STORY BY: MIKE WRIGHT
The second round of Division II 5-A football will feature a match-up between two friendly rivals as the Consolidated Tigers and Westlake Chaparrals meet for the second time this season. Friday’s area round game will kick-off at 1:00pm Friday at Waco ISD Stadium.
Consolidated moved past the Klein Bearkats Friday at Woodforest Stadium with a 42-24 win Westlake was a 33-13 winner over Pflugerville Henricksen. The Tigers are 9-2 on the season and co-champions of District 14-5A while Westlake brings a 7-4 record to the playoff game.
The Tigers and Chaparrals met earlier this season. Consol had a slim 7-3 lead at halftime of the September 14th meeting at Tigerland but trailed going into the 4th quarter 17-14. Consolidated rallied with three un-answered 4th quarter touchdowns to defeat Westlake 35-17. The Tiger’s only non-conference loss was to the Midway Panthers and the only district loss was to Lufkin. Both Midway and Lufkin are still alive in playoffs in Division II of 5-A.
The winner of the Consolidated-Westlake game takes on the winner of Dallas Jesuit and Longview. Coverage of Consol Tiger Playoff Football begins at 12:30 Friday afternoon with comments from Coach David Raffield, kick-off is at 1:00 on 1620-WTAW.