Here are capsules for seven of the football regional semifinals involving East Texas teams.

For more extended previews on nine more regional semifinal matchups, check ETSN.fm for breakdowns of the following games.

 

Chapel Hill's Jesse Mumphrey runs for yardage during the Bulldogs' 52-26 playoff win over Athens on Nov. 15 in Tyler. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)
Class 3A Division I Region II

Chapel Hill Bulldogs (8-4)

vs.

Decatur Eagles (9-3)

7:30 p.m. Friday

City Bank Stadium, Forney

 

Coaches
  • Chapel Hill: Thomas Sitton
  • Decatur: Kyle Story

 

Last Week
  • Chapel Hill: won 38-14 vs. Crandall (at Royse City)
  • Decatur: won 48-7 vs. Wilmer-Hutchins (at Grapevine)

 

Playmakers

Chapel Hill

  • QB Andrew Black, 6-1, 180 (2,233 passing yards, 23 TDs, 11 INTs, 126 carries, 1,146 yards, 19 TDs)
  • WR Gabriel Robinson, Sr. (47 carries, 940 yards, 12 TDs)
  • LB/RB Wesley Thompson, 6-1, 185 (committed to ULM; 110 carries, 882 yards, 11 TDs, 113 tackles, 11 for loss, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble)
  • DB/RB Jesse Mumphrey, 6-0, 185 (72 carries, 504 yards, 8 TDs, 82 tackles, 7 for loss, 1 sack, 3 forced fumbles, 3 recoveries)
  • DL Keith Minor, Sr., 6-3, 237 (114 tackles, 10 for loss, 4 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 3 recoveries)
  • DE Kevone Kennedy, Sr., 6-2, 230 (74 tackles, 8 for loss, 3 sacks, 1 forced fumble)
  • OL/DL Shaq Warren, Sr., 6-2, 235 (80 tackles, 8 for loss, 7 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries)

 

Decatur

  • QB Grayson Muehlstein, Sr. (2,684 passing yards, 31 TDs, 8 INTs, 164 carries, 1,239 yards, 17 TDs)
  • RB Eddie Martinez, Jr. (147 carries, 611 yards, 4 TDs)
  • WR Cain Lowe, Sr. (77 catches, 1,293 yards, 20 TDs)
  • WR Austin Givens, Sr. (52 catches, 948 yards, 12 TDs)
  • OL/LB Wade Laughlin, Sr.

 

Did you know? Chapel Hill racked up 500 yards of offense in last week's rout of Crandall despite not accumulating any passing yardage.

 

Kilgore ATH Aaron Foy. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)

Kilgore Bulldogs (11-0)

vs.

Frisco Lone Star (8-4)

2 p.m. Friday

City Bank Stadium, Forney

 

Coaches
  • Kilgore: Mike Wood
  • Frisco Lone Star: Jeff Rayburn

 

Last Week

 

Playmakers

Kilgore

  • RB Kevrin Justice, Jr., 5-11, 170 (143 carries, 1,368 yards, 26 TDs)
  • QB Benny Colbert, Sr., 5-10, 170 (673 passing yards, 9 TDs, 3 INTs, 66 carries, 320 yards, 4 TDs)
  • DL LaDarrin Anthony, Sr., 6-0, 257 (78 tackles, 9 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, 1 blocked kick)
  • OL Clay Wiley, Sr., 6-2, 285
  • S Jake Brantley, Sr., 5-10, 185 (98 tackles, 5 for loss, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 5 recoveries, 4 INTs)
  • LB Kris Haynes, Jr. (94 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 1 INT)
  • RB Davieonta “JuJu” Brown, Sr. (117 carries, 942 yards, 12 TDs)
  • ATH Aaron Foy, Sr., 5-11, 165 (14 carries, 241 yards, 2 TDs, 11 catches, 345 yards, 4 TDs, 24 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 INTs, 1 blocked kick)

 

Frisco Lone Star

  • QB Jason Shelley (1,104 passing yards, 10 TDs, 2 INTs, 158 carries, 766 yards, 6 TDs)
  • RB Ramon Harris (203 carries, 1,602 yards, 19 TDs, 13 catches, 211 yards, 3 TDs)
  • WR Jordan Jones (42 catches, 580 yards, 8 TDs)
  • WR Michel Bordes (22 catches, 437 yards, 5 TDs)

 

Did you know? Kilgore quarterback Benny Colbert moved to cornerback for the final series against Malakoff last week and deflected a fourth-down pass to seal the win.

 

Daingerfield DB Cory Smith. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)
Class 2A Division I Region II

Daingerfield Tigers (9-3)

vs.

Pottsboro Cardinals (11-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Wildcat Stadium, Paris

 

Coaches
  • Daingerfield: Aric Sardinea
  • Pottsboro: Matt Poe

 

Last Week

 

Playmakers

Daingerfield

  • DT Kelshin Neal, Sr., 5-10, 185 (153 tackles, 51 for loss, 20 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 4 recoveries)
  • LB Calvin Bryant, Sr., 5-10, 175 (96 tackles, 13 for loss, 1 forced fumble, 1 recovery, 1 INT)
  • QB Keris Alexander, Sr., 6-0, 166 (973 passing yards, 11 TDs, 6 INTs, 66 carries, 253 yards, 4 TDs)
  • DB Cory Smith, Sr., 5-9, 155 (63 tackles, 12 for loss, 5 sacks, 2 recoveries, 1 INT)
  • RB Cordarius Anderson, Sr., 5-6, 160 (161 carries, 1,274 yards, 25 TDs, 11 catches, 111 yards, 1 TD)
  • WR Keaton Key (46 catches, 651 yards, 10 TDs)
  • DB Jordan Miles, 5-5, 175 (81 tackles, 17 for loss, 5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 4 recoveries)
  • DE Domonique Allen, 5-11, 195 (70 tackles, 21 for loss, 6 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 2 recoveries)

 

Pottsboro

  • QB Hunter Mullennix, Jr. (932 passing yards, 9 TDs, 3 INTs, 109 carries, 389 yards, 2 TDs)
  • RB Thaddeus Flinn, Jr. (151 carries, 628 yards, 13 TDs)
  • RB Zane Pritchett, Soph. (108 carries, 649 yards, 2 TDs)
  • LB Jon Wayne Poe, Soph. (5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles)

 

Did you know? Daingerfield led by 28 points two different times in a win against Farmersville last week.

 

New Boston's Quinn Dedmon sprints upfield during the Lions' 14-7 second-round win vs. Whitesboro in Mount Pleasant. (Evan Lewis, ETSN.fm)

New Boston Lions (11-1)

vs.

Malakoff Tigers (11-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Lobo Stadium, Longview

 

Coaches
  • New Boston: Jamey Thomas
  • Malakoff: Jamie Driskell

 

Last Week

 

Playmakers

New Boston

  • QB Aaron Conkleton, Sr. (2 TD passes vs. Whitesboro)
  • WR/DB Jawuan Johnson, Sr., 6-0, 190 (committed to Northern Illinois; 18-yard TD reception vs. Whitesboro)
  • ATH Jeff Gladney, Jr., 5-10, 180 (game-winning 44-yard TD reception vs. Whitesboro)
  • OL/DL Wesley Holmes, Sr., 6-3, 280
  • RB Quinn Dedmon, Jr., 5-10, 165 (23 carries, 151 yards vs. Whitesboro)
  • DB T.Q. Dedmon, Jr.
  • DE/LB Dedric Draggoo, Jr.
  • RB Keith Baldwin

 

Malakoff

  • RB Damontes Dowell, Sr., 5-9, 170
  • OL Israel Chavez, Sr., 6-1, 265
  • LB Jordan Harris, Sr., 5-10, 200
  • DB Dariuhn Jackson, Sr., 5-8, 150
  • RB Marcus Dowell, Jr., 6-1, 190
  • QB Stephan Wolfe, Jr., 5-11, 175

 

Did you know? New Boston scored on a 44-yard touchdown pass with 13.6 seconds remaining to sink Whitesboro last week.

 

Alto's Zac Sturns (7) breaks Harleton tackles during a 37-20 first-round win vs. Harleton in New London. (Mark Martin, ETSN.fm)
Class A Division I Region III

Alto Yellow Jackets (9-3)

vs.

Bosqueville Bulldogs (9-3)

6 p.m. Friday

Tiger Stadium, College Station

 

Coaches
  • Alto: Paul Gould
  • Bosqueville: Clint Zander

 

Last Week

 

Playmakers

Alto

  • RB/LB Jacolby Whitaker, Sr., 5-10, 193 (182 carries, 1,604 yards, 26 TDs, 1 receiving TD)
  • QB Zac Sturns, Sr., 6-2, 175 (1,343 passing yards, 11 TDs, 4 INTs, 177 carries, 1,348 yards, 17 TDs)
  • DE/LB JaVie’Ontae Mumphrey, Jr., 6-3, 215
  • WR Anfernee Black, Sr., 6-0, 200 (9 catches, 185 yards)
  • DB Leroy Lewis, Jr., 6-0, 175

 

Bosqueville

  • DL Trent Andrews, Sr., 6-0, 275 (117 tackles, 7 sacks)
  • QB C.J. Collins, Sr. (2,442 passing yards, 21 TDs, 7 INTs, 62 carries, 242 yards, 7 TDs)
  • RB Greyson Gonzalez (120 carries, 949 yards, 13 TDs, 41 catches, 379 yards, 1 TD)
  • RB Adrian Mathis (84 carries, 566 yards, 9 TDs)
  • WR/DB Drew Hayes (46 catches, 683 yards, 10 TDs, 84 tackles)
  • WR Jesse Williams (50 catches, 676 yards, 5 TDs)
  • LB Tyree Carpenter (106 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 recovery)

 

Did you know? Zac Sturns and Jacolby Whitaker reach ran for more than 200 yards in a win against Hull-Daisetta last week.

 

West Sabine LB Dawson Mills. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)

West Sabine Tigers (10-0)

vs.

Mart Panthers (8-3)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Eagle Stadium, Rusk

 

Coaches
  • West Sabine: Todd Stark
  • Mart: Rusty Nail

 

Last Week
  • West Sabine: won 54-0 vs. Colmesneil (at Lufkin)
  • Mart: won 71-13 vs. San Augustine (at Crockett)

 

Playmakers

West Sabine

  • RB Nick Williams, Sr., 5-6, 165
  • QB/ATH Reshod Williams, Jr., 5-8, 170
  • LB Hunter Cabral, Sr., 5-10, 180 (134 tackles, 6 sacks, 3 INTs, 3 fumble recoveries)
  • OL Jeremy Williams, Sr., 6-1, 280
  • LB Dawson Mills, Sr. (125 tackles, 5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries)
  • LB Ty Fore, Jr. (6 sacks)
  • ATH Kirkland Wilson, Jr.
  • WR Joshua Duffey, Jr.
  • ATH Gary Sturrock, Sr. (4 sacks, 2 punt return TDs)
  • OL Dustin Bragg, Sr.
  • OL Dakota Dew, Sr.

 

Mart

  • QB DeNerian Thomas, Sr., 5-7, 160 (683 passing yards, 8 TDs, 4 INTs, 158 carries, 1,204 yards, 21 TDs, 7 catches, 233 yards, 4 TDs, 44 tackles)
  • RB/LB D'marcus Cosby, Soph. (101 carries, 1,046 yards, 12 TDs, 6 catches, 103 yards, 2 TDs, 78 tackles)
  • DT Shannon Cordell, Sr. (62 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 recovery)
  • LB Collin Nail, Jr. (93 tackles, 1 sack, 1 INT)
  • WR/DB Walker Love (11 catches, 345 yards, 4 TDs, 75 tackles, 1 sack, 1 recovery)

 

Did you know? West Sabine, which has held each of its last three opponents scoreless, has allowed 159.0 total yards and 8.0 points per game this season, according to the Beaumont Enterprise.

 

Tenaha's J.R. Hill (10) hands the ball to Denzelle Williams (33) during the Tigers' 63-8 second-round win vs. Frost in Lindale. (Ray Jackson, ETSN.fm)

Tenaha Tigers (9-1)

vs.

Chilton Pirates (10-2)

2 p.m. Friday

Bruce Field, Athens

 

Coaches
  • Tenaha: Terry Ward
  • Chilton: Robert Little

 

Last Week
  • Tenaha: won 63-8 vs. Frost (at Lindale)
  • Chilton: won 28-6 vs. Hubbard (at Mart)

 

Playmakers

Tenaha

  • RB Chavis Gregory, Sr., 5-10, 210 (96 carries, 1,054 yards, 16 TDs, 9 catches, 91 yards, 1 TD)
  • WR/DB Keontas Davis, Sr., 6-1, 160 (22 catches, 557 yards, 6 TDs, 1 rushing TD, 1 recovery, 5 INTs)
  • DL Denzelle Williams, Sr., 5-11, 190 (12 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 4 recoveries)
  • QB J.R. Hill, Sr., 5-11, 160 (1,176 passing yards, 15 TDs, 4 INTs, 37 carries, 345 yards, 4 TDs)
  • RB Cobe Caraway, Jr., 5-8, 165 (48 carries, 598 yards, 4 TDs, 1 receiving TD)
  • LB Jacoby Ivy, Sr., 5-10, 185 (3 sacks, 1 recovery, 1 INT)
  • WR DeAndre Thomas, Jr., 6-1, 160 (17 catches, 320 yards, 3 TDs, 1 rushing TD)

 

Chilton

  • QB Javarius Young, Sr., 5-11, 170 (547 passing yards, 9 TDs, 7 INTs, 107 carries, 947 yards, 9 TDs, 19 tackles)
  • RB/DB Charles Simpson, Sr. (76 carries, 732 yards, 10 TDs, 25 tackles, 4 INTs, 1 TD)
  • WR Norvell Austin, Jr. (42 carries, 289 yards, 4 TDs, 16 tackles, 2 INTs)

 

Did you know? Tenaha led Frost 49-0 at halftime last week.