FORNEY — Troup and Leonard's respective packs of Tigers did battle at City Bank Stadium in Forney Friday night where Troup came away with a 42-22 victory in a Class 3A, Division II, Region II Bi-district game.
Head coach John Eastman's club led 21-14 at halftime, before pulling away in the final 24:00 minutes of play.
The win was Troup's sixth straight.
Troup (7-4), the third-place club out of District 10-3A-II, will next test Newton (10-1) in the Area round late next week. Newton beat New Diana, 52-42, on Thursday evening in its bi-district game.
Leonard, the District 9-3A-II runner up, ends the year with a 6-5 record.