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Week 8 roundup (4A): Wylie East wallops Royse City; Lancaster prevails over Red Oak
Wichita Falls 21, Lake Dallas 7
CORINTH — An 11-year playoff streak ended for Lake Dallas as it managed just 149 yards of offense and was penalized nine times for 109 yards. Wichita Falls (5-3, 4-1 5-4A earned a playoff spot).
Lake Dallas (4-4, 1-4) lost its fourth straight. It scored when Andrew Craig blocked a 24-yard field goal attempt and raced 83 yards untouched.
TC Byron Nelson 50, FW Brewer 0
JUSTIN — Courtney Miles rushed for 159 yards and two touchdowns, and Preston Haire threw for a touchdown and ran for two more.
Denton 42, Azle 14
DENTON — Denton (4-4, 2-3) used a pair of pick sixes and a big rushing performance from Xavier Scott to get a second straight District 5-4A win over Azle (3-5, 1-4) aybe the Denton Broncos did have a tough, opening District 5-4A schedule. Maybe it was their lack of consistency that led them to losing their first three district games. Either way, the Broncos seemed to be playing from behind.
Defensively, Denton came up with four turnovers, and none bigger than 40-yard touchdown return by junior defensive back Israel Galvan with 8:19 left in the fourth quarter to widen the margin to 28-7.
Birdville 64, Saginaw Chisholm Trail 30
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Xavier Turner rushed for 221 yards and seven touchdowns, the second time this season he has scored that many. Teammate Isaiah Duarte added 149 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Aledo 59, Fort Worth Southwest 13
FORT WORTH — Aledo, under fire this week after a crushing victory, registered another rout Friday, beating Fort Worth Southwest, 59-13.
Aledo (8-0 overall, 5-0 District 7-4A) totaled 557 yards. The school made national news this week when a bullying report was filed against the team after its 91-0 win Oct. 18 over Fort Worth Western Hills.
Aledo jumped out to a 14-0 lead less than six minutes into the game. After giving up a touchdown, Aledo outscored Southwest 28-0 in the second quarter to lead 42-6 at the half.
Quarterback Luke Bishop finished 15-of-20 passing for 311 yards and four touchdowns.
Frisco Centennial 35, Frisco 28
FRISCO — Frisco Centennial held Frisco on fourth-and-7 from Centennial’s 29-yard line with 1:03 remaining to preserve its victory.
Frisco’s Jake Battaglia threw a 54-yard touchdown to Rasheed Kilpatrick with 2:15 remaining to cut Centennial’s lead to seven. Then Frisco recovered an onside kick, setting up its last-ditch try.
Centennial’s Kelly Cordova had three touchdown runs.
Frisco Heritage 48, Frisco Liberty 24
FRISCO — Making use of several early miscues on special teams, Frisco Heritage (4-4, 3-2 District 9-4A) defeated Frisco Liberty (1-7, 1-4). Heritage’s Sean Jones rushed for 135 yards and three touchdowns.
Prosper 41, Little Elm 27
LITTLE ELM — Senior quarterback Chase Dawkins threw for two touchdowns, both to Zack English, and ran for another for Prosper (3-5, 1-4 9-4A).
Highland Park 49, Carrollton Creekview 24
HIGHLAND PARK — Cole Feigl rushed for 92 yards and one touchdown, and Brooks Burgin threw for 253 yards and three touchdowns, as well as rushing for one.
Forney 27, North Forney 17
FORNEY — A.J. Atnip scored four touchdowns as Forney broke a six-game losing streak.
Seagoville 48, Pinkston 12
SEAGOVILLE — Running back Traevon Payne scored a pair of first-half touchdowns and finished with 143 yards on 18 carries to lead Seagoville at J.R.Henry Stadium.
Payne had scoring runs of 5 and 4 yards before injuring his left ankle early in the third quarter. Patrick Rusk had 142 yards on 14 carries.
Kimball 34, Molina 3
Three Kimball players rushed for touchdowns. Tyrone Caraway rushed for one and caught a touchdown pass.
Lincoln 33, Hillcrest 22
Derrick Neal made two big plays to help cement Lincoln’s third straight District 12-4A victory.
Neal returned the opening kickoff 98 yards to give Lincoln (5-3, 4-1) a lead it wouldn’t relinquish. In the third quarter, he returned an interception 85 yards for a score as Lincoln pulled away from Hillcrest (5-3, 2-3).
After leading 12-10 at halftime, Lincoln built its lead with 21 points in the third quarter. A Shondrick Williams interception set up a 3-yard Trevon Donnell touchdown run. Donnell found Javien Jones from 16 yards out to cap Lincolns’ next drive, and Neal made it 33-10 with his interception return.
Bryan Adams 56, Spruce 6
Bryan Adams (5-3, 4-1 District 12-4A) overcame a slow start to throttle Spruce (0-8, 0-5) in a key district contest at Forester Stadium.
Bryan Adams quarterback Jordan Harvey completed 12 of his first 14 pass attempts for 247 yards.
Spruce running back Lee Hartfield. who had 59 yards rushing in the first quarter and scored Spruce’s lone touchdown in the first quarter, was limited to seven net yards the rest of the contest.
Conrad 50, Thomas Jefferson 8
Conrad unleashed a season’s worth of frustration in winning their first District 12-4A game and second of the season, topping district rival Thomas Jefferson (2-6, 1-4).
Conrad (2-6, 1-4) scored on all but three possessions.
Quarterback Karsiah Duncan finished the game with nine completions for 223 yards and five touchdowns.
Denison 35, Wylie 27
DENISON — Devon Blanton ran for three touchdowns and threw for another as Denison rallied past Wylie at Munson Stadium.
Blanton finished with 160 yards on 22 carries and scored twice in the fourth quarter, including the game-winning touchdown with 3:38 remaining.
Denard Whitfield added 180 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries, and Jaleel Dade had the touchdown grab for Denison (5-3, 4-1 District 13-4A), which can clinch a playoff spot next week at Greenville.
For Wylie (4-4, 3-2), Carsen Cook threw for 207 yards and three touchdowns, including a go-ahead 79-yarder to Alex Wesley late in the third quarter. Wesley totaled 149 yards on 11 catches while Kameron Kelly had a 90-yard touchdown return for a score.
Wylie East 53, Royse City 14
WYLIE — Sophomore Aubrey White and freshman Eno Benjamin combined for 323 rushing yards and five touchdowns as Wylie East routed Royse City at Wylie Stadium.
Wylie East (5-3, 4-1 in District 13-4A) averaged 12.3 yards per offensive snap in the first half, scoring on five of six possessions for a 34-7 lead. The offense finished with 570 total yards with quarterback Garrett McCain adding 232 yards passing and a pair of touchdowns to sophomore receiver Jared Wyatt, who had seven catches for 148 yards.
Royse City (1-7, 1-4) scored on a 16-yard bootleg pass from Courtlin Vance to Jake Glisch and Chance Selby’s 20-yarder to Bryce Wempa.
McKinney North 45, Greenville 7
McKINNEY — Ronald Jones rushed for 217 yards and three touchdowns to lead McKinney North (4-4, 3-2 District 13-4A) to a win over Greenville (0-8, 0-5) at Ron Poe Stadium.
Jones opened the scoring with a 33-yard run four minutes into the game. He added scoring runs of 16 and 30 yards in the second and third quarters, respectively.
Ben Dutze threw two touchdown passes for North, a 25-yarder to Kervin Parks and one for 47 yards to Trey Smith.
Lovejoy 35, Sherman 21
SHERMAN — Dan Sefcik and Chase Tucker combined for 300 rushing yards, leading Lovejoy to victory over Sherman.
Lovejoy (5-3, 3-2 in District 13-4A) overcame the loss of starting quarterback Bowman Sells to an injury in the second quarter while diving for the goal line on a run. Dakota Michaels took over and completed 9 of 12 passes for 90 yards.
Tre’ Mask finished with 179 yards and two touchdowns for Sherman (3-5, 2-3).
Lancaster 28, Red Oak 21
LANCASTER — Lancaster running back Shannon Simpson scored from 58 yards on the first play from scrimmage and from 1 yard with 26 seconds left in the game in a close win over Red Oak.
Red Oak (3-5, 1-4 in District 15-4A) came back from a 20-7 deficit when quarterback Logan Thompson scored on a quarterback sneak and, on the next possession, led Red Oak on a 15-play, 87-yard touchdown drive capped off by a 16-yard run by D.J. Augustus.
Led by quarterback Chris Thomas, Lancaster (4-4, 3-2) took the ensuing possession 65 yards, which included a 16-yard run by Simpson before his touchdown run.
Mansfield Lake Ridge 38, Waxahachie 35
It wasn’t easy, but Mansfield Lake Ridge got its first district victory in school history, with points in every quarter of play.