Region II-1A DI
Kerens vs. Hico
7:30 p.m. Thursday,
KAND 1340 AM
At Midlothian’s MISD Multi-Purpose Stadium
RECORDS: Kerens is 5-5, Hico is 9-1.
PLAYERS TO WATCH:Kerens: QB/LB Nate Betts, WR/DB Brett Anderson, OL/LB Aaron Foxworth, RB/DL Tavion Hall. Hico: RB/LB Duane Hyles, L Ryder Needham, RB Blake Hyles, L Jon Hartgraves.
UPDATE: Hico beat Kerens in the first round a year ago, 46-0 ... the Bobcats are making their sixth straight playoff appearance, second best in the Golden Circle, and second longest in school history (8, ’92-’99) ... Anderson owns the career records for catches (116), receiving yards (1,959) and receiving TDs (20) ... this group of seniors is only the third to make the playoffs all four years ... coach Russell Anderson said Foxworth has anchored the defense, but DB Jovani Coronado (51 tackles) has stepped up due to injuries to play a key role ... Betts has 2,516 yards of offense and 30 TDs.
— Raymond Linex II