It will be a full two months until the district race totally shapes up, but the opening week provided plenty of answers for teams in District 8-5A DI.

College Station showed the district could be a one-team race by sending a message with a blowout win over last year’s champion Magnolia. New Caney and Magnolia West got the early leg up among the rest of the contenders and Cleveland rolled to an opening-week victory.

Josh Havard’s email address is josh.havard@lufkindailynews.com.