A recap of last Friday night’s high school football action: The Center Roughriders ran their season record to 5-0, with a 43-30 win over the Class 2A state-ranked Tatum Eagles. Two other local teams remain undefeated on the season. The state-ranked Joaquin Rams are now 5-0, with a 46-21 victory against Elkhart; and the Timpson Bears improve to 4-0, with a 61-13 thrashing of Burkeville. In addition, the Tenaha Tigers have evened their season record to 2-2 after defeating Sabine, 20-7; the San Augustine Wolves are also 2-2 with a 46-6 win over Hemphill; and the Shelbyville Dragons come up short to Overton, 25-20, to drop to 1-3 on the year. The Garrison Bulldogs opened district with a 41-7 loss to Arp, and see their season record go to 2-3. Other results: Mt Enterprise whips Colmesneil, 57-20; Whitehouse beats Carthage, 29-27; Hallsville hands Nacogdoches a 40-12 setback; and in 4 overtimes, Lufkin outlasts A&M Consolidated, 71-68.
This week’s schedule has Corrigan-Camden at Center in the final tune-up before the start of district play. It’s also “pack the place pink” night at Roughrider Stadium. Other games include San Augustine at Tenaha; Mount Enterprise at Timpson, where it’s homecoming for the Bears; Hawkins at Garrison for the Bulldog’s homecoming; Plain Dealing at Logansport for the Tiger’s homecoming; and Joaquin and Shelbyville are both open.