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

Denison at Denton Braswell

What: District 5-5A

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: C.H. Collins Athletic Complex

Broadcast: KMKT 93.1 FM

Records: Denison 6-1, 3-0; Braswell 1-6, 1-2;

Last week: Denison beat Denton 35-14; Braswell beat Wichita Falls 54-41

Series: Denison leads 1-0

Last year: Denison won 49-20

Players to watch: Denison: RB Kenny Gaffney, DB Ty McFail; Braswell: QB Greyson Thompson, DB Quinton Draine

Notable: Denison can clinch a playoff spot with a victory…The Jackets have already won more games than last season…Braswell won its first game in school history last week, snapping a 16-game losing streak…The Bengals picked off six passes against Wichita Falls.

Decatur at Gainesville

What: District 4-4A (I)

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Leopard Stadium

Broadcast: KGAF 1580 AM

Records: Gainesville 3-4, 1-1; Decatur 3-4, 0-2

Last week: Gainesville lost against Argyle 56-13; Decatur lost against Wichita Falls Hirschi 69-36

Series: Gainesville leads 12-9

Last year: Decatur won 56-28

Players to watch: Decatur: QB Wilson Hicks, LB Harrison Haney; Gainesville: RB Brandon Baker, DL Klayton Wright

Notable: Baker needs 225 yards to give the Leopards a pair of 1,000-yard running backs….Gainesville scored a season-low in points – by 12 – last week against state-ranked Argyle…Decatur gave up 594 yards on 40 carries last week in its loss against Wichita Falls Hirschi.

Anna at Texarkana Liberty-Eylau

What: District 7-4A (I)

Where: Harris Stadium

Records: Anna 6-1, 2-0; Liberty-Eylau 2-5, 1-1

Last week: Anna beat Quinlan Ford 35-21; Liberty-Eylau beat North Lamar 48-35

Series: Liberty-Eylau leads 1-0

Last year: Liberty-Eylau won 44-17

Players to watch: Anna: QB Keelan Crosby, DL Julian Mendoza; Liberty-Eylau QB Decorian Phillips, DB Ken'trell Chatmon

Notable: Anna will clinch a playoff spot with a victory….Crosby had a hand in all five Coyote touchdowns last week (4 rushing, 1 passing) as Anna won its fifth straight game…Phillips threw for 203 yards and four touchdowns after missing the final 18 minutes due to injury. Isaiah Cross is his back-up.

Celina at Melissa

What: District 5-4A (II)

Where: Cardinal Field


Records: Celina 5-2, 2-0; Melissa 6-1, 2-0

Last week: Celina beat Community 42-10; Melissa beat Caddo Mills 42-15

Series: Celina leads 5-1

Last year: Celina won 40-7

Players to watch: Celina: RB Ismael Ortiz, DB Jorden Watkins; Melissa: QB Brendon Lewis, DL Jacob Blackwell

Notable: The winner will clinch a playoff spot with an Aubrey win over Caddo Mills…Melissa's only victory against Celina (18-13) came in the 2012 season-opener…The Cardinals have scored at least 42 points in every game of their six-game winning streak.

Bonham at Community

What: District 5-4A (II)

Where: Braves Stadium

Broadcast: KFYN 95.7 FM / 1420 AM

Records: Bonham 2-5, 0-2; Community 2-5, 0-2;

Last week: Bonham lost against Aubrey 45-31; Community lost against Celina 42-10

Series: Bonham leads 8-3

Last year: Bonham won 49-21

Players to watch: Community: RB Savon Mack, DL Nathan James; Bonham: WR Trevor Hartwell, LB Izaiah Epps

Notable: Hartwell has six touchdown catches on the season and is averaging 18.4 yards per reception…Bonham has won five straight games against the Braves…Community has lost five straight after opening the season with back-to-back wins.

Pilot Point at Pottsboro

What: District 5-3A (I)

Where: Jim Henderson Memorial Stadium

Broadcast: KZRC 96.1 FM

Records: Pilot Point 2-5, 1-1; Pottsboro 5-2, 2-0;

Last week: Pilot Point lost against Whitesboro 21-12; Pottsboro beat Callisburg 49-14

Series: Pilot Point leads 12-8-1

Last year: Pottsboro won 45-14

Players to watch: Pilot Point: RB Quincy Kemp, LB Roy Brown; Pottsboro: RB Will Cates, DL Keegan Pritchett

Notable: Pottsboro will clinch a playoff spot with a victory…The Cardinals have won three straight against the Bearcats…Cates had 117 yards and four touchdowns on 13 carries last week against Callisburg…Pottsboro has won 34 of its last 35 district contests.

Howe at Whitesboro

What: District 5-3A (I)

Where: Bearcat Stadium


Records: Howe 0-7, 0-2; Whitesboro 4-3, 2-0

Last week: Howe lost against Van Alstyne 53-27; Whitesboro beat Pilot Point 21-12

Series: Howe leads 9-3-1

Last year: Howe won 28-17

Players to watch: Howe: QB Chase Harvey, LB Andrew Griffin; Whitesboro: QB Scout Sanders, DL Ethan Scoggins

Notable: Whitesboro can clinch a playoff spot with a win and a Callisburg loss…The Bearcats are off to a 2-0 start in district play for the fourth time in the past six seasons…Howe is off to its worst start since losing eight straight to open the 2005 season…The Bulldogs scored a season-high in points last week against Van Alstyne.

Callisburg at Van Alstyne

What: District 5-3A (I)

Where: Panther Stadium

Broadcast: KPFC 89.3 / 91.9 FM

Records: Callisburg 1-6, 0-2; Van Alstyne 5-2, 1-1

Last week: Callisburg lost against Pottsboro 49-14; Van Alstyne beat Howe 53-27

Series: Van Alstyne leads 4-3

Last year: Van Alstyne won 48-20

Players to watch: Callisburg: QB Sam Lewis, LB Brandon Hutson; Van Alstyne: WR Dylan Porter, LB Zach Wright

Notable: Callisburg has lost seven straight district games…Hutson had a 65-yard interception return for a touchdown last week against Pottsboro…Van Alstyne has scored at least 49 points in four games this season.

Paris Chisum at Gunter

What: District 6-3A (II)

Where: Tiger Stadium

Broadcast:; KLOW 98.9 FM

Records: Chisum 3-4, 2-1; Gunter 8-0, 4-0

Last week: Chisum was idle; Gunter beat Cooper 50-0

Series: Gunter leads 3-0

Last year: Gunter won 44-7

Players to watch: Chisum: RB Kalen Reeves, LB Grant Chalaire; Gunter: RB Dylan Jantz, LB Zach Lowe

Notable: The Tigers go for their 25th straight victory this week…Gunter is ranked No. 1 with 14 first-place votes in the Class 3A Associated Press poll…Gunter has allowed just one touchdown in four district contests and its four shutouts so far this season are the most since the Tigers had six in 2008.

Prairiland at Whitewright

What: District 6-3A (II)

Where: Tiger Stadium

Records: Prairiland 0-8, 0-4; Whitewright 2-5, 0-3

Last week: Whitewright lost against S&S 34-10; Prairiland lost against Leonard 54-22

Series: Whitewright leads 3-2

Last year: Whitewright won 41-22

Players to watch: Prairiland: QB Connor Sessums, LB Jaxon Higgins; Whitewright: RB Neal Taylor, DB Dylan Pitt

Notable: Whitewright would be eliminated from the playoffs with a loss and wins by Cooper and Chisum…The Tigers have six players who have gained at least 100 yards this season…Whitewright has scored more than 10 points just once in its last four games…Prairiland is on a 14-game losing streak dating back to last season.

Cooper at Leonard

What: District 6-3A (II)

Where: Tiger Stadium

Records: Cooper 3-4, 2-1; Leonard 4-3, 3-0;

Last week: Cooper lost against Gunter 50-0; Leonard beat Prairiland 54-22

Series: Cooper leads 33-10

Last year: Leonard won 47-8

Players to watch: Cooper: QB Mitchell Green, DB Cain Sterling; Leonard: RB J.J. Brian, DL Byron Bolin

Notable: Leonard can clinch a playoff berth with a win…The Tigers have won back-to-back games in the series for the first time since 1990-91. They have never won three straight against Cooper…Cooper's last three games have involved a shutout.

Trenton at Blue Ridge

What: District 6-2A (I)

Where: Tiger Stadium

Records: Trenton 0-7, 0-3; Blue Ridge 2-6, 1-3

Last week: Trenton was idle; Blue Ridge lost against Bells 57-12

Series: Blue Ridge leads 5-0

Last year: Blue Ridge won 67-22

Players to watch: Trenton: QB Christian Verde, RB Tyler Gray; Blue Ridge: WR Joel Linn, LB Jacob Stroup

Notable: Linn needs one more touchdown to have back-to-back double-digit receiving seasons…The winner will keep their slim playoff hopes alive…Trenton is averaging just 141.4 yards per game, the lowest among Texoma programs.

Valley View at Collinsville

What: District 6-2A (I)

Where: W.L. Stephenson Sports Complex

Records: Valley View 7-1, 4-0; Collinsville 5-2, 2-1

Last week: Valley View beat Celeste 30-13; Collinsville beat Tom Bean 54-22

Series: Valley View leads 27-8-1

Last year: Valley View won 48-20

Players to watch: Valley View: RB Alex Byrom, LB Kyler Lindsey; Collinsville: RB Garrett Vannoy, DB Justin Hernandez

Notable: The Pirates rushed for 399 yards in last week's victory over Tom Bean with Vannoy gaining 182 of them…Collinsville has lost three straight against the Eagles…Valley View clinched a playoff berth last week.

Bells at Celeste

What: District 6-2A (I)

Where: Blue Devil Stadium

Records: Bells 6-1, 2-1; Celeste 6-1, 2-1

Last week: Bells beat Blue Ridge 57-12; Celeste lost against Valley View 30-13

Series: Celeste leads 13-4-2

Last year: Bells won 94-74

Players to watch: Bells: WR Hunter Hawthorne, LB Jacob Taylor; Celeste: QB Logan Franklin, LB Isaiah Buckley

Notable: Last year's match-up was the highest-scoring game in Texas high school history with a combined 168 points, breaking the old mark by three points…Hawthorne became the 10th Texas high school player with 50 career touchdown passes last week. He need one catch this week to become the third with 300 career catches….Celeste managed just 201 yards in its first loss of the year last week against district leader Valley View.

Rivercrest at Honey Grove

What: District 9-2A (I)

Where: Warrior Stadium

Records: Rivercrest 7-0, 2-0; Honey Grove 4-3, 1-1;

Last week: Rivercrest beat Linden-Kildare 26-21; Honey Grove lost against Wolfe City 41-8

Series: Honey Grove leads 18-9

Last year: Rivercrest won 43-0

Players to watch: Rivercrest: RB Triston Cain, LB Will Purviance; Honey Grove: RB Trel Pruitt, LB Aaron Nelson

Notable: Honey Grove will look to stay in the thick of the playoff race with a victory…The Rebels rallied with 20 second-half points to beat Linden-Kildare last week…Rivercrest would clinch a playoff berth with a win and losses by Linden-Kildare and Boles.

Boles at Wolfe City

What: District 9-2A (I)

Where: Don Howard Stadium

Records: Boles 1-6, 0-2; Wolfe City 7-0, 2-0

Last week: Boles lost against Simms Bowie 45-36; Wolfe City beat Honey Grove 41-8

Series: Boles leads 9-6

Last year: Wolfe City won 34-26 in 2 OT

Players to watch: Boles: RB Josiah Wilson, DL Kaleb Zimmer; Wolfe City: RB Devonta Brown, LB Jacob Pack

Notable: Wolfe City and Boles have met annually since 2002…The Wolves clinch a playoff berth with a win and a Linden-Kildare loss…Brown ran for three touchdowns last week…Boles has allowed at least 35 points in every one of its losses.

Texoma Christian at McKinney Christian

What: TAPPS District 3-III

Where: McKinney North Auxiliary Field

Records: TCS 4-2, 0-2; McKinney Christian 4-2, 2-0;

Last week: McKinney Christian beat Gainesville State 34-6; TCS lost against Dallas Shelton 34-6

Series: McKinney Christian leads 1-0

Last year: McKinney Christian 43-7

Players to watch: TCS: QB Jack Turner, DB Matthias Coleman; McKinney Christian: WR Adrian Hydock, LB Will Harrell

Notable: Texoma Christian has lost two straight after opening with a four-game winning streak…The Eagles have not scored more than two touchdown in each of the past three games…McKinney Christian is the defending district champion.

Fannindel at Savoy

What: District 15-1A (I)

Where: Robert F. Hodge Field

Records: Fannindel 3-4, 0-1; Savoy 1-6, 1-0;

Last week: Savoy beat Fruitvale 55-26; Fannindel lost against Tioga 54-0

Series: Fannindel leads 13-7

Last year: Savoy won 72-25

Players to watch: Fannindel: QB Layne Miller, DB Justin Miller; Savoy: RB Coby Wilson, DB Hunter Carrasco

Notable: Savoy would clinch its sixth straight playoff appearance with a win…Wilson ran for 177 yards and five touchdowns on 16 carries as the Cardinals earned their first win of the season last week…Fannindel would be eliminated from the playoffs with a loss…Miller has thrown 21 touchdown passes against just two interceptions this season.