The bi-district round of the playoffs begins Thursday.• Sam Houston draws a talented Richland squad. They'll face off at 8 p.m. Thursday at Pennington Field in Bedford.
• Martin draws Keller Central in the first round. The game is scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday at Pennington.
• Arlington will take on a traditionally tough Southlake Carroll team that this year has shown a few cracks. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Saginaw Chisholm Trail High School.
The girls squads are also in bi-district this week.• Martin, like their boys counterpart, is set to face Central. The game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday at Pennington.
• Arlington is scheduled to face Keller Timber Creek at 7 p.m. Thursday at Chisholm Trail.
• Lamar is set to face Carroll at 6 p.m. Friday at the Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex.
— Stephen English