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Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2018 7:35 pm


Class 4A Division I Area Playoff

>> Time, Date, Place: 7 p.m. Friday, Shotwell Stadium, Abilene

>> Head coaches: Ralph Mason (Andrews); Mike Fuller (Decatur)

>> Districts: Andrews (District 2-4A Division I); Decatur (District 4-4A Division I)

>> 2018 Records: Andrews (8-3); Decatur (5-6)

>> Next Opponent: Winner of Wichita Falls Hirschi-San Angelo Lake View

>> Last Week: Andrews defeated San Elizario, 57-6; Decatur defeated Dumas, 48-21

>> Playoff Appearances: Andrews 34; Decatur 31

>> Last Playoff Appearance: Andrews (Lost in area round, 2017); Decatur (Lost in regional round, 2017)

>> Previous Playoff Meetings: One (Decatur won, 55-48, 2017 area round)

>> Andrews Leaders: QB Brett Leach (186-of-324, 2,966 yards, 38 touchdowns); WR Markeese Lawrence (46 receptions, 950 yards, 16 touchdowns).

>> Decatur Leaders: QB Roman Fuller (262-of-394, 3,680 yards, 14 touchdowns); RB Gunner Ragsdale (117 rushing attempts, 642 yards, 11 touchdowns); WR Beau Bedford (96 receptions, 1,421 yards, 14 touchdowns).

>> Radio: KACT 105.5 FM (Andrews)

>> Web: kactradio.com

>> Notes: The Andrews offense averages 428.9 total yards a game. … Decatur is making its sixth straight playoff appearance.



Class 4A Division I Area Playoff

>> Time, Date, Place: 4 p.m. Friday, Pirate Stadium, Woodrow

>> Head coaches: Kent Jackson (Seminole); Blake Bryant (Canyon)

>> Districts: Seminole (District 2-4A Division I); Canyon (District 3-4A Division I)

>> 2018 Records: Seminole 7-3; Canyon 10-1

>> Next Opponent: Winner of Big Spring-Hereford

>> Last Week: Seminole defeated Fabens, 42-7; Canyon defeated Gainesville, 62-14

>> Playoff Appearances: Seminole 22; Canyon 28

>> Last Playoff Appearance: Seminole (Lost in regional round, 2017); Canyon (Lost in bi-district round, 2016)

>> Seminole Leaders: QB Jordan Matthews (35-of-59, 712 yards, 11 touchdowns); RB Aiden Ward (86 rushing attempts, 378 yards, 11 touchdowns); WR James Hurston (20 receptions, 476 yards, nine touchdowns).

>> Radio: KSEM 106.3 FM (Seminole)

>> Web: kikzksem.com

>> Notes: Seminole is 0-6 against Canyon since 2004. ... This is the first meeting between the teams since 2009.



Class 4A Division II Area Playoff

>> Time, Date, Place: 7 p.m. Friday, Brownwood

>> Head coaches: Jared Sanderson (Greenwood); Matthew Hoover (Vernon)

>> Districts: Greenwood (District 1-4A Division II); Vernon (District 3-4A Division II)

>> 2018 Records: Greenwood 9-2; Vernon 5-6

>> Next Opponent: Winner of Levelland-Iowa Park

>> Last Week: Greenwood defeated Perryton, 24-7; Vernon defeated Ferris, 27-14

>> Playoff Appearances: Greenwood 21; Vernon 35

>> Last Playoff Appearance: Greenwood (Lost in bi-district round, 2017); Vernon (Lost in area round, 2017)

>> Previous Playoff Meetings: One (Vernon won, 27-19, 2006 regional quarterfinal round)

>> Greenwood Leaders: RB Trey Cross (130 rushing attempts, 1,090 yards, 15 touchdowns); QB Jake Somers (21-of-41, 462 yards, 12 touchdowns); WR Brody Ray (37 receptions, 771 yards, 17 touchdowns).

>> Vernon Leaders: QB BT White (216 rushing attempts, 1,163 yards, 17 touchdowns); Truman Castleberry (10 sacks).

>> Web: towntalkradio.com/greenwood-sports-radio (Greenwood)

>> Notes: The Rangers are riding high on their eight-game winning streak. … Vernon is in the playoffs for the third straight season.



Class 3A Division II Area Playoff

>> Time, Date, Place: 3 p.m. Friday, Peoples Bank Stadium, Wolfforth Frenship H.S.

>> Head coaches: Steve Rodman (Crane); Zach Ramos (Tulia)

>> Districts: Crane (District 1-3A Division II); Tulia (District 3-3A Division II)

>> 2018 Records: Crane 8-3; Tulia 7-4

>> Next Opponent: Winner of Abernathy-Childress

>> Last Week: Crane defeated Coahoma, 28-7; Tulia defeated Merkel, 26-24

>> Playoff Appearances: Crane 33; Tulia 22

>> Last Playoff Appearance: Crane (Lost in bi-district round, 2017); Tulia (Lost in bi-district round, 2017)

>> Crane Leaders: RB Brandon Cerna (182 rushing attempts, 1,684 yards, 19 touchdowns); RB Vinny Rodriguez (118 rushing attempts, 685 yards, six touchdowns); QB Kobe Henderson (26-of-61, 319 yards, two touchdowns).

>> Notes: Crane is in the area round for the first time since 2013.



Class 2A Division II Area Playoff

>> Time, Date, Place: 4 p.m. Friday, Jimmie Redman Memorial Stadium, Post

>> Head coaches: Corby Maurer (Iraan); Clint Conkin (Clarendon)

>> Districts: Iraan (District 1-2A Division II); Clarendon (District 3-2A Division II)

>> 2018 Records: Iraan 10-1; Clarendon 7-3

>> Next Opponent: Winner of Gruver-Wink

>> Last Week: Iraan defeated Bovina, 32-22; Clarendon defeated Ralls, 38-13

>> Playoff Appearances: Iraan 38; Clarendon 19

>> Last Playoff Appearance: Iraan (Lost in area round, 2017); Clarendon (Lost in regional quarterfinal round, 2017)

>> Iraan Leaders: QB Kyler Miller (6-of-9, 105 yards, three total touchdowns in last week’s win over Bovina); RB Brodey Myers (18 rushing attempts, 90 yards, two touchdowns in last week’s win over Bovina).

>> Notes: The Braves have won five of their last six games.



Class 2A Division II Area Playoff

>> Time, Date, Place: 7 p.m. Friday, Peoples Bank Stadium, Wolfforth Frenship H.S.

>> Head coaches: Fred Staugh (McCamey); Jason Porton (Vega)

>> Districts: McCamey (District 1-2A Division II); Vega (District 3-2A Division II)

>> 2018 Records: McCamey 8-3; Vega 6-4

>> Next Opponent: Winner of Farwell-Stratford

>> Last Week: McCamey defeated Plains, 51-13; Vega defeated Tahoka, 31-26

>> Playoff Appearances: McCamey 36; Vega 20

>> Last Playoff Appearance: McCamey (Lost in area round, 2017); Vega (Lost in bi-district round, 2017)

>> McCamey Leaders: RB Gunner Adams (241 rushing attempts, 1,512 yards, 20 touchdowns); QB Ivan Rubio (89-of-145, 1,405 yards, 16 touchdowns); WR Carson Fuentes (23 receptions, 439 yards, eight touchdowns).

>> Notes: McCamey is riding a five-game winning streak ... Vega is making its first appearance in the area round since 2015.



Class 2A Division II Area Playoff

>> Time, Date, Place: 3 p.m. Friday, Lowery Field, Lubbock

>> Head coaches: Brian Gibson (Wink); Terry Felderhoff (Gruver)

>> Districts: Wink (District 1-2A Division II); Gruver (District 3-2A Division II)

>> 2018 Records: Wink 7-4; Gruver 10-1

>> Next Opponent: Winner of Iraan-Clarendon

>> Last Week: Wink defeated Sudan, 31-14; Gruver defeated Crosbyton, 64-8

>> Playoff Appearances: Wink 42; Gruver 22

>> Last Playoff Appearance: Wink (Lost in area round, 2017); Gruver (Lost in regional round, 2017)

>> Wink Leaders: QB Nick Gray (140-of-250, 1,952 yards, 18 touchdowns); RB Zachary Rosas (82 rushing attempts, 504 yards, six touchdowns); WR Wade Halterman (55 receptions, 1,170 yards, 14 touchdowns).

>> Web: west11sports.com (Wink)

>> Notes: Greyhounds are on an eight-game winning streak. ... Wink is making its second straight appearance in the area round.



Class 1A Division I Regional Playoff

>> Time, Date, Place: 6 p.m. Friday, Bearkat Stadium, Garden City

>> Head coaches: Vance Jones (Balmorhea); Lane Jackson (Ropes)

>> Districts: Balmorhea (District 7-1A Division I); Ropes (District 5-1A Division I)

>> 2018 Records: Balmorhea 9-2; Ropes 7-3

>> Next Opponent: Winner of Garden City-Borden County

>> Last Week: Balmorhea defeated Sterling City, 64-22; Ropes defeated Lenorah Grady, 58-12

>> Playoff Appearances: Balmorhea 19; Ropes 17

>> Last Playoff Appearance: Balmorhea (Lost in state championship game, 2017); Ropes (Lost in regional round, 2017)

>> Notes: The Bears are making their fourth straight appearance in the regional round. ... Ropes is in the playoffs for the third straight time since 2016.



Class 1A Division II Regional Playoff

>> Time, Date, Place: 3 p.m. Saturday, Wildcat Stadium, Westbrook

>> Head coaches: Joe Helms (Grandfalls-Royalty); Eric Hearn (Lueders-Avoca)

>> Districts: Grandfalls-Royalty (5-1A Division II); Lueders-Avoca (District 7-1A Division II)

>> 2018 Records: Grandfalls-Royalty 9-2; Lueders-Avoca 6-5

>> Next Opponent: Winner of Jayton-Blackwell

>> Last Week: Grandfalls-Royalty defeated Loraine, 84-34; Lueders-Avoca defeated Woodson, 46-0

>> Playoff Appearances: Grandfalls-Royalty 16; Lueders-Avoca 9

>> Last Playoff Appearance: Grandfalls-Royalty (Lost in bi-district round, 2017); Lueders-Avoca (Lost in bi-district round, 2017)

>> Notes: The Cowboys are making their first appearance in the regional round since 2016.

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