This is a reprrint of our preview of the opening to 2022 2A/3A season. Enjoy.
By Longhorn Putt
August 23, 2022 - As we prepare for the Week 1 openers , let's remind ourselves of who were the 2021 winners: 2AD1, Shiner (and 2020); 2AD2, Stratford; 3AD1, Lorena; and 3AD2, Gunter.
Shiner and Gunter claimed their titles without a loss and Shiner is beginning the new season with a 30-game win streak. Refugio was the last team to defeat the Comanches, 45-43, on Nov. 29, 2019.
In addition to the listing below of the openers for our Top 5 teams in each division, we add here our three featured games for the week.
WEEK 1 FEATURED GAMES IN 2A & 3A
Timpson at Beckville
Mount Vernon at Quinlan Ford
Lorena at China Spring
There may be a couple of mismatches among these 20 openers; but overall, the competition should be fierce, and especially stiff in our features.
- Timpson (12-1) at Beckville (12-1)
- Shiner (16-0) hosts Hallettsville (9-3)
- Refugio (13-1) at Hitchcock (5-6)
- Marlin (11-4) at Crockett (4-7)
- Centerville (12-2) hosts Buffalo (2-8)
- Mart (14-1) at Paris Chisum (5-4)
- Albany (13-1) at Trinity Christian (9-4)
- Muenster(12-1) at Bells (9-4)
- Wellington (9-4) at Frederick (5-5)
- Windthorst (12-2) at Henrietta (7-4)
- Mount Vernon (14-1) at Quinlan Ford (12-1)
- Brock (15-1) hosts Pleasant Grove (6-6-2)
- Lorena (14-1) at China Spring (16-0)
- Franklin (15-1) hosts Woodville (7-4)
- Jim Ned (12-1) at Hawley (15-1)
- Canadian (9-4) hosts Seminole OK (9-2)
- Gunter (16-0) hosts Nike Dallas (NA)
- Newton (10-2) at Anahuac (9-3)
- Daingerfield (11-3) at Gladewater (9-3)
- East Bernard (9-3) hosts Edna (10-3)