Center faces Silsbee in playoff opener vs. Silsbee 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nacogdoches

Center makes playoffs as Henderson defeats Palestine

The Center High School football team will enter the playoffs as the No. 4 team from 4A-Div. 1 District 9. Carthage, Kilgore and Henderson are the No. 1, 2 and 3, respectively.

Center will play Silsbee 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nacogdoches High School.

Center, which had a bye Friday, secured the playoff sport after Henderson defeated Palestine.

We will have more information as it becomes available. Please check our print edition on Thursday for complete playoff infromation, previews and recaps of last week's action.

2017 UIL Football State Championships 2017 Football Conference 4A D1

  • Carthage (10-0) vs. Huffman Hargrave (4-4), 7 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 16), Bulldog Stadium, Jasper
  • Center (3-7) vs. Silsbee (5-4), 7:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. 17), Dragon Stadium, Nacogdoches
  • Henderson (8-2) vs. Navasota (6-4), 7:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. 17), Tiger Stadium, Corsicana
  • Kilgore (7-3) vs. Little Cypress-Mauriceville (4-4), 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 16), Abe Martin Stadium, Lufkin

 

4A District 9 Standings

Team/District/Overall

Carthage 5-0, 9-0

Kilgore 4-2, 7-3

Henderson 4-2, 7-3

Center, 3-3, 3-7

Palestine 2-4, 3-7

Bullard 2-4, 3-7

Chapel Hill 0-6, 3-7

This week’s games

Henderson vs. Palestine

Bullard vs. Kilgore

Carthage vs. Chapel Hill

Center: Bye week

Last week’s games

Center 49, Kilgore 35

Carthage 49, Palestine 31

Henderson 41, Bullard 14

* Chapel Hill has a bye

2017 Center Roughriders 

(3-3, 3-7)

Sept. 1 L @ Rusk 48-21

Sept. 8 L vs. Gilmer 56-17

Sept. 15 L Gladewater 17-3**

Sept. 22 L @ Diboll 45-42

Sept. 29 W @ Bullard* 39-35

Oct. 6 L vs. Palestine* 42-21

Oct. 13 W @ Chapel Hill* 40-28

Oct. 20 L vs. Carthage* 42-12

Oct. 27 L @ Henderson* 27-14

Nov. 3 W vs. Kilgore* 49-35

Nov. 10 BYE

*District game 

** Homecoming