Sabine High School Kole Stripland (9), Bre'den Ford (2), Tristan Green (54) and Landon McKinney (10). (Cara Campbell/Tyler Morning Telegraph)

Sabine (9-1) vs. Mount Vernon (8-2)

When/Where: 1 p.m. today; Gerald Prim Stadium, Sulphur Springs

Keep an eye on

Sabine: QB Landon McKinney (82 of 159 passing, 1,455 yards, 13 TDs, 5 INT; 180 carries, 1,057 yards, 19 TDs) … TB BJ Stidham (74 carries, 652 yards, 6 TDs) … WR AJ Gresham (28 receptions, 557 yards, 7 TDs) … LB Brent Warren (124 tackles) ... LB Brannigan Willige (64 tackles)

Mount Vernon: WR Boston Morris … WR Max Rutledge … RB Zander Reader … OLB Max Rutledge … CB Kedris Chandler … CB Jose Arzola

Did you know: Sabine is in the midst of the school’s best season ever on the gridiron. The Cardinals have won nine regular season games for the first time in school history, garnered a share of their first district title in over six decades and are looking for the trifecta by winning their first ever playoff game this afternoon.

Last week: Sabine 23, White Oak 7; Mount Vernon 28, New Boston 7

Up Next: Winner this afternoon plays Pottsboro at site TBA

Elysian Fields (6-4)

vs. Hemphill (6-4)

When/Where: 6 p.m. tonight; Roughrider Stadium, Center

Keep an eye on

Elysian Fields: QB Ryan Wilkerson (105 of 154 passing, 1,818 yards, 16 TDs, 7 INT; 107 carries, 1,205 yards, 12 TDs) … RB Christavian Smith (137 carries, 1,370 yards, 22 TDs; 50 receptions, 903 yards, 5 TDs) … LB Jackson Illingworth (135 tackles) … LB Ty Kirkland (124 tackles)

Hemphill: QB Wesley Ross ... RB Dre’lyn Washington ... RB Jamorrious Hall ... WR Logan Wilkerson ... WR Clay Butler

Did you know: EF is in the playoffs a fourth year in a row and five of seven years in Scott Ford’s tenure. The Jackets look for their first playoff win in three years. Hemphill started out in 6-man in 1935 and has played 11-man since 1946. The Hornets have enjoyed postseason success for four years running under Gary Vanya

Last week: Elysian Fields 34, DeKalb 22; Hemphill 40, Corrigan-Camden 21

Up Next: Winner plays the winner of Bells-Winona

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