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


Sherman at Texas High


What: District 7-5A (I)


When: 7 p.m.


Where: Tiger Stadium


Broadcast: KMAD 102.5 FM


Records: Sherman 3-3, 0-2; Texas High 3-4, 0-3


Last week: Sherman did not play; Texas High lost 55-10 against Mesquite Poteet


Series: Sherman leads 4-0


Last season: Sherman won 27-21


Players to watch: Sherman: WR Gage Smith, DL Ivan Calvillo; Texas High: RB Tracy Cooper, LB Clayton Smith


Notable: Sherman’s last playoff victory was against Texas High, in the bi-district round in 2012 … This will be the Bearcats’ longest road trip of the regular season, nearly double the second-longest at Fort Worth Brewer … Texas High was 3-1 going into district play and has been outscored 133-51 in the three 7-5A (I) losses.


Denison at Frisco


What: District 7-5A (II)


When: 7 p.m.


Where: Toyota Stadium


Broadcast: KMKT 93.1 FM


Records: Denison 4-2, 3-1; Frisco 7-0, 5-0


Last week: Denison did not play; Frisco won 38-7 against Lake Dallas


Series: Denison leads 6-1


Last season: Denison won 56-20


Players to watch: Denison: RB Asa Osbourn, LB Anthony Melton; Frisco: RB Bryson Clemons, LB Aaron Taylor


Notable: The lone win by the Raccoons in the series was a 34-21 decision in 2016 … Last week’s victory was the 40th for Chad Rogers at Denison. He is the fifth Yellow Jacket head coach to reach that milestone and needs six wins to pass Herman Bailey (1959-66) for fourth place … Frisco is the only undefeated team left in the district standings and will clinch a playoff spot with a victory.


Brock at Whitesboro


What: District 4-3A (I)


Where: Bearcat Stadium


Broadcast: www.whitesboroisd.org


Records: Brock 4-2, 1-1; Whitesboro 4-3, 2-1


Last week: Brock did not play; Whitesboro won 43-7 against Bowie


Series: Brock leads 1-0


Last season: Brock won 34-29


Players to watch: Brock: RB Cash Jones, DB Luke Dillingham; Whitesboro: WR Canyon Parker, DL Aaron Scorsone


Notable: Whitesboro scored all of its points in the second half in the win against Bowie last week … Last year’s game came down to a Bearcat fumble on the final possession as they tried for the winning touchdown … Brock defeated Bowie, 67-7, before having the district bye last week.


Pottsboro at Bonham


What: District 5-3A (I)


Where: Warrior Stadium


Broadcast: KZRC 96.1 FM


Records: Pottsboro 7-0, 3-0; Bonham 1-5, 0-2


Last week: Pottsboro won 42-3 against Howe; Bonham lost 66-0 against Emory Rains


Series: Bonham leads 10-5


Last season: Bonham won 52-49


Players to watch: Pottsboro: WR Titus Lyons, LB Jackson Lipscomb; Bonham: WR Jerrell Stewart, LB Aidan Straub


Notable: All of Pottsboro’s points last week against Howe were scored in the first half … The Cardinals will clinch a playoff spot with a win and a Lone Oak loss to Howe … Bonham has already lost more games than it did in the entire 2018 season.


Lone Oak at Howe


What: District 5-3A (I)


Where: Bulldog Stadium


Records: Lone Oak 1-5, 0-2; Howe 2-5, 1-2


Last week: Lone Oak lost 36-0 against Van Alstyne; Howe lost 42-3 against Pottsboro


Series: Lone Oak leads 4-2


Last season: Lone Oak won 20-12


Players to watch: Lone Oak: WR Jack Kizer, LB Ethan Smith; Howe: RB Jalen Thornton, LB Noah Campbell


Notable: Howe’s next district victory would be their most in three seasons and more than the past two seasons combined … The Bulldogs have allowed at least 34 points in four of their five losses … Lone Oak head coach Vince Taylor, who was in his first year leading the program, resigned on Saturday following the loss to Van Alstyne.


Commerce at Van Alstyne


What: District 5-3A (I)


Where: Panther Stadium


Records: Commerce 2-4, 1-1; Van Alstyne 3-4, 2-1


Last week: Commerce did not play; Van Alstyne won 36-0 against Lone Oak


Series: Van Alstyne leads 7-2


Last season: Van Alstyne won 42-9


Players to watch: Commerce: QB J’den Wilson, LB Brad Caldwell; Van Alstyne: WR Drelin Davis, DL Paul O’Loughlin


Notable: Van Alstyne’s shutout win was its third in the last 14 games. The previous three shutouts by the Panthers covered from the fourth-to-last game of 2010 until the middle of the 2018 season … Davis has had a pair of 100-yard receiving games this season … Commerce will be trying for back-to-back victories for the first time since 2017.


City View at Gunter


What: District 5-3A (II)


Where: Tiger Stadium


Broadcast: www.guntertexas.com


Records: City View 5-1, 2-0; Gunter 6-1, 3-0


Last week: City View did not play; Gunter won 20-7 against Holliday


Series: Gunter leads 1-0


Last season: Gunter won 42-0


Players to watch: City View: QB Isaiah Marks, LB Orlando Torres; Gunter: RB Bryson Rigsby, DL Kolton Hinton


Notable: Gunter has allowed just 16 yards rushing, on 47 attempts, over the past two games … The Tigers are going for their 25th straight district victory and a 31-1 record in their last 32 district contests … City View has its most wins in a season since 2014. The only year since the program started in 2000 with more than six wins is a 7-4 mark in 2002.


S&S at Callisburg


What: District 5-3A (II)


Where: Wildcat Stadium


Records: S&S 0-7, 0-3; Callisburg 0-6, 0-2


Last week: S&S lost 33-3 against Henrietta; Callisburg lost 33-13 against Nocona


Series: Callisburg leads 22-10-2


Last season: Callisburg won 33-0


Players to watch: S&S: QB Jake Reynolds, LB Chase Sloan; Callisburg: RB Blake Boren, DL Seth Baucum


Notable: S&S has scored in single digits in each of the past four games … A loss by the Rams would be their 19th straight and the second-longest losing streak in school history, surpassing one from 2010-11 and behind only a 30-gamer from 1967-70 … Callisburg is 3-29 dating back to the middle of the 2016 season with one of those wins coming against S&S last year.


Chisum at Bells


What: District 9-3A (II)


Where: Panther Stadium


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


Last week: Chisum lost 62-21 against Leonard; Bells won 49-12 against Prairiland


Series: Chisum leads 8-3


Last season: Chisum won 28-12


Players to watch: Chisum: RB Zaquavious Price, LB Ashton Fleming; Bells: QB Blake Rolen, DB Kaden Pyle


Notable: Bells joins Blue Ridge as the only undefeated teams left in the district standings … The Panthers have had two straight 200-yard rushing efforts, first by Bo Baker and then Wrangler Priest last week … Chisum is trying for back-to-back playoff appearances for just the second time in school history and the first since 1998-99.


Whitewright at Cooper


What: District 9-3A (II)


Where: Bulldog Stadium


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


Last week: Whitewright did not play; Cooper lost 20-6 against Blue Ridge


Series: Tied 12-12-1


Last season: Cooper won 50-0


Players to watch: Whitewright: WR Aaron Pitt, DL Dylan Halbardier; Cooper: QB Jaxson McGuire, LB Jackson Anderson


Notable: Whitewright has started district play 0-2 every year dating back to 2012 … The Tigers’ next victory would give them as many wins as the 2017-18 seasons combined … Cooper had an eight-game district winning streak snapped last week against Blue Ridge.


Collinsville at Tom Bean


What: District 5-2A (I)


Where: Tomcat Stadium


Records: Tom Bean 2-4; Collinsville 3-4, 0-1


Last week: Tom Bean did not play; Collinsville lost 51-6 against Valley View


Series: Collinsville won 17-9


Last season: Collinsville won 48-26


Players to watch: Tom Bean: WR Lance Pauler, DL Zane McNealy; Collinsville: QB Luis Hernandez, DL Dreyton Stewart


Notable: The game was originally schedule for Collinsville this season but bad weather last year forced the teams to swap sites … Tom Bean is trying to win the district opener for the third time in four seasons … Collinsville has lost by a combined score of 111-5 the past two weeks.


Tioga at Era


What: District 9-2A (II)


Where: Hornet Stadium


Records: Tioga 2-4; Era 0-6


Last week: Tioga did not play; Era did not play


Series: Era leads 1-0


Last season: Era won 14-12


Players to watch: Tioga: RB Kaleb Scott, DL Austin Hays; Era: WR Landen Waver, DB Ben Vega


Notable: This is the district opener for both teams … Both teams have already clinched playoff spots, along with Muenster and Cumby in the four-team district. All of their games will decide playoff seeding … Era has allowed at least 34 points in every game and lost each contest by at least 22 points.