Playoffs: Big Game Coverage Road Trip invades Austin with SA teams

3 San Antonio-area teams to open playoffs in ATX

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SAN ANTONIO – The regular season is a wrap and now the real fun begins with the start of the Texas high school football playoffs.

It’s a win or go home situation and three San Antonio area football teams will start on the road with some of the best in the state in bi-district action.

The Medina Valley Panthers will open against the Leander Glenn Grizzlies -- a first-year varsity program.

"They have a pretty good defensive lineman," Medina Valley offensive lineman Yancey Miller said. "They are a good size and all seniors. This is their first year in varsity ... they look like a pretty good team."

Glenn won its District 13-5A-II but lost the regular season finale 42-28 to Bastrop.

"They seem to be pretty violent off the ball," Medina Valley offensive lineman Josh McAllister said.

"They are definitely beatable. They don't have a lot of experience. They don't have a good nose for the ball, they're biting on fakes. We're going to have to play perfect football. No mistakes, no fumbles. They're very beatable and we can do it," McAllister said.

The Smithson Valley Rangers drew the mighty Lake Travis Cavaliers, who are ranked 10th in the Associated Press Texas high school football poll.

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