Note: All games begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday unless otherwise indicated.

Sherman at WF Rider

What: District 5-5A

When: 7 p.m. tonight

Where: Memorial Stadium

Broadcast: KMAD 102.5 FM

Records: Sherman 2-2; Rider 1-3

Last week: Sherman lost against Garland Naaman Forest 28-6; Rider lost against Kennedale 62-26

Series: Rider leads 13-8

Last year: Rider won 49-39

Players to watch: Sherman: WR Tylor Jones, LB Brent Wilson; Rider: WR Tre'Shawn Humphrey, DB Austin Boyd

Notable: The outcome of this game last season eventually determined the district's final playoff spot….Joel Nandin kicked a pair of field goals for Sherman's points last week…Rider has won four straight against Sherman dating back to the 2005 season.

Wichita Falls at Denison

What: District 5-5A

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Munson Stadium

Broadcast: KMKT 93.1 FM

Records: Wichita Falls 2-2; Denison 3-1

Last week: Wichita Falls lost against Haltom 36-16; Denison lost against Frisco Heritage 65-57

Series: Wichita Falls leads 16-13-1

Last year: Denison won 34-15

Players to watch: Wichita Falls: QB Zach Williams, LB Tremaine Gaines; Denison: RB Bubba Roberts, LB Nate Maulsby

Notable: The Jackets have won 13 of 17 meetings with Old High since 1980 … Denison just missed the 10th 600-yard game in school history last week, finishing with 598…Wichita Falls has already won more games this season than it did in each of the past two years.

Whitewright at Gunter

What: District 6-3A (II)

Where: Tiger Stadium


Records: Whitewright 2-2; Gunter 4-0

Last week: Whitewright lost against Lone Oak 47-0; Gunter beat Pilot Point 43-11

Series: Gunter leads 15-10

Last year: Gunter won 53-0

Players to watch: Whitewright: RB Dylan Pitt, DB Austin Jones; Gunter: RB/WR Braiden Clopton, DL Colton Schmitz

Notable: Gunter can break the school record of 20 straight wins from 1956-58 with a victory…Gunter is ranked No. 1 in the Class 3A Associated Press poll and received 14 of 25 first-place votes…Whitewright is coming off its first shut out for the first time since playing Gunter in last year's district opener.

S&S at Chisum

What: District 6-3A (II)

Where: Mustang Stadium

Broadcast: KLOW 98.9 FM

Records: S&S 3-1; Chisum 1-3

Last week: S&S lost against Ponder 40-7; Chisum lost against Queen City 42-21

Series: S&S leads 1-0

Last year: S&S won 27-0

Players to watch: S&S: QB Jayce Howard, DB Ruri Aguilar; Chisum: WR Dakota Ellis, DB Brycen Chadwick

Notable: S&S enters district play with a winning record for the first time in four years…The Rams had just 70 yards of offense against Ponder…Chisum's loss against Queen City was called in the middle of the fourth quarter when a Chisum player took off a Queen City player's helmet and struck him in the head with it.

Collinsville at Blue Ridge

What: District 6-2A (I)

Where: Tiger Stadium

Records: Collinsville 3-1; Blue Ridge 1-3

Last week: Collinsville beat Perrin-Whitt 58-14; Blue Ridge lost against Boles 13-6

Series: Collinsville leads 19-5

Last year: Collinsville won 29-14

Players to watch: Collinsville: RB Garrett Vannoy, DB Taylor Bennett; Blue Ridge RB Garrett Mathers, LB Brody Wiggins

Notable: Collinsville has won 12 of the last 13 meetings. Blue Ridge's victory bisects the stretch in 2005…Bennett had a TD catch, run and interception return in the Pirates' win last week…Mathers paced Blue Ridge with 103 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries a week ago.

Tom Bean at Trenton

What: District 6-2A (I)

Where: Tiger Stadium

Records: Tom Bean 0-4; Trenton 0-4

Last week: Tom Bean lost against Callisburg 42-3; Trenton lost against Cumby 56-20

Series: Series tied 1-1

Last year: Tom Bean won 45-13

Players to watch: Tom Bean: QB Dillon Curd, DL Alec Narro; Trenton: RB Tyler Gray, DB Hunter Sadler

Notable: Tom Bean has allowed at least 42 points in three of its four losses…The Tomcats are looking to avoid their first 0-5 start since 2011 while the Tigers are looking to avoid 0-5 for the first time since 2013…Sadler had four catches for 106 yards and a touchdown last week for Trenton.

Valley View at Bells

What: District 6-2A (I)

Where: Panther Stadium

Records: Valley View 3-1; Bells 4-0

Last week: Valley View beat Leonard 68-46; Bells beat Honey Grove 48-20

Series: Valley View leads 6-1

Last year: Valley View won 42-8

Players to watch: Valley View: QB Brady Jackson, LB Miguel Bravo; Bells: WR Hunter Hawthorne, DB Nate Stephens

Notable: A victory would give Bells its first 5-0 start since the 1997 season…Hawthorne had his third straight 200-yard receiving game last week (12 catches, 237 yards, 3 TDs) and leads the area in receiving…Valley View's only loss was the season-opener against No. 4 Muenster.

Gainesville at Van Alstyne

What: Non-district

Where: Panther Stadium

Broadcast: KGAF 1580 AM

Records: Gainesville 2-2; Van Alstyne 3-1

Last week: Gainesville lost against Springtown 54-17; Van Alstyne beat Community 49-28

Series: Gainesville leads 3-1

Last year: Van Alstyne won 20-11

Players to watch: Gainesville: WR Josh Kemp, DB Tevin Manuel; Van Alstyne: QB Rhett Gallagher, LB Zach Wright

Notable: Class 3A Van Alstyne is playing its fifth 4A opponent in a row and has fared well…Gallagher ran for 223 yards and three touchdowns and threw for 139 yards and two scores…Kemp had a 77-yard kickoff return for the Leopards against Springtown.

Anna at Community

What: Non-district

Where: Braves Field

Records: Anna 3-1; Community 2-2

Last week: Anna beat Bonham 35-28; Community lost against Van Alstyne 49-28

Series: Anna leads 13-7

Last year: Anna won 29-11

Players to watch: Anna: QB Keelan Crosby, DL Blake Tredway; Community: QB Colby Warren, DE Seth Johnson

Notable: Crosby finished with 153 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries in last week's victory…The Coyotes have won three straight against the Braves…Warren threw for 182 yards and two touchdowns against Van Alstyne.

Celina at Dallas Pinkston

What: Non-district

Where: Alfred J. Loos Sports Complex


Records: Celina 2-2; Pinkston 0-4

Last week: Celina beat FW YMLA 51-12; Pinkston lost against Dallas Roosevelt 42-0

Series: Celina leads 5-0

Last year: Celina won 65-6

Players to watch: Celina: WR Major Martin, LB Skyler Bohall; Pinkston: RB Jamare Williams, LB Jujuan Britton

Notable: Martin caught two touchdown pass from fill-in starting QB Hunter Watson…Celina is 12-0 all-time against DISD schools…Dallas Pinkston carries a 29-game losing streak into this match-up and has scored just nine point on the season.

Melissa at Princeton

What: Non-district

Where: Jackie Hendrix Stadium

Broadcast: www.melissaisd .org/mcnradio

Records: Melissa 3-1; Princeton 1-3;

Last week: Melissa beat Whitesboro 55-32; Princeton lost against Frisco Reedy 49-21

Series: Princeton leads 2-1

Last year: Princeton won 35-12

Players to watch: Princeton: RB Jacob Purdon, LB Brandon Gonzalez; Melissa: WR Kennedy Lewis, LB Marvin Jordan

Notable: Lewis had 10 catches for 248 yards and two touchdowns last week…Melissa has scored at least 50 points in its last three games, all victories….Gonzalez is Princeton's leading rusher and averaging 6.8 yards per carry.

Lone Oak at Bonham

What: Non-district

Where: Warrior Stadium

Broadcast: KFYN 95.7 FM / 1420 AM

Records: Lone Oak 2-2; Bonham 1-3;

Last week: Lone Oak beat Whitewright 47-0; Bonham lost against Anna 35-28;

Series: Bonham leads 1-0

Last year: Bonham won 48-35

Players to watch: Lone Oak: RB Ethan Hunt, DL Tyler Culley; Bonham: WR Trevor Hartwell, LB Izaiah Epps

Notable: The Warriors have lost three straight since an opening win over Ferris…Hartwell had a TD pass on a fake field goal against Anna…Hunt ran for 161 yards and three touchdowns on just six carries against Whitewright last week.

Caddo Mills at Howe

What: Non-district

Where: Bulldog Stadium

Records: Howe 0-4; Caddo Mills 2-2

Last week: Caddo Mills lost against Farmersville 40-36; Howe lost against Quinlan Ford 28-0

Series: Caddo Mills leads 3-2

Last year: Howe won 56-27

Players to watch: Caddo Mills: RB Payton Hammons, LB Chris Taylor; Howe: RB Andrew Griffin, DB Winston Mosse

Notable: The Bulldogs were shut out last week for the first time in 46 games, since the middle of the 2013 season…Howe is looking to avoid an 0-5 start for the first time since the 2005 campaign…Hammons led Caddo Mills with 220 yards and four touchdowns on 22 carries last week.

Aubrey at Pottsboro

What: Non-district

Where: Jim Henderson Memorial Stadium

Broadcast: KZRC 96.1 FM

Records: Aubrey 3-1; Pottsboro 3-1

Last week: Aubrey beat Benbrook 45-13; Pottsboro beat North Lamar 14-11;

Series: Pottsboro leads 14-3

Last year: Pottsboro won 49-20

Players to watch: Aubrey: RB Pablo Vera, DB Taylor Swarbrick; Pottsboro: QB Hunter Watson, LB Eric DeLaCruz

Notable: Pottsboro was able to edge North Lamar despite just 198 yards of offense…The Chaparrals' last win in the series came back in 2009….Aubrey lost running back and Washington State commit Gatlin Grisso for the season with an ACL injury last week.

Callisburg at Muenster

What: Non-district

Where: Hornet Stadium

Broadcast: KPFC 89.3 / 91.9 FM

Records: Callisburg 1-3; Muenster 4-0

Last week: Callisburg beat Tom Bean 42-3; Muenster beat McKinney Christian 57-6;

Series: Muenster leads 27-14

Last year: Muenster won 46-13

Players to watch: Callisburg: RB Justin Crisp, LB Preston Duke; Muenster: Parker McGrew, DB Clay Stevens

Notable: Muenster is Callisburg's No. 2 most-played opponent all-time, trailing only Valley View, which the Wildcats have played 42 times…Crisp ran for 123 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries last week…Muenster is ranked fourth in the Class 2A Associated Press poll.

Brock at Pilot Point

What: Non-district

Where: Massey Stadium

Records: Brock 3-1; Pilot Point 1-3

Last week: Brock beat Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill 57-21; Pilot Point lost against Gunter 43-11;

Series: Brock leads 1-0

Last year: Brock won 60-0

Players to watch: Brock: RB Dawson Littlepage, DL Tate Swearengin; Pilot Point: QB Jacob Pitts, DB Quincy Kemp

Notable: Brock head coach Chad Worrell is a Pilot Point native…Pilot Point was held to -6 yards on 27 carries against Gunter…Brock is ranked seventh in the Class 3A Associated Press Poll and is the second straight top 10 opponent for the Bearcats.

Whitesboro at FW Christian

What: Non-district

Where: Barrow Field


Records: Whitesboro 2-2; FW Christian 2-1

Last week: Whitesboro lost against Melissa 55-32; FW Christian beat Gainesville State School 48-14

Series: FW Christian leads 2-1

Last year: FW Christian won 28-14

Players to watch: FW Christian: QB Gavin Samson, DB Wyatt Sanchez; Whitesboro: RB Nolan Frith, DL Noah Robinson

Notable: Frith ran for 109 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries against Melissa…Whitesboro has given up at least 50 points in its last two games…Fort Worth Christian has scored at least 41 points in both of its victories.

Honey Grove at Cumby

What: Non-district

Where: Trojan Stadium

Records: Honey Grove 2-2; Cumby 1-3

Last week: Honey Grove lost against Bells 48-20; Cumby beat Trenton 56-20

Series: Cumby leads 2-1

Last year: Cumby won 30-6

Players to watch: Honey Grove: RB Trel Pruitt, DL Austin Wilkinson; Cumby: QB Cameron Scott, LB Austin Thomas

Notable: Pruitt ran for 84 yards and a TD on 14 carries in Honey Grove's loss against Bells…The Warriors allowed 469 yards passing to the Panthers…Cumby had 475 yards of offense and did all its scoring before the fourth quarter in its win against Trenton last week.

Como-Pickton at Wolfe City

What: Non-district

Where: Don Howard Stadium

Records: Como-Pickton 4-0; Wolfe City 4-0

Last week: Como-Pickton beat Overton 34-6; Wolfe City beat Detroit 14-6

Series: Wolfe City leads 9-2

Last year: Wolfe City won 27-12

Players to watch: Como-Pickton: RB Javard McGill, LB Steven Grimaldi; Wolfe City QB Jed Cagle, LB Adam Palstring

Notable: Cagle finished with 18 carries for 109 yards and a touchdown…The Wolves' last defeat this series came back in 1986…Como-Pickton is undefeated through the first month, their best start since 2004, after going 0-10 in 2016.

Texoma Christian at Garland Christian

What: Non-district

Where: Swordsman Field

Records: TCS 3-0; Garland Christian 1-3

Last week: TCS beat Irving Highlands 48-34; Garland Christian lost against Dallas Covenant 28-24

Series: Texoma Christian leads 1-0

Last year: Texoma Christian won 14-7

Players to watch: TCS: WR Jerry Dodds, DB Jack Turner; Garland Christian: QB Stephen Simmons, RB Andrew Millhorn

Notable: The Eagles are one victory shy of the total in their inaugural 2016 season…Dodds had a pair of touchdown catches as TCS built a 46-14 lead in the third quarter…Garland Christian is playing as an 11-man independent.

Rockwall Heritage at Tioga

What: Non-district

When: 7 p.m. tonight

Where: Bulldog Field

Records: Heritage 1-3; Tioga 4-0

Last week: Heritage lost against Granbury North Central Texas Academy 66-44; Tioga beat Dallas Tyler Street 46-0

Series: Rockwall Heritage leads 1-0

Last year: Rockwall Heritage won 72-30

Players to watch: Heritage: QB Colton Hudgins, DB Lane Pollock; Tioga: RB Cade Kimbrell, DL Javier Rivera

Notable: A win would give Tioga its second 5-0 start in the past three seasons…The Bulldogs have allowed just one touchdown in the last two games…Rockwall Heritage beat Tioga's district-mate Savoy, 46-0, in the third game of the season.

Saint Jo at Savoy

What: Non-district

Where: Robert F. Hodge Field

Records: Saint Jo 3-1; Savoy 0-4

Last week: Saint Jo beat Vernon Northside 50-0; Savoy lost against Denton Calvary 52-32

Series: Savoy leads 8-6-1

Last year: Savoy won 84-56

Players to watch: Saint Jo: QB Harper Roberts, DL Damian Leyva; Savoy: WB Nicholas Thigpen, DL Tanner Allen

Notable: Savoy leads Saint Jo 5-0 in all-time 6-man meetings….The Cardinals have allowed at least 50 points in three of their four losses…Saint Jo lost to Savoy's district-mate Tioga, 74-28, in the season-opener.

Fannindel at Leverett's Chapel

What: Non-district

Where: Lion Stadium

Records: Fannindel 3-1; Leverett's Chapel 3-1

Last week: Fannindel lost against Campbell 125-122; Leverett's Chapel beat Longview Trinity 58-20

Series: Leverett's Chapel leads 6-3

Last year: Leverett's Chapel won 55-46

Players to watch: Fannindel: QB Layne Miller; Leverett's Chapel: QB Walter Jones, DB Ethan Robinson

Notable: The combined 247 points in Fannindel's loss against Campbell is the highest-scoring six-man game in Texas history…Miller has thrown for 1,132 yards and 17 touchdowns against two interceptions so far this season….. Jones finished with 201 yards passing, 106 yards rushing and four touchdowns last week.