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Week 2 5A roundup: Allen, Coppell look dominant in wins; Rowlett outlasts Lake Highlands comeback
Murray directs efficient Allen offense; Coppell back runs for 306 yards
Allen 52, Richardson 7
RICHARDSON — Allen’s offense scored on five of its first six possessions to roll past Richardson, 52-7.
On the only drive that didn’t result in a touchdown, Richardson muffed Alllen’s punt, giving the state’s top-ranked team the ball on Richardson’s 20-yard line.
Allen would score four plays later.
In one half of play, Allen quarterback Kyler Murray threw for 188 yards and four touchdowns.
He also scored on a 1-yard touchdown run, but he had to work for the score. After the ball was snapped over his head, he picked it up on the Richardson 14-yard line and ran it in.
Allen’s defense also had a touchdown recovery in Richardson’s end zone and forced six fumbles.
Richardson’s lone scoring drive ended with a 33-yard touchdown catch by Trinsten Cockrell midway through the third quarter.
Coppell 68, Rockwall 20
COPPELL — Charles West’s rushed for 306 yards and four touchdowns to lead Coppell (3-0) over Rockwall (1-2).
West started the game with a 75-yard score on a Wildcat play. He later added scoring runs of 50 and 62 yards in the first half.
Junior Skyler Bonneau and seniors Gavin McDaniel, James McCrae and Omar Rosales added rushing touchdowns of their own. The Cowboys finished with 434 total yards on the ground.
Will Reed and Chris Warren kept Rockwall in contention early. Reed went 14-of-18 for 120 yards and a 14-yard touchdown pass to Xavier Castille. Warren tallied 105 rushing yards and touchdowns of 38-yards and 1-yard.
Rowlett 30, Lake Highlands 22
Sophomore Logan Bonner threw for 291 yards and three touchdowns, and a late defensive stand helped Rowlett (1-2) defeat Lake Highlands (0-3) at Wildcat-Ram Stadium.
Bonner targeted wide receiver Tyler Hogan early and often, connecting with the senior 13 times for 171 yards and 2 scores.
Rowlett’s defense forced three punts and an interception on the Wildcats’ first four drives of the second half. The Rowlett offense took advantage of the opportunities and scored touchdowns on three of their first four second-half drives to turn a 15-9 halftime deficit into a 30–15 fourth quarter lead.
Lake Highlands then made things interesting by scoring on a 1-yard Tyler Hughes run with 4:40 left in the game to cut the deficit to 30-22, and then forced Rowlett to punt with 1:14 on the clock.
Lake Highlands junior quarterback Brock Jones connected with fellow junior Jamarice Preston for 33 yards to convert a long fourth down and a subsequent pass interference penalty on the defense gave the Wildcats a first down at the Eagles’ 15-yard-line with :17 seconds remaining in the game. But four incomplete passes later, and the game was over.
Sachse 59, Gravpevine 14
GRAPEVINE — Sachse quarterback Kent Myers threw four touchdown passes and ran for two others in a win over Grapevine (0-3.
Sachse (3-0), ranked No. 17 in SportsDay’s 5A area rankings, trailed, 7-6, after the first quarter until reeling off 39 consecutive points.
The scoring was started by Myers’ first touchdown pass, a 24-yarder to Bruce Brookins. Meyers and Brookins connected on touchdown passes of 47 and 25 yards in the 29-point third quarter to build a 45-7 lead.
Brookins finished with five catches, 115 yards and three touchdowns. Meyers finished 18-of-25 for 286 yards and four touchdowns.
He scored on runs of 43 and 48 yards totaling 122 rushing yards.
Sache’s defense held Grapevine to 209 yards and intercepted three passes.
North Mesquite 35, Garland Lakeview 14
GARLAND — The area’s top 5A offense didn’t get on track until the third quarter, but North Mesquite then scored 21 consecutive points to put away Garland Lakeview Centennial at Homer B. Johnson Stadium.
North Mesquite (3-0) came in averaging 555.5 yards per game. And while it didn’t come close to matching that total, finishing with 404 yards, North Mesquite compiled 228 of those in the third quarter.
Perhaps the most important of those came on an surprise play as Caleb Cross took a fake punt 25 yards on 4th-and-4 with 8:13 left in the third.
Ta’Varius Luke, who finished with 97 yards rushing, capped the revived drive with a 14-yard touchdown for the go-ahead score.
Lakeview (1-2) tried to convert a fourth down on its next drive, but failed, and North Mesquite immediately capitalized on a 67-yard touchdown pass from Cody Williams to Cross.
Williams connected with a 74-yard screen pass to Luke two minutes later to ice the game.
Grand Prairie 44, W.T. White 28
GRAND PRAIRIE — Jaylen Fails passed for 255 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for one more as Grand Prairie (1-2) picked up its first win of the season.
W.T. White (0-3), which found itself playing catch up most of the evening did have bright moments behind quarterback Chris Rabroker’s 319 passing yards and a pair of 100-yard receiving nights by Jacobii Tisdale and Xavier Land.
Colleyville Heritage 45, Flower Mound 7
FLOWER MOUND — Jacob Sisk scored three touchdowns, including an 80-yard punt return, to lead Colleyville Heritage over Flower Mound (1-2).
Sisk, who had 79 yards receiving on five receptions, also scored on a 21-yard pass from quarterback Griffin Pickler and a 1-yard run. Colleyville Heritage running back Demarco Corbin had 110 receiving yards including touchdown catches of 9 yards from Pickler and 71 yards from Clayton Oliver.
McKinney 20, Irving Nimitz 10
MCKINNEY — Tommy Candela rushed for 124 yards and a touchdown, and Dalon Willis and Tyree Johnson also scored touchdowns as McKinney defeated Irving Nimitz.
Jimmy Clark threw for 256 yards and rushed for Nimitz’s lone touchdown.
Jesuit 35, Houston Strake Jesuit 13
Bo Schneider threw first-half touchdown passes to , Adam Holtz, Garrett Amy and Orion Salters, as Jesuit (1-2) ran its winning streak to four games over rival Houston Strake Jesuit (0-3) to four straight wins.
Schneider finished the night 16-of-28 passing for 319 yards.
Early in the second quarter, senior defensive lineman Kyle Shannon picked off a screen pass and returned it 36 yards for a touchdown stretching Jesuit’s lead to 21-0.
Rockwall-Heath 56, Richland 7
ROCKWALL — Alex Solis scored four touchdowns, three on the ground and one through the air, to lead Rockwall-Heath.
Heath (3-0) outgained Richland (1-2), 398-93, and intercepted four passes, including two by defensive back Jacob Grand-Lienard.
Irving MacArthur 14, Haltom 7
IRVING — Mykeal Webster rushed 21 yards for the go-ahead score with 6:08 left in the third quarter to give Irving MacArthur the victory.
Calvin House returned a fumble recovery 30 yards to score the other touchdown for MacArthur (1-2).
MacArthur held Haltom (2-1) to 27 total yards.
Richardson Pearce 26, Frisco Wakeland 23
FRISCO — Richardson Pearce got 106 rushing yards from Geoffrey Nwarie and 96 from Gjordan Dumas, who scored two touchdowns, en route to a 26-23 win Friday over Frisco Wakeland.
Senior wide receiver J.R. Griffin finished with 58 rushing yards, 54 receiving yards and a touchdown and also completed a pass for Pearce.
Pearce led 20-16 at halftime, and its lone points of the second half came on a pair of field goals by Spencer Lange, one from 33 yards in the third quarter and another from 28 in the fourth. Wakeland made things interesting late when Alex Marr caught a screen pass over the middle from Jackson Lamb and raced 55 yards for Wakeland’s only touchdown of the night with 3:48 remaining.
But Wakeland was unable to recover the ensuing onside kick with 3:45 remaining, and Pearce got several first downs and ran out the clock.
Southlake Carroll 38, Temple 7
WACO — Junior quarterback Ryan Agnew accounted for 385 yards and four scores as Southlake Carroll dominated Temple at Baylor’s Floyd Casey Stadium. Agnew threw for two touchdowns and ran for two.
Carroll rushed 46 times for 240 yards and gained 481 total yards. Temple gained 237 yards in the first half but was held to 101 in the second half.
Temple dominated time of possession in the first half, running 50 offensive plays compared with 37 for Carroll. Carroll turned the tables in the second half when it shut out Temple, 17-0.
Arl. Lamar 35, Keller Central 28
ARLINGTON — QB Shane Buechele threw a 32-yard strike to Jaries King with 32 seconds remaining to lift Arlington Lamar over Keller Central at Cravens Field in Lamar’s homecoming game.
Buechele marched Lamar down the field with three straight passes accumulating 65 yards in less than a minute to capture the win. Buechele finished the game 14-for-20 with 183 yards passing and three touchdowns. King led Lamar in receiving with four catches for 59 yards, including the game-winning touchdown.
In a seesaw battle that had four lead changes throughout the game, QB Jake McClurg led Keller in passing, going 12-for-19 with 188 yards and two passing touchdowns.
Little Elm 66, Carr. R.L. Turner 12
CARROLLTON — Caleb Chapman rushed for 304 yards and four touchdowns as Little Elm cruised past Carrollton R.L. Turner in a nondistrict contest at Standridge Stadium.
Little Elm (2-1) scored touchdowns on its first three possessions. Chapman scored on runs of 12 and 56 yards en route to rushing for 191 yards in the opening period. He continued his dominance in the second quarter rushing for two more scores and going over the 200-yard mark with just over five minutes to play in the half.
Brutus Walters paced the R.L. Turner (0-2) attack with 189 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns.
Hillcrest 31, North Garland 13
GARLAND — Capitalizing on three turnovers and getting three touchdown passes from junior quarterback Arico Evans, Hillcrest defeated North Garland.
Evans amassed 325 yards of total offense and threw all three scores to senior receiver Terrence Bryant, totaling 134 yards.
North Garland scored as many points in the game as it had in its first two matchups, but had a hard time finding a balance, rushing for 65 yards and passing for only 121.
Keller Tim. Creek 27, Carr. Creekview 24
KELLER — Amon Lindsey’s 1-yard touchdown run in the first overtime gave Keller Timber Creek (1-2) its first win of the season.
Creekview tied the score, 21-21, when David Blough’s 2-yard touchdown run finished a seven-play, 68-yard scoring drive with 1:31 left in regulation. Creekview took the first possession in overtime and moved in front on Christian Guerra-Barbosa’s 44-yard field goal.
Timber Creek ran seven plays on its game-winning series, highlighted by a 14-yard completion from Anthony Millsap to Tyler Allen to set up Timber Creek at the Creekview 13. Lindsay carried the ball twice, and Millsap ran a pair of quarterback sneaks to set up Lindsey’s touchdown run.
Keller 20, Hurst L.D. Bell 0
BEDFORD — Keller thwarted several goal line opportunities for L.D. Bell and forced multiple turnovers.
Keller had just 77 passing yards but got two touchdown throws from Hunter McEachern and another from Dalton Mills.
Mansfield 42, Mans. Summit 23
MANSFIELD — Julius Lewis racked up 238 rushing yards and three touchdowns as he powered Mansfield (1-2) over Mansfield Summit. Lewis also had 46 yards receiving.
Arl. Seguin 46, Arl. Sam Houston 37
ARLINGTON – Quarterback Kelton Moore and tailback Darrian Hammonds combined for 433 yards rushing and five touchdowns to lead Arlington Seguin past Arlington Sam Houston at Wilemon Field.
Hammonds ran for 279 yards and two touchdowns, including a 64-yard burst with 4:10 left in the game that sealed the win for Seguin. Moore picked up 154 yards on the ground and scored three touchdowns.
Sam Houston quarterback Ervin Hill compiled 351 yards of total offense.
Burleson 42, Weatherford 28
BURLESON — Ayinde Alaajiy scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns, and Isaiah Hall compiled 310 total yards as Burleson defeated Weatherford snapped a 13-game losing streak.