Athens Review, Athens, Texas

September 26, 2013

9/26/13 THIS WEEK'S AREA FOOTBALL GAMES

From Staff Reports
The Athens Review

Athens — Palestine (3-1) at Athens (4-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday, Bruce Field

LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Palestine 49, Athens 0

LAST WEEK: Athens 49, Rusk 0; Chapel Hill 62, Palestine 27.

HARRIS RANKINGS: Palestine is No. 21 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 225. Athens is No. 19 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 226.

HARRIS SAYS: Athens by 6.

NEXT WEEK: Athens will observe an open week.



Brownsboro (2-2) at Rusk (1-3)

7:30 p.m. Friday, Eagle Stadium

LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Brownsboro 42, Rusk 21

LAST WEEK: Brownsboro 42, Wills Point 7; Athens 49, Rusk 0.

HARRIS RANKINGS: Brownsboro is ranked No. 127 in Class 3A with a Power Ranking of 191. Rusk is ranked No. 126 in  Class 3A with a Power Ranking of 192.

HARRIS SAYS: Rusk by 1.

NEXT WEEK: Brownsboro will observe an open week.



Kaufman (2-2) at Mabank (1-3)

7:30 p.m. Friday, Panthers Stadium, homecoming

LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Kaufman 39, Mabank 0

LAST WEEK: Kaufman 27, Van 6; Mabank 24, Kemp 17.

HARRIS RANKINGS: Kaufman is ranked No. 66 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 208. Mabank is ranked No. 153 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 181.

HARRIS SAYS: Kaufman by 28.

NEXT WEEK: Mabank will observe an open week.

Malakoff (4-0) at Grand Saline (0-4)

7:30 p.m. Friday, Indian Memorial Stadium

LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Malakoff 40, Grand Saline 12.

LAST WEEK: Malakoff 62, Palestine Westwood 19; Kerens 36, Grand Saline 15.

HARRIS RANKINGS: Malakoff is No. 15 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 216. Grand Saline is ranked No. 104 in Class 2A, Division I with a Power Rating of 169.

HARRIS SAYS: Malakoff by 48.

NEXT WEEK: Eustace at Malakoff, homecoming, 7:30 p.m.



Kemp (0-4) at Eustace (2-2)

7:30 p.m. Friday, The Boneyard, homecoming

LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Eustace 45, Kemp 0.

LAST WEEK: Mabank 24, Kemp 17; FW Castleberry 14, Eustace 7.

HARRIS RANKINGS: Kemp is ranked No. 105 in Class 2A, Div. 1 with a Power Rating of 168. Eustace is No. 81 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 184.

HARRIS SAYS: Eustace by 18.

NEXT WEEK: Eustace at Malakoff, 7:30 p.m.



Cross Roads (1-3) at Groveton (2-2)

7:30 p.m. Friday, John W Reynolds Athletic Complex

LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Groveton 62, Cross Roads 0.

LAST WEEK: Wortham 36, Cross Roads 14; Groveton 16, Shelbyville 14.

HARRIS RANKINGS: Cross Roads is No. 81 in Class 1A, Division I with a Power Rating of 142. Groveton is ranked No. 65 in Class 2A, Division II with a Power Rating of 181.

HARRIS SAYS: Groveton by 40.

NEXT WEEK: Cross Roads will observe an open week.



Abbott (2-2) at Trinidad (2-2)

7:30 p.m. Friday, Trojans Field

LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Abbott 54, Trinidad 6

LAST WEEK: Blum 34, Abbott 16; Oakwood 34, Trinidad 22.

SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM RANKINGS: Abbott is ranked No. 16 in Div. I with a Power Rating of 296. Trinidad is ranked No. 27 in Div. II with a Power Rating of 245.

SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM SAYS: Abbott by 45.

NEXT WEEK: Trinidad at Avalon, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.



Athens Christian Prep (0-4)

at Tyler1 King’s (3-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday, Clyde Perkins Stadium

LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Did not play

LAST WEEK: Fruitvale 48, Athens Christian Prep 0; Tyler King's Academy 66, Paris Romeo Prep 24.

SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM RANKINGS: Athens Christian Prep is ranked No. 14 in Independent with a Power Rating of 104. Tyler King's is ranked No. 9 in TCAL Div. II with a Power Rating of 126.

SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM SAYS: Tyler King’s by 21.

NEXT WEEK: Athens Christian Prep at Carrollton Christian, Friday, 7:30 p.m.