GLADEWATER, Texas (KETK) – The West Rusk Raiders seem to have hit their stride.
The 9-3A Div. 2 district champion Raiders pulled away in a track meet Thursday defeating Hughes Springs 52-28 at Jack V. Murphy Stadium.
Sophomore Jimmie Harper scored four touchdowns, and recovered two fumbles for West Rusk.
8-3 West Rusk advances to play 9-1 Waskom in the region 3 semis next Friday at 3:00 p.m. at Hallsville’s Bobcat Stadium.
The Raiders are making their second trip to the third round of the playoffs in the last four years.
OTHER WEST RUSK STORIES
- West Rusk moves on to area-round after 22-point win over Paris Chisum
- West Rusk smashes Grand Saline, clinches at least share of district title and No. 1 seed in playoffs
- West Rusk dominates Harmony
- Troup beats West Rusk 43-39 in overtime
- Malakoff rolls over West Rusk 49-7
- Sabine dominates West Rusk 29-7