Tue. Feb 20th, 2024

Each soccer fan is aware of ‘The Catch’…nothing needs to be described or defined about Joe Montana’s game-winning landing move within the 1981 NFC Championship Recreation to Dwight Clark. And whereas the stakes weren’t as excessive for Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Southwest on Thursday evening, the play might need been equally pretty much as good.

If not truly higher.

Within the fourth quarter of a good District 16-5A Div. 2 sport, Markus Luengo’s 12-yard landing move to Carlos Luna gave Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Southwest (San Juan, Texas) a 21-20 lead over Sharyland. They might win by that tight margin to enhance to 2-8 on the season.

And whereas the Montana to Clark connection put the San Francisco 49ers within the Tremendous Bowl, this one may even have been the higher general play.

Wait a minute. Hear us out.

The throw by Luengo, after niftily escaping a would-be sack, was much like Montana’s. Each quarterbacks needed to roll to the precise to make a throw supposed for the again of the top zone. However the catch right here by Luna, barely getting a foot down behind the endzone, provides the Thursday evening play a little bit of an edge.

Right here’s the spotlight play:



Sharyland 20
PSJA Southwest 21

District 16-5A Div. 2#PSJAFamily #PSJAProud #txhsfb #RGVFootball #956Football pic.twitter.com/XAQTnSNKEh

— PSJA ISD (@PSJAISD) November 3, 2023

To not take something away from Montana, nevertheless. He’ll possible pan out and have an honest profession.

Right here is the well-known NFL play between Montana and Clark.


Joe Montana to Dwight Clark within the 1981 NFC Championship.

The Catch. 40 years in the past right this moment. (Jan. 10, 1982) pic.twitter.com/VRDS3SGfYO

— NFL Legacy (@NFLLegacy) January 10, 2022

Additionally, the mascot for Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Southwest? They’re referred to as the Javelinas, which is a sort of skunk pig. That’s fairly cool.

Fact be instructed, sort of cooler than a 49er…

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