Mabank (2-5, 1-1) at Athens (7-0, 2-0)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Bruce Field, homecoming
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Athens 31, Mabank 7
LAST WEEK: Athens 28, Van 23; Canton 35, Mabank 28.
HARRIS RANKINGS: Mabank is No. 141 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 187. Athens is No. 26 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 226.
HARRIS SAYS: Athens by 38.
NEXT WEEK: Athens at Mineola, 7:30 p.m.
Van (1-6, 1-1) at Brownsboro (2-5, 0-2)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Bears Stadium
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Van 70, Brownsboro 30
LAST WEEK: Athens 28, Van 23; Mineola 35, Brownsboro 28.
HARRIS RANKINGS: Van is No. 61 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 213. Brownsboro is No. 146 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 185.
HARRIS SAYS: Van by 28.
NEXT WEEK: Canton at Brownsboro, 7:30 p.m.
Quitman (2-6, 2-2) at Kemp (0-7, 0-3)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Yellowjackets Stadium
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Quitman 32, Kemp 21
LAST WEEK: Lone Oak 40, Quitman 34. Malakoff 53, Kemp 7.
HARRIS RANKINGS: Quitman is No. 56 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 198. Kemp is No. 102 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 169.
HARRIS SAYS: Quitman by 27.
NEXT WEEK: Kemp at Winnsboro, 7:30 p.m.
Grand Saline (0-7, 0-3) at Eustace (3-5, 1-3)
7:30 p.m. Friday, The Boneyard
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Eustace 49, Grand Saline 0.
LAST WEEK: Grand Saline observed an off week. Winnsboro 21, Eustace 14.
HARRIS RANKINGS: Grand Saline is No. 108 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 156. Eustace is No. 79 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 187.
HARRIS SAYS: Eustace by 38.
NEXT WEEK: Eustace observes an off week.
Cross Roads (2-5, 1-1) at Kerens (3-4, 1-1)
7:30 p.m. Friday, A.G. Godley Stadium
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Kerens 54, Cross Roads 12.
LAST WEEK: Kerens 58, Dallas Gateway 32. Italy 41, Cross Roads 30.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM RANKINGS: Cross Roads is No. 73 in Class 1A, Division I with a Power Rating of 159. Kerens is No. 38 in Class 1A, Division I with a Power Rating of 188.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM SAYS: Kerens by 29.
NEXT WEEK: Cayuga at Cross Roads, 7:30 p.m.
Trinidad (4-3, 0-0) at Milford (5-2, 0-0)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Horton Field
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Milford 72, Trinidad 26.
LAST WEEK: Both teams observed off weeks.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM RANKINGS: Trinidad is ranked No. 26 in Six Man, Division II with a Power Rating of 247. Milford is ranked No. 7 in Six Man Division II with a Power Ranking of 300.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM SAYS: Milford by 45.
NEXT WEEK: Calvert at Trinidad, 7:30 p.m.
Legacy Bible (0-2) at Athens Christian Preparatory (1-7)
11a.m. Saturday, Trinidad’s Trojans Field
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Did not play
LAST WEEK: Athens Christian Preparatory 53, Killeen Memorial 42. Legacy Bible did not play.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM RANKINGS: Athens Christian Preparatory is ranked No. 16 in Independent with a Power Rating of 117. Legacy Bible is No. 22 in Independent with a Power Rating of 75.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM SAYS: No line.
NEXT WEEK: Athens Christian Prep at Tyler Heat, Saturday, 10 a.m.
Mabank (2-5, 1-1) at Athens (7-0, 2-0)
REGION XIV TOURNAMENT: Survive and advance
The No. 1-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals survived a ferocious attack by the Jacksonville Lady Jaguars in the semifinal round of the Region XIV conference tournament with an 84-73 victory at UT-Tyler.
HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING: Record setting lift
Athens lifter Jose Rodriguez and Brownsboro lifter Aaron Chitwood advanced to the Class 3A state meet March 22 in Abilene.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Athens picks up two wins at Princeton tournament
The Athens Hornets won their first two games in the Princeton tournament on Thursday.
REGION XIV TOURNAMENT: Soaring to the semifinals
The No. 8-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals advanced to today’s semifinal round with a sweep of the Lee College Runnin’ Rebels at UT-Tyler’s Herrington Patriot Center.
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK: Eustace teams start season strong at Bulldog Relays
The Eustace LadyDogs and Bulldogs finished as the top two teams at the Eustace Bulldog Relays Feb. 27.
3-7 East Texas Fishing Report
Here is the East Texas Fishing Report for this week:
ATHENS — Water level is at normal level and fairly clear. Water temp in the 40s, 50s. No report available from Lake Athens Marina.
REGION XIV TOURNAMENT: Flying high
When you get to the conference tournament, the motto of survive and advance is the No. 1 thought on any team’s mind.
HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING: 7 local powerlifters advance to state meet in Corpus Christi
Brownsboro’s Ashley Hernandez and Mabank’s Deana Lane qualified for the Class 3A state meet on March 15 with top finishes at the Class 3A, Division II regional championships on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Athens soccer swept by Whitehouse Tuesday night
The Athens Lady Hornets are now 8-8-3 overall and 5-3 in District 31-4A play with a 4-1 win over the Lindale Lady Eagles and a 7-0 loss to Whitehouse.
AREA BASKETBALL: East Texas hoops looking for local little dribblers teams
The East Texas Hoops organization is looking for players to take part in local little dribblers play dates and tournaments.
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