And then there was one. The Bremond Tigers were the sole Brazos Valley team to survive week three of the high school football playoffs.
Navasota knew it faced an uphill battle against defending state champion Liberty Hill.
The Panthers proved their mettle, gashing the Rattlers' defense on their way to a 48-to-14 win Friday night.
With the victory at Temple's Wildcat Stadium, Liberty Hill improves to 12-&-0 for the year.
The battle of unbeatens in the six-man ranks proved to be one-sided.
Top-ranked Richland Springs bounced number-three Calvert, 76-to-26.
Friday night's mercy-ruling of the Trojans is just the latest in a long line of big wins for the defending state champs.
The Coyotes are 67-&-2 over the last five years.
Bremond is now carrying the banner for the Brazos Valley.
The Tigers topped unbeaten D'Hanis, 21-to-14, in Bastrop Friday night.
The win over the Cowboys sends the Bengals on to the Class A Division Two Region IV finale.
The Tigers will take on Harper next.
The Longhorns blanked Sabinal, 32-to-0, Friday night in Hondo.