From Class 4A Division I, defending champion Carthage faced Waco La Vega at The Star in Frisco.
Winners of 24 straight, the Bulldogs faced a Pirates team that has won 43 of their last 44 games. So yes, powerhouses went head to head. After building a 21-0 lead, Carthage hangs on late and wins 46-39. The Bulldogs have a chance to win back to back titles and the programs sixth state championship next week. Carthage will take on Kennedale on Friday at 11 a.m. at AT&T Stadium.
Meanwhile down in Class 3A Division II, undefeated Newton took on Boling. The Eagles were down 14-0, but battled back in a big way. Newton advances to the title game next week after a 56-28 victory. The Eagles will take on Gunter at 7 p.m. Thursday night at AT&T Stadium.
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