One of the most exciting times of the school year commences this week with the start of the high school football playoffs.
Last week marked the end of the regular season.
There was plenty of drama on the final day of the regular season, as three teams battled for the final two playoff berths.
Poteet and West Mesquite each entered Friday night well aware of the stakes.
This will be the 28th meeting between the cross-town rivals and rarely have the stakes been as big as they will be on Friday night, with a playoff berth on the line at 7:30 p.m. at Mesquite Memorial Stadium.