Carthage, Gilmer showdown headlines Black Friday playoff matchups in East Texas

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Published: Nov. 21, 2022 at 11:02 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 25, 2022 at 9:47 PM CST

There will be plenty of playoff action in East Texas on Black Friday.

The Regional semifinals will be headlined by four big matchups. In 4A DII action, the top 2 teams in the state will meet up, with Carthage and Gilmer renewing their rivalry. The District of Doom will see a rematch between Kilgore and Lindale. The 5A DI action will be highlighted by No. 1 Longview meeting up with Port Arthur Memorial. In 2A, a rematch of last year’s Regional Championship will take place between No. 1 Timpson and Centerville.

UIL Football Regional Semifinals

Friday, Nov. 25

5A DI

Longview 51 vs Port Arthur Memorial 7 @ Lufkin’s Abe Martin Stadium - Final

4A DI

Chapel Hill 35 vs Lumberton 23 @ New Candy’s Randall Reed Stadium - Final

Kilgore 63 vs Lindale 37 @ Tyler’s Rose Stadium - Final

4A DII

Carthage 28 vs Gilmer 7 @ Longview’s Lobo Stadium - Final

3A DI

Malakoff 35 vs West 14 @ Corsicana’s Tiger Stadium - Final

3A DII

West Rusk 35 vs Harmony 38 @ Pine Tree’s Pirate Stadium - Final

Daingerfield 12 vs Newton 16 @ SFA’s Homer Bryce Stadium - Final

2A DI

Joaquin 11 vs Cooper 33 @ Tyler’s Rose Stadium - Final

Timpson 41 vs Centerville 14 @ Jacksonville’s Tomato Bowl - Final

2A DII

Lovelady 32 vs Carlisle 21 @ Palestine Westwood’s Panther Stadium - Final