ROYSE CITY — Bruce Garrett ran for two fourth-quarter touchdowns, and the Pleasant Grove Hawks took a 24-6 win over Waco Connally in their Class 4A Division II area playoff on Friday.

The defending state champion Hawks (10-2) will meet district rival Gilmer (6-6) in a Region II semifinal at 7:30 p.m. next Friday from Allen’s Eagle Stadium. Pleasant Grove won the regular-season meeting, 14-0, on Oct. 19.

Garrett finished the day with 94 yards on 19 carries, while James Wiggins ran for 141 yards and a touchdown on 19 attempts.

Waco Connally finished its season at 8-4.

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