High school football: Our Fab Fives


FOOTBALL FAB FIVES

CLASS 6A

Team;W-L;Pts.

1. Westlake;9-0;15

Chaparrals, who will close regular season at Vista Ridge, climb to No. 3 in Class 6A state poll.

2. Cedar Ridge;8-1;12

For second straight season, Raiders could storm through District 13-6A without a loss.

3. Lake Travis;7-2;9

After allowing a total of seven points in past three games, Cavaliers will face Vandegrift (6-3).

4. San Marcos;8-1;6

Rattlers have a chance to reach nine wins in a season for the first time since 2003.

5. Bowie;8-1;3

For second straight year, Bulldogs will face San Marcos in showdown for 14-6A title.

CLASS 5A

Team;W-L;Pts.

1. Dripping Springs;9-0;15

State-ranked Tigers’ 9-0 start contributes to 21-2 overall mark since beginning of 2016 season.

2. Cedar Park;8-1;11

In past three weeks, Twolves have beaten Georgetown, Hutto — teams that are a combined 15-3.

3. McCallum;9-0;10

In their five District 25-5A victories, Knights have outscored their opponents 277-52.

4. Hutto;8-1;6

Hippos will try to bounce back from loss to state-ranked Cedar Park against Cedar Creek (1-8).

5. Georgetown;7-2;3

Fresh off a bye week, Eagles will wrap up their District 19-5A schedule at Connally (3-6).

CLASS 4A AND BELOW

Team;W-L;Pts.

1. Wimberley;8-1;15

After an open week, Texans can close out their unbeaten run through 13-4A, Division II.

2. Regents;9-0;9

Knights will charge into a clash against Hyde Park to decide the TAPPS II, District 3 champ.

(tie) Salado;8-1;9

Only blemish on Eagles’ record remains a 42-35 overtime loss to Fairfield to open district play.

4. Thrall;8-1;8

Unbeaten in district play, Tigers will close regular season with grudge match against Thorndale.

5. Liberty Hill;6-2;3

Panthers averaged 58 points in recent victories over Lampasas, Burnet and China Spring.

Others receiving votes: Hyde Park (7-2), 1.



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