Six East Texas Teams Competing at State 7-on-7 Tourney in College Station
The Texas State 7-on-7 Association has published its Division I, Division II, and Division III tournament pools for the statewide event this week at College Station’s Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
Six East Texas teams will make the trip between Thursday and Friday after placing within the top two teams at various 7-on-7 state qualifying tournaments around the state.
The Division III tournament, which consists of Class 2A programs and smaller, begins Thursday at 1 p.m. All Division III teams will be play in a single-elimination championship bracket beginning at 8 a.m. Friday.
In Division II, which features Class 4A and 3A programs, pool play also begins at 1 p.m. Thursday. The top two teams in each pool play then compete in a single-elimination championship bracket that starts at 9 a.m. Friday.
All the third-place teams will be seeded based on points scored, points allowed, or a coin flip, and the top eight will also compete in the championship bracket. The rest will go to the consolation bracket, a single-elimination format that begins at 8 a.m. Friday.
The Division I tournament, home to Class 6A and 5A schools, begins at 1 p.m. Friday. The top two teams from each pool advance to the single-elimination championship bracket, which starts at 9 a.m. Saturday. The third- and fourth-place teams play in the consolation bracket — also single elimination — at 8 a.m. Saturday.
2018 State 7-on-7 Tournament
At Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, College Station
EAST TEXAS SCHEDULE
- Tenaha vs. Wellington, 1 p.m. Thursday (Field 11B)
- Lexington vs. Tenaha, 3 p.m. Thursday (Field 11B)
- Tenaha vs. Lovelady, 5 p.m. Thursday (Field 11B)
- Decatur vs. Gilmer, 1 p.m. Thursday (Field 2A)
- Gilmer vs. La Vernia, 3 p.m. Thursday (Field 2A)
- Hitchcock vs. Gilmer, 5 p.m. Thursday (Field 2B)
- Burnet vs. Palestine, 1 p.m. Thursday (Field 3A)
- Palestine vs. Sunnyvale, 3 p.m. Thursday (Field 3A)
- Raymondville vs. Palestine, 5 p.m. Thursday (Field 3B)
- Melissa vs. Pleasant Grove, 2 p.m. Thursday (Field 2A)
- Pleasant Grove vs. Stephenville, 4 p.m. Thursday (Field 2A)
- Pleasanton vs. Pleasant Grove, 6 p.m. Thursday (Field 2B)
- Mineral Wells vs. Spring Hill, 2 p.m. Thursday (Field 6A)
- Spring Hill vs. Wharton, 4 p.m. Thursday (Field 6A)
- Waxahachie Life vs. Spring Hill, 6 p.m. Thursday (Field 6A)
- Midlothian vs. Whitehouse, 2 p.m. Friday (Field 5B)
- Cy Ranch vs. Whitehouse, 4 p.m. Friday (Field 5A)
- Whitehouse vs. Dallas Bishop Dunne, 6 p.m. Friday (Field 5A)