There are currently three high school football teams in the Borderland without a loss this season and soon there will be just two. Ysleta (6-0) will host Parkland (5-0-1) in the 9 Overtime Game of the Week on Friday night.
THIS JUST IN: Our 9 Overtime Game of the Week takes us to Ysleta High School for a district clash between two unbeatens. Parkland (5-0-1) vs. Ysleta (6-0) for the inside track to a district championship. Buckle up! #9OT #txhsfb pic.twitter.com/zUnMGrnCEu— Andy Morgan (@AndyMorganTV) October 15, 2018
The Matadors began the season with a tie at Burges, but has since reeled off five consecutive wins behind senior running back Deion Hankins and senior wide receiver Khatib Lyles.
The Indians have proven they can play in tightly contested games. Behind the stellar play of senior quarterback Joziah Salazar, Ysleta owns comeback wins against Bowie and last week versus Canutillo in overtime.
Kickoff from Hutchins Stadium is at 7 P.M. MT, while 9 Overtime will air at 10:15 P.M. MT.