Lone Star Gridiron

Week 3 Friday Night Highlights

Texas high school football predictions, scores

#34 6A Abilene 55, #37 5A Abilene Cooper 38
Abilene (2-1) RB Abram Smith scored 7 touchdowns to win the 56th playing of the Crosstown Showdown. Abilene Cooper (1-2) still leads the all-time series 32-23-1.

#3 6A Austin Westlake 35, #131 6A Pflugerville 0
Austin Westlake (2-1) showed that they can still play football even though Texas Longhorns pledge Sam Ehlinger has been sidelined by a knee injury that required surgery. They got a great night from RB Nakia Watson who is a junior transfer from Manor this past spring. He ran for 145 yards and 4 touchdowns as Westlake beat Pflugerville (1-2) at Chaparral Stadium.

#12 6A Euless Trinity 35, #21 5A Colleyville Heritage 21
Euless Trinity (3-0) used a strong running game going for 326 yards on the ground to beat Colleyville Heritage (1-2) for the 10th time since 2002.

#54 6A Waco Hewitt Midway 26, #7 5A Temple 20
Temple (2-1) turned the ball over 5 times as Waco Hewitt Midway (1-2) got their first win of the season. Midway has lost to #3 5A Cedar Park 13-43 and #28 6A Round Rock Cedar Ridge 3-52 coming into the game.

#26 6A Klein Collins 14, #19 6A Houston Lamar 9
Klein Collins (2-1) played another Houston power this week and got a huge win. Collins lost in double overtime last week to #1 6A Katy. Houston Lamar (2-1) has big wins over #24 Spring Westfield and #53 Fort Bend Hightower this year.

#55 6A Round Rock 20, #10 6A Smithson Valley 14
Round Rock (2-1) made a statement with a upset win over Smithson Valley (1-1). Round Rock plays another tough one next week against #41 Belton.

#22 6A San Angelo Central 52, #29 5A Kerrville Tivy 0
San Angelo Central (3-0) has outscored their opponents 187-61 so far this year. Only #27 6A Odessa Permian and #46 6A Amarillo Tascosa look to be able to keep them from a perfect regular season.

#47 6A South Grand Prairie 39, #18 6A Arlington Martin 25
Not sure what to think about South Grand Prairie (2-1). One week they get beat 7-37 by #45 Arlington Lamar and the next they beat up on #18 Arlington Martin.

#14 6A The Woodlands 26, #1 6A Katy 3
Wow....#1 in 6A Falls for the 2nd week in a row. Katy (1-2) was the only team to beat The Woodlands (3-0) last year in the regular season.

#83 5A Corpus Christi Carroll 34, #88 5A Gregory-Portland 0
Corpus Christi Carroll (2-1) dominated the 45th playing of the Battle Of The Bridge. The series is all tied up now at 22-22-1 since 1972.

#36 5A Everman 31, #38 4A DI Stephenville 24
Stephenville battled back after being down 3-24 at halftime but it was not enough. Everman now leads this series 9-4 since 1998. Stephenville had won the last 2 years.

#2 5A Manvel 36, #17 6A Pearland 0
Manvel showed that they are a state power at any classification. They beat Galena Park North Shore last week who was the 2015 Class 6A Division I state champion. This week they not only knocked off a Houston power but shut them out.

#28 5A Waxahachie 50, #18 5A Ennis 20
Waxahachie won the 94th “Battle of 287”. They now lead this all-time 47-45-2. Waxahachie beat #9 Dallas Highland Park last week. Look out for the Indians.

#21 4A DI Alvarado 21, #1 4A DI Kennedale 14
#1 falls....Alvarado is now 14-7-1 vs. Kennedale since 1986.

#9 4A DI Andrews 77, #22 4A DI Levelland 76, OT
Andrews won a much anticipated battle of quarterbacks in Andrews Triston Williams and Levellands Nick Gerber. In overtime Levelland scored and elected to go for two and the win. The pass fell incomplete.

#2 4A DI Argyle 43, #7 4A DII Celina 14
Argyle showed that they are once again one of the best in the 4A classification.

#3 4A DI China Spring 63, #1 3A DI Cameron Yoe 13
Another #1 falls but this time to a much bigger opponent. China Spring dominated and showed that they are for real.

#19 4A DII Perryton 24, #2 3A DII Canadian 14
Canadian falls for the 2nd time this year.....both losses where to much bigger schools.

#6 4A DI Stafford 42, #10 4A DII Bellville 0
Stafford continues to roll

#72 3A DI George West 49, #6 3A DII Odem 12
Wow....did not see this one coming

#44 3A DI Groesbeck 21, #14 4A DII Mexia 15
Groesbeck wins the 78th Battle Of The River.

#18 3A DI Hallettsville 28, #1 3A DII Boling 7
Another #1 falls....Hallettsville beat #2 2A DI Shiner last week.

What are your thoughts?