Pair of defending 5A state champs square off in Area Round Playoffs Saturday

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) -- The College Station Cougars (9-2) will take on Highland Park (11-0) Saturday at 2pm in the Class 5A Division I Area Round Playoffs at Waco ISD Stadium.

In 2017, College Station won the 5A Division II State Championship while Highland Park won the 5A Division I title.

Last week College Station beat Mesquite Poteet 41-38 while Highland Park took care of Independence 35-14 running the Scots winning streak to 26.