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Carthage vs Liberty Eylau Thursday in Pinetree @ 7p


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  • Crawford changed the title to Carthage vs Liberty Eylau Thursday in Pinetree @ 7p

L-E is 3-6 for the season, with 2 of the 3 wins coming in the last 2 weeks.

They average scoring 25 points a game and allowing 31 points a game.

 

Lost to Henderson (2-8) 14-28; Henderson won only this game and their finale against Jacksonville;

Lost to Paris (4-6) 0-30; Paris finished 3rd in their 4A, Div. 1 district;

Won over Atlanta (5-5) 36-14; Atlanta finished 4th in their 3A, Div. 1 district;

Lost to Sulphur Springs (8-2) 34-52; Sulphur Springs finished 2nd in their 4A, Div. 1 district;

Lost to Spring Hill (4-6) 28-34; with this win, Spring Hill finished 3rd in the district and meets Van instead of Carthage in bidistrict;

Lost to Gilmer (7-3) 12-56; Gilmer was the district runner-up;

Lost to Pleasant Grove (10-0) 27-42; PG was the district champion;

Won over Pittsburg (2-7) 33-21; Pittsburg didn’t win a district game;

Won over North Lamar (5-5) 42-0; the regular-season finale determined the last playoff spot from the district.

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CHS Bi-District Results under Coach Surratt:

Record: 16-0

Average margin of victory: 30 points

2022 - defeated Pittsburg 42-7

2021 - defeated Gatesville 35-0

2020 - defeated Gatesville by forfeit

2019 - defeated Athens 49-14

2018 - defeated Waxahachie Life 49-24

2017 - defeated Huffman Hargrave 46-10

2016 - defeated Silsbee 34-30 (came from behind in final seconds)

2015 - defeated Bridge City 44-20

2014 - defeated Little Cypress-Mauriceville 10-0 (lowest scoring)

2013 - defeated Mexia 49-6

2012 - defeated Palestine 30-27 (smallest margin of victory)

2011- defeated Liberty-Eylau 28-7

2010 - defeated Pleasant Grove 42-0

2009 - defeated Gladewater 48-0

2008 - defeated Tatum 62-20 (highest scoring)

2007 - defeated Mexia 55-7

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Carthage is a prohibitive favorite in this one. After all, among the teams the Leopards lost to this year were Henderson, which proceeded to lose their next 8 games, and Spring Hill (sorry, PantherNation2015).

However, L-E apparently was plagued by injuries most of the season. And they seem to have played their best football of the season in their past 3 games - 2 wins and a loss to undefeated Pleasant Grove in which they were driving for a tying touchdown with only 5 minutes left in the game.

L-E always seems to have some good athletes. I’m sure that is true again this year, even though they have apparently lost some who transferred to Pleasant Grove. 

CHS needs to play at a high level. It’s now single elimination and turnovers and penalties must be minimized in order to prevent an unwanted result.

As I’m confident Coach Surratt and staff will have the Bulldogs ready to play, I pick them to advance with a 35-point win this Thursday.

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