NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Prosper HS Eagles know their next playoff opponent all too well.
Prosper faces Denton’s Guyer High School in the region finals of Class 6A on Saturday. Prosper and Denton Guyer are rivals in District 5-6A.READ MORE: State Sen. Bryan Hughes Defends Texas Abortion Law He Authored As Legal Challenges Mount
The Eagles are looking to avenge their 24-23 loss to Guyer from earlier in the season. Guyer won that showdown on the final play of the game.
But, the loss did not shake the confidence of Prosper. If fact, the Eagles have used that game as fuel for their playoff success.READ MORE: Young Woman Who Helped North Texas Police Bring Down Drug Ring Believes She Saved Lives
Quarterback Jackson Berry described the loss, saying, “We learned who we could be, that we are a great team, and we can play with the best of the best.”
Linebacker Aidan Siano agrees. “We learned that no matter who is on the other side of the ball, that we can play with anybody in the state of Texas,” he said.MORE NEWS: 'Your Rule-Making Proposal Sucks': Texas Lawmakers Scold Railroad Commission Head Over Potential Critical Infrastructure Loophole
The winner of Saturday’s game will advance to the State Semifinals.