No. 3 Newton Eagles (1-0)
vs.
Liberty Panthers (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
War Memorial Stadium, Liberty

Coaches
Newton: W.T. Johnson
Liberty: Shane Deel

Last week
Newton: def. Bridge City, 35-12
Liberty: lost to Jasper, 49-13

Next week
Newton: at Orangefield
Liberty: at Buna

Playmakers
Newton

  • QB/DB D.J. Dean, Sr., 5-11, 180 (121 total yards; committed to Utah)
  • RB Kevin Shorter, Jr., 6-1, 185 (11 carries for 104 yards, 3 touchdowns)
  • RB Brandon Johnson, Jr., 5-11, 173 (16 carries for 77 yards, touchdowns)
  • LB Corey Jenkins, Sr.
  • DT Eric Van Pelt, Sr.

Liberty

  • QB Daniel Fitzwater, Sr., 6-5, 220
  • WR Jordan Jones, Sr., 5-11, 150
  • RB Dennis Antoine, Jr.,  6-0, 205
  • DL Omar Tebo, Sr., 6-0, 310

Did you know? Last week against Bridge City, Newton rushed for 245 yards.

Elysian Fields Yellow Jackets (1-0)
vs.
Jefferson Bulldogs (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
W.T. Lockett Stadium, Jefferson

Coaches
EF: Eric King
Jefferson: Jerry Bennett

Last week
EF: def. Corrigan-Camden 37-22
Jefferson: def. New Diana, 28-20

Next week
EF: vs. Arp
Jefferson: at Paul Pewitt

Playmakers
Elysian Fields

  • QB Trevor Spear, Sr., 5-10, 175 (6 of 10, 118 yards; 8 carries, 88 yards, 1 TD)
  • LB Bruce Woods, Sr., 5-10, 180 (INT return TD)
  • WR Nathan Hall, Sr., 5-10, 180
  • ILB Tanner Norman, Jr., 5-10, 185
  • DE Clay Vance, Sr., 6-0, 200

Jefferson

  • RB Deion Williams, Sr., 5-8, 180 (24 carries, 217 yards, 3 TDs)
  • WR L.D. Holt, Sr., 5-8, 160
  • LB Chris Smith, Jr., 5-11, 185
  • OT Ryan Cox, Soph., 6-5, 275
  • WR Terrance Whitaker, Jr., 5-10, 170

Did you know? Jefferson's Deion Williams ran for more than 1,800 yards in 2011.

Garrison Bulldogs (1-0)
vs.
Tenaha Tigers (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Tiger Stadium, Tenaha

Coaches
Garrison: Craig Barker
Tenaha: Terry Ward

Last week
Garrison: def. Hemphill, 47-21
Tenaha: lost to Joaquin, 22-6

Next week
Garrison: vs. Bullard Brook Hill
Tenaha: at Alto

Playmakers
Garrison

  • QB Cameron Rodriguez, Jr., 6-0, 185 (12 of 14, 350 yards, 5 TDs)
  • RB Logan Clark, Jr., 5-10 180
  • LB Paul Stokes, Sr., 5-11, 160
  • DT Robert Bryant, Soph., 6-1, 250

Tenaha

  • RB Chavis Gregory, Jr., 5-11, 205
  • QB J.R. Hill, Jr., 5-11, 165
  • LB DeAaron Roland, Sr., 6-2, 245
  • CB Keontas Davis, Jr., 6-1, 170

Did you know? The five touchdown passes that Garrison’s Cameron Rodriguez threw last week are 1/3 of Garrison’s team total last season. ... The last time Tenaha lost its first two games of the season was 2005.

Alto Yellowjackets (1-0)
vs.
Groveton Indians (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
John W. Reynolds Athletic Complex, Groveton

Coaches
Alto: Keith Gardner
Groveton: Kevin Parker

Last week
Alto: def. Elkhart, 51-28
Groveton: lost to Trinity, 21-13

Next week
Alto: vs. Tenaha
Groveton: at Hull-Daiseta

Playmakers
Alto

  • RB Jacolby Whitaker, Jr. (17 carries, 226 yards, 6 TDs)
  • K Nicolas Leon (6 -for-6 PATs, 37-yard FG)
  • LB Michael Taylor
  • LB Logan Smith

Groveton

  • RB J.B. Smith, Sr.
  • QB Brandon Kemper, Soph.
  • DL Weston Due, Jr.
  • DL Sean Raines, Sr.

Did you know? Alto and Groveton have combined for 71 playoff appearances. Groveton has 40, Alto 31.

Pineland West Sabine Tigers (1-0)
vs.
Hemphill Hornets (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Hornet Stadium, Hemphill

Coaches
West Sabine: T.D. Stark
Hemphill: Ken Stanley

Last week
West Sabine: def. Beaumont Kelly Catholic, 60-21
Hemphill: lost to Garrison, 47-21

Next week
West Sabine: at Saratoga West Hardin
Hemphill: vs. Joaquin

Playmakers
West Sabine

  • QB Desmond Lacey
  • RB Nick Williams
  • LB Hunter Cabral
  • DL Gary Sturrock

Hemphill

  • QB Justin Twine, Jr., 6-0, 190 (25 carries, 194 yards, 3 TDs)
  • OL Dillion LeBlanc, Sr., 6-4, 260
  • WR Luke Byley, Sr., 5-8, 155
  • DB Rudy Weaver, Soph., 5-10, 175

Did you know? Last season against West Sabine, Twine rushed for 534 yards on 21 carries and scored 7 total touchdowns.

Frost Polar Bears (1-0)
vs.
Alba-Golden Panthers (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Alba-Golden Stadium, Alba

Coaches
Frost: Eric Blenden
Alba-Golden: Gary Schultz

Last week
Frost: def. Chico, 42-19
Alba-Golden: def. Cumby, 41-13

Next week
Frost: at Dallas Gateway Charter
Alba-Golden: at Harleton

Playmakers
Frost

  • RB Daniel Steels, Sr., 6-2, 200 (225 rushing yards, 3 TDs)
  • RB Woody Woods, Jr.
  • OL Chris Belcher, Soph.

Alba-Golden

  • DB Kyle Miller (70-yard INT return TD)
  • RB Thomas Weissert
  • FB Will Ayers
  • LB Gavin Morrow

Did you know? Last year, Alba-Golden got its first playoff win since 1988.

Malakoff Tigers (1-0)
vs.
Italy Gladiators (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Stuart B. Lumpkins Stadium, Waxahachie

Coaches
Malakoff: Jamie Driskell
Italy: Hank Hollywood

Last week
Malakoff: def. Mabank, 21-7
Italy: def. Maypearl, 41-14

Next week
Malakoff: at Kerens
Italy: vs. Sunnyvale

Playmakers
Malakoff

  • LB Tate Taylor
  • DL Jesse Ochoa
  • WR Terrance Scott
  • OL Randy Mullins

Italy

  • RB/LB Ryheem Walker, Sr., 6-1, 182
  • QB Marvin Cox
  • RB Chase Hamilton
  • LB Brauilo Luna

Did you know? This game is the inaugural game of the Dale Hansen Football Classic, which is named after WFAA sportscaster Dale Hansen.

Emory Rains Wildcats (0-1)
vs.
Sabine Cardinals (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
James Bamburg Stadium

Coaches
Rains: Derek Smith
Sabine: Mark Comfort

Last week
Rains: lost to Mount Vernon, 28-0
Sabine: def. Ore City, 34-18

Next week
Rains: vs. Farmersville
Sabine: at Waskom

Playmakers
Rains

  • RB Dustin Fry
  • WR Dillion Gossett
  • LB Kulin Honeycutt
  • DL Eric Jackson

Sabine

  • RB Qwaylen Chumley
  • QB Collin Gray
  • OL Colton Brown
  • OL Dylan Cook

Did you know? Last week’s 34-18 win over Ore City was Sabine's first victory since Sept. 24, 2010.

Caddo Milles Foxes (0-1)
vs.
Edgewood Bulldogs (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
I.T. James Memorial Stadium, Edgewood

Coaches
Caddo Mills: Steve Sumrow
Edgewood: Ryan Simmons

Last week
Caddo Mills: lost to Krum, 27-6
Edgewood: def. Kerens, 43-14

Next week
Caddo Mills: vs. Lone Oak
Edgewood: at Grand Saline

Playmakers
Caddo Mills

  • QB Jordan Bicknell (8 of 23, 96 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 4 carries, 17 yards)
  • RB Daxx Hill (14 carries, 48 yards; 3 catches, 32 yards, 1 TD)
  • WR Tyler Kirkpatrick (3 catches, 32 yards)
  • DB Jacob Tillett (14 tackles)
  • LB Asa Pelt (10 tackles)

Edgewood

  • QB Jacob Sharff
  • WR/DB Kaven Deloach
  • RB/LB Daniel Sharff
  • WR/DB Jakeb Hunter

Did you know? Caddo Mills missed the playoffs in 2010 and 2011. The Foxes went 10-3 in 2009 behind Nathan Jeffery's almost 3,000 rushing yards and 48 touchdowns. Jeffery carried 21 times for 177 yards and blocked a punt and returned it 24 yards for a touchdown in UTEP's 24-7 loss to Oklahoma this past Saturday.

Frankston Indians (0-1)
vs.
Elkhart Elks (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Elk Field, Elkhart

Coaches
Frankston: Matt Nally
Elkhart: Sam Wells

Last week
Frankston: lost to Bullard Brook Hill, 34-0
Elkhart: lost to Alto, 51-28

Next week
Frankston: at Corsicana Mildred
Elkhart: at Centerville

Playmakers
Frankston

  • QB/LB Tye Griffin, Sr., 6-3, 190
  • OL/DL Dustin House, Sr., 6-3, 255
  • RB Caleb Williams, Sr., 5-9, 185
  • DL Tre Hatton, Jr., 6-0, 235
  • DB Cory Winks, Jr., 5-8, 150

Elkhart

  • RB Jeffrey Wilson, Jr., 6-0, 185
  • QB Cole Bridges, Sr., 5-8, 150
  • WR Jacob Cheatham, Sr., 6-0, 175
  • DL Rodrick Arceneaux, Sr., 5-11, 210
  • OL Jordan White, Sr., 6-3, 200

Did you know? Elkhart coach Sam Wells spent the last four seasons as Frankston's head coach. Wells led the Indians to a 23-20.

Scurry-Rosser Wildcats (0-1)
vs.
Grand Saline Indians (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Indian Memorial Stadium, Grand Saline

Coaches
Scurry-Rosser: Jason Bachtel
Grand Saline: Mike Ludlow

Last week
Scurry-Rosser: lost to Lone Oak, 49-20
Grand Saline: lost to Sunnyvale, 35-20

Next week
Scurry-Rosser: vs. Red Oak Life School
Grand Saline: vs. Edgewood

Playmakers
Scurry-Rosser

  • RB Tyler Garrison
  • WR/DB Jalen Blanton
  • QB Mason Alexander
  • WR/LB Thomas Tilford

Grand Saline

  • RB/LB T.J Ollison, Sr., 5-9, 210 (11 carries, 150 yards, 2 TDs; 18 tackles, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery)
  • QB/FS Austen Truett, Soph., 5-11, 188 (8 of 20, 70 yards, 3 INTs; 14 carries, 50 yards, 1 TD; 6 tackles)
  • SS Cody Mercer, Jr., 5-11, 185 (15 tackles, 1 forced fumble)
  • OLB Jake Bennett, Jr., 5-10, 175 (15 tackles)

Did you know? Two of Austen Truett's three interceptions were on tipped passes. Grand Saline receivers also dropped five passes.

Harmony Eagles (0-1)
vs.
Como-Pickton Eagles (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Ron Heflin Field, Como

Coaches
Harmony: Tim Russell
Como-Pickton: Conley Bland

Last week
Harmony: lost to Winnsboro, 33-0
Como-Pickton: lost to Corsicana Mildred, 51-7

Next week
Harmony: at Ore City
Como-Pickton: vs. Winona

Playmakers
Harmony

  • TE Lucas Askew, Sr., 6-6, 210 (committed to Texas State)
  • FS Tim McCoy, Jr., 5-11, 175
  • QB/DB Alan Peralta, Jr., 5-9, 175
  • FB/LB Levi Thompson, Jr., 6-0, 225
  • DB Daven Murphree, Sr., 5-11, 175

Como-Pickton

  • RB Bryce Steele, Sr., 6-1, 215 (201 carries, 1,465 yards, 20 TDs)
  • FS Hank Tullis, Sr., 5-8, 165 (10 catches, 181 yards, 1 TD; 150 tackles)
  • RB Matthew Sharp, Sr., 5-10, 200 (1 INT)

Did you know? Harmony's 33-0 loss to Winnsboro was the first time the Eagles had been shut out since Nov. 2, 2007, when New Diana beat them 40-0.

Hooks Hornets (1-0)
vs.
Hughes Springs (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Mustang Stadium, Hughes Springs

Coaches
Hooks: Hart Jeanis
Hughes Springs: Chris Edwards

Last week
Hooks: def. Linden-Kildare, 31-7
Hughes Springs: def. Clarksville, 28-21

Next week
Hooks: vs. DeKalb
Hughes Springs: at Redwater

Playmakers
Hooks

  • QB Aaron Doddy, Sr.
  • FB Demetris Burchette, Sr.
  • LB R.J. Williams, Soph., 6-1, 220
  • DB Jimmy Houston, Jr.
  • LB Anthony Sciara, Jr.

Hughes Springs

  • C/DT Kadarrian Chism, Sr., 5-10, 220
  • RB Michael Martinez, Jr., 5-11, 190
  • DE Cameron Brewer, Sr., 6-2, 255
  • WR/DB Zach Bassham, Sr., 5-11, 175
  • OT Kyre Lewis, Jr., 6-1, 265

Did you know? Hooks' R.J. Williams is one of the players on ETSN.fm's preseason Sophomore 10, an early look at some of the region's best players from the 2015 class.

New Diana Eagles (0-1)
vs.
Harleton Wildcats (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Wildcat Stadium, Harleton

Coaches
New Diana: Brett Ratliff
Harleton: Jackie Lloyd

Last week
New Diana: lost to Jefferson, 28-20
Harleton: def. West Rusk, 21-6

Next week
New Diana: idle
Harleton: vs. Alba-Golden

Playmakers
New Diana

  • RB Garrett Barton (15 carries, 157 yards, 1 TD)
  • QB D.D. Hill, Sr., 5-9, 160 (6 of 11, 65 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 6 carries, 37 yards, 1 TD)
  • ATH K.J. Jeffery (5 carries, 30 yards; 2 catches, 20 yards)
  • RB Edmond Jones, Sr., 5-11, 185 (5-yard TD catch)
  • RB/LB Brandon Wesley, Jr., 5-8, 195 (9 tackles)

Harleton

  • WR Brooks Lloyd, Sr., 5-9, 165
  • OL Thomas Reynolds, Sr., 5-11, 230
  • LB Louis Wilson, Sr., 5-8, 185
  • LB Casey Hilliard, Jr., 5-9, 170

Did you know? New Diana fought back from a 28-7 hafltime deficit to cut Jefferson's lead eight points, but fell short of completing the comeback.

Hawkins Hawks (0-1)
vs.
Cross Roads Bobcats (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Rock Tower Stadium, Cross Roads

Coaches
Hawkins: Marty Moore
Cross Roads: Brad Wallace

Last week
Hawkins: lost to Big Sandy, 22-18
Cross Roads: def. Dawson, 36-34

Next week
Hawkins: vs. Detroit
Cross Roads: vs. Rice

Playmakers
Hawkins

  • TE/DE John Michael Gattis
  • WR/DB Tim McGraw
  • OL/DL Jacob Dannenburg
  • RB Chris Beall
  • DL Shane Green

Cross Roads

  • LB Shawn Himes
  • DB Taylor Johnson
  • OL Seth McGlaun
  • DL Tye Jenkins

Did you know? Cross Roads scored at least 36 points once in 2011: a 53-45 loss to Hull-Daisetta.

Winona Wildcats (1-0)
vs.
Big Sandy Wildcats (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Wildcat Stadium, Big Sandy

Coaches
Winona: Scott Evans
Big Sandy: Larry Minter

Last week
Winona: def. Overton, 52-22
Big Sandy: def. Hawkins, 22-18

Next week
Winona: at Como-Pickton
Big Sandy: at West Rusk

Playmakers
Winona

  • RB KeAaron Cobb, Jr., 5-10, 185
  • OL Chris Allen, Sr., 6-0, 215
  • LB Corey Campbell, Sr., 5-10, 180
  • DL Chance Nichols, Sr., 5-10, 210

Big Sandy

  • QB/FS Taurus Keppard, Sr., 6-0, 190
  • ATH Joshua Jackson, Sr., 5-10, 170
  • LB Dillon Branson, Sr., 6-0, 195
  • LB Zay Gordon, Sr., 6-0, 205
  • RB Dirrell Hodge, Fr., 5-10, 175

Did you know? Big Sandy's 22-18 win against Hawkins snapped a two-game losing streak in season openers. Tyler T.K. Gorman had beaten the Wildcats each of the past two seasons.

Redwater Dragons (0-1)
vs.
Quitman Bulldogs (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Bud Moody Stadium, Quitman

Coaches
Redwater: Tommy Graf
Quitman: Ronald Callahan

Last week
Redwater: lost to White Oak, 10-8
Quitman: lost to Bullard, 58-6

Next week
Redwater: vs. Hughes Springs
Quitman: at Troup

Playmakers
Redwater

  • WR John Cleghorn (2 catches, 42 yards, 1 TD)
  • QB/LB Jared Bristow (1 TD pass)
  • RB Hunter Cox (10 carries, 91 yards)
  • FB Jacobie Briscoe (13 carries, 64 yards)

Quitman

  • QB Jesus Ramirez, Jr.
  • OL Bobby Wells, Jr.
  • TE Ethan Callahan, Sr.

Did you know? Tommy Graf is in his first season as Redwater's head coach after previously serving as the Dragons' defensive coordinator.

Tyler T.K. Gorman Crusaders (1-0)
vs.
Arlington The Oakridge School Owls (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Jeff Conatser Memorial Stadium, Arlington

Coaches
Gorman: Coby Gipson
Oakridge: Phillip Farhat

Last week
Gorman: def. Beckville, 34-7
Oakridge: def. Arlington Grace Prep, 47-10

Next week
Gorman: idle
Oakridge: vs. Episcopal School of Dallas

Playmakers
Gorman

  • QB Tristan Saint, Jr., 6-0, 185 (7 of 9, 91 yards, 1 INT; 7 carries, 78 yards, 1 TD)
  • RB Taylor Hurst, Sr., 6-1, 175 (13 carries, 159 yards, 1 TD; 2 catches, 22 yards)
  • ATH Cale Tucker, Sr., 6-3, 185 (12 carries, 149 yards, 2 TDs; 2 catches, 42 yards)
  • RB Sam Becker, Sr., 5-11, 170 (5 carries, 29 yards, 1 TD)

Oakridge

  • QB Tyler Woolsey, Jr. (15 of 26, 268 yards, 1 TD; 5 carries, 24 yards, 1 TD)
  • RB Marshall Oxentine, Sr. (15 carries, 87 yards, 3 TDs; 6 tackles)
  • LB Justin Wall, Sr. (12 tackles, 1 INT, 1 forced fumble)
  • DL Lukas Groves, Sr. (7 tackles, 2 sacks)
  • WR Blake Burris, Jr. (3 catches, 34 yards, 1 TD)

Did you know? The Oakridge School went 10-1 in 2011.

Tyler All Saints Trojans (0-1)
vs.
Union Grove Lions (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Glyn Johnston Stadium, Union Grove

Coaches
Tyler All Saints: Bret Atkins
Union Grove: Roger Adams

Last week
Tyler All Saints: lost to Timpson, 25-14
Union Grove: lost to Maud, 46-14

Next week
All Saints: at Beckville
Union Grove: at Timpson

Playmakers
All Saints

  • WR Ruben Delong(4 catches, 44 yards)
  • OL Grady Smith
  • RB Brice Borgeson(20 carries, 86 yards)
  • QB Matt Brunson( 11 of 23, 109 yards, 2 INTs)

Union Grove

  • TE Dillion Jarvis, Sr., 6-0, 180
  • RB Jacob Eads, Sr., 5-10, 180
  • LB Garrett Gibson, Jr., 6-1, 200
  • DL Andrew O’Donnell, Sr., 6-0 220

Did you know? Union Grove's Roger Adams needs eight wins to reach 70 for his career.

Beckville Bearcats (0-1)
vs.
Overton Mustangs (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Chester Roy Stadium, Overton

Coaches
Beckville: Eric Robinson
Overton: Josh Barton

Last week
Beckville: lost to Tyler T.K. Gorman, 34-7
Overton: lost to Winona, 52-22

Next week
Beckville: vs. Tyler All Saints
Overton: vs. Colmesneil

Playmakers
Beckville

  • WR Dalton Etheredge, Sr., 5-8, 165 (2 catches, 32 yards; 4 carries, 12 yards)
  • WR Colten Allen, Sr., 6-1, 183 (11 carries for 31 yards)
  • OL Jesse Sipes, Sr., 6-2, 260
  • QB Jaylon Allison, 5-10, 175 (5 for 10, 78 yards)

Overton

  • TB Jesse Roach
  • WR Damion Dennis
  • LB Greg Moore
  • CB Jeff Phillips

Did you know? Both coaches are looking for their first win as a head coach.

Cayuga Wildcats (1-0)
vs.
Mount Enterprise Wildcats  (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
John Webb Stadium, Mount Enterprise

Coaches
Cayuga: Greg Jenkins
Mount Enterprise: Scott Holzhauer

Last week
Cayuga: def. Cushing, 43-25
Mount Enterprise: def. Shelbyville, 18-8

Next week
Cayuga: vs. Wortham
Mount Enterprise: at Chilton

Playmakers
Cayuga

  • RB D’onte Jackson
  • QB Chandler Rigdon (8 of 15, 161 yards, 1 touchdowns; 17 carries, 103 yards)
  • LB Donald Holly III
  • ATH Frankie Avillas

Mount Enterprise

  • FB Hunter Ammons, Sr., 5-10, 180 (19 carries, 278 yards, 3 TDs; 19 tackles, 2 for loss, 1 PBU)
  • QB Zach Moore, Sr., 5-11, 165
  • TE Josh Leadon, Jr., 6-1, 170

Did you know? Mount Enterprise won last year’s match up 36-22.

Timpson Bears (1-0)
vs.
Cushing Bearkats (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
J.F. Whitaker Stadium, Cushing

Coaches
Timpson: James Conway
Cushing: Danny Robey

Last week
Timpson: def. Tyler All Saints, 25-14
Cushing: lost to Cayuga, 43-25

Next week
Timpson: vs. Union Grove
Cushing: at Union Hill

Playmakers
Timpson

  • QB Lorenzo Young, Sr., 5-11, 180 (3 of 9, 74 yards; 13 carries, 94 yards)
  • RB Colton McSwain, Jr., 5-10, 188 (8 carries, 57 yards, 1 TD)
  • OL Ryan Battles, Jr., 6-1, 240
  • WR Terrance Brown (2 catches, 67 yards)

Cushing

  • QB Brooks Robey
  • WR Brandon Robey
  • DL Colby Spencer
  • DB Cameron Burk

Did you know? With the win over Tyler All Saints last week, Timpson already matched it’s win total from a year ago.

Grapeland Sandies (0-1)
vs.
Trinity Tigers (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Tiger Stadium, Trinity

Coaches
Grapeland: Jerry Richards
Trinity: Jarrod Smith

Last week
Grapeland: lost to Centerville, 47-18
Trinity: def. Groveton, 21-13

Next week
Grapeland: at Lovelady
Trinity: at Kountze

Playmakers
Grapeland

  • ATH Patrick Walker (22 carries, 138 yards; 2 catches, 37 yards; 2 of 5, 27 yards; 1 total TD)
  • RB Shaun Walker (15 carries, 85 yards)
  • LB Hunter Collins (7 total tackles)
  • WR Jacolby Simpson (3 catches, 29 yards)

Trinity

  • DT Jordan Ross, Sr., 6-4, 285
  • LB Pat Ward
  • RB Tarlus Davis

Did you know? Grapeland’s Patrick Walker was 2011 honorable mention all-state (TSWA) as a tight end.

Joaquin Rams (1-0)
vs.
Shelbyville Dragons (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Dragon Stadium, Shelbyville

Coaches
Joaquin: Wayne Gandy
Shelbyville: Jim Bradford

Last week
Joaquin: def. Tenaha, 22-6
Shelbyville: lost to Mount Enterprise, 18-8

Next week
Joaquin: at Hemphill
Shelbyville: vs. Carlisle

Playmakers
Joaquin

  • LB Lance Lawson, Jr., 6-2, 210 (9 tackles)
  • RB Wyatt Hairgrove, Sr., 5-10, 165 (15 carries, 121 yards)
  • QB Will Vaughn, Sr., 6-2 205
  • OL Adam Mason, Soph., 5-10, 210

Shelbyville

  • RB Dillion Brown
  • QB James Bradford
  • WR Blake Deal
  • DB James Cartwright

Did you know? Entering his 11th season as Joaquin’s head coach, Wayne Gandy has an overall record of 73-41.

Union Hill Bulldogs (0-1)
vs.
Quinlan Boles Hornets (0-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Kevin Kiper Memorial Stadium, Quinlan

Coaches
Union Hill: Jerry Brakel
Boles: Gordon Jordan

Last week
Union Hill: lost to Carlisle, 63-0
Boles: idle

Next week
Union Hill: vs. Cushing
Boles: vs. Trenton

Playmakers
Union Hill

  • RB Darin Lewis
  • RB Marcus Lawton
  • ATH Datravion Duffey

Boles

  • QB Hunter Jordan
  • RB Devan Harris
  • OL Jake Shinn
  • LB Kory Kent

Did you know? Last week against Carlisle, Union Hill gave up 723 yards of offense.

SIX-MAN

Longview Trinity School of Texas
Titans (0-1)
vs.
Fruitvale Bobcats (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Bobcat Stadium, Fruitvale

Coaches
Trinity: Thomas Emerson
Fruitvale: Paul Johnston

Last week
Trinity: lost to Tyler Home Educators Athletic Team, 39-27
Fruitvale: def. Richardson Canyon Creek Christian Academy, 72-45

Next week
Trinity: vs. Tyler King's Academy Christian School (Saturday, 2 p.m.)
Fruitvale: at Savoy

Playmakers
Trinity

  • QB Caelen Freeman (3 TD passes)
  • Kentrell Brazzell (1 TD catch; 11 tackles, 1 INT)
  • Keelan Pryor (1 TD catch)
  • Forrest Houston (1 TD catch)

Fruitvale

  • Chance Earl
  • Connor Westbrook
  • Colton Harman
  • Wade Johnson
  • Eliseo Hernandez

Did you know? This is Fruitvale's third season playing six-man football. The Bobcats went 2-8 in 2009 in their final 11-man season.

Leverett's Chapel Lions (1-0)
vs.
Karnack Indians (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Indian Stadium, Karnack

Coaches
LC: Matt Everett
Karnack: Lawrence Gullette

Last week
LC: def. Chester, 87-6
Karnack: def. Tyler King's Academy Christian School, 81-36

Next week
LC: at Dallas Academy
Karnack: idle

Playmakers
Leverett's Chapel

  • QB Clay White, Sr., 5-5, 125 (3 of 4, 50 yards, 2 TDs; 3 carries, 70 yards, 2 TDs)
  • Justin Vanderwater, Sr., (3 carries, 98 yards, 2 TDs)
  • Brady George, Fr. (2 catches, 37 yards, 2 TDs)

Karnack

  • Stacey Davis, Soph. (8 carries, 282 yards, 6 TDs; 9 tackles)
  • Wendell Stafford, Soph. (5 carries, 130 yards,  4 TDs; 15 tackles, 1 INT)
  • Shaquille Hicks, Sr. (14 tackles, 1 fumble recovery)

Did you know? Leverett's Chapel hasn't lost a season opener since 2005.

Decatur Wise County Christian HomeSchooL Warriors (0-1)
vs.
Tyler King's Academy Christian School Royal Knights (0-1)

6 p.m. Friday

Coaches
WCCH: Doug Sessums
KACS: Dodie Wilson

Last week
WCCH: lost to Granbury Cornerstone Christian Academy, 52-6
KACS: lost to Karnack, 81-36

Next week
WCCH: vs. Lucas Christian Academy
KACS: at Longview Trinity School of Texas (Saturday, 2 p.m.)

Playmakers
Wise Count Christian Homeschool

  • Luke Renfro
  • Jesse Castro
  • Andrew Castro
  • Dalton McPeek
  • Seth Lancaster

KACS

  • RB/LB David Eichelberger
  • TE/DE Brock Kenyon
  • TE Nick Thomason
  • QB Jonathan Boggs
  • C John Roberson

 

Did you know? Granbury Cornerstone Christian Academy held Wise County Christian Homeschool to 118 yards of offense.