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Texico 45, Loving 13

Records: Loving 2-7 (0-3 District 4-3A), Texico 3-7 (1-2)

Difference: The Wolverines rolled early, building a 33-0 halftime lead en route to snapping their six-game losing streak.

Difference-makers: Sophomore RB Mason Golden rushed for 139 yards for the Wolverines, including a 14-yard TD run in the third quarter. Sophomore QB Lance Myers scored from a yard out to give Texico an early lead, and also threw a 27-yard TD pass to junior Zach Harrison.

Impact: Texico coach Ryan Autrey expects his team to be around a No. 9 or 10 seed in the 12-team Class 3A playoff bracket, which will be announced tonight by the New Mexico Activities Association.

Go figure: 7 — players with a touchdown for Texico in Friday’s game.

Hagerman 36, Fort Sumner 6

Class 2A playoff semifinal

Records: Fort Sumner 5-6, Hagerman 10-1

Difference: The Bobcats, ranked No. 1 in 2A but seeded second in the playoffs, jumped on the Foxes for 23 points in the first quarter and cruised to the win. Hagerman finished with a 400-146 advantage in total offense.

Difference-makers: Fort Sumner, senior QB Garrett Hisel rushed for 65 yards and the team’s only touchdown. Hagerman, QB Alejandro Ramos gained 109 yards and scored twice on only six carries, including a 79-yard TD run in the first quarter, while completing 13-of-16 passes for 204 yards and two first-quarter TDs.

Impact: The Bobcats face second-ranked, top-seeded Escalante in next week’s championship game.

Farwell 47, Springlake-Earth 31

Records: Springlake-Earth 5-4 (2-2 District 2-3A Division II), Farwell 8-2 (4-0)

Difference: The Steers broke open a close game with three touchdowns in the final 11 minutes to wrap up the district championship and a first-round bye next week in the 2A Division II playoffs. Farwell piled up 560 total yards in the game, including 340 on the ground. The Steers averaged six yards a carry.

Difference-makers: Springlake-Earth, Elijah Ramon scored three touchdowns for the Wolverines, including a 72-yard return of the second-half kickoff. Farwell, junior RB Adrian Aleman rushed for 194 yards and three touchdowns, while senior RB Chase Mitchell added 106 yards on the ground and a pair of scores. Senior QB J.J. Herrera went 11-of-17 through the air for 220 yards and two touchdowns, including one to senior WR Curt Langford, who caught four passes for 156 yards.

Go figure: 6 — average yards per carry for Farwell in Friday’s game.

Muleshoe 34, Littlefield 27

Records: Muleshoe 7-3 (5-0), Littlefield 6-4 (4-1)

Difference: Senior Keagan Gonzalez scored his second touchdown of the game on a 2-yard run with 24 seconds left, lifting the Mules to victory and the district title.

Difference-makers: Junior RB Josh Lopez scored second-half TDs on runs of 4 and 17 yards, while Gonzalez also threw a 58-yard TD pass to sophomore WR Jason Florez. Littlefield, Dontra Ewing ran for a pair of TDs, including a 7-yard run early in the final period to give the Wildcats a 27-26 lead.

Go figure: 6 — lead changes in the game.

— Staff reports