By JOE R. BOWLING, JR.
The football season has come to a close for the San Benito Greyhounds, and already the building towards next year’s team has begun. Looking at the offensive numbers for the season there are bright spots on the horizon and there are some gaping holes that will need to be filled as some seniors played out there last game.
The offense tallied 3,637 total yards this season and came together for an average of 330 yards per game. The high water mark was actually the last regular season game as they amassed 438 total yards in a must win game against the Hanna Eagles.
The running game accounted for 2,229 yards this season and through the air the ’Hounds had 1,408. Of the rushing yards, senior tailback Tommy Herrera finished off the year with 1,353 yards in nine games. He averaged over eight yards per carry and three times went over the 200 yard mark in a game including a season high 260 against Rivera. This marked the second season in which Herrera went over the 1,000 yard mark. He also scored 13 touchdowns and had a couple of catches for 44 receiving yards which took his total all-purpose yards to 1.397.
For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Nov. 21 edition of the San Benito News.