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UPDATE: PLCS unifies during rivalry game to collect donations for hurricane relief

Monarch football players line up against Titan football players during the annual game in 2016 The annual Titan vs. Monarch football game brings fierce rivalry but also a chance to unify both high schools in collecting donations for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Watch video of PLHS Monarch students passing the bucket during halftime --> PLHS students pass a bucket to collect hurricane relief donations.

In an effort to raise donations for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, both PLHS and PLSHS took part in "passing the bucket" at the annual PLSHS Titan v. PLHS Monarch football game Friday, Sept. 1. Organizers say students, staff and communtiy members helped raise $2,495.

The stands were packed for the annual cross-town rivalry football game. During halftime however, both schools united as one, collecting donations to support Hurricane Harvey victims and their families. Both Titan and Monarch cheerleaders helped pass a bucket between each of their schools to collect donations. The money was gathered as one contribution to help in disaster relief efforts.

Click here to check out Andy Kendeigh's report on KETV.