This week's ETSN.fm East Texas Class 4A poll welcomed a new team to the top 10 as the Bullard Panthers (6-3) entered the rankings at No. 10 after a big 55-35 road win at Melissa last Friday night.
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CARTHAGE -- Jarod Blissett followed up last week's six-touchdown performance by throwing three first-half scores in Carthage's 42-0 shutout of Palestine on Friday night, which clinched a playoff spot for the defending state champion Bulldogs.
The last three Carthage starting quarterbacks won state championships, the previous two combining to win three of the school's four titles over the past six seasons.
Defending state champion Carthage began this season with losses in five of its first six games, but the Bulldogs have now won two in a row and seem poised for a strong finish.
BROWNSBORO -- Carthage junior quarterback Jarod Blissett cracked the school record book in the Bulldogs' 55-14 victory over Brownsboro on Friday night.
CARTHAGE -- The Carthage Lady Dawgs remained unbeaten in District 19-4A with a 25-14, 25-21, 25-13 sweep of Henderson on Tuesday night.
CARTHAGE -- Kilgore missed its opportunity for revenge against Carthage in a 21-7 loss Friday.
Kilgore and Carthage met for the first time since Carthage defeated Kilgore in the UIL Class 3A Division I state championship at AT&T Stadium in December. Carthage, with only one win this season prior to the game, overcame two turnovers in its victory.
Kilgore Bulldogs (2-4, 1-0)
Carthage Bulldogs (1-5, 0-1)
7:30 p.m. Friday
Bulldog Stadium, Carthage
- Kilgore: Mike Wood
- Carthage: Scott Surratt
- Kilgore: vs. Chapel Hill, Oct. 24
- Carthage: at Brownsboro, Oct. 24
TYLER -- The John Tyler Lady Lions earned a 25-18, 25-17, 25-16 sweep of Nacogdoches on Tuesday night in District 16-5A action.
TYLER -- The Lady Lions got a three-set win against Lufkin on Friday to move to 5-3 in District 16-5A.
John Tyler won the match, 25-7, 25-17, 25-19.
Donisha Rouege and Chenique Baxter each had six kills and eight digs as team-bests in the match for the winning side...