The Carthage Bulldogs are Class 3A's new No. 1-ranked team in the latest Associated Press poll, which was released Monday.
The top seven spots in ETSN.fm's Preseason East Texas Class 3A Poll remained the same in today's Week 1 version.
MARSHALL -- Class 3A No. 6 Kilgore lived up to lofty expectations in its season opener in Marshall, holding the Mavericks to two second-half first downs in a 42-7 win.
No. 6 Kilgore Bulldogs
7:30 p.m. Friday
Maverick Stadium, Marshall
- Kilgore: Mike Wood
- Marshall: Clint Harper
- Kilgore 42, Marshall 0 (season opener at Kilgore's R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium)
- ATH Benny Colbert,
NEW CHAPEL HILL -- Lindale remained undefeated thanks to Tuesday night's 25-14, 25-13, 25-16 win at Chapel Hill.
MARSHALL -- The Carthage Lady Dogs captured the ETBU Tournament championship with a 3-0 run on Saturday.
The 2012 District 16-3A championship game down to the final minute of the regular-season finale in a showdown at Gilmer's Buckeye Stadium.
Less than a year after reaching the Class 3A Division I state semifinals, the Kilgore Bulldogs are poised for another deep postseason run.
Teams from the "District of Doom" have played for state championships two of the first three seasons of its existence.
VAN -- The White Oak Ladynecks went 2-1 on the final day of the Van Tournament on Saturday.