Posted On: 01/7/21 7:00 PM

There is another undefeated Central Texas team that has entered the semifinal stage of the playoffs and that is Liberty Hill. The Panthers are set to face Crosby at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Green Stadium.

The uniqueness of Liberty Hill is its reliance on the running game as the sport of football continues to slide towards more of an air raid style offense. In fact, according to MaxPreps, Liberty Hill, as a team, has only thrown the ball 19 times. Instead, the Panthers have relied on senior running backs Blake Simpson and Trey Seward to score.

Speaking of, Simpson has emerged as one of the most elite backs in the state of Texas. He currently has 1,782 rushing yards and 27 touchdowns. Following him is Seward, who has 1,435 yards and 19 touchdowns. Both players have scored 276 points combined this season and, as a team, Liberty Hill has rushed for 5,089 yards and 72 touchdowns. For Simpson, he has been on a hot streak as of late, rushing for 784 yards and 11 touchdowns in the past three games. Against both Rouse and Pioneer, he scored five touchdowns and rushed for nearly 300 yards in each game. For

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