Kennedale running backs Jaden Knowles and D.J. Kirven rushed for 272 and 117 yards, respectively, in the Wildcats 63-36 romp of Kaufman in the Class 4A Division I quarterfinals. Next is Stephenville in the semifinals.
Mansfield Legacy reached its first football state semifinal with strong defensive play and big plays on offense to down Frisco Lone Star 24-20 in a Class 5A Division II Quarterfinal. The Broncos scored on a 66-yard pass play with 3:25 left then held off the Rangers.