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5A roundup: Colleyville Heritage, Denton Ryan on collision course; Sachse pounds Naaman to go 10-0
Keller F. Ridge 48, Keller Tim. Creek 20
KELLER — Jacob Gnacinski threw for three touchdowns and added a rushing touchdown for Fossil Ridge (7-3, 5-2 4-5A).
SL Carroll 65, Haltom 7
SOUTHLAKE — Ryan Agnew threw for 196 yards and three scores, all in the first half, as Carroll (9-1, 7-0 4-5A) cruised.
Denton Ryan 54, Flower Mound 14
DENTON — For the second time this season, Denton Ryan racked up six touchdowns before halftime. Ryan will make its 14th straight playoff appearance when it meets Colleyville Heritage at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mustang-Panther Stadium.
Coppell 49, Lewisville 6
LEWISVILLE — Quarterback Skyler Bonneau threw three touchdown passes for playoff-bound Coppell.
Colleyville Heritage 49, Hurst L.D. Bell 16
GRAPEVINE — Senior quarterback Griffin Pickler threw for 318 yards and six touchdowns as Colleyville Heritage routed Hurst L.D. Bell, 35-10, in a District 6-5A matchup at Mustang-Panther Stadium.
Heritage (8-2, 6-1) earned the Division II top seed in next week’s bi-district playoffs and will play Denton Ryan. Bell (7-3, 5-2), the Division II runner-up, will face Hebron.
Pickler completed 16 of 22 passes. Trey Smith caught five passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns, and Ryan Phillipe scored three touchdowns for Heritage.
Cedar Hill 40, Midlothian 14
CEDAR HILL — Justin McMillan threw for a touchdown and rushed for another, and Elijah Moore rushed for two scores as Cedar Hill completed its regular season.
Duncanville 9, Mans. Timberview 7
MANSFIELD — A safety early in the third quarter proved to be the difference as Duncanville downed Mansfield Timberview.
S. Grand Prairie 48, Grand Prairie 14
GRAND PRAIRIE — South Grand Prairie quarterback Tony Nicholson rushed for 108 yards and two TDs, part of SGP’s 341-yard rushing attack.
Skyline 48, Rich. Berkner 13
LAKE HIGHLANDS — Senior running back Darnell Reed carried nine times for 135 yards and three touchdowns to lead Skyline over Richardson Berkner at Wildcat-Ram Stadium.
Anthony Baker added 88 yards and two scores on five carries for Skyline (9-1, 7-0 District 9-5A), which got 381 yards on 31 carries.
Michael Weaver II had a game-high 112 yards on four catches and scored the only touchdown for Berkner (4-6, 3-4). Tanner Lange made field goals of 35 and 38 yards for Berkner’s only first-half points.
Rich. Pearce 63, Sunset 3
RICHARDSON — Quarterback Austin Noland passed for three touchdowns and Hank Hughes added a pair of scores as Richardson Pearce rolled past Sunset in the teams’ District 9-5A finale at Eagle-Mustang Stadium.
Richardson Pearce (5-5, 4-3) clinched the Division II runner-up berth and will face McKinney Boyd at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Clark Stadium in Plano.
Pearce ended any playoff suspense by scoring on two of its first three offensive plays. Nolan connected on a 28-yard strike to Reese Svetgoff and Hughes ran 45 yards for another touchdown.
Pearce scored touchdowns on all six first-half possessions and also scored on a 97-yard interception return by Dakota Pearce for a 49-0 halftime advantage over Sunset (0-10, 0-6).
Jesuit 41, Richardson 27
Orion Salters gave Jesuit the lead with a 65-yard punt return, and tailback Matt Slovak scored three first-half touchdowns as Jesuit defeated Richardson in District 9-5A.
Tristan Cockrell ran for 139 yards and scored two second-half touchdowns for Richardson (3-7, 2-5). Daevon Woods also ran for two touchdowns, one covering 75 yards.
Jesuit (7-3, 6-1) ground out 247 yards, led by Salters and Slovak, who combined for 148.
Jesuit will meet Plano West in the bi-district round of the playoffs next Friday at Kimbrough Stadium.
Lake Highlands 45, W.T. White 12
Tyrone Palm ran for 144 yards on seven carries and scored three touchdowns, one on a 70-yard run, as Lake Highlands defeated W.T. White.
Jarrod Smith scored on an 80-yard kickoff return for Lake Highlands.
Jackson Fults accounted for both W.T.White touchdowns with receptions of 2 and 16 yards.
McKinney Boyd 28, McKinney 0
MCKINNEY — Dedrick Scrivens rushed for 271 yards and all four McKinney Boyd touchdowns in a District 10-5A victory over McKinney.
Boyd (6-4, 4-1) held McKinney (3-7, 0-5) to 119 yards.
momentum, gaining only 119 total yards for the game.
Sachse 45, Naaman Forest 14
GARLAND — Sachse wrapped up an undefeated regular season and the District 11-5A championship Friday night, getting big offensive nights from Kent Myers and Devine Ozigbo in a convincing 45-14 win over Garland Naaman Forest at Williams Stadium.
Sachse (10-0, 6-0) will be the district’s top seed in Division I for the start of the playoffs next week.
Myers threw for 244 yards and three touchdowns, finding Bruce Brookins, Tyrique Edwards and Darion Smalls for scores. Ozigbo kept the chains moving on the ground, rushing for 136 yards and two touchdowns.
Naaman Forest (5-5, 4-2) will be the top seed in Division II from 11-5A in the playoffs, but the team may be without quarterback Justin Walker after he was injured late in the first half.
Longview 41, Rockwall 7
ROCKWALL — Jamycal Hasty ran 11 times for 118 yards and Jeremy Powell ran for two touchdowns as Longview defeated Rockwall.
Rockwall was led by running back Lars Michelem, who ran 10 times for 36 yards.
Rockwall-Heath 21, Tyler Lee 7
TYLER — Rockwall-Heath senior R.J. Williams rushed for 127 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Tyler Lee at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.
Kyjuan Johnson scored on a 1-yard run up the middle to give Tyler Lee (4-6, 1-5) a 7-0 lead after its first drive.
Then the defense for Rockwall-Heath (6-4, 2-4) took over, limiting Lee to 177 yards of offense and intercepting three passes, one of them returned for a 55-yard touchdown by senior linebacker Duell Ewing. The other interceptions were from DeShon Elliott and Reese Wilson.