Coming into Friday nights matchup in northeast El Paso, both the Eagles and Matadors were looking to recover from loses last week and back in the win column. Both teams would be closing out their non district portion of their respective schedules.
Going into Friday night’s matchup, the Austin Panthers were looking to avoid Deja Vu from last season. Rewinding to the 2022-2023 season, the Panthers began the season 0-3 by losing to Ft. Stockton, Parkland and Canutillo.
EP Sports Network has partnered with the NFHS Network to broadcast Friday’s Canyon Eagles v Bowie Bears, Harmony Tigers v Canyon Randall Pirates, Bryon Nelson Bobcats v Eastwood Troopers and Amarillo Sandies v Canutillo Eagles Texas High School Boys Basketball Area Round Playoff Games.