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


Sherman at John Tyler


What: District 7-5A (I)


When: 7 p.m.


Where: Rose Stadium


Broadcast: KMAD 102.5 FM


Records: Sherman 4-5, 3-2; John Tyler 6-2, 5-0


Last week: Sherman loss to West Mesquite 33-27; John Tyler beat Mesquite Poteet 48-44


Series: John Tyler leads 4-1


Last meeting: 2011 (John Tyler won 45-21 in region final)


Players to watch: Sherman: QB Blaise Bentsen, DL T.K. Walton; John Tyler: QB Devlin Woods, LB Daveon Cummings


Playoff outlook: Sherman can clinch a playoff spot with a victory or a McKinney North loss against Mesquite Poteet on Thursday or a West Mesquite loss against Texas High. A Sherman loss, a North win and a West Mesquite win over Texas High eliminates the Bearcats. John Tyler has already clinched a playoff spot and the top seed for the playoffs.


Denison at Denton Braswell


What: District 7-5A (II)


When: 7 p.m.


Where: C.H. Collins Athletic Complex


Broadcast: KMKT 93.1 FM


Records: Denison 5-4, 4-3; Denton Braswell 3-6, 3-4


Last week: Denison lost to Lovejoy 23-13; Denton Braswell lost to Lake Dallas 21-16.


Series: Denison leads 2-0


Last meeting: 2017 (Denison won 56-0)


Players to watch: Denison: RB Jadarian Price, LB Nate Maulsby; Denton Braswell: RB Jeremiah Richardson, LB Justin Vu


Playoff outlook: Denison can clinch a playoff spot with a win and a Frisco loss to Lovejoy or Denison wins and Lake Dallas loses to Frisco Lebanon Trail. A loss eliminated the Jackets. Denton Braswell has been eliminated from playoff contention.


Decatur at Gainesville


What: District 4-4A (I)


When: 7 p.m.


Where: Leopard Stadium


Broadcast: KGAF 1580 AM


Records: Decatur 4-5, 3-1; Gainesville 3-6, 2-2


Last week: Decatur beat Burkburnett 62-41; Gainesville beat Mineral Wells 42-38


Series: Gainesville leads 12-10


Last meeting: 2017 (Decatur won 65-51)


Players to watch: Decatur: WR Beau Bedford, LB Zane Hickey; Gainesville: RB Brandon Baker, LB Josh Faughtenberry


Playoff outlook: Both teams have clinched playoff spots. Gainesville will get the fourth seed with a loss. If Decatur wins, Hirshi beats Mineral Wells and Springtown beats Burkburnett, those three winners will tie for the district title and Decatur would be the third seed.


Argyle at Celina


What: District 7-4A (I)


When: 7 p.m.


Where: Bobcat Stadium


Broadcast: www.homeofthebobcats.com


Records: Argyle 9-0, 5-0; Celina 5-3, 3-2


Last week: Argyle beat Anna 43-17; Celina did not play


Series: Argyle leads 6-4


Last meeting: 2017 (Argyle won 49-34)


Players to watch: Argyle: WR Dillon Carter, LB Chase Petter; Celina: RB Logan Point, DB Ryan Nebeker


Playoff outlook: Argyle has clinched a playoff spot and the top seed for the playoffs. Celina has clinched a playoff spot. A loss would make the Bobcats the fourth seed. A win and a Melissa loss to North Lamar would make them the third seed.


Sanger at Anna


What: District 7-4A (I)


When: 7 p.m.


Where: Coyote Stadium


Records: Sanger 0-9, 0-5; Anna 4-5, 1-4


Last week: Sanger lost to Melissa 68-7; Anna lost to Argyle 43-17


Series: Series tied 1-1


Last meeting: 1961 (Sanger won 26-0


Players to watch: Sanger: QB Logan Walker, LB Brock Howard; Anna: RB Abner Dubar, LB Trey Cook


Playoff outlook: Both teams have been eliminated from playoff contention.


North Lamar at Melissa


What: District 7-4A (I)


When: 7 p.m.


Where: Cardinal Field


Broadcast: www.melissaisd.org/mcnradio


Records: North Lamar 1-8, 1-4; Melissa 6-3, 3-2


Last week: North Lamar lost to Paris 21-0; Melisa beat Sanger 68-7


Series: First meeting


Players to watch: North Lamar: QB Kobey Emeyabbi, RB Ethan Allison; Melissa: WR Junior Castleberry, DL Jacob Blackwell


Playoff outlook: North Lamar has been eliminated from playoff contention. Melissa will clinch the third seed with a win or a Celina loss to Argyle. Melissa will be the fourth seed with a loss and a Celina win.


Whitesboro at Boyd


What: District 4-3A (I)


Where: Yellow Jacket Stadium


Broadcast: www.whitesboroisd.org


Records: Whitesboro 6-3, 3-2; Boyd 4-1, 6-3


Last week: Whitesboro beat Ponder 48-0; Boyd lost to Brock 43-15


Series: Whitesboro leads 4-0


Last meeting: 2013 (Whitesboro won 43-0)


Players to watch: Whitesboro: QB Scout Sanders, LB Brooks Barker; Boyd: QB Kody Risenhoover, LB Nick Taylor


Playoff outlook: Whitesboro has clinched a playoff spot. A loss would make the Bearcats the fourth seed. A Whitesboro win and a Pilot Point loss to Bowie would give the Bearcats the second seed. A Whitesboro win by five points or more over Boyd and a Pilot Point win would make the Bearcats the second seed and Boyd the third seed. Boyd has clinched a playoff spot and a win will lock up the second seed. A loss by and a Pilot Point loss would make Boyd the third seed.


Bowie vs. Pilot Point


What: District 4-3A (I)


Where: Ponder


Records: Bowie 2-7, 1-4; Pilot Point 6-3, 3-2


Last week: Bowie lost to Paradise 42-35; Pilot Point did not play.


Series: Pilot Point leads 3-2


Last meeting: 2013 (Pilot Point won 34-20)


Players to watch: Bowie: QB Payton Price, LB Jacob Skinner; Pilot Point: QB Jacob Pitts, LB Conner Lynch


Playoff outlook: Bowie had been eliminated from playoff contention. Pilot Point has clinched a playoff spot. A win and a Boyd wins makes the Bearcats the third seed. A win and a Whitesboro win makes Pilot Point the fourth seed.


Van Alstyne at Bonham


What: District 5-3A (I)


Where: Warrior Stadium


Broadcast: KFYN 95.7 FM / 1420 AM


Records: Van Alstyne 6-3, 5-0; Bonham 8-1, 5-0


Last week: Van Alstyne beat Howe 60-0; Bonham beat Commerce 63-27


Series: Van Alstyne leads 11-6


Last meeting: 2017 (Van Alstyne won 49-27)


Players to watch: Van Alstyne: QB Rhett Gallagher, LB Justin Barnes; Bonham: QB Tyler Rodriguez, DL Daniel Dowling


Playoff outlook: Both teams have clinched a playoff spot. The winner will earn the district championship and the top seed for the playoffs. The loser will enter the postseason as the second seed.


Lone Oak at Pottsboro


What: District 5-3A (I)


Where: Jim Henderson Memorial Stadium


Broadcast: KZRC 96.1 FM


Records: Lone Oak 4-4, 3-2; Pottsboro 5-4, 3-2


Last week: Lone Oak beat Emory Rains 46-20; Pottsboro did not play


Series: Tied 1-1


Last meeting: 1975 (Lone Oak won 20-6)


Players to watch: Lone Oak: QB Quaid Williams, LB Cole Morris; Pottsboro: QB Dylan Kulbeth, LB Jacob Tidwell


Playoff outlook: Both teams have clinched a playoff spot. The winner will be the third seed. The loser will get the fourth seed.


Gunter at Callisburg


What: District 5-3A (II)


Where: Wildcat Stadium


Broadcast: www.cjsportsent.com; KPFC 89.3 / 91.9 FM


Records: Gunter 9-0, 5-0; Callisburg 2-7, 1-4


Last week: Gunter beat Henrietta 50-0; Callisburg lost to City View 30-22


Series: Gunter leads 7-1


Last meeting: 2017 (Gunter won 34-18)


Players to watch: Gunter: RB Bryson Rigsby, DL Steele Culp; Callisburg: RB Ethan Sewell, LB Gerardo Aguilar


Playoff outlook: Gunter has clinched a playoff spot and the top seed for the playoffs. A victory or a Holliday loss would give the Tigers the outright district title. Callisburg has been eliminated from playoff contention.


Holliday at S&S


What: District 5-3A (II)


Where: Ram Stadium


Records: Holliday 8-1, 4-1; S&S 0-9, 0-5


Last week: Holliday beat Nocona 38-0; S&S did not play


Series: First meeting


Players to watch: Holliday: RB Tristin Boyd, DB Jett Johnson; S&S: QB Cole Sloan, LB Devin Jackson


Playoff outlook: Holliday has clinched a playoff spot and the second seed. A win and a Gunter loss would give the Eagles a share of the district title. S&S has been eliminated from playoff contention.


Cooper at Bells


What: District 9-3A (II)


Where: Panther Stadium


Records: Cooper 7-1, 5-0; Bells 4-5, 3-2


Last week: Cooper beat Leonard 55-6; Bells beat Whitewright 40-17


Series: Bells leads 8-7-1


Last meeting: 1999 (Cooper won 63-0)


Players to watch: Cooper: RB Zykeus Turner, LB Taylor Knickerbocker; Bells: RB Trevor Coglon, DL Christian Smith


Playoff outlook: Both teams have clinched playoff spots. Cooper has clinched the top seed and a win or Chisum loss gives the Bulldogs the outright district title. Bells can get the third seed with a win and a Blue Ridge loss to Chisum. A loss gives the Panthers the fourth seed.


Blue Ridge at Paris Chisum


What: District 9-3A (II)


Where: Mustang Stadium


Records: Blue Ridge 5-4, 3-2; Paris Chisum 5-3, 4-1


Last week: Blue Ridge beat Prairiland 62-20; Paris Chisum did not play


Series: Paris Chisum leads 2-0


Last meeting: 1999 (Paris Chisum won 32-20)


Players to watch: Blue Ridge: RB Garrett Mathers, LB Slater James; Paris Chisum: QB Luke Chalaire, LB Garrett Hawkins


Playoff outlook: Both teams have clinched playoff spots. Blue Ridge can clinch the second seed with a win and a Bells loss to Cooper or a win by four points and a Bells win. The Tigers get the third seed with a loss and a Bells loss. The Tigers get the fourth seed with a loss and a Bells win. Chisum clinches the second seed with a win. Chisum gets the third seed with a loss and a Bells loss or a loss by four points and a Bells win.


Whitewright at Prairiland


What: District 9-3A (II)


Where: Patriot Stadium


Records: Whitewright 1-7, 1-4; Prairiland 1-8, 0-5


Last week: Whitewright lost to Bells 40-17; Prairiland lost to Blue Ridge 62-20


Series: Series tied 3-3


Last meeting: 2017 (Prairiland won 36-18)


Players to watch: Whitewright: RB Dylan Cordell, DB Marcus Reeves; Prairiland: RB Garrett Fletcher, DB Briley Galloway


Playoff outlook: Both teams have been eliminated from playoff contention.


Collinsville at Trenton


What: District 5-2A (I)


Where: Tiger Stadium


Records: Collinsville 7-1, 3-0; Trenton 3-6, 0-3


Last week: Collinsville beat Celeste 22-19; Trenton lost to Tom Bean 52-6


Series: Collinsville leads 5-1


Last meeting: 2017 (Collinsville won 61-3)


Players to watch: Collinsville: RB Garrett Vannoy, LB Raul Castorena; Trenton: QB Christian Verde, LB Dakota Risner


Playoff outlook: Collinsville has clinched a playoff spot and the top seed for the playoffs. A win gives the Pirates the outright district title. Trenton has been eliminated from playoff contention.


Tom Bean at Valley View


What: District 5-2A (I)


Where: John Kassen Stadium


Records: Tom Bean 5-4, 1-2; Valley View 3-4, 1-2


Last week: Tom Bean beat Trenton 52-6; Valley View did not play


Series: Valley View leads 5-1


Last meeting: 2017 (Valley View won 40-0)


Players to watch: Tom Bean: ATH Bryce Grier, LB Michael Cooper; Valley View: QB Cale Kassen, DB Brady Jackson


Playoff outlook: Both teams have clinched a playoff spot. The winner gets the third seed. The loser earns the fourth seed.


Como-Pickton at Wolfe City


What: District 6-2A (I)


Where: Don Howard Stadium


Records: Como-Pickton 3-4, 1-2; Wolfe City 8-1, 3-0


Last week: Como-Pickton lost to Rivercrest 28-23; Wolfe City beat Boles 48-0


Series: Como-Pickton leads 9-2


Last meeting: 2017 (Wolfe City won 28-26)


Players to watch: Como-Pickton: WR Ernesto Murillo, DL Daniel Galvan; Wolfe City: RB Dylan Wilson, DL Eric Fisk


Playoff outlook: Both teams have clinched playoff spots. Como-Pickton is locked into the fourth seed. Wolfe City is locked into the top seed and will earn an outright district title with a victory.


Honey Grove at Rivercrest


What: District 6-2A (I)


Where: Rebel Stadium


Records: Honey Grove 6-3, 2-1; Rivercrest 7-1, 2-1


Last week: Honey Grove did not play; Rivercrest beat Como-Pickton 28-23


Series: Honey Grove leads 18-10


Last meeting: 2017 (Rivercrest won 43-2)


Players to watch: Honey Grove: RB Trel Pruitt, DL David Gamez; Rivercrest: RB Shamar Whaley, DB Shane Crabtree


Playoff outlook: Both teams have clinched playoff spots. The winner will get the second seed. The loser earns the third seed.


Tioga at Campbell


What: District 9-2A (II)


Where: Indian Field


Records: Tioga 0-9, 0-3; Campbell 0-7, 0-3


Last week: Tioga lost to Cumby 40-8; Campbell did not play


Series: First meeting


Players to watch: Tioga: RB Marshall Lease, DL Kyler Patton; Campbell: n/a


Playoff outlook: The winner advances to the playoffs as the fourth seed. The loser is eliminated from playoff contention.


Bryson at Savoy


What: District 9-1A (I)


Where: Robert F. Hodge Field


Records: Bryson 3-6, 1-2; Savoy 4-3, 1-2


Last week: Bryson beat Perrin-Whitt 60-40; Savoy did not play


Series: First meeting


Players to watch: Bryson: RB Harley Hammond, LB Dillon Orr; Savoy: RB Patrik McCauley, DB Hunter Carrasco


Playoff outlook: Bryson clinches a playoff spot and the second seed with a win and a Perrin-Whitt win against Saint Jo. Bryson is eliminated with a loss or a win and a Saint Jo win. Savoy clinches a playoff spot and the second seed with a win and a Saint Jo win over Perrin-Whitt. Savoy is eliminated with a loss or a win and a Perrin-Whitt win.


Forestburg at Fannindel


What: District 9-1A (II)


Where: Bishop Field


Records: Forestburg 0-9, 0-1; Fannindel 4-2, 1-0


Last week: Forestburg lost to Gold-burg 65-20; Fannindel did not play


Series: Fannindel leads 3-0


Last meeting: 2012 (Fannindel won 51-0)


Players to watch: Forestburg: RB Kurtis Smith, DL Bannon Osteen; Fannindel: RB Daytoryna Johnson, LB Deandrae Tinnell


Playoff outlook: Forestburg is eliminated with a loss. Fannindel clinches a playoff spot and the top seed with a victory. If Forestburg wins by 45 then Forestburg, Fannindel and Gold-burg will all be tied on points and will have to figure out those two spots, most likely via coin flip.


Muenster Sacred Heart at Texoma Christian


What: TAPPS District 1-IV


Where: Texoma Christian High School


Records: Muenster Sacred Heart 4-4, 1-1; Texoma Christian 3-6, 1-1


Last week: Muenster Sacred Herat lost to Lake Country 42-0; Texoma Christian beat Fort Worth Calvary 20-14


Series: First meeting


Players to watch: Muenster Sacred Heart: RB Hunter Henigan, LB Drew Meiwes; Texoma Christian: WR Tex Monk, DL Dayne Kelley


Playoff outlook: Both teams have clinched playoff spots. The winner will get the second seed while the loser gets the third seed.