Texas high school football teams gear up for 3rd round of playoffs on Christmas weekend

ByJoseph Gleason KTRK logo
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
TX HS football playoff games to watch this Christmas weekend
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TEXAS (KTRK) -- High school football playoffs in Texas started the third round this week, and just like everything else in 2020, things will be different this year.

Christmas Eve football starts with a matchup between Katy Taylor (9-2) and Clear Falls (7-3) at 12 p.m. at Challenger-Columbia stadium followed by two-time state champions from North Shore (12-0) facing Tompkins (10-0) at 1 p.m. at Legacy Stadium.

Spring Westfield (8-1) hopes to bring the Mustangs fans a Merry Christmas with a win over two-time state runners up from Duncanville (8-1) at Belton Tiger Stadium at 2:30 p.m.

The day after Christmas, there's no shortage of great games with schools looking to advance to the regional finals. One of the most anticipated games on Saturday is Katy (10-1) vs Shadow Creek (6-3) in 6A DII regional semifinals at 1 p.m. at Freedom Field in Iowa Colony.

Two-time state runners up in 5A DII Fort Bend Marshall (11-0) play Nederland at Turner Stadium on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Crosby (9-3) is having a great year, and they look to continue it by eliminating Huntsville (11-0) on Saturday at Woodforest Bank Stadium at 1 p.m.

Other games on Saturday include Ridge Point (7-2) against Atascocita (7-2) at TDECU Stadium at 1 p.m., Rockwall-Heath (10-2) against Bridgeland (12-0) at McLane Stadium (Waco) at 1 p.m., Cedar Hill (9-1) against Tomball Memorial (11-0) at Waco ISD Stadium at 4 p.m., and DeSoto (9-1) against Spring (9-0) at McLane Stadium (Waco) at 7 p.m.