Week 7 of the high school football season is a big one in District 20-3A, as the undefeated, and No. 19 state-ranked Center Roughriders host the No. 12 ranked Carthage Bulldogs in an early district schedule clash for what could be for the district championship. Both Center and Carthage are 1-0 in 20-3A. The Riders have a 7-0 season mark, while Carthage is 5-2 on the season. Center Broadcasting has complete coverage of the homecoming contest as Rob Payne, Chris Watlington and the Rider Radio Team call the game on KDET and online at cbc-radio.com. The stadium pregame show begins at 7. In the other District 20-3A game tonight, Jasper goes to Diboll and Huntington is open.
The Center Broadcasting Shelby County Game of the Week will pit the San Augustine Wolves at Shelbyville to play the Dragons in a District 10-1A, Division I contest. The Wolves are 4-2, and 1-0 in district, and are tied with West Sabine and Alto for the district lead. Meanwhile, the Dragons are 1-5, and have an 0-1 district mark. Don Wall describes the action starting at 7:20 on Q-100, KQBB FM, and streaming online at cbc-radio.com.
Good game down the road in Pineland tonight, as Alto takes on No. 5 ranked West Sabine. The top-two teams in District 11-1A, Div. II will be meeting, as the Tenaha Tigers travel to Mt Enterprise to play the Wildcats. Tenaha is 1-0 in district, 3-4 on the season, while Mt Enterprise is 4-2 for the year, and will be playing their first district game; the No. 3 state-ranked Joaquin Rams are on the road to take on 4-2 Big Sandy tonight for a District 9-1A, Div. I match-up. The Rams are 6-0, and are tied with Timpson and Beckville atop the district standings at 1-0. Big Sandy is 0-1 in district. Timpson is at Beckville tonight, as the Bears are also 6-0, while Beckville is 3-3 on the season.
In other action tonight, the Logansport Tigers are at Haynesville; Garrison is open; Nacogdoches at Corsicana, and Lufkin at Bryan.
It’s homecoming at SFA this weekend, as the Lumberjacks come off their bye week with a 3 p.m. kick off Saturday against Nicholls State in a Southland Conference game at Homer Bryce Stadium.