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Week 7 roundup (4A): Last-second score lifts Mans. Summit; Lovejoy pulls away
Denton Guyer 66, Lake Dallas 3
DENTON — Quarterback Jerrod Heard ran for 109 yards and two scores and passed for another in just over a half of work as Denton Guyer (5-2, 4-0 District 5-4A) cruised past Lake Dallas (4-3, 1-3).
Guyer put the game away with four second-quarter touchdowns, including a 56-yard scramble by Heard. Unable to find an open receiver, he escaped up the middle, cut to the right sideline and outraced the Lake Dallas secondary with the help of a solid, downfield block.
Anthony Taylor and D.J. Breedlove added rushing touchdowns, the first of two in the game for each. Heard closed out the half with an 8-yard scoring pass to Tyler Smith.
Birdville 46, Saginaw 3
Xavier Turner rushed for 239 yards and three scores to lead a Birdville offense that totaled 508 yards.
Isaiah Durate added 119 yards on seven carries for Birdville (6-2, 4-2 District 6-4A) which defeated Saginaw (4-3, 4-1) for the eighth consecutive time.
Saginaw was held to 134 yards but with one victory in its last three games will reach the playoffs.
Birdville scored 21 points in the first eight minutes and never looked back.
The Colony 28, Prosper 21
PROSPER — Bryan Hammond ran for 247 yards and three touchdowns as The Colony (7-0, 4-0 District 9-4A) remained unbeaten.
The Colony led 21-7 at halftime, but Prosper (2-5, 0-4) tied the score in the third quarter on a pair of touchdown runs by Marquez Houston.
But Hammond scored his third touchdown on a 24-yard run with 12 seconds left in the third to give The Colony the lead at 28-21.
Prosper had a chance to tie the score late, but senior quarterback Chase Dawkins threw two straight incompletions, and Prosper turned the ball over on downs at The Colony 45-yard line with 1:04 left
Houston rushed for 177 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries.
Frisco 34, Frisco Liberty 7
FRISCO — Matt Nollman ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns to lead Frisco (5-2, 2-1 District 9-4A) at Toyota Stadium.
Frisco rolled up 324 rushing yards while holding Frisco Liberty (1-6, 1-3) to 59, including minus-5 in the first half.
Max Seitle added 79 yards on eight carries in the first half, when Frisco built a 27-0 lead.
Mesquite Poteet 40, Carrollton Creekview 10
CARROLLTON — Quarterback Lane Novy passed for 207 yards and two touchdowns, and Jaylon Smith added a pair of scores as Mesquite Poteet rolled past Carrollton Creekview, 40-10, in a District 10-4A contest Friday night at Standridge Stadium.
Mesquite Poteet (6-1, 3-1) marched 87 yards in 12 plays on its first possession, with Deandre McNeal capping the drive with a 2-yard touchdown run. Carrollton Creekview (5-2, 2-2) cut the deficit to 6-3 early in the second quarter before Mesquite Poteet countered with three consecutive touchdowns for a 27-3 halftime lead.
Novy had touchdown passes of 76 and 24 yards to Kody Edwards and David Ayala. Smith, who rushed for a game-high 121 yards on 14 carries, contributed the other score with a 12-yard run.
Quarterback David Blough led the Carrollton Creekview attack with 186 yards passing and one touchdown.
Terrell 35, Forney 28
TERRELL — Michael Nelson threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Damon Moss with 25 seconds left as Terrell (2-5, 1-3 District 10-4A) snapped a five-game losing streak.
The winning score came after an 11-yard touchdown run by Forney’s Elijah Roberson tied the score at 28 with 1:20 remaining.
Moss finished with 133 receiving yards, including a 30-yard touchdown catch from Nelson earlier in the fourth quarter.
David Burnett caught five passes for 158 yards, including a pair of touchdowns to lead Forney (1-6, 0-4), which dropped its sixth straight game.
North Forney 37, Carrollton Newman Smith 34
FORNEY — Hunter Herndon passed for 180 yards and two touchdowns as North Forney (3-4, 2-2) rallied at City Bank Stadium.
Trailing 14-0 in the first quarter, Newman Smith (1-6, 1-3) scored 27 consecutive points to take a 27-21 lead into halftime.
With North Forney holding a 37-34 lead in the final moments, Newman Smith was driving but fumbled.
North Forney’s Armani Watts, who has verbally committed to Texas A&M, intercepted a Garrett Browne pass and returned it 25 yards for a touchdown on the first play from scrimmage.
Davonte Galbert led Newman Smith with 172 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Wylie 38, McKinney North 24
WYLIE — Junior quarterback Carsen Cook passed for 248 yards and three touchdowns while the Wylie defense enforced a second-half shutout in Wylie’s come-from-behind victory over McKinney North.
McKinney North (3-4, 2-2 in District 13-4A) had a 24-21 lead at the half after a pair of Ronald Jones touchdown runs and 55-yard pass from Ben Dutze to Kervin Parks. McKinney North’s offense racked up 299 yards of first-half offense with Jones rushing for 145 yards on 15 carries. His two touchdowns give him 22 for the season, second highest among all Class 4A area rushers.
Lovejoy 56, Denison 42
LUCAS — A pair of late rushing scores by Chochy Luce and Chase Tucker propelled Lovejoy (4-3, 2-2) to a win over Denison (4-3, 3-1).
Luce broke a 42-all tie with 2:23 left in the fourth quarter on a 51-yard Wildcat run. He paired 68 rushing yards with a game-high 114 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Tucker’s 5-yard dash with 51 seconds left put the game out of reach.
Lovejoy’s offense welcomed back quarterback Bowman Sells after missing four games with a broken collarbone. He made an immediate impact with 240 passing yards and four touchdown passes, including three in the first half.
Wylie East 48, Greenville 6
GREENVILLE — Wylie East (4-3, 3-1 District 13-4A) struck for four touchdowns in the first half and 245 yards rushing and cruised past Greenville 48-6 at Cotton Ford Stadium.
It marked Greenville’s 37th consecutive loss since downing Rockwall to finish the 2009 season.
Sherman 41, Royse City 17
ROYSE CITY — Tre Mask rushed for 171 yards and three touchdowns and took over for an injured Case Rolen at quarterback in the second half as Sherman stayed in the District 13-4A playoff race with a win over Royse City on Friday night.
Mask scored on touchdowns of 23, 9 and 6 yards as Sherman (3-4, 2-2) built a 24-10 halftime lead.
Mansfield Summit 37, Red Oak 35
RED OAK — Ryan Rodriguez’s 18-yard field goal with one second left capped a 76-yard drive as Mansfield Summit (3-4, 3-1) beat Red Oak (3-4, 1-3) 37-35.
Red Oak capped a 14-point comeback with 1:17 left in the game with Logan Thompson’s 1-yard quarterback sneak to take a 35-34 lead.
On the ensuing possession, Red Oak forced a third-and-10, but was penalized for pass interference, giving Mansfield Summit 14 yards and a first down. Mansfield Summit then called three straight Jordan Hester runs totaling 39 yards. After another Red Oak penalty, Mansfield Summit quarterback Braden Nolen completed a pass to Jordan Aikens at the Red Oak 2-yard-line and went out of bounds.
However, the game clock continued to run, causing Mansfield Summit coaches to run onto the field to protest. After a consultation, the clock was stopped, allowing Rodriguez’s game-winning field goal.
Lancaster 35, Mansfield Lake Ridge 34
Tim Taylor caught two touchdown passes and set up another with a 78-yard kickoff return as Lancaster hung on to beat Mansfield Lake Ridge.
Taylor scored on passes of 34 and 17 yards in the third quarter from quarterback Chris Thomas, giving Lancaster a 35-14 lead entering the fourth quarter. Lake Ridge scored 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter but failed on a fake field goal two-point conversion after their final score, which proved to be the difference.
Nacogdoches 48, Corsicana 41
CORSICANA — Junior quarterback Bryce Matthews accounted for seven touchdowns as Nacogdoches (6-1, 2-0) continued one of their best starts to a season in the past 30 years with a win over Corsicana (1-5, 0-2) at Tiger Stadium. Matthews finished the game with four rushing touchdowns and three passing touchdowns for 294 total yards to lead a Nacogdoches offense which accounted for 446 total yards.