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Week 8 HS football 5A roundup: Martin overcomes rough start; Cedar Hill escapes
Hicks accounts for three TDs in win; QB Thomas leads Heritage
ARLINGTON — Arlington Martin stayed undefeated in District 3-5A, beating Arlington Lamar, 42-21, at Cravens Field.
Kyle Hicks rushed 19 times and threw 10 times for Martin, totaling 220 yards and and accounting for three touchdowns.
Martin struggled early, losing yardage on seven of its first eight plays and punting on each of its first two possessions, but then scored on its next six possessions.
Lamar scored on long touchdown passes from Charlie Baird to DaQuan Thomas and Kavonta Mayweather.
IRVING — Quarterback Cody Thomas was 21-of-33 for 335 yards and four touchdowns, leading Colleyville Heritage over District 6-5A opponent Irving Nimitz.
Heritage (7-1, 4-1) sealed the victory with a 28-point third quarter, which included three of Thomas’ touchdown passes.
Running back Connor Davis and receiver Kaelin Deboskie each scored two touchdowns in the victory.
The Heritage defense held Nimitz (2-6, 1-4) scoreless through three quarters.
GRAPEVINE — Homer Babcock rushed for 80 yards and two scores and quarterback Matt Hawkins rushed for three touchdowns as Euless Trinity dominated Grapevine in a District 6-5A matchup.
Trinity trailed 15-14 at the half but shut out Grapevine thereafter and finished with 355 yards rushing. Trinity scored touchdowns on all five of its second-half possessions.
Trinity (6-2, 5-0) took the second-half kickoff and marched 78 yards in five plays, with Babcock scoring on a 4-yard run. Hawkins, who earlier had scored on a 12-yard run, added scoring runs of 6 yards and 1 yard to make it 35-15.
LEWISVILLE — Tyrone Williams scored on a 3-yard run, capping a drive that featured a fourth-and-6 conversion, and Denton Ryan held on to defeat Lewisville.
Facing fourth-and-6 on the Lewisville 49, Cole Carpenter threw a 19-yard pass to Daniel Telanus on a fake punt during what became the game-winning drive.
After rallying from 14 down to lead 21-14, Lewisville couldn’t keep up with Ryan down the stretch.
Lewisville’s Deandre Brown finished with 229 yards on 20 carries and two scores.
CARROLLTON — A prolific team rushing performance propelled Hebron (5-3, 2-1) to a win over Flower Mound (3-5, 1-2).
Hebron’s backfield combined for 254 yards on 48 carries. Vandy Parks led the way with 153 yards.
Carson Proffitt went 10-of-13 for 127 yards with a 15-yard touchdown pass to junior Michael Wallace that put Hebron up by seven in the fourth quarter. Joel Carlos added a pair of field goals.
Flower Mound was led by their pair of all-purpose quarterbacks. Connor Wanhanen recorded 219 total yards and two touchdowns, and Matt Hirst finished with 94 yards and a score. Finn Foster had seven receptions for 125 yards, both game highs.
CROWLEY — North Crowley (2-6, 2-3) withstood a late surge by Weatherford (2-6, 1-4) to narrowly win.
North Crowley quarterback Given Tippins-Hill capped two long touchdown drives with passes to Dre’lyn Holly, and another drive finished with a 1-yard scoring run by Kristen Fields.
Keller Tim. Creek
FORT WORTH — Justin Northwest scored on eight of 10 possessions and rolled up 481 yards of offense to beat Keller Timber Creek in District 4-5A.
Northwest (6-2, 4-1) was led by quarterback Draze Lawliss, who ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, and running back Dakota Chavis, who ran for 158 yards and two scores.
Northwest scored on five straight possessions to begin the game and led 31-7 at the half. The only first-half possession that didn’t lead to a score began at the Northwest 5-yard line with 22 seconds left in the second quarter.
Keller F. Ridge
KELLER — Chaylon Bowman ran for 109 yards on 23 carries with two touchdowns as Keller Fossil Ridge (3-5, 3-2 District 4-5A) scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to rally past Haltom (2-6, 1-4).
Trailing 19-7, Haltom jump-started its offense with trick plays early in the third quarter — a shovel pass for 29 yards on a fake punt and a 14-yard run on a fake field goal. Rashaad Davis finished the drive with a 3-yard touchdown run.
On the following series, Undrell Thomas scored on a 30-yard touchdown run to give Haltom a 20-19 lead going into the fourth quarter.
Fossil Ridge started the final quarter with Jacob Gnacinski’s 11-yard touchdown pass to Cameron Castleberry. Chaylon Bowman ran up the middle for 31 yards on a fourth-and-1 play, setting up the first of his two 1-yard scoring runs.
Hurst L.D. Bell
BEDFORD — Irving MacArthur (5-3, 3-2) put up 46 first-half points and cruised to a District 6-5A victory over Hurst L.D. Bell (6-2, 3-2) at Pennington Field.
MacArthur picked up 372 yards, including 270 in the first half. Jourdan McNeill led the way with 29 carries for 204 yards and two scores.
Cedar Hill 21
Mansfield Timberview 14
MANSFIELD — Damion Hobbs’ 1-yard touchdown run capped a frenetic final two minutes as Cedar Hill beat Mansfield Timberview, 21-14, Friday night.
Trailing most of the game, Mansfield Timberview (3-5, 2-3 7-5A) took its first lead with 3:03 left in the fourth quarter on Josh Smith’s 1-yard run, his second touchdown of the game.
Cedar Hill (5-3, 4-1) drove to the Mansfield Timberview 3-yard line with 1:37 left after a 38-yard catch by Quincy Adeboyejo. Mansfield Timberview’s Brandon Simmons stripped Cedar Hill’s Larry Hill on the next play and Mansfield Timberview recovered.
On the ensuing play, Cedar Hill safety Jonathan Buffin recovered a Smith fumble. Hobbs scored the winning touchdown two plays later.
Hobbs rushed for two touchdowns and threw for a third, a 22-yard pass to Travis Wilson, who had seven catches for 107 yards.
Mansfield Timberview was led by Smith, who had 170 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Mansfield Timberview lost three fumbles and committed 13 penalties for 118 yards.
DUNCANVILLE — Desmon White threw three touchdown passes, and DeSoto (8-0, 5-0) racked up 675 yards of total offense in a District 7-5A victory at Panther Stadium.
Brandon McDowell caught two of White’s touchdown passes for 56 and 30 yards.
Duncanville (2-6, 1-4) finished with 418 yards of total offense, getting 378 of those yards in the first half.
White completed 16 of 24 pass attempts for 292 yards, and McDowell finished with four catches for 96 yards.
DeSoto running back Dontre Wilson ran 24 times for 184 yards and a touchdown, but he played sparingly in the second half.
Devante Kincade passed for 251 yards, rushed for 79 yards and scored three touchdowns as Skyline raced past Richardson to remain undefeated in District 9-5A play.
Both of Kincade’s touchdown passes were thrown to Oklahoma State commit Ra’Shaad Samples. The second touchdown came with 7:48 remaining in the third quarter and put Skyline up 42-13.
Skyline’s Derrick Dixon rushed for 136 yards and three touchdowns while wide receiver Ellis Onic caught six passes for 101 yards.
RICHARDSON — Orion Salters scored four touchdowns, leading Jesuit (6-2, 3-2 9-5A) to a convincing win over Pearce (1-7, 1-4) at Eagle-Mustang Stadium.
Salters accounted for 190 yards of total offense while Jack Brezette completed 13 passes for 210 yards in the District 9-5A win. Jesuit scored on each of it’s first five possessions to put the game away early.
ADDISON — Quarterback Yedidiah Louis rushed for a pair of touchdowns and passed for two more, and Calvin Jones added three touchdowns as Richardson Berkner rolled past W.T. White in a District 9-5A contest at Loos Stadium.
Louis passed for 243 yards, rushed for 159 and had 83 yards receiving.
Lake Highlands held Sunset to 34 yards of total offense as it cruised to a victory at Wildcat-Ram Stadium.
Five players scored touchdowns for Lake Highlands (6-2, 4-1 District 9-5A), led by two rushing scores from Elbert Landry and Brock Jones.
Sunset (0-8, 0-5) failed to score an offensive touchdown for the sixth consecutive game.
GRAND PRAIRIE — Mansfield running back Julius Lewis ran for 178 yards and two touchdowns as Mansfield cruised to a 38-14 win over Grand Prairie.
Mansfield (5-3, 3-2 in District 6-5A) raced out to a 31-0 first-half lead and never looked back. Quarterback Lane Meyer had an efficient night passing, throwing for 109 yards and two touchdowns on 5-of-8 passing.
Grand Prairie (2-6, 0-5) was led by running back Auston Watts who had 98 yards and a touchdown on three carries.
S. Grand Prairie
MIDLOTHIAN — JJ Johnson scored on an 80 yard interception return with four seconds remaining in the game to cap Midlothian’s victory. Bryce Fausett threw for 189 yards, including two touchdown passes. He also ran for a touchdown.
MURPHY — Sophomore Satonya Jamabo rushed for 119 yards and had three catches for 186 yards to lead Plano West. Jamabo scored on runs of 19 and 6 yards and on passes of 80 yards and 79 yards from Travis Korry.
Teammate Auston Anderson rushed for 117 yards and scored two touchdowns. Korry threw for 387 yards and 4 touchdowns. McKinney (5-3) was led by Robert Somborn, who threw for 387 yards to go along with 3 touchdowns.
GARLAND — Garland Lakeview (5-4, 2-3 11-5A) successfully coordinated its running and aerial game in the first half of this crosstown rivalry against North Garland (1-7, 0-4), jumping to an early lead and cruising to the win. Senior Jarvis Baxter scored on a 16-yard run and a 22-yard pass from Brent Davenport.
ROCKWALL — Quarterback Destri White had 80 of Mesquite Horn’s 324 rushing yards along with four touchdowns to rout Rockwall-Heath (4-4, 1-3 12-5A) and clinch a playoff berth at Wilkerson Sanders Stadium.
White scored on a pair of 4-yard runs to give Horn (6-3, 4-1) a 14-0 halftime lead before a three-touchdown spurt in a 3:17 span of the third quarter blew the game open. Following White’s third touchdown run covering 22 yards, Justyn Oliphant and Jay’lyn Lynch scored for a 35-0 lead with 5:28 left in the third quarter.
Heath scored with 1:08 remaining on Jordon Hoy’s 28-yard pass to Rashaad Johnson.
MESQUITE — Mesquite quarterback Alex Cooper threw five touchdowns, as the No. 5 ranked 5A team beat Tyler Lee in a District 12-5A game at E.H. Hanby Stadium.
Cooper completed 15 of 17 passes for 257 yards. He rushed for 67 yards on eight carries. Cooper threw three touchdown passes to senior wide receiver Rashard Higgins in the first half.
LONGVIEW — Dezmond Chumley threw for 110 yards and a career-high four touchdown passes in the first half, helping Longview build a 35-0 lead en route to a homecoming win over North Mesquite.
Chumley threw three of his four touchdown passes in the first quarter.
North Mesquite managed just 145 yards of offense. Junior quarterback Cody Williams threw three interceptions.
Hunter Morrow’s 47-yard field goal with 1:59 remaining gave Keller Central the win in District 4-5A. Richland’s Jorge Cuadra had the chance to tie it with 18 seconds left, but his 44-yard field goal attempt fell short.