The playoff races became much clearer after Week Ten of Football Friday Night as several teams either clinched a playoff spot or put themselves in a great spot to do so next week.  Franklin finally opened up their very own stadium, and made a huge splash in the stadium's grand opening.

On Thursday Night, Eastlake sealed at least a tie for the District 2-5A Championship and clinched a playoff spot after they defeated Riverside 50-24.

In our Apex by Sunglass Hut Game of the Week, Franklin opened up their new stadium by clobbering El Dorado 49-19 and clinched at least a share of the 1-6A title.

Bowie scored the only touchdown of the game, beating El Paso High 7-0 to solidify their playoff position..

Ysleta clinched their first playoff berth since 2002 with their 32-0 victory over Parkland.

Bel Air stayed alive in their playoff pursuit with a dominant 41-7 win over Horizon.

Del Valle clinched themselves another playoff spot and shattered Hanks' hopes with their 60-7 win.

Canutillo won at least a share of the District 1-5A championship with 64-0 trampling of Austin.

Americas got into the playoffs while severely hurting Coronado's chances after beating the Thunderbirds 42-21.

Eastwood solidified their hopes to get into the playoffs after defeating Socorro 45-18.

Irvin defeated Jefferson 41-6, but has a very slim chance of getting into the playoffs.

Clint clinched a playoff spot after beating San Elizario 68-27.

Andrews beat Fabens 54-14, but both teams are in the playoffs.

Denver City improved their playoff chances and officially eliminated Tornillo by beating them 46-6.

Ozona clinched a share of the 3-2A Division 1 championship with their 71-0 shutout over Anthony.

Let's take a look at El Paso-area district standings as well as a look at all the remaining playoff races:


Franklin-y 5-0

Americas-x 4-1

El Dorado 3-2

Eastwood 3-2

Coronado 3-3

Montwood 0-5

Socorro 0-5

Playoff Races: El Dorado is in with a win over Americas, Eastwood is in with win over Franklin, Coronado needs an Eastwood win and El Dorado loss to get in or both El Dorado and Eastwood losses to force a coin flip.


Canutillo-y 7-0

Andress-x 7-1

Chapin-x 5-2

Bowie 4-3

El Paso 4-3

Irvin 3-4

Austin 1-6

Burges 1-6

Jefferson 0-7

Playoff Races:  El Paso High needs to beat Chapin and a Bowie loss to Jefferson, Bowie needs only a win over Jefferson.


Easlake-y 6-0

Del Valle-x 5-1

Ysleta-x 4-2

Bel Air 3-3

Parkland 3-3

Hanks 2-4

Riverside 1-5

Horizon 0-6

Playoff Races:  Bel Air-Parkland winner decides final playoff spot.

2-4A Div 1

Andrews-x 3-0

Clint-x 3-0

Fabens-x 2-2

Mountain View 0-3

San Elizario 0-3

Playoff Races: Andrews-Clint winner decides district champion, Mountain View-San Elizario winner gets the final playoff spot.

2-3A Div 1

Shallowater-y 5-0

Brownfield-x 3-1

Denver City-x 2-2

Kermit 2-3

Slaton 1-3

Tornillo 0-4

Playoff Races:  Slaton could get in with win over Denver City, Kermit needs a win over Brownfield or Slaton loss to clinch.

3-2A Div 1

Ozona-y 3-0

Christoval-x 2-1

McCamey-x 2-1

Forsan-x 1-3

Anthony 0-3

Playoff Races:  All four spots are clinched.

y- clinched at least share of district title, x- clinched playoff spot

Here is how Week Eleven looks for Football Friday Night:

Thursday, November 6

Americas vs El Dorado @ SAC^

Franklin @ Eastwood^

El Paso High vs Chapin @ Irvin*

Friday, Novemer 7

Socorro vs Montwood @ SAC^

Bel Air @ Parkland+

Burges @ Austin*

Canutillo @ Irvin*

Eastlake @ Hanks+

Horizon @ Del Valle+

Ysleta @ Riverside+

Andrews @ Clint#

San Elizario @ Mountain View#

Tornillo @ Shallowater&

Brownfield @ Kermit&

Slaton @ Denver City&

Christoval @ Anthony%

Ozona @ McCamey%

Saturday, November 8

Jefferson vs Bowie @ Sun Bowl, 2 pm*

We will talk again on the next Football Friday Night!