FOOTBALL FAB FIVES
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.
For second straight year, Bulldogs will face San Marcos in showdown for 14-6A title.
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, T’wolves have beaten Georgetown, Hutto — teams that are a combined 15-3.
In their five District 25-5A victories, Knights have outscored their opponents 277-52.
Hippos will try to bounce back from loss to state-ranked Cedar Park against Cedar Creek (1-8).
Fresh off a bye week, Eagles will wrap up their District 19-5A schedule at Connally (3-6).
CLASS 4A AND BELOW
After an open week, Texans can close out their unbeaten run through 13-4A, Division II.
Knights will charge into a clash against Hyde Park to decide the TAPPS II, District 3 champ.
Only blemish on Eagles’ record remains a 42-35 overtime loss to Fairfield to open district play.
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.