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Evan Ghormley/C&SMedia Texas Wylie East's Aaron Gassett, right, and the rest of the Raiders will host crosstown rival Wylie on Thursday.

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Wylie East’s Aaron Gassett, right, and the rest of the Raiders will host crosstown rival Wylie on Thursday.

By Greg Ford
Sports Editor
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WYLIE — When the Pirates and Raiders grapple Thursday evening; the match will be significant for two reasons.
First, it could be the final regular-season contest, at least for a while, between the two schools, as Wylie will move up to Class 6A during the Feb. 1 redistricting, while East will stay 5A.
More importantly, it’s the final regular-season match for both schools, and their last chance to tune up for postseason competition; it begins Feb. 5 with the district tournament at Lovejoy High School.
Those who survive that affair will move to the Feb. 12-13 regionals in Bryan, and from there, the qualifiers advance to Feb. 19-20 state meet in Houston.
(To view the entire story, check out the Jan. 28 edition of The Sachse News)

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