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4A/3A roundup Week 2: Kimball offense overpowers Lincoln; Liberty rolls over Greenville
Kimball 61, Lincoln 42
Kimball (3-0) and their scoring power proved too much even for the capable Lincoln (1-2) attack, resulting in a 61-42 victory.
Kimball struck first with a 41-yard touchdown run from Teriyon Gipson. He finished the night with 26 carries for 256 yards.
On the ensuing possession, Lincoln faced third and 8 from their 49-yard line. Erick Neal lofted a pass to Brenson Davis who took the ball away from the corner and raced to the end zone to tie the game.
From there, however, Kimball scored twice on an interception return by Chris Jones and another Gipson touchdown run. A Kimball muffed punt set up a 2-yard touchdown plunge from Neal, but Kimball answered shortly before the half to make the score 27-14.
The second half saw more of the same with Lincoln showing fight (two touchdown catches by Javon Jones) but ultimately being overwhelmed by Kimball’s scoring pace (three more Gipson touchdowns).
Frisco Centennial 21, The Colony 0
FRISCO — In a game defined by defense, Darion McMahon scored twice for Frisco Centennial (3-0) in a 21-0 win over The Colony at Pizza Hut Park. McMahon, a senior running back, finished the night with 149 total yards (58 rushing, 91 receiving). His first touchdown came on a 78-yard pass from Lamar Jordan and the second on a 31-yard run in the second quarter.
Jordan, Centennial’s junior quarterback, was 19-of-33 passing for 260 yards and two touchdowns.
Centennial made big plays all around, intercepting two passes, blocking a field goal just before halftime, limiting The Colony to just 39 rushing yards and forcing them to punt 10 times.
Offensively, The Colony (1-2) was led by senior quarterback Garrett Simpson, who finished with 186 yards passing and added 59 more on the ground. But he was intercepted twice in the loss. The teams combined for 18 punts.
Frisco Liberty 55, Greenville 3
GREENVILLE — Frisco Liberty (2-0) overcame a slow start to eventually wear down Greenville 55-3.
Frisco was led by quarterback Zach Smith, who accounted for three passing touchdowns and one rushing. Liberty’s kicker JB McBride was a perfect 7 for 7 while adding two field goals of 32 and 38 yards.
Frisco’s defense was oppressive most of the night while holding Greenville (0-3) to 218 total yards of offense.
The Liberty defense capped its night with a 101-yard interception return by Bobby Jefferson.
Little Elm 50, Carrollton Creekview 49
LITTLE ELM — Junior quarterback Devante’ Pullum ran over, around and through Creekview defenses as Little Elm (2-1) downed Creekview (0-3) 50-49 Friday night at the Little Elm Athletic Complex in double overtime.
Running back Keaun Kinner, though, decided the game with a two-point conversion run off left guard as Little Elm pulled out the extra period.
Pullum set up two first-half touchdowns with open field runs and dashed 32 yards with 45 seconds left before halftime to cap a seven-carry, 122-yard performance in the initial half. He ended the contest with a game-high 258 rushing yards on 21 attempts and three TDs.
Offenses rolled in the first 24 minutes as the teams combined for 320 net yards, 21 first downs and 58 plays before either squad punted, which Creekview did on the last play before intermission.
Backup running back Johnny Jones rushed for three touchdowns in the final 16 minutes of regulation to help Creekview overcome an earlier 35-28 advantage by Little Elm. Each team scored in every quarter and both overtime periods as the squads combined for 99 points and 969 yards of total offense.
Frisco Wakeland 70, Wichita Falls 26
WICHITA FALLS — Frisco Wakeland quarterback Nick West accounted for 397 yards of total offense, running for three touchdowns and passing for two more in a 70-26 blowout of Wichita Falls on Friday night.
West ran for 87 yards, including touchdowns of 1, 2 and 29 yards. He threw for 310 yards with a 27-yard scoring strike to Turner Smiley and a 44-yarder to Dan Harrington.
Tyler Carver ran for 137 yards. Brad Sicula caught six passes for 111 yards.
McKinney North 41, Denton 20
McKinney North rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to score 28 second-half points including 21 in the fourth quarter to post a 41-20 victory over Denton.
Hunter Walling scored on runs of 9 and 30 yards, and teammates Trey Smith and Eric Mills added scoring runs of 1 and 5 yards, respectively.
Denton opened a 20-13 lead at the half, getting a 4-yard run from Matthew Perry and runs of 8 and 3 yards from quarterback Dentton Hudsepth.
McKinney North ended the game with 388 yards after picking up just 144 in the first half. While the offense was clicking, the defense held Denton to just 89 yards in the second half and no points.
Rockwall 21, Royse City 10
ROYSE CITY — Andrew Hinkley intercepted three passes, caught a touchdown and kicked an extra point to help lead Rockwall over Royse City 21-10.
Rockwall quarterback Wesley Davis gained 57 yards, including two rushing touchdowns, and completed 13 of 22 passes for 237 yards and threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Hinkley.
Alex Ntchobo and Chris Minor also combined for 74 total yards while running back-wide receiver Zach Berryman gained 25 yards rushing and caught nine passes for 149 yards for Rockwall.
Despite four interceptions, Royse City’s Wes Brookshire passed for 215 yards on 23 completions out of 35 attempts and connected with Jake Horbacz for the team’s only touchdown. He also added 42 yards on 12 rushes in the game. Horbacz caught nine passes for 103 yards.
Torrell McQueen caught five passes for 42 yards and teammates Jared Tumbleson and Michael Webb each had four catches for 24 and 41 yards, respectively, for Royce City.
Birdville 48, Crowley 30
CROWLEY — Birdville controlled the football for all but four minutes in the third quarter, leading to 20 points in a 48-30 victory over Crowley.
Quarterback E.A. Northey had a 72-yard touchdown run and threw for two more touchdowns in the quarter. For the game he had a season-high 152 yards passing and a game-high 218 yards rushing. Birdville (3-0) has a bye next week before opening district play in two weeks.
Crowley (1-2) kept the game close in the first half despite several miscues. Among them was a holding call that negated a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. Crowley grabbed a 24-21 lead with 3:02 left in the first half on a Grant Chapman 40-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Flynn.
Birdville answered by scoring on fourth and goal with :10 left in the half.
Granbury 40, Carrollton R.L. Turner 20
GRANBURY — Brandon Davis accounted for 178 yards of offense and Nick Fotu threw three touchdown passes to lead Granbury (1-2) to a 40-20 victory against Carrollton R.L. Turner (0-2) Friday night.
Fotu threw two touchdowns to Davis of 50 and 12 yards. Davis also rushed 14 times for 116 yards.
Fotu completed a 67-yard touchdown pass to Clayton Adams on the game’s first play. After Turner responded with a 69-yard touchdown drive, capped by a 1-yard run by quarterback Garon Goodspeed, Fotu led Granbury downfield and scored from a yard out to take the lead for good.
Goodspeed (174) and Fotu (185) combined for 359 yards on 30 completions (Goodspeed 21-for-37, Fotu 9-for-14).
Fotu completed his passes to seven different receivers, while Goodspeed connected with eight.
Arlington Seguin 34, Carter 16
ARLINGTON — Sophomore quarterback Kelton Moore threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third to lift Arlington Seguin to a 34-16 victory over Dallas Carter in a nondistrict game Friday night at Wilemon Field.
Seguin (1-2) rushed for 264 yards, 167 of which came in the second half. Moore ran for 97 of his 117 yards after halftime.
Carter (0-3) pulled to 20-10 in the third quarter, but was done in by three turnovers. Carter managed only 168 yards on the night.
Seguin’s Steven Aikens turned in the top defensive plays of the game by returning a fumble 45 yards for a touchdown and stopping a Carter drive with an interception in the end zone.
Conrad 17, Seagoville 8
SEAGOVILLE — Conrad (2-1) scored the first two times it had the ball to defeat Seagoville (1-1), 17-8 at J.R. Henry Stadium.
Silas Jefferson and DeAndre Jones combined for 230 rushing yards. Jefferson had a 10-yard touchdown run and Jones a 60-yard touchdown run.
Seagoville’s lone touchdown came on a 45-yard pass from Roland Hyder to Keonte Grant.
Wylie East 52, Trophy Club Byron Nelson 21
WYLIE — Jabari Anderson rushed for 178 yards and four touchdowns as Wylie East improved to 3-0 with a runaway victory Friday over Trophy Club Byron Nelson.
Quarterback Garrett McCain threw for 242 yards and three touchdowns as Wylie East rolled up 32 first downs and 593 yards of total offense, scoring on four of its first five possessions. Wide receiver Trey Eggins scored on touchdown receptions of 14 and 23 yards in the first half.
Byron Nelson (2-1) quarterback Andrew Mitchell finished with 146 yards and three passing touchdowns, connecting with Dezmon Gassaway twice and Chad Loving for a third score.
Lancaster 28, Forney 27
LANCASTER — Tre’ White’s two-point conversion run in the first overtime gave Lancaster a 28-27 victory over Forney in a District 15-4A game Friday night.
Forney scored first in overtime when C.J. Rather ran in from the 1-yard-line. Clay Collins’ kick made the score 27-20.
Lancaster quarterback Javon Hodge converted a third down on the ensuing possession, running 17 yards to the Forney 4-yard line. Running back Joseph Paden scored on the next play, leading to White’s game-winning conversion run.
Forney led 13-7 coming out of halftime and led again 20-13 until Lancaster’s Devonte Gill scored from 2 yards out to tie the score with 3:29 left in the third quarter. Neither team scored in the fourth quarter.
Lancaster’s Jaquan White had 76 receiving yards and a touchdown. Paden had 74 yards rushing.
Lovejoy 64, Frisco 62
LUCAS — Running back Carlos Harris’ season-high 446 rushing yards and seven touchdowns was not enough for Frisco as it lost to Lovejoy.
Harris had six touchdown runs of at least 40 yards, including a 64-yard touchdown with less than one minute remaining to cut Lovejoy’s lead to two points. However, on Frisco’s two-point conversion attempt to tie the score, Lovejoy’s defense stopped Harris short of the end zone on a run up the middle.
Lovejoy quarterback Zach Saffle in the victory had a team-high 184 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. The junior also was 10-of-14 for 210 passing yards and threw for three touchdowns.
Frisco (2-1) in the loss had a season-high 579 rushing yards, while Lovejoy (1-2) had 296 rushing yards. Both teams combined for 1,186 total yards on offense.
Corsicana 43, West Mesquite 35
MESQUITE — Corsicana’s (3-0, 1-0) defense held off a second half rally from West Mesquite (0-3, 0-1) en route to a 43-35 win in its District 15-4A opener.
With 38 seconds remaining Corsicana was able to stop a dive short of the pylon to preserve the 8-point lead.
Cameron Washington led Corsicana on the ground with 141 rushing yards and one touchdown.
West Mesquite freshman quarterback Chason Virgil was 22-of-34 passing for 332 yards and four touchdowns. His main target was Eldridge Massington, who had nine catches for 224 yards and two touchdowns.
Corsicana’s DeVontay Bell ran for 42 yards and passed for 231.
Paris 31, Frisco Heritage 28
PARIS — Tate Whitten caught a 75-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Cole-Bailey Cantwell on fourth down with 1:48 left for Frisco Heritage, but Paris ran out the clock afterward to preserve the win.
Cantwell passed for 286 yards, going 23-of-29 with two touchdowns for Frisco Heritage, which amassed 465 total offensive yards.
Sed Ellis returned a fumble 36 yards with 3:40 remaining in the fourth quarter for the decisive points for Paris.
Jacob Harrison rushed for 127 yards and Oscar Gomez had 75, with a touchdown run apiece for Frisco Heritage.
Red Oak 56, Ennis 27
ENNIS — Cameron Bausley and Charles Crosby each rushed for two touchdowns to lead Red Oak in the District 15-4A opener. Crosby rushed for 123 yards, and Bausley added 118.
Sam Walker opened the game with a 51-yard touchdown run for Ennis, but Red Oak assumed control, scoring 21 unanswered points to take a 42-21 halftime lead.
Marcellus Hill added a 90-yard run touchdown late.
North Forney 48, Woodrow Wilson 24
Giresse Forchu rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns as North Forney won consecutive games for the first time in school history by topping Woodrow Wilson at Franklin Field.
Forchu went over 100 yards rushing for the third straight week as North Forney (2-1) amassed 397 yards on the ground as a team. Stephen Buckley and D’Andre Randall also topped the 100-yard mark and had a rushing touchdown apiece for North Forney.
North Forney only threw three passes in the game, with the first one a 49-yard scoring strike from Buckley to Brendon Lyons in the first quarter.
Piers Christian threw for 207 yards and one touchdown, and rushed for 60 yards and two touchdowns for Woodrow Wilson (2-1).
North Forney took the lead for good after a Forrest Garza interception set up a 2-yard touchdown run by Forchu with 12 seconds left in the first half.
Denison 36, Madison 27
DENISON — Jordan Watson had 126 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries as Denison hung on for a victory over Madison in non-district action at Munson Stadium.
Denison (1-2) built a 22-point halftime lead behind Watson’s TD runs and an 18-yard scoring catch from Jaleel Dade.
Madison (0-3) used strong special teams play in the third quarter to get back into the game. The Trojans recovered two muffed punts and turned them into touchdowns by Justin Edwards and Alex Gallegos. Jamon Brewers had an 84-yard kickoff return for a score.
Bishop Lynch 24, Bryan Adams 8
Quarterback J.D. Bornstad scored two touchdowns in the first half, and Camilo Torres recovered a muffed return in the end zone for a touchdown on the opening kickoff of the second half to lead Bishop Lynch (3-0) to past Bryan Adams (0-3) at Roffino Stadium.
Bishop Lynch wide receiver Kevin Huffaker set up both of Bornstad’s 1-yard touchdown runs with a 52-yard reception from Bornstad and a 47-yard option pass to Matthew Duerr, who led all receivers with three catches for 95 yards. Bryan Adams outgained Bishop Lynch, 287-255 yards, but two interceptions by Bishop Lynch’s Jonathan Mora halted potential scoring drives.
South Oak Cliff 30, Roosevelt 8
Paul Franklin rushed for 121 yards on 21 carries and scored two touchdowns as South Oak Cliff defeated Roosevelt.
South Oak Cliff quarterback Jevone Valentine ran for 116 yards on 15 carries. Valentine was also 9-of-19 passing for 182 yards, including touchdowns of 10 and 31 yards.
South Oak Cliff forced five turnovers, four of them on interceptions, including two by defensive back Keonte Traylor.
Roosevelt quarterback Deaunte Williams was 12-of-26 passing for 133 yards.
Adamson 30, Fort Worth Poly 14
Qwaii Clark ran for 129 yards, including a 47-yard touchdown, and Adamson won its homecoming game at Kincaide Stadium.
Adamson (1-2) scored the game’s final 22 points after Polytechnic (1-2) erased Adamson’s 8-0 halftime lead with two third-quarter touchdowns in 18 seconds.
Clark also scored on a 7-yard run and added a PAT run. Keith Bryant (8 yards) and Keith Jackson (5 yards) had the other Adamson touchdowns.
Poly had 16 net yards and two first downs in the first half. Malik Jones capped a 57-yard drive to open the second half by scoring on a 14-yard run. On Adamson’s first offensive play, Charles Johnson recovered an errant snap from center in the end zone. Johnson also intercepted two passes in the first half.
Wilmer-Hutchins 48, Spruce 27
Winzor Young rushed for 141 yards and three touchdowns to lead Wilmer-Hutchins (3-0) past Spruce (1-1) at Pleasant Grove Stadium. All of Young’s yards came in the first half.
Wilmer-Hutchins took a 41-15 halftime lead on quarterback Monterius Dukes’ 23-yard pass to Damein Lawry.