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Aledo vs. Lucas Lovejoy; Who’s winning this area round matchup?

Class 5A No. 1 Aledo (11-0) will face Lucas Lovejoy (8-2) in the second round of the 5A Division II bracket, 1 p.m. Friday at Pennington Field. The game will be broadcast live on TXA 21 as the Football Game of the Week.

THE MATCHUP

First round: Bearcats d. Seagoville 48-13; Leopards d. Kaufman 45-29

First round: Lovejoy gained 583 yards and highlighted by Jahi Rainey, who rushed 38 times for 244 yards and 4 TDs; Jake Bishop was 11 of 12 for 234 yards and 3 TDs as Aledo won its playoff opener for the 23rd straight season.

Aledo | Lovejoy

577 Points For 414

52.5 Points per game 41.4

125 Points Allowed 245

11.4 Points Allowed per game 24.5

THE PLAYERS

Quarterbacks: Jake Bishop (A)- 1,717 passing, 18 TDs; Carson Collins (L)- 2,460 passing, 24 TDs

Running backs: Jase McClellan (A)- 1,175 rushing, 32 TDs; Jahi Rainey (L)- 1,372 rushing, 20 TDs

Wide receivers: JoJo Earle (A)- 810 receiving, 13 TDs; Jacob Terwilliger (L)- 991 receiving, 14 TDs

Who's winning the area round
Aledo
Lucas Lovejoy
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