The La Vega Pirates rallied in the second half but fell just short in a state semifinal loss to Carthage, 46-39.
The Rockdale Tigers are heading to the state championship round after a 31-21 semifinal win over Yoakum.
The UMHB football team fell to Mount Union 12-0 in the Stagg Bowl, falling one win shy of a second straight national championship.
The Baylor Bears earned a home win over winless Texas Southern Thursday night 99-68 thanks to big nights from Manu Lecomte and Nuni Omot.
The Mart Panthers capitalized on Stratford mistakes to earn a 33-13 win in Snyder Thursday in the state semifinals. With the win the Panthers advance to play in the state championship game.