WEEK 10: Key games led to most playoff spots already being secured in the Heart of Texas, but some berths still up for grabs
With four Class 4A district in the Heart of Texas region, three district titles and eight postseason berths were wrapped up heading into the final week of the 2020 Texas high school football regular season.
Interestingly, the most compelling game of the week happened to be a makeup non-district clash where the Class 3A, Division I defending state champion and second-ranked Grandview Zebras edged previously undefeated Class 4A, DII’s Glen Rose, 31-28, last Friday night while three other District 7-3A, DI teams – the West Trojans, the Dallas Madison Trojans and the Maypearl Panthers – clinched playoff berths with convincing wins.
In the meantime, almost everything remained up for grabs in District 11-3A, DI as the co-leading Lorena Leopards crushed Caldwell, 48-14, while the co-leading Rockdale Tigers overcame the Troy Trojans, 46-38, to set up a district title showdown in the final game of the season. The McGregor Bulldogs remained in the driver’s seat for a playoff spot with a 24-16 victory over perennial powerhouse Cameron Yoe.
In District 5-3A, DII, the Comanche Indians will played for a postseason spot this week despite a 27-14 loss to Jacksboro, while the Clifton Cubs will play a do-or-die game in Week 11 coming off a 47-0 loss to seventh-ranked and district champion Franklin in District 13-3A, DII.
Once again this season, THE SPORTS BUZZ provides award-winning coverage of the 2020 Texas high school football season, focusing on Class 3A, 2A and 1A schools in the 10-county Heart of Texas region — which includes Bosque, Comanche, Coryell, Erath, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Johnson, McLennan and Somervell counties.
Within the Heart of Texas region, THE SPORTS BUZZ covers nine Class 3A schools spread out across four districts in two divisions. Be sure to check back every week for our Friday Flashback roundups, district standings, scores and upcoming matchups for all nine Class 3A teams in the area.
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