CLASS 5A DIVISION I BI-DISTRICT

Ennis Lions (6-4)

vs.

Hallsville Bobcats (6-4)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Memorial Stadium, Van

 

Coaches
  • Ennis: Jack Alvarez
  • Hallsville: David Plunk

 

Last week
  • Ennis: def. Corsicana, 23-21
  • Hallsville: lost to Longview, 63-20

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Lancaster and Dallas Seagoville, area round

 

Did you know? Hallsville's last playoff win occurred in 2003, against Adrian Peterson and Palestine.

 

CLASS 4A DIVISION I BI-DISTRICT

Athens Hornets (7-3)

vs.

Princeton Panthers (7-3)

7:30 p.m. Friday

E.H. Hanby Stadium, Mesquite

Coaches
  • Athens: Paul Essary
  • Princeton: Lee Wilkins

 

Last week
  • Athens: def. Wills Point, 42-14
  • Princeton: lost to Liberty-Eylau, 46-21

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Kennedale and Dallas Carter, area round

 

Did you know? Princeton's three losses have come to Fort Worth Arlington Heights, Pittsburg, and Liberty-Eylau, which are a combined 26-3 on the season.

 

Pittsburg Pirates (9-1)

vs.

Crandall Pirates (6-4)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Eagle Stadium, Lindale

Coaches
  • Pittsburg: Brad Baca
  • Crandall: Joe Dale Cary

 

Last week
  • Pittsburg: def. Quinlan Ford, 48-21
  • Crandall: def. Mabank, 50-7

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Argyle and Lake Worth, area round

 

Did you know? The cumulative record of Pittsburg's 10 opponents this season is 47-53 (.470).

 

Chapel Hill Bulldogs (3-7)

vs.

Silsbee Tigers (8-2)

7:30 p.m. Friday

E.H. Hanby Stadium, Mesquite

Coaches
  • Chapel Hill: Thomas Sitton
  • Silsbee: Bobby McGallion

 

Last week
  • Chapel Hill: lost to Carthage, 34-14
  • Silsbee: def. Jasper, 59-48

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Sealy and Needville, area round

 

Did you know? Silsbee is averaging 48.4 points per game.

 

Carthage Bulldogs (7-3)

vs.

Bridge City Cardinals (7-3)

7 p.m. Saturday

Abe Martin Stadium, Lufkin

Coaches
  • Carthage: Scott Surratt
  • Bridge City: Dwayne DuBois

 

Last week
  • Carthage: def. Chapel Hill, 34-14
  • Bridge City: def. Splendora, 35-14

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Houston Stafford and Houston Sterling, area round

 

Did you know? Carthage head coach Scott Surratt is 31-4 (.886) in the playoffs.

 

CLASS 4A DIVISION II BI-DISTRICT

Gilmer Buckeyes (10-0)

vs.

Pleasant Grove Hawks (6-4)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Sam Parker Field, Mount Pleasant

Coaches
  • Gilmer: Matt Turner
  • Pleasant Grove: Josh Gibson

 

Last week
  • Gilmer: def. Emory Rains, 49-22
  • Pleasant Grove: def. Tatum, 42-21

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Shepherd and Mexia, area round

 

Did you know? Gilmer is 11-1 in first-round playoff games since 2003.

 

Center Roughriders (8-2)

vs.

Emory Rains Wildcats (6-4)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Pirate Stadium, Longview

Coaches
  • Center: Barry Bowman
  • Rains: Derek Smith

 

Last week
  • Center: lost to Gladewater, 38-36
  • Rains: lost to Gilmer, 49-22

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Fairfield and Diboll, area round

 

Did you know? Center's Barry Bowman is 18-3 as a head coach in the playoffs since 2008.

 

Diboll Lumberjacks (6-4)

vs.

Fairfield Eagles (7-3)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Panther Stadium, Bullard

Coaches
  • Diboll: Blake Morrison
  • Fairfield: John Bachtel

 

Last week
  • Diboll: def. Cleveland Tarkington, 35-7
  • Fairfield: lost to Lorena, 50-26

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Center and Emory Rains, area round

 

Did you know? Diboll's last playoff win came in 2003.

 

CLASS 3A DIVISION I BI-DISTRICT

Mineola Yellowjackets (10-0)

vs.

Pattonville Prairiland Patriots (6-4)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Wildcat Stadium, Emory

Coaches
  • Mineola: Joe Drennon
  • Prairiland: Alex Richters

 

Last week
  • Mineola: def. Quitman, 42-0
  • Prairiland: lost to Winnsboro, 28-6

 

Next week
  • Winner gets winner between Whitesboro and Caddo Mills, area round

 

Did you know? Mineola will began next season on an 18-game, regular-season winning streak.

 

Redwater Dragons (5-5)

vs.

Harmony Eagles (6-4)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Eagle Stadium, Tatum

Coaches
  • Redwater: Tommy Graf
  • Harmony: Tim Russell

 

Last week
  • Redwater: def. Mount Vernon, 6-0
  • Harmony: lost to Sabine, 21-9

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Scurry-Rosser and Callisburg, area round

 

Did you know? With Tim Russell as head coach, Harmony has made the playoffs in six of his nine seasons at the helm.

 

Malakoff Tigers (9-1)

vs.

Buna Cougars (5-5)

7:30 p.m. Friday

Dragon Stadium, Nacogdoches

Coaches
  • Malakoff: Jamie Driskell
  • Buna: Bradley Morgan

 

Last week
  • Malakoff: def. Eustace, 34-27
  • Buna: def. Hardin, 31-6

 

Next week
  • Winner faces winner between Cameron Yoe and McGregor, area round

 

Did you know? Malakoff has made the postseason in all seven seasons under head coach Jamie Driskell.