in Roundups

Class 3A, DI defending state champion Grandview advances without taking the field while West rolls into the Area round as only three Heart of Texas teams survive

THE SPORTS BUZZ Gridiron Matchups presents the Class 3A football Area playoff matchups from across the Heart of Texas region.

In Class 3A, Division I postseason action, the defending state champion and second-ranked Grandview Zebras (10-0) advanced without taking the field with a forfeited win over Teague in a Region II Bi-District playoff matchup, and the District 7-3A, DI runner-up West Trojans (9-2) marched over Kemp, 62-6, last Thursday night in Mesquite’s Memorial Stadium.

In the Class 3A, DI Region II Area playoffs, Grandview will take on Tatum (8-1) at 7 p.m. Friday at Athens’ Bruce Field, while West will face Mount Vernon (9-2) at 7 p.m. Friday in Rockwall’s Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium.

In a Class 3A, DI Region III playoff action, the Lorena Leopards (8-2) leapt past Boling, 54-14, in a Bi-District playoff matchup Friday night at Gidding’s Buffalo Stadium, while Yoakum overwhelmed the District 11-3A, DI runner-up McGregor Bulldogs (7-3), 57-13, Friday in Hutto’s Memorial Stadium.

In the Class 3A, DI Region III Area playoffs, Lorena advances to match up with Crockett (7-4) at 7 p.m. Thursday at Madisonville’s Mustang Stadium.

In Class 3A, DII Bi-District playoffs, three of the four District 5-3A, DII qualifiers were eliminated as the runner-up Comanche Indians (8-3) fell to Wichita Falls City View, 34-21, last Friday night at Joshua’s Owl Stadium.

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 in with THE SPORTS BUZZ every Friday night for the complete scoreboard from games across the Heart of Texas region.

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