Corsicana at Waxahachie
7 p.m. Thursday
At Lumpkins Stadium
TV: KTXA Channel 21
RECORDS: Class 4A Corsicana 1-2. Class 4A Waxahachie 1-1.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Corsicana: RB Tray Owens, C Chris Jones, WR Ralph Watts, WR/RB Lakeem Christmas. Waxahachie. RB Trevon Smith, OT Patrick Lawrence, C Adrian Zavala, QB Avery Jackson, QB Max McCulloch.
UPDATE: The Tigers are coming off their first win, a 36-17 comeback victory over Forney ... Waxahachie won its first game last week, edging West Mesquite, 29-27, after being hammered in the opener, 49-14, by Midlothian ... Both teams saw sophomore tailbacks emerge last week ... Owens rushed for 356 yards, the second highest total in Corsicana history, and Smith ran for 205 yards and scored all four TDs against West Mesquite ... QB Devontay Bell has been the key for the Tigers all season, running and throwing ... Waxahachie has used two quarterbacks ... Corsicana’s defense, led by Darious Watson, Tiano McDonald and Donavan Fields, shut out Forney in the second half in its best game of the season ... Lawrence (6-6, 247) leads a big, talented OL for the Indians ... Waxahachie led 15-12 at halftime last year and then went on to win 36-12.