Listed here are 5 ideas about first-round playoff video games on Thursday evening within the Dallas house.

Sunnyvale avenges 2018 lapse

Sunnyvale suffered just one loss all through the 2018 season: within the bi-district around to Gilmer. The defeat overshadowed Sunnyvale’s undefeated regular-season end and was once at the Raiders gamers and coaches’ minds all through the offseason.

With a 25-13 victory over Pittsburg, Sunnyvale ensured their 2019 unbeaten steady season didn’t lead to first-round defeat once more.

Quarterback Tripp Mcada powered the win by way of accounting for 283 of the crew’s 344 general yards and tallying 3 touchdowns, one passing and two dashing. Up subsequent: Mexia or Bullard, which play Friday, within the house around.

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State contenders roll on

Argyle and Denton Ryan entered the postseason with the similar expectancies: to win six video games of their respective brackets and lift a state-championship trophy.

The first step is entire.

Ryan downed Granbury, 56-19, by way of scoring the sport’s first 49 issues and opening a 56-7 halftime lead. Emani Bailey, Drew Sanders and Billy Bowman all scored a minimum of two touchdowns, whilst quarterback Seth Henigan threw 3.

In the meantime, Argyle beat Carter, 58-23. Quarterback Bo Hogeboom, who signed to Houston’s baseball crew Wednesday, finished 14 of 16 passes for 230 yards and 3 touchdowns, all to receiver Cole Kirkpatrick.

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Lancaster earns absolute best win of the evening — and perhaps weekend

The Magnificence 5A Div. I Area II bracket is among the hardest — in any classification — in Texas. That The Colony and Lancaster, which each spent the vast majority of the season within the most sensible 5 of the SportsDay Magnificence 5A house scores, matched up within the first around proved the intensity.

Then Lancaster proved its energy Thursday in a 44-29 triumph.

Operating again Tre Bradford led Lancaster with 258 general yards and two dashing touchdowns, whilst the Tigers’ protection restricted The Colony to 89 dashing yards and compelled 4 turnovers, together with 3 interceptions.

There will probably be little time for Lancaster to relaxation and have fun, regardless that. Subsequent week, the Tigers will face both McKinney North’s explosive offense or Magnolia West.

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Heroes of the evening: Frisco Independence’s defenders

Additionally within the 5AI Area II bracket that’s so difficult, Independence confronted a first-round problem: Mansfield Timberview’s dashing offense that has continuously worn down fighters this season.

No drawback for Independence’s protection.

In its 43-28 victory, the Knights held Timberview, which entered the competition averaging 220 dashing yards a sport, to 48. Independence pressured 4 turnovers, together with 3 fumbles, to lend a hand keep an eye on the affects of Department-I-college-bound rushers Jaden Hullaby and Stacy Sneed.

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Double-digit benchmark

Coming into the bi-district conflict with Greenville, Frisco hadn’t gained double-digit video games in a season since 2011.

Due to 30 unanswered second-half issues of their 44-12 win, the Raccoons modified that, advancing to 10-1 in trainer Jeff Harbert’s first season on the helm.

In the back of a balanced offense — quarterback Caree’ Inexperienced and working again Bryson Clemons have virtually equivalent manufacturing this season — and a protection that helped key the District 7-5AII identify, Frisco is eyeing any other milestone subsequent week.

The Raccoons haven’t gained 11 video games since a minimum of 2004.

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