comfortable lead as they had the game in the bag. I wouldn't put to much into that run Josh broke in the final minute or so of the game. Not sure how many yards that long run was for I think it was nearly 72 yards to the house. If you like to count padded stats and make the player seem more talented than he actually is then that is up to you and others.

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I have enjoyed watching Fields since he played in the city league. And padded stats or not he's talented.

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I remember his team losing every year in city league

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Boaz
I have enjoyed watching Fields since he played in the city league. And padded stats or not he's talented.


I agree he is talented but not 5 stars, 4 stars or 3 stars talented. In my opinion he is 2 to 2 1/2 stars talented.

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Well fortunately for the players, the fans don't get to decide who is a 5,4,or 3 star player. I don't put much stock into these ratings because good players go unnoticed all the time. But Fields is rated as a 3-Star player on 247Sports.

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Boaz
Well fortunately for the players, the fans don't get to decide who is a 5,4,or 3 star player. I don't put much stock into these ratings because good players go unnoticed all the time. But Fields is rated as a 3-Star player on 247Sports.



I can do or say anything I want as it's my opinion and he is no 5, 4 or 3 star athlete. At best he is 2 to 2 1/2 stars. That Boaz is my opinion just as you posted your opinion by saying that fans don't get to decide who is a so so player. Who are you to say that?? It's your opinion and you and everyone else is entitled to their opinions.

Juco gives and takes stars away from any athlete. It's only my expert opinion that's all.

Juco's universe blanketed with stars from El Paso, TX

Tyquez Hampton a Juco 3 1/2 to 4 star athlete
Cedarious Barfield a Juco 2 1/2 to 3 star athlete
Kevin Henderson a Juco 2 1/2 to 3 star athlete
Cameron Hill a Juco 1 to 1 1/2 star athlete
Deion Hankins a Juco 2 1/2 to 3 star athlete
Patrick Sullivan a Juco 2 1/2 to 3 star athlete
Josh Fields a Juco 2 to 2 1/2 star athelte
Kolton Lindeman a Juco 2 to 2 1/2 star athlete
Tyrese Andrus a Juco 2 to 2 1/2 star athlete
Evan de Anda a Juco 2 to 2 1/2 star athlete
Andrew Fernandez a Juco 1 1/2 to 2 star athlete
Aaron Moya a Juco 2 to 2 1/2 star athlete
Kaleb Hatch a Juco 2 to 2 1/2 star athlete
Eric Phillips a Juco 2 to 2 1/2 star athlete
Seth Dominguez a Juco 1 to 1 1/2 star athlete
Matthew Zubiate a Juco 2 to 2 1/2 star athlete
Mondarious Johnson a Juco 1 to 1 1/2 star athlete
Ryan Wilson a Juco 1 to 1 1/2 star athlete
Adrian Chavez a Juco 1 1/2 to 2 star athlete
Keith Lopez Tarrango a 1 1/2 to 2 star athlete
Raymond Montez a Juco 1 1/2 to 2 star athlete

There are alot of athletes at a Juco 1 to 1 1/2 stars but the list is way too long to post for as it is my fingers are already tired and starting to cramp up. Players like Josh Wells, Luis Baca, Jamiel Garcia, and a boat load of others. Dammm they are cramping really bad shet sorry I need to stop my dammm fingers. Peace out

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Really???? Tyquez 4star?? Didn't he get 20 D1 offers.. Juco get your funny 😂 a$& off this thread

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True1
Really???? Tyquez 4star?? Didn't he get 20 D1 offers.. Juco get your funny 😂 a$& off this thread


I respect your opinion but even ESPN's opinion on Tyquez Hampton is 4 stars as well. So if you disagree with ESPN's opinion about Tyquez email them and give them your opinion just as you did to mua Juco ruler of the Juco universe.

http://www.espn.com/college-sports/football/recruiting/player/_/id/217836/tyquez-hampton

Hell 247 sports has Tyquez with 3 stars. You better email 247 sports and give them your opinion as well.

http://247sports.com/player/tyquez-hampton-45902

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Lol how many stars do you have juco lololol........

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Supporter
Lol how many stars do you have juco lololol........



I have lots of stars been collecting them when I was but a wee little brave boy. My gramps and pop taught me all about the stars. How to collect them and how to give them. Some used to call me a starchild many moons ago.


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Lol share them with our kids so they can get recruited.

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Back to the Franklin @ Americas game.

I'm giving Franklin a slight edge in this game...Franklin 28 Americas 24.

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Boaz and Juco have had too much candy!

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Lol @steveo

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If Franklin pulls the upset that will be a great way to end a rough early season, with high motivation heading on the road next week.

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Franklin has given up 381 pts this year, better than only hanks, irvin, socorro and austin, Americas rolls big

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Cray cray
Franklin has given up 381 pts this year, better than only hanks, irvin, socorro and austin, Americas rolls big


Americas has lots of wwweaknesses. So many nicks and cracks on both sides of the ball.

Franklin wins easily by double digits.

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Cray cray you sound crazy! Lol you can't compare like that. Coronado hadn't been blown out all year until the westside bowl, lot's of things factor into why Franklin has given up so many points. Like non district schedule for one... Franklin has suffered one major lost in District play and that was against El Do, who handled Americas well.

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Did Americas role big against Coronado, El Do, Eastwood, or Montwood? Lol...

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This should be an entertaining game. Does it really matter who wins? Are they not both in the playoffs, no matter the outcome? If I am wrong PLEASE correct me. ED and FHS big school, AHS and MHS small school? Back to the game. Have seen each team play several times this year. I agree, Josh is an outstanding back. He can change the game on a single snap, score from anywhere on the field. Two things working against Americas, if you stop Josh, you stop Americas. Yes, they have other talent, but this leads into the other element working against AHS, Coach Melton---still one of the worse coaches in El Paso. He has had so much talent over the years, and has failed to pull it all together. I think FHS has a better balance of talent and options on offense. If the weather stays as predicted, rain, AHS may have the advantage, but give FHS a chance to run and throw, I give the advantage to FHS. Should be a close game either way. See you at the SAC, rain or shine.

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I predict that Josh Fields will overtake Deion Hankins as the #2 ranked RB in Texas tomorrow night.

Current Rankings:

#1 (SR)Kennedy Brooks (Mansfield)
Carries:198
Yards: 2218 Yards
TDs: 23

#2 (SOPH)Deion Hankins (Parkland)
Carries:263
Yards: 2068
TDs: 16

#3 (SR)Josh Fields (Americas)
Carries: 264
Yards: 2000
TDs: 25

For Franklin, (JR)Seth Dominguez is currently ranked #67.
Carries: 194
Yards: 1169
TDs: 10

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Boaz
I predict that Josh Fields will overtake Deion Hankins as the #2 ranked RB in Texas tomorrow night.

Current Rankings:

#1 (SR)Kennedy Brooks (Mansfield)
Carries:198
Yards: 2218 Yards
TDs: 23

#2 (SOPH)Deion Hankins (Parkland)
Carries:263
Yards: 2068
TDs: 16

#3 (SR)Josh Fields (Americas)
Carries: 264
Yards: 2000
TDs: 25

For Franklin, (JR)Seth Dominguez is currently ranked #67.
Carries: 194
Yards: 1169
TDs: 10


It is amazing and great to see when you and others compare a El Paso, TX HS football Sophomore to a Senior. Props to Deion. It's not everyday or every season when people compare a Sophomore to a Senior especially in state rankings. Deion the Sophomore is in a class of his own even if Josh the Senior surpasses him. Bright future for Deion.

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There is absolutely nothing wrong with making comparisons nor is it something to be viewed in a negative way. Unlike some people on the forum, I support all players in ELP regardless of what team they play for, especially if they are stat leaders at the state level. And don't hate on one player over another. So props to both players including Dominguez, who will definitely be one of the stat leaders next season as a Senior.

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Americas 19
Franklin 14

2Q

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Thanks for update

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Get to work doza

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RolyPoly
Americas 19
Franklin 14

2Q
Update us please?

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2nd Half about to KickOFF

Franklin 21 Americas 25

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I'm pretty amazed at the lack of fan support on the Franklin side. I mean when they're winning they're out in droves, but when they have a struggling season the team is on its own. Pretty disappointing cause Franklin is doing pretty good!!

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Cats32
I'm pretty amazed at the lack of fan support on the Franklin side. I mean when they're winning they're out in droves, but when they have a struggling season the team is on its own. Pretty disappointing cause Franklin is doing pretty good!!


Lack of support at Franklin has been a big problem these last 4 years.

Today's game was no different.

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Who won

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What is the score

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America's 61-42

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Can't blame the defensive coordinator on this game! Guys were in the right position to make plays and didn't make plays! You can't make the tackle or plug the hole, shed a block etc for the kids. Cougars defense just didn't want to tackle fields this morning. Great job offense, great strategy DC. Defensive players you owe it to yourself, your coaches, your offense, and supporters, to play with passion and pride next week.

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WhoKnows
This should be an entertaining game. Does it really matter who wins? Are they not both in the playoffs, no matter the outcome? If I am wrong PLEASE correct me. ED and FHS big school, AHS and MHS small school? Back to the game. Have seen each team play several times this year. I agree, Josh is an outstanding back. He can change the game on a single snap, score from anywhere on the field. Two things working against Americas, if you stop Josh, you stop Americas. Yes, they have other talent, but this leads into the other element working against AHS, Coach Melton---still one of the worse coaches in El Paso. He has had so much talent over the years, and has failed to pull it all together. I think FHS has a better balance of talent and options on offense. If the weather stays as predicted, rain, AHS may have the advantage, but give FHS a chance to run and throw, I give the advantage to FHS. Should be a close game either way. See you at the SAC, rain or shine.



Lol

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Mark51doza
Who won


Josh Fields won

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Coronado 77
I remember his team losing every year in city league


I remember the Americas Trailbazers and Josh Fields defeating Coronado the last 4 years.

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Spitfire
Mark51doza
Who won


Josh Fields won


Americas Trailblazers won despite getting torched in the passing game. I like that running back #21 from Franklin. He is a beast. Plus Franklin QB was hooking up with #7 the entire day.

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No excuses and props to Americas on their win but senior Eric Phillips of Franklin hardly played. Other Franklin seniors were out did not play and Franklin had two Sophomores at receiver the entire game #10 and #30.

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America's defense is not very good.

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Then why bring it up! Too funny always throwing out an excuse. Why didn't they play?

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