Talking Texas high school football playoffs

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Talking Texas high school playoffs

Talking Texas high school playoffs

  • Multi-school districts are in. Denton Guyer & Ryan; North Mesquite & Poteet; Mansfield & Lake Ridge; Arlington Martin & Lamar are all bucking the Holy Grail of single-school towns. Allen, of course, is the shining light for all with its 55th consecutive win but will get a big challenge from Martin this week.
  • AT&T Stadium still is the epicenter of Texas high school football playoffs. Although the state finals are moved to Houston this year, there have been more than a dozen games so far at AT&T Stadium in the first two rounds and Arlington Martin and Allen could draw 30,000 or more for Black Friday when they play 5:30 p.m. Friday at JerryWorld in a regional quarterfinal rematch of last year’s classic.

Friday Night at AT&T

  • San Antonio Central vs. Denton Guyer, 2 p.m.
  • Arlington Martin vs. Allen, 5:30

Saturday at AT&T

  • Frisco Lone Star vs. Marshall, 10:30 a.m.
  • Wylie vs. Longview, 2 p.m.
  • Arlington Lamar vs. Mansfield, 5:30 p.m.
  • Mesquite Poteet vs. Mansfield Lake Ridge, 9 p.m.

Best 1994 Tyler vs. Plano East Finish: Grapevine Faith defeated defending TAPPS Division II state champion Parish Episcopal. Parish scored the go-ahead TD with 17 seconds left but Faith blocked and returned the PAT to tie the score at 40 and Faith got Parish’s kickoff and won on a 51-yard pass with two seconds left.

Best Playoff Game Not in DFW: Dickinson beat Pearland 26-23 in 4 overtimes. Pearland is the adopted team of Houston Texans star J.J. Watt, who attends several games a year.

So who is Chris Gilbert coaching? Lancaster coach Chris Gilbert meets Terrell at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Grand Prairie. Before taking over at Lancaster, Gilbert coached at Terrell.

Here comes Todd Dodge. North Mesquite meets Austin Westlake and the former Southlake Carroll coach Todd Dodge in the 6A regional quarterfinals at 2 p.m. Saturday at Waco ISD Stadium.

Lake Ridge is what they thought we were. Just a 4-year-old program, Lake Ridge (12-0) scored 77 points in beating East Texas power Tyler. Lake Ridge plays Mesquite Poteet at 9 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium.

#txhsfb still is a hard business. A notable, of what will be more than a 100 coaching changes across the state , coaching change came when former Southlake Carroll/Texas Tech star player Dane Johnson resigned after four years at Flower Mound.

Is Burleson Centennial this year’s Cinderella Team of Destiny. Another relatively new school (southwest of Lake Ridge) has advanced to the third round and a win over Canyon Randall could put in a Class 5A Region I final against one of two powers _ Aledo or Abilene Cooper.

Frisco Lone Star is a rising star. About 10 Lone Star coaches were scouting Marshall’s win over South Oak Cliff to get quarterback Jason Shelley, running back Darrin Smith, receiver Jrayton Fuksa and gang ready for 10:30 a.m. game Saturday at AT&T Stadium.

CLASS 6A DIVISION I

REGION I SEMIFINALS

Amarillo Tascosa (10-2) vs. Denton Ryan (12-0), 1 p.m. Saturday, Amarillo’s Bivins Stadium

Arlington Martin (10-2) vs. Allen (12-0), 5:30 p.m. Friday, Arlington’s AT&T Stadium

REGION II SEMIFINALS

Rowlett (10-2) vs. Humble Atascosita (11-1), 1 p.m. Saturday, Waco’s McLane Stadium

North Mesquite (10-2) vs. Austin Westlake (11-1), 2 p.m. Saturday, Waco ISD Stadium

REGION III SEMIFINALS

Cypress Falls (11-1) vs. Galena Park North Shore (9-3), 4 p.m. Friday, Houston’s NRG Stadium

Houston Lamar (11-1) vs. Dickinson (11-1), 2 p.m. Saturday, Houston’s NRG Stadium

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

Converse Judson (11-1) vs. Laredo United (10-2), 4 p.m. Friday, Converse

Smithson Valley (9-3) vs. Harlingen (10-2), 7 p.m. Friday, Corpus Christi’s Buccaneer Stadium

DIVISION II

REGION I SEMIFINALS

San Angelo Central (11-1) vs. Denton Guyer (9-3), 2 p.m. Friday, Arlington’s AT&T Stadium

Arlington Lamar (11-1) vs. Mansfield (10-2), 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Arlington’s AT&T Stadium

REGION II SEMIFINALS

Rockwall (9-3) vs. Spring (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Waco ISD Stadium

Waco Midway (9-3) vs. Lake Travis (12-0), 2 p.m. Saturday, Temple

REGION III SEMIFINALS

Katy (12-0) vs. Friendswood (8-4), noon Friday, Houston’s NRG Stadium

Houston Strake Jesuit (8-4) vs. Manvel (10-2), 8 p.m. Friday, Houston’s NRG Stadium

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

Cibolo Steele (12-0) vs. Del Rio (9-3), 8 p.m. Friday, San Marcos’ Bobcat Stadium

Schertz Clemens (10-2) vs. San Benito (10-2), 7 p.m. Friday, Kingsville’s Javelina Stadium

CLASS 5A

DIVISION I

REGION I SEMIFINALS

Canyon Randall (11-1) vs. Burleson Centennial (9-3), 4 p.m. Saturday, Sweetwater

Abilene Cooper (7-5) vs. Aledo (11-1), 6 p.m. Friday at Aledo

REGION II SEMIFINALS

Wylie (8-4) vs. Longview (10-2), 2 p.m. Saturday, Arlington’s AT&T Stadium

Mesquite Poteet (9-3) vs. Mansfield Lake Ridge (12-0), 9 p.m. Saturday, Arlington’s AT&T Stadium

REGION III SEMIFINALS

Temple (11-1) vs. Richmond Foster (10-2), 7 p.m. Friday, Cypress’ Berry Center

Bryan (9-3) vs. Richmond George Ranch (12-0), 4 p.m. Saturday, Houston’s TDECU Stadium

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

Austin Vandegrift (10-2) vs. Edinburg Vela (12-0), 1:30 p.m. Friday, San Antonio’s Alamo Stadium

Cedar Park Vista Ridge (10-2) vs. Victoria West (11-1), 6 p.m. Friday, San Antonio’s Heroes Stadium

DIVISION II

REGION I SEMIFINALS

Canyon (10-2) vs. Everman (8-4), 4 p.m. Saturday, Vernon

EP Eastlake (11-1) vs. Lake Dallas (10-2), 4 p.m. Friday, Midland’s Grande Stadium

REGION II SEMIFINALS

Frisco Lone Star (11-1) vs. Marshall (11-1), 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Arlington’s AT&T Stadium

Terrell (11-1) vs. Lancaster (9-3), 6 p.m. Friday, Gopher-Warrior Bowl in Grand Prairie

REGION III SEMIFINALS

A&M Consolidated (9-3) vs. Fort Bend Ridge Point (9-3), 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Houston’s NRG Stadium

College Station (10-2) vs. Angleton (7-5), 7 p.m. Friday, Shenandoah’s Woodforest Stadium

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

Cedar Park (12-0) vs. Edcouch-Elsa (8-4), 7:30 p.m. Friday, San Antonio’s Alamo Stadium

Boerne Champion (9-3) vs. CC Calallen (10-2), 1:30 p.m. Friday, Corpus Christi’s Buccaneer Stadium

CLASS 4A

DIVISION I

REGION I SEMIFINALS

Mineral Wells (10-2) vs. Brownwood (10-2), 1 p.m. Friday, Abilene’s Shotwell Stadium

Abilene Wylie (10-2) vs. Levelland (7-4), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Midland’s Grande Stadium

REGION II SEMIFINALS

Kennedale (12-0) vs. Argyle (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, SMU’s Ford Stadium

Texarkana Liberty-Eylau (11-1) vs. Kaufman (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Royse City

REGION III SEMIFINALS

El Campo (9-3) vs. Silsbee (10-2), 7 p.m. Friday, Conroe’s Moorhead Stadium

Navasota (12-0) vs. Carthage (9-3), 6 p.m. Friday, Beaumont’s Umphrey Stadium

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

Waco La Vega (12-0) vs. Liberty Hill (10-2), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Killeen’s Buckley Stadium

Gatesville (6-6) vs. China Spring (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Hewitt

DIVISION II

REGION I SEMIFINALS

Krum (7-5) vs. Sweetwater (12-0), 2 p.m. Friday, Brownwood

Celina (12-0) vs. Perryton (7-5), 7 p.m. Friday, Vernon

REGION II SEMIFINALS

Gilmer (12-0) vs. Center (10-2), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Tyler’s Rose Stadium

Lorena (9-3) vs. Atlanta (8-4), 7 p.m. Friday, Mesquite’s Memorial Stadium

REGION III SEMIFINALS

West Orange-Stark (11-1) vs. Caldwell (8-4), 7 p.m. Friday, Porter

Giddings (12-0) vs. Bellville (10-2), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Bryan’s Green Stadium

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

Geronimo Navarro (11-0) vs. Cuero (7-5), 7:30 p.m. Friday, San Antonio’s Gustafson Stadium

Sinton (11-0) vs. Wimberley (5-7), 2 p.m. Saturday, San Antonio’s Alamo Stadium

CLASS 3A

DIVISION I

REGION I SEMIFINALS

Muleshoe (11-1) vs. Shallowater (9-2), 6 p.m. Friday, Levelland

Wall (12-0) vs. Brock (12-0), 8 p.m. Friday, Abilene’s Shotwell Stadium

REGION II SEMIFINALS

White Oak (10-2) vs. Sunnyvale (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Van

Callisburg (10-2) vs. Mineola (12-0), 2 p.m. Saturday, Royse City

REGION III SEMIFINALS

Grandview (11-0) vs. Cameron Yoe (11-1), 1 p.m. Friday, Waco ISD Stadium

Teague (10-1) vs. West (11-1), 7 p.m. Friday, Midlothian

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

Goliad (8-4) vs. Mathis (10-2), 2 p.m. Friday, San Marcos’ Bobcat Stadium

Hitchcock (10-2) vs. Altair Rice (6-6), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Rosenberg

DIVISION II

REGION I SEMIFINALS

Idalou (11-0) vs. Coleman (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sweetwater

Henrietta (11-1) vs. Eastland (10-2), 6 p.m. Friday, Graham

REGION II SEMIFINALS

New London West Rusk (11-) vs. Omaha Pewitt (8-4), 6 p.m. Thursday, Longview’s Lobo Stadium

Arp (7-5) vs. Waskom (12-0), 6:30 p.m. Friday, Longview’s Pirate Stadium

REGION III SEMIFINALS

Corrigan-Camden (8-4) vs. Crockett (9-3), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Lufkin

Newton (8-4) vs. Franklin (12-0), 7 p.m. Friday, Henderson

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

East Bernard (10-2) vs. Blanco (12-0), 7 p.m. Friday, Bastrop

Odem (12-0) vs. Boling (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Seguin

CLASS 2A

DIVISION I

REGION I SEMIFINALS

Canadian (12-0) vs. Anson (7-5), 2 p.m. Friday, Plainview

Wellington (7-5) vs. Stratford (11-1), 2 p.m. Friday, Amarillo’s Bivins Stadium

REGION II SEMIFINALS

Tolar (8-4) vs. Bosqueville (8-4), 6 p.m. Friday, Venus

Goldthwaite (10-2) vs. Crawford (12-0), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Copperas Cove

REGION III SEMIFINALS

Centerville (6-6) vs. Shelbyville (11-0), 7 p.m. Friday, Bullard

Beckville (11-1) vs. Lovelady (12-0), 2 p.m. Saturday, Tyler’s Rose Stadium

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

Weimar (9-3) vs. Refugio (10-2), 6 p.m. Friday, Victoria

Shiner (12-0) vs. Flatonia (7-5), 7 p.m. Friday, El Campo

DIVISION II

REGION I SEMIFINALS

Memphis (6-6) vs. Crosbyton (11-1), 2 p.m. Friday, Lubbock’s Lowrey Field

Quanah (8-4) vs. Seagraves (11-1), 3 p.m. Friday, Sweetwater

REGION II SEMIFINALS

Iraan (12-0) vs. Roscoe (8-4), 7:30 p.m. Friday, San Angelo Stadium

Seymour (10-2) vs. Albany (11-1), 1 p.m. Friday, Graham

REGION III SEMIFINALS

Muenster (11-1) vs. Hubbard 10-2), 6 p.m. Friday, Mansfield’s Newsom Stadium

Tenaha (7-5) vs. Normangee (10-2), 2 p.m. Friday, Palestine

REGION IV SEMIFINALS

Bremond (12-0) vs. Falls City (12-0), 7 p.m. Friday, Lago Vista

Yorktown (10-2) vs. Bruni (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, CC Flour Bluff

CLASS A SIX-MAN

DIVISION I

STATE QUARTERFINALS

Happy (12-0) vs. Borden County (12-0), 6 p.m. Nov. 28, Wolfforth

Garden City (11-1) vs. Crowell (8-3), 2 p.m. Nov. 28, Abilene’s Moore Stadium

Zephyr (10-2) vs. Rochelle (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, San Saba

Abbott (10-2) vs. Milford (10-2), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Hillsboro

DIVISION II

STATE QUARTERFINALS

Follett (10-1) vs. Southland (11-1), TBD

Balmorhea (11-1) vs. Imperial Buena Vista (12-0), TBD

Guthrie (10-2) vs. Matador Motley County (10-2), 6 p.m. Friday, Childress

Richland Springs (12-0) vs. Jonesboro (12-0), 7 p.m. Friday, Early

TAPPS

DIVISION I STATE SEMIFINALS

Hou. St. Pius X (10-2) vs. Bishop Dunne (11-0), 3 p.m. Saturday at Crockett

Hou. St. Thomas (10-1) vs. Plano Prestonwood (10-2), 2 p.m. Saturday at Palestine

DIVISION II STATE SEMIFINALS

Grapevine Faith (11-1) vs. FW Christian (11-1), 2 p.m. Saturday at Pennington Field

Dallas Christian (11-1) vs. Hou. Northland Chr. (10-2), 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Crockett

DIVISION III STATE SEMIFINALS

First Baptist (9-3) vs. TC-Cedar Hill (9-3), 7 p.m. Saturday at Vernon Newsom Stadium

Shiner St. Paul (12-0) vs. Beaumont Legacy Chr. (10-2), TBD

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