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3A/2A roundup for Week 4: Prosper ends Argyle's win streak
ARGYLE — Prosper defeated Argyle on Friday night, 35-14, snapping Argyle’s 24-game regular-season home winning streak. Argyle had not dropped a regular-season game since the 2008 season.
Prosper quarterback Javelle Allen shredded Argyle’s defense. He carried the ball 18 times for 99 yards and completed 12 of 17 passes for 158 yards.
Allen had two rushing touchdowns and two passing touchdowns for Prosper (3-2). Coming into the contest, Argyle (4-1), the state’s fourth-ranked 3A team, had allowed an average of 13.8 points per game.
Argyle quarterback Austin Aune was 22-of-39 passing for 225 yards but threw two interceptions.
Prosper led the entire game and put the contest out of reach in the fourth quarter on a 5-yard touchdown run by Darius Hunter with 5:06 remaining. Hunter also had a receiving touchdown.
Celina 41, Paris 22
CELINA — Nathan Elliot threw four touchdown passes as Celina (4-0) totaled 455 yards while holding off Paris (4-1) in non-district play.
Jamarick Simmons had 133 of 318 rushing yards for Celina, SportsDay’s second-ranked Class 3A-2A team.
Elliot Bush rushed for 93 yards and a touchdown for Celina, while Zack Bilderback, Mike Richardson, Ben Thiel and Simmons each had a scoring reception.
Sanger 45, Princeton 37
PRINCETON — Running back Brock Squier rushed for 249 yards and three touchdowns, and it was just enough to lift Sanger (5-0) past Princeton.
Princeton (3-2) held Sanger to a field goal with 6:49 remaining, then followed that with an 18-yard touchdown run by Marcus Allen, to cut Sanger’s lead to eight points.
Princeton then forced a Sanger fumble on the ensuing kickoff, recovered it and drove deep into Sanger territory before their drive sputtered at the Sanger 17 with 1:14 to play. QB Stacey Dillard’s potential game-tying touchdown pass fell incomplete.
Sanger QB Dane Evans had 330 passing yards and three touchdowns.
Dillard finished with 259 yards passing and 73 yards rushing.
Wilmer-Hutchins 18, Crandall 13
Monterius Dukes threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Damein Lawry with 16 seconds left in the game to lift Wilmer-Hutchins (5-0) to the victory over Crandall (2-3).
Winzor Young led Wilmer-Hutchins with 131 rushing yards, including a 53-yard touchdown run.
Crandall’s Jason Bryant had 63 yards rushing and also returned a kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown.
North Forney 33, Roosevelt 10
FORNEY — Giresse Forchu rushed for 219 yards and three touchdowns as North Forney won its fourth consecutive game, doubling its win total from all of last season.
Stephen Buckley added two rushing touchdowns for North Forney (4-1), which rushed for 353 yards as a team. Forchu averaged almost 13 yards per carry and had a 54-yard scoring run to cap North Forney’s opening drive of the second half. He has surpassed 100 yards rushing in five straight games.
The Devin Johnson had 95 yards on 21 carries with a touchdown for Roosevelt (2-3).
Life Oak Cliff 29, Anna 28
Chris Saunders led Life Oak Cliff to a 29-28 homecoming spoiler at Anna with two rushing touchdowns and a pass for a score.
Life Oak Cliff, which rallied to erase a 21-point deficit in the fourth quarter, chose to go for two instead of the tie with just under three minutes to go in the game. The conversion by Jerome Flowers gave them the margin they needed for the win.
Anna’s Cory Meaders had 235 yards passing, and Darrien Hampton returned a kickoff for a touchdown for the third straight week.
Lovejoy 21, Abilene Wylie 17
ABILENE — Lovejoy’s Nick Lasane and Zach Saffle combined for 454 rushing yards and three touchdowns Friday to the lift Lovejoy to a 21-17 road win over Abilene Wylie.
Lovejoy (2-2) trailed 17-14 at the half. But Lovejoy put together a 71-yard scoring drive on the first drive of the third quarter, and that proved all the scoring necessary thanks to a Lovejoy defense that limited Wylie to just two second-half first downs.
Paced by Lasane, who rushed for 271 yards on 27 carries, and Saffle, who added 183 yards on 26 totes, Lovejoy outgained Wylie 494-120. Lovejoy was hurt, however, by three turnovers and 19 penalties for 120 yards.
Van Alstyne 62, Farmersville 55
FARMERSVILLE—Jordan Barnes rushed for 446 yards and six touchdowns to lead Van Alstyne (3-2) past Farmersville (1-4) in non-district play.
Farmersville tied the score, 41-41, early in the fourth quarter on Christopher Stanley’s 24-yard touchdown pass to Byron Brooks.
But Van Alstyne, which rolled up 619 yards rushing, went ahead for good on Barnes’ 12-yard touchdown on the following drive. Barnes ran 83 yards for a touchdown on Van Alstyne’s first play from scrimmage.
Farmersville’s Stanley passed for 347 yards and six touchdowns.