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Class 1A, DI defending state champion Blum, 12th-ranked Jonesboro & DII’s 15th-ranked Morgan top the list of Heart of Texas teams advancing to postseason

THE SPORTS BUZZ Gridiron Matchups presents the Class 1A Six-Man football Bi-District playoff matchups from across the Heart of Texas region.

In Class 1A, Division I postseason action, the Blum Bobcats (6-3) will begin their 2019 state title defense at home with a Region III Bi-District playoff game against Coolidge (5-4) at 7 p.m. Thursday, while the undefeated 14th-ranked Abbott Panthers (10-0) will host Avalon (4-5) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and the 12th-ranked Jonesboro Eagles (9-1) will take on Nueces Canyon (4-5) in a Region IV Bi-District matchup at 5 p.m. Friday in Fredericksburg.

In Class 1A, DII playoff matchups, the 15th-ranked Morgan Eagles (8-2) hope to begin an extended postseason run when they take on 19th-ranked Gordon (7-3) in a Region III Bi-District playoff game at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Gorman, while the young Walnut Springs Hornets (7-3) take on 11th-ranked Strawn (8-2) at 6:30 p.m. in Hico’s Tiger Stadium.

In a Region IV Bi-District playoff matchup, the District 14-1A, DII champion Oglesby Tigers (9-1) will face 20th-ranked Oakwood (5-3) at 7 p.m. Friday in Penelope

THE SPORTS BUZZ provides award-winning coverage of the 2020 Texas high school football season every week, 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 21 Class 1A-Six-Man schools spread out across eight districts in two divisions. Be sure to check in with THE SPORTS BUZZ every Friday night for the complete scoreboard from games across the Heart of Texas region.

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