Note: All games are non-district and begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday unless otherwise indicated.

Burkburnett at Gainesville

What: District 4-4A (I)

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Leopard Stadium

Broadcast: KGAF 1580 AM

Records: Burkburnett 3-2; Gainesville 1-4

Last week: Burkburnett did not play; Gainesville did not play

Series: Gainesville leads 18-7

Last meeting: 2017 (Gainesville won 46-21)

Players to watch: Burkburnett: RB Trae Swanson, DB Jake McCleskey; Gainesville: RB Brandon Baker, DL Jacob Price

Notable: This is the fifth straight year these two have played as district opponents … Every district team except Mineral Wells took their bye last week … The Leopards haven’t had a winning district record since 2013.

Anna at Melissa

What: District 7-4A (I)

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Cardinal Field


Records: Anna 4-2, 1-1; Melissa 3-2, 0-1

Last week: Anna lost to Paris 27-0; Melissa did not play

Series: Melissa leads 7-1

Last meeting: 2013 (Melissa won 40-21)

Players to watch: Anna: WR Noah Palshaw, LB Josh Flauding; Melissa: RB Ja’Bray Young, DL Jacob Ashley

Notable: Anna’s only win in the series came in 2010 … Melissa had the bye after opening district with a 28-25 loss to Paris … The Coyotes managed 132 yards against Paris last week.

Celina at Paris

What: District 7-4A (I)

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Wildcat Stadium


Records: Celina 4-1, 2-0; Paris 4-1, 2-0

Last week: Celina beat Paris North Lamar 45-0; Paris beat Anna 27-0

Series: Celina leads 2-0

Last meeting: 2011 (Celina won 41-22)

Players to watch: Celina: ATH Luke Addy, LB Blake Bunnell; Paris: RB Jadarias Dillard, LB James Neal

Notable: The winner will stay in a first-place tie with Argyle … With last week’s shutout, Celina has at least two in a season for the fourth time in the past five years … Paris has won four straight after a season-opening loss to defending 4A Division II state champ Texarkana Pleasant Grove.

Bowie at Whitesboro

What: District 4-3A (I)

Where: Bearcat Stadium


Records: Bowie 1-4, 0-1; Whitesboro 4-2, 1-1

Last week: Bowie lost to Brock 31-13; Whitesboro lost to Pilot Point 28-25

Series: Bowie leads 11-4

Last meeting: 2013 (Whitesboro won 43-7)

Players to watch: Bowie: QB Payton Price, LB A.J. Craddock; Whitesboro: WR Noah Greisen, DL Lucas Lloyd

Notable: A win would give Eddie Gill his 70th victory at Whitesboro in his 13th season. The nine coaches before him won 71 games in 30 seasons … The 28 points Whitesboro allowed last week against Pilot Point was a season high … Bowie has given up at least 27 points in each of its losses.

Pilot Point at Ponder

What: District 4-3A (I)

Where: Ponder Field

Records: Pilot Point 4-2, 1-1; Ponder 2-4, 0-2

Last week: Pilot Point beat Whitesboro 28-25; Ponder lost to Paradise 38-27

Series: Pilot Point leads 2-0

Last meeting: 2013 (Pilot Point won 20-12)

Players to watch: Pilot Point: QB Jacob Pitts, LB Hud Morgan; Ponder: QB Mason Durrett, LB Caden Doolittle

Notable: The win last week over Whitesboro gave Pilot Point more victories in 2018 than it had last season … Pitts has a combined 1,335 yards passing and rushing so far this year … Ponder has only scored more than 27 points once this season.

Pottsboro at Howe

What: District 5-3A (I)

Where: Bulldog Stadium

Broadcast: KZRC 96.1 FM

Records: Pottsboro 3-3, 1-1; Howe 3-3, 0-2

Last week: Pottsboro lost to Van Alstyne 41-20; Howe lost to Rains 41-7

Series: Pottsboro leads 19-10-1

Last meeting: 2017 (Pottsboro won 35-6)

Players to watch: Pottsboro: ATH Cy Shope, LB Chase Abbott; Howe: WR Elijah Campbell, LB Luis Chacon

Notable: Pottsboro has won seven straight and 10 of the last 11 meetings … Shope has scored at least one touchdown in each of the past four games … The Bulldogs have lost three straight games.

Rains at Bonham

What: District 5-3A (I)

Where: Warrior Stadium

Broadcast: KFYN 95.7 FM / 1420 AM

Records: Rains 3-2, 1-1; Bonham 4-1, 1-0

Last week: Rains beat Howe 41-7; Bonham did not play

Series: Bonham leads 4-1

Last meeting: 2011 (Bonham won 33-0)

Players to watch: Rains: RB Devin Jacks, DL Zane Vinson; Bonham: RB Dylan Karl, DL Chris Wilson

Notable: The last meeting was also the last shutout by the Warriors … A win by Bonham would keep it as the only undefeated district team along with the Van Alstyne-Lone Oak winner … Rains has alternated wins and losses this season.

Lone Oak at Van Alstyne

What: District 5-3A (I)

Where: Panther Stadium

Broadcast: KXEZ 92.1 FM

Records: Lone Oak 2-2, 1-0; Van Alstyne 3-3, 2-0

Last week: Lone Oak beat Commerce 52-45; Van Alstyne beat Pottsboro 41-20

Series: First meeting

Players to watch: Lone Oak: RB Tavin Ramm, LB Cole Daniel; Van Alstyne: WR Nathan Cuthbertson, LB Aaron Palacio

Notable: Van Alstyne is riding a three-game winning streak … Cuthbertson caught a pair of TD passes last week against Pottsboro … In its three victories Lone Oak has scored at least 52 points.

Holliday at Gunter

What: District 5-3A (II)

Where: Tiger Stadium


Records: Holliday 5-0, 1-0; Gunter 6-0, 2-0

Last week: Holliday beat City View 56-0; Gunter beat S&S 58-0

Series: Gunter leads 1-0

Last meeting: 2017 (Gunter won 48-7 in region semifinals)

Players to watch: Holliday: RB Tristin Boyd, DL Jake Turner; Gunter: QB Ethan Everson, DL Steele Culp

Notable: Gunter has posted three straight shutouts for the second straight season. 1993 was the last time the Tigers had four in a row… Gunter has won 30 straight regular-season contests dating back to district play in 2015 and 42-2 overall in that stretch … Holliday is allowing just five points per game.

S&S at Henrietta

What: District 5-3A (II)

Where: Bearcat Stadium

Records: S&S 0-6, 0-2; Henrietta 4-2, 2-0

Last week: S&S lost to Gunter 58-0; Henrietta beat Nocona 33-27 in triple overtime

Series: Henrietta leads 3-2

Last meeting: 2016 (Henrietta won 47-20 in bi-district round)

Players to watch: S&S: RB Devin Jackson, DL Sam Whittenburg; Henrietta: RB Mason Marchman, LB Reece Essler

Notable: S&S is trying to snap a seven-game losing streak, its longest since 2011 … The Rams have allowed more than 50 points in each district loss … A Henrietta win would keep it and the Gunter-Holliday winner as the only district undefeated teams.

Nocona at Callisburg

What: District 5-3A (II)

Where: Wildcat Stadium

Broadcast: KPFC 89.3 / 91.9 FM

Records: Nocona 0-6, 0-2; Callisburg 1-4, 0-1

Last week: Nocona lost to Henrietta 33-27 in triple overtime; Callisburg did not play

Series: Callisburg leads 13-11

Last meeting: 2009 (Callisburg won 52-21)

Players to watch: Nocona: QB Hunter Fenoglio, LB Alex Diaz; Callisburg: TE Colby Hammond, DB Keaton Hott

Notable: The last time this was a district match-up was in 1999 … Callisburg had the bye after opening district with a loss to Henrietta … Nocona lost starting running back Francisco Garcia to a season-ending ankle injury against Henrietta.

Prairiland at Bells

What: District 9-3A (II)

Where: Panther Stadium

Records: Prairiland 1-5, 0-2; Bells 2-3, 1-0

Last week: Prairiland lost to Leonard 28-26; Bells did not play

Series: Prairiland leads 2-1

Last meeting: 2008 (Prairiland won 43-14)

Players to watch: Prairiland: RB Garrett Fletcher, DB Jordan Bridges; Bells: RB Trevor Coglon, DL Ben Branam

Notable: A win by the Panthers would make them and the Cooper-Blue Ride winner the only undefeated teams left in the district standings … Bells had the bye after opening district with a victory over Leonard … Prairiland’s rally in the final minutes against Leonard came up just short.

Blue Ridge at Cooper

What: District 9-3A (II)

Where: Bulldog Stadium

Records: Blue Ridge 3-2, 1-0; Cooper 4-1, 2-0

Last week: Blue Ridge beat Whitewright 42-0; Cooper beat Chisum 33-8

Series: Cooper leads 2-0

Last meeting: 2001 (Cooper won 33-3)

Players to watch: Blue Ridge: RB Brody Wiggins, DL Logan Johnson; Cooper: QB Trenton Jones, LB John David James

Notable: The Tigers have already matched last season’s win total …The shutout win last week was Blue Ridge’s second of the season, the first time since 2014 they had that many in a year … Cooper did not allow a point in the final three quarters as it rallied to beat Prairiland last week.

Chisum at Leonard

What: District 9-3A (II)

Where: Tiger Stadium

Records: Chisum 2-3, 1-1; Leonard 1-4, 1-1

Last week: Chisum lost to Cooper 33-8; Leonard beat Prairiland 28-26

Series: Leonard leads 6-4

Last meeting: 2017 (Leonard won 38-14)

Players to watch: Chisum: QB Luke Chalaire, LB Rayce Briscoe; Leonard: QB D.J. Brown, DL Jarrod Spearman

Notable: Leonard’s 28 points last Friday was a season high … Brown ran for 142 yards and three touchdowns last week against Prairiland … Chisum has scored in single digits in all three of its losses.

Valley View at Collinsville

What: District 5-2A (I)

Where: W.L. Stephenson Athletic Complex

Records: Valley View 2-2; Collinsville 4-1

Last week: Valley View did not play; Collinsville beat Lindsay 36-7

Series: Valley View leads 28-8-1

Last meeting: 2017 (Valley View won 34-6)

Players to watch: Valley View: RB Clint Epperson, DL Payton Strawn; Collinsville: QB Luis Hernandez, DL Jake Boswell

Notable: The last time the teams did not play was 2009 … The Pirates have scored at least 32 points in every victory … Valley View enters district play with the fewest number of wins among the five district teams.

Trenton at Celeste

What: District 5-2A (I)

Where: Blue Devil Stadium

Records: Trenton 3-3; Celeste 6-0

Last week: Trenton lost to Como-Pickton 54-6; Celeste beat Wolfe City 28-13

Series: Celeste leads 10-3

Last meeting: 2017 (Celeste won 55-7)

Players to watch: Trenton: QB Christian Verde, DB Bryce Parker; Celeste: QB Jalen Rector, LB Isaiah Buckley

Notable: Trenton has lost three of its last four games … There are five teams in this district and four of them will make the playoffs … Celeste is ranked 16th in this week’s Associated Press Class 2A statewide poll.

Wolfe City at Honey Grove

What: District 6-2A (I)

Where: Warrior Field

Records: Wolfe City 5-1; Honey Grove 4-2

Last week: Wolfe City lost to Celeste 28-13; Honey Grove beat Cumby 44-18

Series: Honey Grove leads 45-18-3

Last meeting: 2017 (Wolfe City won 41-8)

Players to watch: Wolfe City: RB Dylan Wilson, DL Mo Russell; Honey Grove: RB Trel Pruitt, DL Ayden Price

Notable: Wolfe City has won five straight against Honey Grove in a series that has been played continuously since 2004 … Both teams are trying to return to the playoffs after making it last season … The lost to Celeste snapped Wolfe City’s 12-game winning streak in non-district games

Savoy at Saint Jo

What: District 9-1A (I)

Where: Harley Sewell Field

Records: Savoy 3-1; Saint Jo 5-0

Last week: Savoy beat Forestburg 69-20; Saint Jo did not play

Series: Savoy leads 8-7-1 overall; 5-1 in six-man

Last meeting: 2017 (Saint Jo won 61-38)

Players to watch: Savoy: RB Patrik McCauley, DL Tanner Allen; Saint Jo: RB Hunter Garrett, DL Brady Hilton

Notable: The two teams both earned non-district wins against Fannindel, Gold-burg and Forestburg … Savoy is on a three-game winning streak, scoring at least 69 points in each game … Saint Jo has had only one margin of victory under 26 points.

Fruitvale at Fannindel

Where: Bishop Field

Records: Fruitvale 2-2; Fannindel 2-2

Last week: Fruitvale beat Tyler HEAT 46-26; Fannindel beat Tyler Willow Bend 58-6

Series: Fannindel leads 9-2; 5-2 in six-man

Last meeting: 2017 (Fannindel won 54-41)

Players to watch: Fruitvale: RB Payton Thompson, DB Hunter Hart; Fannindel: RB Daytoryna Johnson, LB Deandrae Tinnell

Notable: Fannindel has alternated losses and wins so far this season … The Falcons 11-man scoring record is 82 points, done against Fruitvale in 1984… Fruitvale is on a two-game winning streak.

Texoma Christian at Dallas Covenant

When: 1 p.m. Saturday

Where: Covenant Field

Records: Texoma Christian 1-4; Dallas Covenant 3-3

Last week: Texoma Christian did not play; Dallas Covenant lost to Central Texas Christian 49-14

Series: Texoma Christian leads 2-0

Last meeting: 2017 (Texoma Christian won 26-12)

Players to watch: Texoma Christian: WR Tex Monk, DL Thomas Barnett; Dallas Covenant: n/a

Notable: The two were district opponents before the latest TAPPS realignment … TCS took its bye at the midway point and still has one more non-district game next week … Dallas Covenant has alternated wins and losses the entire season.