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Week 7 Games to Watch in Central Texas
Saturday, 13th October 2018 - 7:45PM
Lorena (5-1) vs Robinson (3-2)

Lorena is coming off their first loss of the season (31-28 Connally) and It happened to be in district play. It will be interesting to see how they respond this week against their rival Robinson.

Robinson had no problems winning their district 8-4A DII opener last week, as they stormed past Salado 27-7. The Rockets held the Eagles run first offense to just 206 total yards.

Lorena is averaging 35.2ppg, while allowing 17.7ppg. Robinson is averaging 30.4ppg, while allowing 26.4ppg.

Troy (4-2) vs Little River-Academy (3-3)

This district 10-3A DI showdown will likely determine playoff seedings. Academy is currently in second place, while Troy is in fourth place.

Troy leads the series 11-3 and the Trojans have defeated the Bumblebees in the last six matchups.

Troy is averaging 24.5ppg, while allowing 23ppg. Academy is averaging 29ppg, while allowing 20.2ppg.

These two teams have one mutual opponent on the season in Salado. Troy defeated Salado 15-6 and Academy fell to Salado 35-7.

Madisonville (4-2) vs Connally (4-2)

The Madisonville Mustangs will be looking to stay undefeated in district 8-4A DII action on Friday night, but that won’t be easy against the Connally Cadets.

Connally is coming off a huge victory over district foe Lorena and the Cadets are looking to lock up a playoff spot.

Madisonville is averaging 28.7ppg, while allowing 18.3ppg. Connally is averaging 33.2ppg, while allowing 26.5ppg.

Connally leads the series 3-1 and the Cadets have won the last two matchups by a combined score of 70-24.

Calvert (4-1) vs Milford (4-1)

The last time these two teams met was in 2013 and Milford came away with a 54-53 victory.

Milford’s only loss of the season came against defending state champions Strawn in week 4 54-46.

Calvert will be coming into this matchup off their first loss of the season, after falling last week to Coolidge 28-19.

The Trojans are averaging 42.2ppg, while allowing 18.2ppg. The Bulldogs are averaging 59.4ppg, while allowing 29ppg.

Iredell (5-0) vs Jonesboro (4-2)

Jonesboro has been to the state championship the past two seasons, but both times the Eagles came up short against Borden County. Iredell has slowly been putting together a program that can take a shot at the state championship.

The Eagles have been blown out in their two losses this season against Blum and Coolidge, but they are coming off an impressive 56-28 victory over Aquilla last week.

The Dragons haven’t faced a challenge all season and the most points they’ve given up in a game this year was 14 to Blum, who they defeated by 46-points.

Iredell is averaging 56.8ppg, while allowing 6ppg. Jonesboro is averaging 34.8ppg, while allowing 31ppg.

Jonesboro leads the series 32-18 and hasn’t lost to Iredell since the 2007 season (46-40).

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