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(8-31-18) Fort Worth (Tx) Diamond Hill-Jarvis ended their 77-game losing streak Thursday night, beating Conrad 40-12 in the season opener for the program’s first win since 2010.

The losing’ streak was the second longest in Texas High School football records, just trailing the 80-game losing streak by Houston Jefferson Davis. The Jefferson Davis’ streak was 1985 to 1993.

Diamond Hill-Jarvis’ last win was 31-7 over Thomas Jefferson on Sept. 18, 2010, almost eight years to the day.

Eddrick Hampton ran for 151 yards and two touchdowns, had 94 yards receiving and returned a kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown for Diamond Hill-Jarvis. A Conrad team coming off a 1-9 season was outgained 383-240 at Handley Field.

H-J Head Coach Oscar Castillo  told the Ft. Worth Telegram-Star after the game

“I’m just proud of these boys. I told them to listen to the people that cared about you and themselves and not all the outside stuff. I just hope they take that with them beyond this.”

Next week the Eagles will try to make in two in a row when they face North Dallas.

 

 

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