Their eyes have been set on achieving the state championship since back in August with two-a-day practice and now several East Texas high school football teams are a few steps away from achieving their goal and dream! The state quarterfinals games will be Friday night and there are quite a few East Texas teams still on the road to state.

The unbeaten Malakoff team will be facing off with a team from Pottsboro Friday evening in Royce City. Thanks to here is a look at the other teams that will be playing Friday night.

  • The 12 and 1 Van Vandals will be in Frisco taking on Kennedale.
  • The 12 and 1 Gilmer Buckeyes take on Celina in Mesquite Friday night.
  • From deep East Texas the unbeaten team from Newton will take on the Arp Tigers, who are 11 and 2, in Nacogdoches.

Other East Texas teams playing Friday night are:

  • Carthage
  • Mineola
  • Winona
  • Carlisle
  • Tenaha will have complete coverage of these games online Friday evening. You can also keep up with all the games with the new mobile app, available free from your devices app store.

Good luck to all our East Texas high school football teams.