Here’s a recap of Friday night’s high school football and the district standings. The Center Roughriders’ undefeated season came to an end, as the Carthage Bulldogs took a 45-29 win. The Riders drop to 7-1 on the season, 1-1 in District 20-3A. Carthage, meanwhile improves to 6-2, 2-0 in district. Jasper shuts-out Diboll, 45-0, as Jasper’s now 1-0 in district, and Diboll is 0-2. Huntington had a bye and is 0-1. The Joaquin Rams and Timpson Bears remain perfect on the season with 7-0 marks. The Rams took a 38-19 win over Big Sandy, and the Bears came away with a 32-7 win over Beckville. Both Joaquin and Timpson are 2-0 in District 9-1A, Division I. It’ll likely come down to a Nov. 2 meeting between the two teams for the district championship. Beckville is now 1-1 in district. Harleton is 1-1, after beating Carlisle, 34-13, in Friday’s other district game. Carlisle and Big Sandy are 0-2. The San Augustine Wolves and Alto are tied atop the District 10-1A, Division I standings at 2-0. SA beat the Shelbyville Dragons, 35-12, and Alto defeated West Sabine, 40-26. Grapeland beat Cushing, 19-2 Friday. West Sabine and Grapeland are 1-1, while Shelbyville and Cushing are 0-2. San Augustine and Alto will play Nov. 2.
As for District 11-1A, Division II, the Tenaha Tigers are alone in first place at 2-0, after the Tigers held off Mt Enterprise, 35-32. Burkeville defeated Sabine Pass, 30-16 Friday. Evadale is 1-0, Burkeville 1-1, Mt Enterprise 0-1, and Sabine Pass, 0-2 in the standings. Other scores: Haynesville defeats Logansport, 49-6; Groveton over Hemphill, 51-14; Corsicana beats Nacogdoches, 28-7; and Lufkin over Bryan, 47-7.
This week’s high school football schedule has Center at Huntington; West Sabine at San Augustine; Beckville at Joaquin; Carlisle at Timpson; Shelbyville at Cushing; West Rusk at Garrison; Ringgold at Logansport in the Tigers last regular season game; and Tenaha is open.
Homecoming was a celebration for the SFA Lumberjacks Saturday, as they take a 44-10 win over Nicholls State in Southland Conference Play. The Jacks improve to 3-4, 2-1 in conference play.