CLASS 5A DIVISION II

Region II Bi-District Playoff

Sulphur Springs Wildcats (5-5)

vs.

Ennis Wildcats (8-2)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Eagle Stadium, Lindale

 

Coaches
  • Sulphur Springs: Greg Owens
  • Ennis: Jack Alvarez

 

Last week
  • Sulphur Springs: lost to Marshall, 36-27
  • Ennis: def. Corsicana, 41-14

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Mansfield Timberview-Seagoville winner, 5A Division II area playoff

 

Did you know? Sulphur Springs is in the playoffs for the eighth consecutive year.

 

CLASS 4A DIVISION I

Region II Bi-District Playoff

Pittsburg Pirates (4-6)

vs.

Athens Hornets (7-3)

7:30 p.m. Friday
E.H. Hanby Stadium, Mesquite

 

Coaches
  • Pittsburg: Dickey Meeks
  • Athens: Paul Essary

 

Last week
  • Pittsburg: def. Quinlan Ford, 29-20
  • Athens: def. Wills Point, 52-28

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Kennedale-Wilmer-Hutchins winner, 4A Division I area playoff

 

Did you know? Athens has made the playoffs in five of the last six seasons. The Hornets were 17-44 in the previous six years.

 

Region III Bi-District Playoff

Henderson Lions (8-2)

vs.

Silsbee Tigers (4-6)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Abe Martin Stadium, Lufkin

 

Coaches
  • Henderson: Phil Castles
  • Silsbee: Bobby McGallion

 

Last week
  • Henderson: lost to Kilgore, 24-18
  • Silsbee: lost to Jasper, 48-7

 

Next week
  • Winner faces West Columbia-Houston Wheatley winner, 4A Division I area playoff

 

Did you know? Henderson is back in the playoffs after missing out last season.

 

CLASS 4A DIVISION II

Region II Bi-District Playoff

Atlanta Rabbits (9-1)

vs.

Melissa Cardinals (4-6)

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

 

Coaches
  • Atlanta: Matt McClure
  • Melissa: Seth Stinton

 

Last week
  • Atlanta: def. Spring Hill, 40-22
  • Melissa: def. Nevada Community, 59-48

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Mexia-Cleveland Tarkington winner, 4A Division II area playoff

 

Did you know? Atlanta's 9-1 regular season was its best since 2001.

 

CLASS 3A DIVISION I

Region II Bi-District Playoff

New Boston Lions (9-1)

vs.

Jefferson Bulldogs (6-4)

2 p.m. Saturday
Sam Parker Field, Mount Pleasant

 

Coaches
  • New Boston: Jamey Thomas
  • Jefferson: Derek Simmons

 

Last week
  • New Boston: def. Daingerfield, 47-21
  • Jefferson: lost to White Oak, 45-0

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Red Oak Life-Pilot Point winner, 3A Division I area playoff

 

Did you know? New Boston is 55-10 in the last five seasons.

 

Mineola Yellowjackets (7-3)

vs.

Pattonville Prairiland Patriots (5-5)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Memorial Stadium, Commerce

 

Coaches
  • Mineola: Joe Drennon
  • Prairiland: Alex Richters

 

Last week
  • Mineola: def. Quitman, 47-0
  • Prairiland: def. Mount Vernon, 35-13

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Farmersville-Commerce winner, 3A Division I area playoff

 

Did you know? Mineola has won seven straight following an 0-3 start to the year.

 

Region III Bi-District Playoff

Elkhart Elks (5-4)

vs.

Kirbyville Wildcats (9-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Roughrider Stadium, Center

 

Coaches
  • Elkhart: Sam Wells
  • Kirbyville: Greg Neece

 

Last week
  • Elkhart: def. Palestine Westwood, 26-21
  • Kirbyville: def. East Chambers, 34-31

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Whitney-Lago Vista winner, 3A Division I area playoff

 

Did you know? Elkhart is in the playoffs for consecutive seasons for the first time since 1964-65.

 

No. 8 Malakoff Tigers (9-1)

vs.

Buna Cougars (9-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Bulldog Stadium, Carthage

 

Coaches
  • Malakoff: Jamie Driskell
  • Buna: Bradley Morgan

 

Last week
  • Malakoff: def. Eustace, 45-0
  • Buna: def. Hardin, 46-3

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Rockdale-Comanche winner, 3A Division I area playoff

 

Did you know? Malakoff is in the playoffs for the sixth consecutive year under head coach Jamie Driskell.

 

Palestine Westwood Panthers (7-3)

vs.

East Chambers Buccaneers (9-1)

7 p.m. Friday
Wolf Stadium, San Augustine

 

Coaches
  • Westwood: Kevin Hayes
  • East Chambers: Russ Sutherland

 

Last week
  • Westwood: lost to Elkhart, 26-21
  • East Chambers: lost to Kirbyville, 34-31

 

Next week
  • Winner faces McGregor-Little River Academy winner, 3A Division I area playoff

 

Did you know? Westwood's last playoff win occurred in 2007.

 

CLASS 3A DIVISION II

Region II Bi-District Playoff

Arp Tigers (8-1)

vs.

Hooks Hornets (8-2)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Sam Parker Field, Mount Pleasant

 

Coaches
  • Arp: Dale Irwin
  • Hooks: William McDonald

 

Last week
  • Arp: def. Frankston, 65-38
  • Hooks: lost to Omaha Paul Pewitt, 34-21

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Edgewood-Gunter winner, 3A Division II area playoff

 

Did you know? Arp's senior class has never seen the Tigers miss the area round of the state playoffs.

Region II Bi-District Playoff

Omaha Paul Pewitt Brahmas (3-7)

vs.

Elysian Fields Yellowjackets (7-3)

2 p.m. Saturday
Bobcat Stadium, Hallsville

Coaches
  • Paul Pewitt: Reggie Kumrow
  • Elysian Fields: Scott Ford

 

Last week
  • Paul Pewitt: def. Hooks, 34-21
  • Elysian Fields: def. Winona, 53-9

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Lone Oak-S&S Consolidated winner, 3A Division II area playoff

 

Did you know? Elysian Fields finished last season 3-7.

Region II Bi-District Playoff

Waskom Wildcats (9-1)

vs.

Linden-Kildare Tigers (2-8)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Buckeye Stadium, Gilmer

 

Coaches
  • Waskom: Whitney Keeling
  • Linden-Kildare: Todd Elliott

 

Last week
  • Waskom: def. New Diana, 63-0
  • Linden-Kildare: lost to Hughes Springs, 47-14

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Alba-Golden vs. Leonard winner, 3A Division II area playoff

 

Did you know? Waskom is seeking a trip back to the state semifinals.

Region III Bi-District Playoff

Crockett Bulldogs (5-5)

vs.

Trinity Tigers (7-3)

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

 

Coaches
  • Crockett: Jimmy Thompson
  • Trinity: Jarrod Smith

 

Last week
  • Crockett: def. Deweyville, 63-22
  • Trinity: def. Lexington, 41-22

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Clifton-Palmer winner, 3A Division II area playoff

 

Did you know? Crockett snapped a two-year skid of not making the playoffs.

Region III Bi-District Playoff

Newton Eagles (7-3)

vs.

New Waverly Bulldogs (4-6)

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

 

Coaches
  • Newton: W.T. Johnston
  • New Waverly: Tim Williams

 

Last week
  • Newton: def. Hemphill, 49-0
  • New Waverly: open week

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Dublin-Mildred winner, 3A Division II area playoff

 

Did you know? New Waverly head coach Tim Williams is in his first season with the Bulldogs.

CLASS 2A DIVISION I

Region III Bi-District Playoff

Shelbyville Dragons (8-1)

vs.

Ore City Rebels (7-2)

7:30 p.m. Saturday
Bruce Bradshaw Stadium, New London

Coaches
  • Shelbyville: Jason Ferguson
  • Ore City: Tracy Blankenship

 

Last week
  • Shelbyville: lost to West Sabine, 34-6
  • Ore City: def. Hawkins, 49-22

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Lovelady-Kerens winner, 2A Division I area playoff

 

Did you know? Shelbyville's perfect season was ruined last week by West Sabine.

CLASS 2A DIVISION I

Region III Bi-District Playoff

Carlisle Indians (8-2)

vs.

Groveton Indians (4-6)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Panther Stadium, Bullard

Coaches
  • Carlisle: Rocky Baker
  • Groveton: Brandon Craus

 

Last week
  • Carlisle: def. Kerens, 18-14
  • Groveton: def. West Hardin, 32-16

 

Next week
  • Winner faces West Sabine, 2A Division I area playoff

 

Did you know? Groveton is in the playoffs for the second straight year after missing the postseason for two consecutive years.

CLASS 2A DIVISION II

Region III Bi-District Playoff

Overton Mustangs (4-6)

vs.

Normangee Panthers (6-4)

7 p.m. Friday
Wildcat Stadium, Whitehouse

 

Coaches
  • Overton: Josh Barton
  • Normangee: Kevin Morton

 

Last week
  • Overton: def. Maud, 30-28
  • Normangee: lost to Iola, 57-12

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Lindsay winner, 2A Division II area playoff

 

Did you know? This is Overton's first trip to the playoffs since 2012.

Region III Bi-District Playoff

Timpson Bears (4-5)

vs.

Evadale Rebels (7-3)

7 p.m. Friday
Hornet Stadium, Hemphill

 

Coaches
  • Timpson: James Conday
  • Jefferson: Mark Williams

 

Last week
  • Timpson: def. Fruitvale, 54-6
  • Jefferson: def. Sabine Pass, 41-8

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Chilton, 2A Division II area playoff

 

Did you know? This playoff trip is Timpson's second in a decade.

TAPPS Division II

Bi-District Playoff

Tyler Bishop Gorman Crusaders (8-2)

vs.

Houston Second Baptist Eagles (6-3)

7 p.m. Friday
Eagle Stadium, Houston

 

Coaches
  • Bishop Gorman: Cody Gipson
  • Second Baptist: Terry Pirtle

 

Last week
  • Bishop Gorman: def. Tyler Grace Community, 28-14
  • Second Baptist: def. Fort Bend Academy, 40-34

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Bullard Brook Hill-Houston Northland Christian in state quarterfinals

 

Did you know? Bishop Gorman's Michael Goodwin is the leading passer in East Texas with 2,767 passing yards.

Bi-District Playoff

Tyler Grace Community Cougars (7-3)

vs.

Houston Lutheran South Pioneers (8-2)

7 p.m. Friday
Pioneer Stadium, Houston

Coaches
  • Grace: Mike Maddox
  • Lutheran South: Stephen Robbins

 

Last week
  • Grace: lost to Bishop Gorman, 28-14
  • Lutheran South: def. Houston Westbury Christian, 61-27

 

Next week
  • Winner faces Dallas Christian-Fort Bend Christian winner in the state quarterfinal

 

Did you know? Grace's Zach Tatman has more than 1,400 rushing yards this season.