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Week 4 Thursday roundup: Mansfield Legacy is 4-0 for first time; Highland Park uses 6 straight TDs to pull away from Forney
Mansfield Legacy 44, Lancaster 30
MANSFIELD — Kijana Amous rushed 37 times for 167 yards and three scores and middle linebacker Everett Williams scored on two fumble recoveries, helping Mansfield Legacy improve to 4-0 for the first time in school history with a 44-30 win over Lancaster on Thursday night at Vernon Newsom Stadium.
The District 15-4A opener for both teams was a mirror image of last year’s meeting, in which Lancaster rallied from a 17-point deficit for a 28-20 win.
This year, Legacy (4-0, 1-0) overcame a 16-point second-half deficit, scoring 16 points in the third quarter and pulling away in the fourth.
Williams scored twice in the third quarter on fumble recoveries, scoring on a 19-yard return and falling on a bad snap in the end zone.
Sherman 55, McKinney North 44
MCKINNEY — Running back Tre Mask rushed for 248 yards and seven touchdowns to lead Sherman (2-2, 1-0) to the District 13-4A win over McKinney North (1-3, 0-1) at Ron Poe Stadium.
Nick Hutchins returned two interceptions for touchdowns for McKinney North, which couldn’t fight back from a 21-0 deficit in the first seven minutes.
A 2-yard run by Ronald Jones pulled North within one, but Jordan Hume blocked the extra-point attempt. After a 25-yard field goal by Austin Roan built Sherman’s lead to four, Dakota Denney intercepted a North pass at the 11. Mask secured the win two plays later on a 9-yard run with 2:23 to go.
Highland Park 52, Forney 17
FORNEY — Brooks Burgin ran for three touchdowns as Highland Park pulled away in the second half to defeat Forney.
Highland Park scored touchdowns on six straight possessions to start the second half. Carter Mcdade had two touchdowns, and Cole Feigl rushed for 77 yards and caught three passes for 47 yards.
Sachse 35, North Garland 0
GARLAND — Quarterback Kent Myers threw for 287 yards and three touchdowns as Sachse (5-0, 1-0) opened District 11-5A play by racking up 435 yards to defeat North Garland (0-5, 0-1) at Williams Stadium.
Myers hit six different receivers and threw touchdown passes to Devin Duvernay, Bruce Brookins and Darion Smalls. It was Brookins eighth TD reception on the year.
Bryan Adams 41, Thomas Jefferson 14
ADDISON — Quarterback Jordan Harvey passed for 223 yards and four touchdowns and Quincy Brown added a pair of scores to lead Bryan Adams past Thomas Jefferson in the District 12-4A opener for both teams at Loos Stadium.
Harvey topped off his night with a pair of scoring passes in the third quarter, including a 99-yard strike to Eddie Reese.
Molina 34, Pinkston 22
Andre Bonner rushed for 111 yards and two scores as Molina (3-1, 1-0) defeated Pinkston (2-2, 0-1) , in the District 11-4A opener for both.
Pinkston committed six turnovers, including two costly ones just before and after halftime. Pinkston turned the ball over at the Molina 1 with three seconds left in the half. Bonner intercepted a Pinkston pass on the first play of the second half to set up a Molina score.
Irving MacArthur 63, Carrollton R. L. Turner 7
CARROLLTON — Logan Austin passed for 222 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for another TD as Irving MacArthur (2-2, 1-0 District 6-5A) rolled over Carrollton R.L. Turner at Standridge Stadium.
R.L. Turner (0-4, 0-1) struggled to generate any offense throughout most of the first half while MacArthur coasted offensively. Austin delivered touchdown strikes to three different receivers to give MacArthur a 42-0 halftime lead.
Keller Fossil Ridge 42, Richland 22
KELLER — Jacob Gnacinski connected with Ryan Parker on nine passes for 142 yards and four scores as Fossil Ridge (3-1, 1-0) knocked off Richland (1-3, 0-1) in their District 4-5A openers at Keller ISD Stadium.
Fossil Ridge finished with 461 yards offense. Ghacinski was 17-of-27 for 224 yards and four scores. Keshawn Mitchell led the running attack with 178 yards.
Arlington Bowie 55, Weatherford 6
ARLINGTON — Junior Tony James threw two touchdown asses and caught two others, and senior Keaton Perry passed for 202 yards and four touchdowns to lead Arlington Bowie (3-1, 1-0) over Weatherford (0-4, 0-1) in a District 3-5A matchup at Wilemon Stadium.
James completed first-quarter touchdown passes of 21 and 6 yards to wide receiver Jordan Versey.
Perry, who was feared lost for the season following an injury to his ACL suffered in Week 1 served in a part-time capacity at quarterback, limiting himself to pocket passes from the shotgun formation. He nonetheless connected with James for touchdowns of 83 and 68 yards in addition to 15 and 1-yard scoring strikes to backup receivers Jamal Brown and Phil Cann, respectively.
With 1 second left in the first half, approximately one-third of the stadium lights went out. Stadium crews were unable to repair them before play was scheduled to resume. In the interest of player safety, the second half was played with a running clock.
Woodrow Wilson 29, Spruce 0
Running back Tracy James and receiver Ed Serrano each scored two touchdowns to lead a balanced offense attack for Woodrow Wilson (3-1, 1-0 District 12-4A), which defeated Spruce (0-4, 0-1) at Franklin Staidum.
James’ 17 carries went for 131 yards, and Serrano’s three catches for 53 yards included both touchdown passes from quarterback Da’Montae Bright.
Roosevelt 42, Venus 28
The Roosevelt defense forced six turnovers to key a second-half rally at Kincaide Stadium, giving interim head coach Alvin Roberson his first victory.
Tarrin Mitchell intercepted two passes and rushed for a touchdown for Roosevelt (1-4). Devin Johnson rushed for 133 yards and a score, and Jamar Mack rushed for two touchdowns and threw a 60-yard TD pass to Avonta Shaw.
Birdville 72, Fort Worth Carter-Riverside 7
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Xavier Turner rushed for 319 yards and six touchdowns as Birdville ran for 681 yards to defeat Fort Worth Carter-Riverside.