Lamar Heads to UIL Regionals Friday After Defensive Masterpiece

Lamar HS will face Pearland at 1 p.m. Friday in the regional round of the UIL 5A Division football championships after blanking Alief-Taylor’s powerful offense Saturday, 36-0. Go to the Houston Chronicle’s website for an account of the game.

The regional showdown will be played at Fort Bend ISD’s Mercer Stadium, 16403 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land. Advance tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults, and general admission at the gate for both students and adults is $10.

Meantime, Reagan HS saw an end to its historic season, with a 21-7 loss to Dawson Friday night. The Bulldogs survived into the second round of the playoffs after notching their first district championship in 54 years. For an account of Friday’s game, go to the Pearland Journal’s website.

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