Farmersville football is all set to face its final former district opponent.
They’ll play Whitesboro at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at Fightin’ Farmer Stadium.
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Whitesboro enters the predistrict road contest 1-2 following a 49-7 loss Gunter at Bearcat Stadium last week.
In earlier action, they beat host Anna 20-17 and fell 21-7 against visitor Aubrey.
Farmersville comes into the contest 0-3 after a 40-3 loss on the road to Mineola at Meredith Memorial Stadium.
Whitesboro is a member of 4-3A Div. I with state semifinalist Brock, Pilot Point, Bowie, Boyd, Paradise and Ponder.
First-year head coach Cody Fagan has five starters back on the offensive and four defensively,
Players to watch are Tryston Gaines, Cade Aker, Kasen Todd, Andrew Fletcher, Carson Hickman, Stephen Fuhrmann, Sutton Fuhrmann, Drake Anderson, Jakes Hermes, Aaron Scorsone and Markos Morales.
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine picked the Bearcats to finish fourth in district, behind Brook, first place, Pilot Point and Boyd.
Pilot Point’s Jacob Pitts was the preseason offensive Most Valuable Player and defensive honors went to Logan Lightfoot of Brock.
The 2018 Bearcats were 7-4 overall, 4-2 in district and advanced to the 3A Div. I Region II bi-district round.
One season ago, Whitesboro rolled to a 42-7 win on a muddy Bearcat Stadium field.
By David Jenkins • Sports Editor • [email protected]