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New VYPE rankings: Winning formula? Running and defense

Kingwood is having a magical season after the storm. Vype

Originally appeared on Vype.com.

The area-round is complete as the UIL Texas High School Playoffs move onto the regional round. The power programs are rising and the competition is getting fierce. Staying healthy is paramount and mistakes can flip games in an instant. 

Katy is destroying teams with old-fashioned football — running the ball and great defense. That can be said for Klein Collins, Cy-Fair, Westfield and North Shore. Atascocita, Lamar, Langham Creek and Friendswood do it by outscoring their opponents.

Class 5A is anchored by Manvel, Angleton and FB Marshall, while Foster has been a bit of a surprise. Manvel will have an epic matchup against Cedar Park this week.

Stay tuned to vypehouston.com for upcoming predictions and don’t miss our VYPE SCOREBOARD SHOW Friday’s at 10:15 on 97.5 FM.



Team (Record)

1 Katy (10-0) Atascocita Could be Interesting
2 Klein Collins (11-0) Will Longview Be a Test?
3 Cy-Fair (12-0) Should Take Care of Friendswood
4 Westfield (11-0) ‘Stangs Will Roll Lufkin
5 Lamar (9-1) Game of the Week vs North Shore
6 Atascocita (10-1) Must Use Athleticism vs Katy
7 Langham Creek (10-1) Kingwood Will Have Tough Time Keeping Up
8 North Shore (8-3) TOUGH OUT in Postseason
9 Friendswood (9-3) Just Got by Summer Creek
10 The Woodlands (7-3) What Could Have Been?
11 Kingwood (6-5) Miracle Season After Flood
12 Klein Oak (7-4) Smashed By Cedar Ridge
13 Cypress Ranch (8-3) Katy Was Too Much
14 Dickinson (8-3) Atascocita Can Put Up Points
15 Strake Jesuit (8-3) Cy-Fair had Too Many Playmakers; D
16 FB Bush (7-2) Stubbed Toe Against Katy Taylor
17 Clear Lake (8-4) Fell in Close One to Kingwood
18 Clear Springs (8-3) Crushed by North Shore
19 Summer Creek (7-4) Heartbreaker to Friendswood
20 Klein (7-4) Good Fight vs Hendrickson




Team (Record)

1 Manvel (11-0) Tough Cedar Park Up Next
2 Angleton (11-0) CC Flour Bluff a Speed Bump
3 FB Marshall (9-2) Can Buffs Slay the Hippos?
4 Foster (8-3) Falcons Knock Off Undefeated Drip Springs
5 Magnolia West (9-2) Whacked By Temple
6 New Caney (8-3) No Chance vs FB Marshall
7 Crosby (8-2) Heartbreaker to PNG
8 Galveston Ball (6-5) Port Arthur Memorial Too Tough
9 Texas City (5-6) Hung with Port Neches-Groves
10 Waltrip (8-1) Kings of HISD

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