Henderson returned to the ETSN.fm Week 9 Class 3A Poll for the first time since the beginning of the season with its 24-point win against Bullard on Friday.
KILGORE -- Third-ranked Kilgore built a 19-point lead through three quarters thanks to a strong rushing attack, then withstood a late Chapel Hill rally for a 42-25 District 16-3A victory Friday night at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium.
Chapel Hill Bulldogs (5-3, 3-1)
No. 3 Kilgore Bulldogs (6-0, 3-0)
7:30 p.m. Friday
R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium, Kilgore
- Chapel Hill: Thomas Sitton
- Kilgore: Mike Wood
- Chapel Hill: won 56-7 vs. Bullard
- Kilgore: won 24-6 at Gladewater
- Chapel Hill: vs. Gladewater
There was very little movement among East Texas schools in the latest Associated Press high school football rankings, which were released Monday.
Another week, another big-time matchup in District 16-3A, a.k.a. the "District of Doom." Friday night's meeting at Kilgore's R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium between Chapel Hill and third-ranked Kilgore is the ETSN.fm/Dairy Queen Game of the Week.
Atlanta's 41-21 win at Pleasant Grove coupled with Bullard's 56-7 loss at Chapel Hill to send the Rabbits into the ETSN.fm Week 8 East Texas Class 3A Poll at No. 9.
GLADEWATER -- Kilgore didn't score over 40 points, as it had in every game this season to date. And it wasn't the sharpest performance. The Bulldogs did commit four uncharacteristic turnovers.
Thirteen East Texas teams remain undefeated entering Friday night's Week 7 action.
The Newton Eagles, who began the season at No. 1, returned to the spot in the latest Associated Press Class 2A poll, which was released Monday.
Following its 21-14 win against Gladewater, Bullard replaced the Bears in the No. 10 spot of the ETSN.fm Week 7 East Texas Class 3A Poll.