On the strength of a strong running game and a stout defense, Cy Fair went toe to toe with North Shore and came out on top, beating the Mustangs 9-7 Friday night at Tully Stadium.
Thanksgiving weekend is where the high school playoffs get serious, when the brackets go from sweet to elite. There are plenty of great playoff matchups involving Houston-area teams.
Tristian Houston scored three touchdowns for North Shore to pace the Mustangs to a 61-0 blowout of Fort Bend Hightower in the 5A Division I area round of the playoffs.
The area round is where the road toughens for the high school playoffs. Gone are the teams with losing records and what's left are the teams with legitimate aspirations for a deep playoff run.