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Shelby County Football This Week: Final Regular Season Matchups

November 8, 2017

The Center Roughriders beat the state ranked Kilgore Bulldogs by a final of 49-35. Center now stands at 3-7 for the season and has a conference record of 3-3. This keeps Center in the playoff hunt as they are the frontrunner for the district’s fourth playoff seed. The ‘Riders have a BYE week for this Friday and will have to see how this week’s District 9 4A-1 games pan out.

The Joaquin Rams fell to the unbeaten San Augustine Wolves by a 33-20 score last Friday. This was the Rams first District 11 2A-1 loss. They trail the Wolves by a single game in district play. Joaquin’s overall record is 7-2 and they are 3-1 in conference play. This week they host the Cushing Bearkats on Friday, November 10, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. The Bearkats are 4-5 overall and are 0-4 in district play. The Rams should make the playoffs as the second seed.

The Shelbyville Dragons fell to 2-7 overall, and 1-3 in District 11 2A-1 play with a 56-22 loss, at home, to the Price Carlisle Indians, last Friday. The Dragons will try to rebound when they travel to Alto on Friday, November 10, 2017, for a 7:30 p.m. kick off with the Yellowjackets. A loss would eliminate the Dragons from the playoffs but a win could see them enter the playoffs as either a third or fourth seed.

The Tenaha Tigers and Timpson Bears will battle it out this week for the District 11 2A-2 Championship. Tenaha beat Overton 59-6 on the road last Friday. The Tigers have a 9-0 record and are 4-0 in conference action. Timpson is also 4-0 in district competition. They beat the Mount Enterprise Wildcats 49-6 at Mount Enterprise. The Bears are 8-1 overall.  Kickoff will be at Timpson High School next Friday, October 10, 2017, at 7 p.m. The winner will be the district champion and the loser will take the #2 playoff seed for the conference.