The 11-6A season reached its midpoint for many teams this past week and only two district squads remain undefeated.
A week after a forgettable game against Rockwall, Horn went toe-to-toe with undefeated Longview during the first half on Friday.
The Mesquite/North Mesquite rivalry has featured plenty of thrillers over the years.
The city’s oldest rivalry will be renewed on Friday as Mesquite and North Mesquite meet for the 50th time at 7:30 p.m. at Mesquite Memorial Stadium.
Horn was flying high after a district-opening win against rival Mesquite, but came crashing back down to Earth a week ago with a 45-7 loss to Rockwall.