The Columbia Roughnecks fell to the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears 42-21 in the area round of the Class 4A D-I football playoffs Friday at Ray Maddry Stadium.
WALLER — Needing to play well in order to keep up with Cedar Park, things just didn’t go Angleton’s way in the Class 5A D-I Region III area round against the Timberwolves.
EL MATON — Danbury looked flat-footed at the start and wound up being flattened Friday night, 49-8, by host Tidehaven in a showdown for the No. 3 seed in District 14-3A D-II.
The Danbury Panthers clinched their first playoff berth since 2013 following their 34-20 District 14-3A D-II victory Friday against Rice Consolidated.
Danbury racked up more than 300 yards of offense, and quarterback Copper Lynch accounted for four touchdowns en route to the Panthers' 33-6 victory against Brazos.
Six Sealy scorers helped amass the most points scored in a game in nearly six years en route to the Tigers’ 65-33 win Friday night over the Sweeny Bulldogs at T.J. Mills Stadium in District 12-4A D-II action.
STAFFORD — Coming into the game averaging close to 340 yards on the ground, the Columbia Roughnecks hit a suffocating Stafford Spartan defense that shut down just about every hole possible to secure a 20-17 District 12-4A D-I victory.
Brazoswood had its chances, but Clear Brook was always a step ahead. The Buccaneers never led in Friday’s District 24-6A matchup with the Wolverines, but they were agonizingly close to claiming the lead. However, two fourth-quarter touchdowns by Brook allowed the Wolverines to walk out of Hopper Field with a 36-27 victory.
With a tough three game stretch ahead for the Columbia Roughnecks they weren’t looking to far ahead of Bay City taking care of business at Griggs Field on Friday night, 55-27.
EL CAMPO — The El Campo Ricebirds had a tough time slowing the Brazosport Exporters, but two late stops were all they needed to pick up the 69-47 win at Ricebird Stadium Friday night.
DANBURY — Unable to muster enough offense in the second half, the Danbury Panthers lost their District 14-3A D-II opener 21-18 to Van Vleck on Friday at Humber Field.
SWEENY — What looked to be a homecoming rout at the hands of La Marque ended with all smiles for the Sweeny Bulldogs, who rallied for a 28-27 victory in the District 9-4A Division II opener for both teams.
Facing a loaded Dickinson Gator squad, the Brazoswood Buccaneers knew they couldn't afford to have too many mishaps to stay close to them.
At times it will take that special player to come up with a spectacular football play to decide a game. With the Angleton Wildcats playing Fort Bend Hightower at Ken Hall Stadium on Saturday night in a District 10-5A-DI matchup, that player was Hurricane wide receiver Kaleb Johnson.
With the Yellowjackets looking for their first four-game win streak since 2004, the Pearland Oilers had different ideas Friday as they pounded the home team 56-14 at Alvin Memorial Stadium on Friday.
BELLVILLE — In a battle between unbeaten teams, the Class 4A D-II sixth-ranked Bellville Brahma football team jumped out to a 21-0 first-quarter lead and rolled to a 56-6 win Friday night over the Columbia Roughnecks at Brahma Stadium.