• The Pleasanton 7-on-7 football team completed an undefeated run at the Rockport-Fulton tournament Saturday to clinch a spot in the state tournament. Pictured (standing, from left) are coach Larry Bosquez, coach John Lopez, Cristian Gaytan, Daniel Valadez, Jordan Bosquez, Gio Perales, Louis Arguijo, Johnny Zamora, Cass Campbell, Nick Ramos, Isaac Mendiola, Steven Mendiola, Nathan Bosquez, coach Jerrell Mitchell, coach JJ Zamora, (kneeling, from left) Ethan Gonzales, Dalton Hobbs, Jaylen Escamilla, Juan Ramirez and Alvino Casarez.

Eagles 7-on-7 headed to state

The Pleasanton 7-on-7 football team qualified for state after going undefeated this weekend at the Rockport-Fulton tournament.

The Eagles went 5-0 on Saturday, advancing to the Division II state tournament along with Goliad. Pleasanton won a coin toss with the Tigers to determine the champion.

The Eagles punched their ticket to state with a comeback victory over George West in the semifinals. Pleasanton trailed by 14 before rallying to top the Longhorns 40-33.

The win followed a perfect run through pool play. The Eagles beat Ingleside 35-7, Skidmore-Tynan 40-18, Banquete 36-28 and host R-F 34-14.

The state tournament will be June 29 and 30 at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex in College Station.

Pleasanton coach Stephen Liska asks that those interested in sponsoring the team or making a donation to help with travel expenses contact Arlene Zamora at 210-632-1872 for more information.