The Hico Tigers now know they will face reigning Class A Division I champion Stamford in this weekend's state semifinals.

Stamford scored with 44 seconds remaining to edge New Deal 29-26 in Snyder Monday afternoon.

Hico athletic director and head coach Keith Wood reported Monday night that the semifinal will be 3 p.m. Saturday at San Angelo Stadium in San Angelo.

The winner plays for the state championship at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.