WAXAHACHIE, Texas (KWTX) China Spring pushed the Melissa Cardinals into a tough game, but the Cougars lost 40-31 in the 4A-I area round.
Elsewhere around central Texas, the San Saba Armadillos stayed undefeated with a 54-6 win over Collinsville. San Saba (12-0) will play the winner of De Leon and Rivercrest next week.
In 2A-II, the Dawson Bulldogs advanced with a 34-22 win over Mount Enterprise. Dawson (10-2) has won seven of its last eight games and will play either Muenster or Lovelady in the regional semis.