PALESTINE -- When Gerald Turner returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown, it was clear what kind of night it would be.

Turner led Carlisle to a 56-6 victory against Cayuga in the 2A Division I Region III bi-district playoff game. He finished with six touchdowns -- including another kickoff return -- in the win.

Cody Hearall scored Cayuga's lone touchdown -- a 45-yard run in the first quarter,

Carlisle advances to the area round, where it will face the winner between Joaquin and West Sabine on Friday.

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