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3A/2A/Private schools roundup (Week 7): Argyle shuts out Carr. Ranchview; Celina rolls
ARGYLE — Argyle gained nearly 600 yards of total offense in its 56-0 District 10-3A-opening victory over Carrollton Ranchview.
Argyle (6-1, 1-0) looked fresh coming off a bye week. Wide receiver Ian Sadler had 255 yards of total offense — 180 receiving and 75 rushing — and three total touchdowns. Among them was an 89-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter. Quarterback Brandon Boyzuick played his sharpest game of the season, going 13-of-17 for 292 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Nick Ralston scored three rushing touchdowns en route to 123 yards rushing.
The Argyle defense limited Ranchview (1-7, 0-2) to just 194 yards of total offense. Argyle’s Reese Thompson picked off a pass late in the contest. The defense also held Ranchview out of the end zone on three plays after it had reached the Argyle 1-yard line and forced a Ranchview fumble at the Argyle 11.
Frisco Lone Star
CELINA — Celina racked up 636 total yards as it dominated Frisco Lone Star. Quarterback Elliot Nathan led the way for Celina, throwing for 105 yards and a touchdown while also running for a score.
Frisco Lone Star got solid games from quarterback Will Campbell, who threw for 245 yards but threw two interceptions, and running back Ramon Harris, who ran for 99 yards.
WILMER HUTCHINS — Quarterback Jamar Mack rushed for a trio of touchdowns, including the game-winner with 44 seconds left in regulation, to lead Roosevelt to a comeback win over Wilmer-Hutchins in the schools’ district opener at Eagle Stadium.
Mack led Roosevelt (2-5, 1-0 in District 11-3A) with 61 yards on 18 attempts and had quarterback keepers on the final five plays of the game-winning drive.
Christian Hicks, making his first start at quarterback, paced Wilmer-Hutchins (3-4, 0-1) with 70 yards rushing and 178 yards passing. The surprise starter in place of regular quarterback LaDraylon Battie passed for one touchdown and rushed for two others as Wilmer-Hutchins’ defense held Roosevelt to one first down in the second and third quarters.
The two starting quarterbacks dominated play, but Roosevelt mounted a 14-point comeback from a 20-6 deficit thanks to an 88-yard kickoff return by Tarrin Mitchell with 6:43 left in the third quarter.
MELISSA — Chris Smith passed for 333 yards and three touchdowns, going 15-of-19 — all in the first half — as Melissa (5-2, 1-0) defeated Nevada Community (4-4, 0-2) in District 12-3A play.
Cameron Brewer had a 45-yard interception return for a touchdown for Melissa, which totaled 533 yards of offense.
Smith completed touchdown passes of 61 yards to J C Cottrell, 41 yards to Xavier Mason and 18 yards to Jackson Webb, helping Melissa take a 54-7 lead at halftime. Webb finished with 80 receiving yards on five receptions, while Cottrell had 76 on three catches.
Corey Rogers had a 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for Nevada Community and 207 offensive yards.
Van Alstyne — In a hard-fought, back-and-forth battle, Sunnyvale spoiled Van Alstyne’s homecoming on the leg of Casey Crenshaw, whose 41-yard field goal won the game in overtime. Crenshaw also had a 40-yard field goal.
Van Alstyne, which only completed one pass, controlled the ground game with an incredible performance by Alex Cole, who rushed for 313 yards on 50 attempts.
ANNA — Bonham was able to slow down Anna’s dynamic rusher Malik Berry en route to its first district win of the season. Anna, which saw its three-game winning streak halted, was looking to clinch a spot in the playoffs, but a fumble late in the game gave Bonham the ball on Anna’s 40-yard line. Bonham’s Dra Smith scored the go-ahead touchdown.
PONDER — In heartbreaking fashion, Ponder fell to Callisburg in the second overtime.
Reid Sanders passed for 329 passing yards and four touchdowns for Ponder. Nick King and Tanner Yeager had seven receptions apiece in the loss.
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KENNEDALE — Kennedale (5-2, 2-0) routed outmanned Diamond Hill-Jarvis (0-7, 0-2) of Fort Worth to celebrate its homecoming in a District 6-3A mismatch.
Nine players scored touchdowns, with Donny Darville scoring three in the second quarter alone.
Kennedale’s DaShawn Drummond intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble, which he returned for a touchdown. The senior also returned punts, taking one 44 yards to the Diamond Hill 5-yard line to set up a touchdown.
QUINLAN — Despite not completing a single pass, Quinlan pulled out a win at home against Kaufman.
After falling behind by five to start the fourth quarter, Quinlan outscored Kaufman, 14-7, in the final quarter, with the game-winning touchdown coming from James Silkey, who ran for 122 yards and three touchdowns.
Pilot Point 29
PARADISE — Beau Ewton woke Pilot Point up from an early slumber Friday night.
The senior linebacker batted a fourth-down pass from Paradise quarterback Tanner Valentine 15 yards backward to fire up his team.
Ponder responded to the wake-up call with a dominating effort the rest of the night on both sides of the ball at Panther Stadium.
ADDISON — Quarterback Daniel Davidson passed for 484 yards and eight touchdowns, and Tanner Snow added four touchdown receptions as TCA-Addison downed top-ranked and previously unbeaten Prestonwood, 63-47, in a TAPPS 1-I contest at Tom Landry Stadium.
TCA (5-2, 2-1) converted two fumble recoveries on kickoff returns into a 14-0 lead less than 30 seconds into the contest as Davidson connected on a 44-yard scoring strike to Snow and a 14-yard touchdown pass to Harrison Woodard. Davidson added three more first-half scoring passes as TCA built a 35-18 halftime advantage.
After Prestonwood (7-1, 3-1) scored on its first possession of the second half, Davidson directed TCA on an eight-play, 70-yard scoring drive.
Grayson Warren paced Prestonwood with a game-high 129 yards rushing and four scores. Mike Mitchell added 448 yards passing and four touchdowns in a losing effort.
FORT WORTH — Luke Alves ran for 121 yards and two touchdowns, as Fort Worth Nolan beat Bishop Lynch in TAPPS 1-I action.
Nolan, No. 2 in SportsDay’s large private schools rankings, improved to 5-2 overall, and 3-0 in district.
Alves scored on a 92-yard run in the first quarter to give Nolan a 15-0 lead. Quarterback Joseph Prud’homme passed for 137 yards and two touchdowns, including a 73-yarder to David Authier in the second quarter, and a 35-yarder to Patrick Rich in the fourth quarter
Nolan’s Frank Colin returned a blocked punt 36 yards for another touchdown.
Bishop Lynch (5-2, 2-2) was led by quarterback Barrett Renner, who passed for 93 yards. Renner tossed an 8-yard touchdown to receiver Anthony Mullins for Lynch’s only points.
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DENTON — Josiah Hartzler returned an interception nine yards for a touchdown to give Argyle Liberty Christian control of the TAPPS 1-I game.
Tulsa Holland Hall
John Caldwell had touchdown receptions of 23, 66 and 44 yards in the first quarter, as St. Mark’s dominated Tulsa Holland Hall.
St. Mark’s limited Holland Hall to 60 yards passing.
St. Mark’s quarterback John Webb completed 18 of 23 passes for 387 yards and five touchdowns. Caldwell finished with 249 yards receiving.
ADDISON — Episcopal School of Dallas quarterback Thomas Fitts passed for 271 yards and five touchdowns to lead ESD over Greenhill.
ESD’s Jack Johnson rushed for 85 yards and caught seven passes for 99 yards and three touchdowns.
Greenhill quarterback Noah Montgomery passed for 126 yards. Aston Ford rushed for 90 yards.
IRVING — Sophomore running back Dare Odeyingbo had 317 yards rushing and four touchdowns to lead Cistercian over Arlington Oakridge in SPC North Zone play.
Odeyingbo had scoring runs of 60 and 55 yards on consecutive drives in the fourth quarter to break open what was a 24-22 advantage for Cistercian (6-2, 4-2).
Trailing 17-9 at the end of the third quarter, Tyler Woolsey scored from one-yard out as Oakridge pulled within 17-15. Cistercian answered on the next possession when Odeyingbo scored from 14 yards out.
Irv. The Highlands
IRVING — First Baptist (7-1, 2-0) scored on offense, defense and special teams to defeat Irving The Highlands (3-5, 0-2).
First Baptist’s Trae Hart returned the opening kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown. First Baptist was led by Max Partlo’s 368 passing yards and three touchdowns. Hart finished with 240 yards receiving.
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GRAPEVINE — Pantego broke an eight-game losing streak to Grapevine Faith in TAPPS 1-II action.
Pantego (4-3, 2-2) scored on three straight possessions in the first half.
Near the end of the half, Hill Alexander caught the first of his three touchdown receptions from LeAndrew Gordon.
Grapevine Faith (2-5, 0-3) added a late score on a 51-yard reception by Davy Nanson from Bryce Wasserman.
Alexander caught six passes for 192 while Gordon ran for two scores and threw for three more.
Arl. Grace Prep
GRAND PRAIRIE—Andrew Kaluza caught a 12-yard touchdown with 1:19 remaining in the game to give Waco Reicher (4-3, 3-1) a victory over Arlington Grace Prep (2-6, 1-3).
FARMERS BRANCH — Tre Vance rushed for 144 yards as Parish Episcopal (6-1, 3-1 TAPPS 2-II) defeated Shelton (1-5, 1-3).