Klein Oak at Oak Ridge

Woodforest Bank Stadium, Shenandoah, 7 p.m., Thursday

Last meeting: Klein Oak 35, Oak Ridge 20 - 2018

Klein Oak (6-1, 4-1): Since being stunned by Klein to open District 15-6A, the Panthers have reeled off four straight wins. Klein Oak beat Klein Forest handily this past Thursday night, 40-6. The Panthers are averaging 27.7 points per game.

Oak Ridge (2-4, 1-3): The War Eagles were stunned on Friday night as College Park scored 31 unanswered points for a 45-28 loss. Adrian Murdaugh had touchdown runs of 22 and 27 yards respectively against the Cavaliers. Oak Ridge has dropped three of its last four games with its only win coming against Klein Forest. Oak Ridge has lost five straight to Klein Oak spanning a decade.

Conroe at The Woodlands

Woodforest Bank Stadium, Shenandoah, 7 p.m. Friday

Last meeting: The Woodlands 45, Conroe 13 - 2018

Conroe (4-2, 3-1): The Tigers have the No. 1 offense in District 15-6A, averaging 480 yards per game. Conroe had been balanced on that side of the ball, passing for 1,558 yards and rushing for 1,321. Quarterback Christian Pack has accounted for nearly 2,300 yards and 26 total touchdowns. Michael Phoenix II leads the district with 14 touchdown catches.

The Woodlands (4-3, 3-2): The Highlanders have won 29 of the 41 all-time matchups against Conroe, and their last loss to the Tigers came in 2007. The Woodlands ranks seventh in the district on offense (286 yards per game) and second on defense (255 yards per game). The Highlanders are second as a team with six interceptions.

Port Arthur Memorial at Porter

Randall Reed Stadium, Porter, 7 p.m. Friday

Last meeting: Port Arthur Memorial 48, Porter 20 - 2018

Port Arthur Memorial (3-3, 2-1): The Titans enter Week 8 after a 42-12 loss to New Caney. Sophomore quarterback Jah’Mar Sanders ranks third in District 9-5A (Div. I) with 733 pass yards this season. Port Arthur Memorial’s defense allows 271 yards per game, which ranks third in the district behind Porter and New Caney, respectively.

Porter (5-1, 3-0): The Spartans allow just 148 yards per game on defense, which is best in 9-5A (Div. I) by nearly 100 yards. Porter has only allowed 312 pass yards this season and is tied with New Caney for the district lead in interceptions with seven. Avry Porter-Campbell has 474 yards on the ground, which is third in 9-5A (Div. I).

TWCA at Frassati Catholic

Falcon Field, Spring, 7 p.m. Friday

Last meeting: TWCA 70, Frassati 15 - 2018

TWCA (7-0, 3-0): The Warriors have not scored less than 39 points in any game this season and had outscored its opponents 348-50 through seven games. Running back Dane Jackson has surpassed 1,000 yards for the second consecutive season and has scored 16 touchdowns. Linebacker Sean Kane leads the defense with 38 tackles, including 12 for loss.

Frassati (1-6, 0-2): The Falcons have been outscored 309-125 through seven games this season and has lost four consecutive games since its lone victory of the season against Cristo Rey Catholic back in September. Frassati has surrendered at least 39 points in every one of those games, including last week when they lost to Northland Christian, 39-20.

Trinity Valley at John Cooper

Pugh Field, The Woodlands, 7 p.m. Friday

Last meeting: John Cooper 21, Trinity Valley 0 - 2018

Trinity Valley (2-5, 1-2): The Trojans have lost two of their past three games, including last week when they fell against Oakridge, 28-14. Trinity Valley has been outscored 188-89 through seven games. The Trojans are led by running back George Jeffries, who has 656 yards and six touchdowns on 114 carries. Jack Masterson leads the defense with 58 tackles.

John Cooper (5-2, 2-2): The Dragons have won two consecutive games and are coming off a 35-28 victory over Casady (Okla,) last week. John Cooper has outscored its opponents 201-94 through seven games, averaging nearly 30 points per game. Thomas Elkhoury rushed for 191 yards for the Dragons last week as the team moved to .500 in SPC play.

Covenant Christian at Grace Christian Academy

Grace Christian, Houston, 7 p.m., Friday

Last meeting: Covenant Christian 48, Grace Christian 0 - 2018

Covenant (4-2, 1-1): After its bye week, the Cougars aim to get above .500 in district play. After losing its district opener to Brazosport Chrstian 72-58, Covenant rebounded with a 34-32 win over St. Joseph in Week 6. The last two games the Cougars have played have been their closest margins of the season.

Grace Christian (2-3, 0-1): The Eagles dropped their district opener 55-6 to Alpha Omega Academy last week. On the season, Grace Christian has been shutout once and shutout an opponent once, both in non-district play. In 2019, the Eagles haven’t won or lost consecutive games.

Little Cypress-Mauriceville at Splendora

Wildcat Stadium, Splendora, 7 p.m Friday

Last meeting: Splendora 38, LCM 34 - 2018

LCM (3-2, 1-0): The Bears opened up District 11-4A (Div. I) last week with a 26-14 win over Bridge City. LCM is tied for the second-lowest scoring team in the district at 104 points (20.8 per game). Senior running back Ethan McCollum has been a standout for the Bears with 10 touchdown runs and 431 yards. The Bears have forced just six turnovers in five games.

Splendora (4-1, 1-0): The Wildcats came away with their third straight win last Friday by beating Livingston 48-18. At 374 yards per game, the Wildcats rank second in the district behind Huffman in total offense. Senior quarterback Cody Thorndyke is second in the district in touchdown passes with 13. The Wildcats lead the league interceptions with six.

Willis at Caney Creek

Buddy Moorhead Stadium, Conroe, 7:30 p.m. Friday

Last meeting: Willis 16, Caney Creek 6 - 2018

Willis (1-5, 0-3): The Wildkats have dropped four straight contests after their Week 2 win over Lake Creek. Junior Steele Bardwell remains one of the top passers in District 8-5A (Div. I) with 1,212 yards and 10 touchdown passes. Garrett Collum caught two touchdown passes in Willis’ home loss to Magnolia this past Friday night.

Caney Creek (1-5, 0-3): The Panthers are also on a four-game slide entering this contest. They lost at Moorhead Stadium last week to Magnolia West 40-15. Senior Spencer Brandon has been a standout in the backfield for Caney Creek. He is fifth in the district in rushing yards with 458 yards and he has four touchdowns.

Waller at Magnolia West

Mustang Stadium, Magnolia, 7:30 p.m. Friday

Last meeting: Magnolia West 50, Waller 29 - 2018

Waller (0-5, 0-3): The Bulldogs rank second to last in District 8-5A (Div. I) on offense at just 223 yards per game. Waller has also struggled on defense, allowing 423 yards per contest. The Bulldogs have been outscored 151-64 through five games and have lost four consecutive district games dating back to the end of last season.

Magnolia West (4-2, 3-0): The Mustangs have the No. 1 ranked offense in the district, averaging 480 yards per game. Magnolia West has been led by quarterback Tristan Brady, who leads the district with 1,482 passing yards and 18 passing touchdowns. Running back Hunter Bilbo ranks second in the district with 643 yards and three scores.

Magnolia at College Station

Cougar Field, College Station, 7:30 p.m. Friday

Last meeting: College Station 41, Magnolia 38 (OT) - 2018

Magnolia (4-2, 2-1): The Bulldogs played well last Friday night with a 42-13 win at Willis. The Bulldogs take to the road for the second straight week and will try to beat the Cougars, a team they are 0-2 all-time against. Ben Renfro had a three-touchdown night at Willis and is second in the district in receiving scores with eight.

College Station (4-2, 2-1): The Cougars fell 31-21 to Lufkin last week for their first district defeat. It snapped a four-game winning streak. Roderick Brown is currently third in the district with 609 yards rushing and he’s added five touchdowns. The Cougars are tied for the district lead in interceptions with eight.

Cleveland at Montgomery

MISD Stadium, Montgomery, 7:30 p.m. Friday

Last meeting: Montgomery 52, Cleveland 21 - 2018

Cleveland (0-6, 0-3): After last week’s 67-20 loss to Lake Creek, the Indians losing streak of nearly two years continues into this week. The Indians have lost 19 straight contests dating back to an Oct. 20, 2017 win over Huffman-Hargrave. Cleveland has the worst offense in District 10-5A (Div. II) at 156.7 yards per game.

Montgomery (1-5, 0-3): The Bears have been off for two weeks after a forfeit loss to Huntsville last week. Montgomery is on a five-game losing streak dating back to its season-opening win over Vidor. The Bears have scored 83 points - or 57 percent of their total this season - in home games. Montgomery has the worst defense in the district, allowing 477.2 yards per game. The Bears have yet to intercept a pass, but have recovered five fumbles.

Lake Creek at Bryan Rudder

Merrill Green Stadium, Bryan, 7:30 p.m. Friday

Last meeting: Rudder 61, Lake Creek 14 - 2018

Lake Creek (3-3, 1-2): The Lions produced a single-game program-best in points scored on a 67-20 win at Cleveland last Friday. Blake Wiley elevated up the district leaderboard in receptions as the sophomore tied for fourth with 20 receptions. He has 310 yards and five touchdowns (three last week). Lake Creek’s defense ranks fourth in the league at 315.7 yards per game allowed.

Rudder (3-3, 1-2): Rudder is on a two-game slide after a 51-21 loss to Katy Paetow last week. The Rangers’ defense is third-worst in the district, allowing 368.8 yards per game. EJ Ezar, son of former Willis ISD athletic director and current Rudder head coach Eric Ezar, has 896 yards passing and seven touchdowns.

Pro-Vision Academy at Grand Oaks

Woodforest Bank Stadium, Shenandoah, noon, Saturday

Last meeting: Grand Oaks 34, Pro-Vision 21 - 2018

Pro-Vision (3-3): The Warriors shutout Newman International Academy 39-0 this past Friday and have won three of their last four games. All three Pro-Vision wins have been shutouts and the team is allowing 13.5 points per game. The only loss for the Warriors during the current stretch was by one point to Grace Community. Pro-Vision is 0-1 at Woodforest Bank Stadium this year after losing to Caney Creek in Week 2.

Grand Oaks (4-3): The Grizzlies snapped a two-game slide with a 56-0 win over Houston Sharpstown this past Saturday at Buddy Moorhead Stadium. Freshman quarterback Hudson Hamilton had five touchdown passes with two of those going to Brett Wilson. Grand Oaks had five fumble recoveries and two of those were returned for touchdowns. Brentavion High and Jack Manning had one in each half respectively. The Grizzlies have had a pretty balanced season with 194 points scored and 125 allowed.

New Caney at Kingwood Park

Turner Stadium, Humble, 7 p.m. Saturday

Last meeting: New Caney 40, Kingwood Park 10 - 2018

New Caney (6-0, 3-0): The Eagles have the No. 1 offense in District 9-5A (Div. I), averaging 486 yards per game. That includes more than 1,800 yards rushing and more than 1,000 passing. New Caney also ranks second on defense, allowing 248 yards per contest. Quarterback Zion Childress leads the district in both rushing (899 yards) and passing (1,066).

Kingwood Park (3-3, 2-1): The Panthers enter the week tied for third place in the district standings with Port Arthur Memorial. Kingwood Park ranks third on offense at 311 yards per game, the majority of which has come through the air. The Panthers also rank second to last on defense, surrendering 327 yards per contest.

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