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Week 7 roundup (Thursday): Trinity shreds Bell defense; Woodrow stays unbeaten in 12-4A
Euless Trinity 55, Hurst L.D. Bell 0
BEDFORD — Ja’Ron Wilson rushed for four touchdowns, Isaac Ellsworth rushed for 170 yards and Christian Hammack completed five of seven passes for 108 yards and a touchdown to lead Euless Trinity to a 55-0 rout of L.D. Bell in a District 6-5A matchup at Pennington Field.
With the win, Trinity (5-2, 4-0) takes first place in the district standings.
Bell (5-2, 4-1) entered the game ranked in SportsDay’s top 5 in rushing defense, passing defense, overall defense and in scoring defense. However, Trinity shredded Bell’s defense for 482 rushing yards and 590 total yards.
After an exchange of punts, Trinity drove 72 yards on six plays, two of them completions of 33 and 19 yards to receiver Edrick Gonzales and senior tight end Will Taylor. Wilson capped the drive with a 2-yard touchdown run.
The game’s key play occurred on Bell’s ensuing possession. On its 38, Bell quarterback Colson Romano found Billy Cooper over the middle. Cooper ran to the Trinity 15, where he was tackled and fumbled. Trinity then scored on a 73-yard, 10-play drive.
Trinity linebacker Inoke Ngalo also scored on a 55-yard interception return. Markis McCray rushed for 115 yards on six carries.
Garland Namaan Forest 42, Garland Lakeview Centennial 21
GARLAND — Garland Naaman Forest stayed undefeated in District 11-5A, rolling up 519 yards at Williams Stadium.
Naaman Forest (4-3, 3-0) scored on its first four possessions, sparked by a pair of touchdown runs by Justin Walker. Walker finished with 276 yards in total offense and added a 63-yard touchdown pass to Chris Ramirez to help Naaman build a 28-7 halftime lead.
Naaman’s Michael Nelson rushed for 232 yards and a pair of scores.
Brent Davenport led Lakeview Centennial (2-5, 1-3), passing for 235 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Keller 34, Haltom 27
KELLER — Dalton Mills had just three carries, all in the second half, but two went for touchdowns to rally Keller past Haltom in overtime.
With Keller trailing 27-20, Mills scored on a 3-yard run on a direct snap to help Keller (4-3, 1-3 4-5A) tie the score at 27. He then scored on the first play of overtime from 25 yards out, then watched teammate Dane Melder intercept a pass on fourth down to seal the win.
Haltom (3-4, 1-3) rallied from a 14-9 halftime deficit to take a 20-14 lead on a 6-yard run by Israel Walton. Keller tied the score at 20 when Hunter McEachern, who threw for 235 yards, hit Nick Johnston on a 44-yard touchdown pass.
Haltom, which carried 62 times for 331 yards, was led by quarterback Jonathon Armstrong with 210 yards on 23 carries.
Coll. Heritage 42, Irving 0
IRVING — Griffin Pickler was 20-of-27 passing for 299 yards and four touchdowns to lead Colleyville Heritage.
Brett Bofinger caught three touchdown passes and finished with 134 yards receiving.
Jacob Sisk returned a punt 57 yards for a touchdown, and Ryan Phillippe returned an interception 22 yards for a score for Colleyville Heritage (5-2, 3-1 6-5A).
Antonio Franklin led Irving (4-3, 2-2) with 154 yards rushing.
Seagoville 63, North Dallas 0
Traevon Payne rushed for 147 yards and four touchdowns to key a first-half barrage at Pleasant Grove Stadium.
Corey Patulea caught a touchdown pass, returned an interception for a score and had a fumble recovery for Seagoville (6-1, 3-1).
Devonte Woods, who returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown, set up another score with an interception as Seagoville took a 56-0 lead at halftime.
North Dallas (2-5, 0-4) committed six turnovers and was limited to 46 total yards while being shut out for the fourth consecutive game.
Woodrow Wilson 47, Bryan Adams 26
In a battle between the two unbeaten teams atop District 12-4A, Woodrow Wilson forced seven Bryan Adams turnovers — five in the first half, including a lost fumble on the opening kickoff and pick-6’s on its first two possessions — en route to a 47-26 win Thursday night at Franklin Stadium.
With its fourth straight victory, Woodrow (6-1, 4-0), 20th in SportsDay’s area 4A rankings, took sole possession of first place in 12-4A. Bryan Adams (4-3, 3-1) suffered its first district loss despite outgaining Woodrow, 349-293.
Running back Tracy James (16 carries for a team-high 110 yards) and quarterback Da’Montae Bright (13 rushes for 58 yards) each scored twice on the ground for Woodrow. Bright also went 6-of-9 for 95 yards and another score. Linebacker Andrew Kavas and defensive back Paul Clayborn each returned an interception for a touchdown to stake Woodrow to a 14-0 lead just six minutes into the game.
Frisco Heritage 36, Little Elm 21
FRISCO — Junior quarterback Malik Walker threw for 259 yards and five touchdowns to lead Frisco Heritage (3-4, 2-2 District 9-4A) past Little Elm (2-5, 0-4).
Bubba Ogbebor caught three touchdown passes and Keaton White caught two. Ogbebor finished with 102 yards; White added 84.
Caleb Chapman picked up 211 yards on 32 carries and scored twice for Little Elm.
Frisco Wakeland 21, Frisco Centennial 0
FRISCO — Frisco Wakeland rushed 58 times for 207 yards to hand Frisco Centennial its first loss in District 9-4A.
Leading 7-0, Wakeland (4-3, 3-1) went on a 12-play, 74-yard scoring drive with Tyler Carver punching it in from the 1 for a touchdown. In the third quarter, Wakeland marched 87 yards on 13 plays, scoring on Brent Altieri’s 1-yard TD run to take a 21-0 lead.
Centennial (5-2, 3-1), averaging 41 points a game, was held to 123 total yards.
Lincoln 63, Thomas Jefferson 7
Trevon Donnell accounted for 397 yards and seven scores to lead Lincoln at Forester Stadium. Lincoln (4-3, 3-1 District 12-4A) raced to a 26-0 lead and was never threatened.
Donnell was 17-of-22 with four touchdowns to Erick Neal.
Emanuel Porter scored on a 61-yard fumble return to give Lincoln a 12-0 lead with 11:11 remaining in the second quarter. Donnell passed to Porter for the two-point conversion.
Jake Ferguson scored on a 5-yard blocked punt return for Thomas Jefferson (2-5, 1-3) with 30 seconds to play in the first half.
Thomas Jefferson could muster only 38 yards rushing on 30 attempts. Kendrick Bright finished with 110 yards passing.
Kimball 42, Pinkston 0
Ladarryl Blair passed for 159 yards and three touchdowns to lead Kimball (4-3, 3-1) past Pinkston (3-4, 1-3) at Wilmer-Hutchins Stadium.
Kimball drove 52 yards in six plays, capping it off with a 7-yard touchdown run from Blair. Kimball needed just two plays to increase its lead, going up 15-0 on a 25-yard pass from Blair to Kedarian Jones. Kimball pushed its lead to 22-0 when Blair hit Tyron Caraway in stride for a 51-yard score.
Ronald Ward rushed for 168 yards and a touchdown for Kimball.
Samuell 26, Conrad 14
ADDISON — Keith Hill rushed for a game-high 165 yards and three touchdowns to lead Samuell past Conrad in a District 12-4A contest at Loos Stadium.
Samuell (3-4, 3-1) trailed 7-6 late in the second quarter before Hill broke off a 44-yard touchdown run to give Samuell a 12-7 halftime advantage. He added a pair of second-half scoring runs of 16 and 10 yards.
Roger Jenkins led Conrad (1-6, 0-4) with two touchdowns.
Hillcrest 40, Spruce 6
SEAGOVILLE — Michael Jordan had a 54-yard punt return for the game’s first score to ignite Hillcrest.
Hillcrest (5-2, 2-2 District 12-4A) totaled 279 yards on the ground and averaged more than 8 yards per carry. Running back Terrell Haley and quarterback Arico Evans each had over 100 yards rushing and two touchdowns.
Spruce (0-7, 0-4) scored on a 44-yard halfback pass from Lee Hartfield to John Martinez just before halftime.
Molina 28, Adamson 14
Running back Lynden Edwards scored three touchdowns to keep Molina (4-3, 2-2) alive in the 11-4A playoff race at Sprague Stadium.
Edwards’ biggest play was a 14-yard touchdown catch on third-and-7 before the half, giving Molina 13-7 lead. After a blocked punt by Jonathan Diaz, Edwards scored his third touchdown on a 40-yard run and a 21-7 third-quarter lead.
DeMarcus Kelly led Adamson (3-4, 0-4) with 102 yards on 20 carries.
TC Byron Nelson 17, Wichita Falls 14
WICHITA FALLS — Byron Nelson recovered two first-quarter fumbles and turned them into touchdowns at Memorial Stadium.
Courtney Miles, who had a game-high 174 yards on 25 carries, converted the first takeaway, a strip by Calyton Bergstrom at the Wichita Falls 48-yard line into an 11-yard touchdown run.
After Wichita Falls (4-3, 3-1) fumbled at its 25-yard line. Nelson (5-2, 2-2) quickly made it 14-0 on a 2-yard slant pass from Preston Haire to Gage Vines.
Eric Butler threw two touchdown passes for Wichita Falls.
Arl. Seguin 42, Waxahachie 15
ARLINGTON — Kelton Moore gained 270 yards rushing with four touchdowns on 20 carries and threw for another score to lead Arlington Seguin (5-2, 3-1 in District 15-4A) at Wilemon Field.
The teams traded scoring drives in the first quarter. Moore threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Gary Jolivet and scored on a 1-yard touchdown run. Waxahachie kept pace with Trevon Smith’s touchdown runs of 1 and 35 yards.
Moore ran 9 yards for a touchdown to put Seguin back in front 21-15 one minute into the second quarter. Waxahachie turned the ball over on downs and lost a fumble on its next two drives. Moore added another 9-yard touchdown run with 2:15 left before halftime to put Seguin up, 28-15.
Seguin opened a comfortable margin with Isaiah Spencer’s 11-yard scoring run one minute into the third quarter. Moore scored his final touchdown on a 98-yard run with 4:14 left in the game.
Argyle 65, Carrollton Ranchview 9
CARROLLTON — Brandon Boyzuick passed for three touchdowns, and Ian Sadler ignited a 28-point first quarter as Argyle (7-0) rolled in its District 10-3A opener.
Boyzuick was 8-of-15 for 210 yards, including scores of 53 yards to Sam Sizelove on a shovel pass, 30 yards to Drew Estrada and 51 yards to Jon Pucciarello.
Sadler’s 78-yard punt return set up a 10-yard Nick Ralston TD run, his second of the game, for a 14-0 Argyle lead at 5:11 of the first quarter.
Kennedale 70, FW Diamond Hill-Jarvis 0
FORT WORTH — Kennedale (3-4, 2-0 District 6-3A) quickly built a big lead as Donny Darville and Juwan Washington each rushed for a pair of first-half touchdowns at Herman Clark Stadium.
Washington and Darville combined for 205 yards rushing in limited action. Kennedale continued to pad its lead in the second quarter when Jake Michener hauled in a 33-yard touchdown pass from Bradon Hull and Michener added a 61-yard punt return for a score as Kennedale built up a 55-0 lead by halftime.