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Week 7 HS football Thurs. night roundup: Skyline starts fast in rout of Samuell, goes to 7-0
Skyline scored touchdowns on its first three plays to coast in a District 9-5A victory, 54-0 over Samuell, on Thursday night at Forester Stadium.
Skyline senior receiver RaShaad Samples caught four first-half touchdown passes on seven catches for 144 yards. Skyline junior Ellis Onic scored on a return for the third consecutive week as he returned a punt 50 yards for a touchdown the first time Skyline (7-0, 4-0) got possession.
Skyline, No. 2 in The News’ 5A poll, led, 14-0, after senior running back David Greene scored on a 42-yard run. Samples caught his first touchdown on a 45-catch from junior quarterback Devante Kincaide. Samuell (1-6, 1-3) was only able to get one first down in the first half in falling behind, 48-0. Skyline senior running back Darion Greene scored the only touchdown of the second half on a 9-yard run.
Denton Guyer 35, Saginaw 0
Sebastian Williams ran for 108 yards and three scores to lead Denton Guyer (5-2, 3-1 District 7-5A) over Saginaw (1-6, 0-4).
Williams scored on runs of 37 and 22 yards in the first half to help open a 21-0 halftime lead and added a 6-yard run early in the third quarter. Guyer amassed 393 yards in the game. Quarterback Jerrord Heard completed 12 of 24 passes for 184 yards and a score. His favorite target was Connor Crane, who made seven catches for 99 yards and a score.
Saginaw forced six Guyer turnovers but couldn’t put any points on the board. It finished with 157 yards.
W.T. White 49, Sunset 34
Don Jones, Donald Snow and Jamarkus Smith led a W.T. White (1-3, 3-4 District 9-5A) rushing attack that finished with 510 yards and seven touchdowns in a win over Sunset at Sprague Stadium.
Jones finished with 184 yards and a pair of scores, while Snow had 128 yards and three touchdowns. Smith, who also passed for 99 yards, added 152 yards and one touchdown rushing in a game that featured 1,044 yards of offense.
Sunset (0-4, 1-6), which built a 12-0 lead, was led by quarterback Miguel Morales’ 221 yards passing and three touchdowns. Jalen Mathews, his leading receiver, finished with 137 yards and a pair of scores on five receptions.
Daniel Rosales added 107 yards rushing, including a 70-yard touchdown for Sunset.
Sachse 59, Garland Naaman Forest 26
GARLAND — Senior quarterback Trent White threw for 326 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more to lead Sachse (6-1, 3-1) to a blowout 10-5A win over Garland Naaman Forest (1-6, 0-4).
Naaman Forest opened the scoring less than two minutes in on quarterback Justin Walker’s 1-yard run. Walker’s plunge followed his 86-yard completion to Marcus Perkins.
Sachse responded with three unanswered scores in the first quarter, including two by Jeff Guckenberg — a 27-yard pass from White and a 50-yard punt return.
McKinney Boyd 63, North Garland 3
GARLAND — Bryan Driskill ran for 205 yards and four touchdowns to lead McKinney Boyd (5-2, 3-1) over North Garland (0-7, 0-4) in a District 10-5A game at Williams Stadium.
Boyd scored on all but one possession in the first half while Driskill rolled up more than 100 yards. The junior scored on runs of 22, 23 and 5 yards, and Curtis Ladd added a rushing score as part of his 95-yard night on the ground. Boyd rushed for 457 yards and six touchdowns in the game.
Arlington 56, Arlington Sam Houston 0
ARLINGTON — Senior running back Tavarreon Dickerson and senior quarterback Josh Greer led Arlington High (4-3, 3-1) over Sam Houston (1-6, 1-3) in a District 4-5A contest at Wilemon Field. Dickerson followed last week’s six-touchdown performance against Weatherford with three touchdowns and 173 yards on seven carries. Greer completed nine passes for 181 yards and two touchdowns.
Arlington piled up 578 yards against an overmatched Sam Houston defense.
Waxahachie 40, West Mesquite 33
MESQUITE — Robert Lowe Jr. rushed for 236 yards and four scores and accounted for 357 total yards as Waxahachie held off West Mesquite, 40-33, in a District 15-4A matchup at Mesquite Memorial Stadium.
Lowe gave Waxahachie a 40-26 lead with 1:38 remaining after a 3-yard run.
Shateek Nasir passed 24 yards to William Stanley as West Mesquite (6-1, 5-0) cut the deficit to 40-33 with 37 seconds remaining.
West Mesquite (2-5, 5-0) led 23-13 until the final seconds of the first half.
Roosevelt 27, Wilmer-Hutchins 20
Devin Johnson rushed for two touchdowns, passed for one and amassed 188 all-purpose yards as Roosevelt surprised previously unbeaten Wilmer-Hutchins.
Johnson, a sophomore tailback, scored on a 13-yard run midway through the third quarter and ran in the two-point conversion, giving Roosevelt (2-4) a 21-20 lead.
Seagoville 36, Pinkston 14
Seagoville remained unbeaten in District 11-4A, scoring touchdowns in every quarter in a victory over Pinkston at Kincaide Stadium.
Seagoville (5-2, 4-0 11-4A) got a team-high 72 yards rushing and a touchdown from Kailion Hughey.
Pinkston (0-6, 0-4) trailed 16-14 after a 31-yard touchdown catch by Dekendric Brown and a two-point conversion run by Chuck Oputa. But Seagoville closed the game out with 20 unanswered points.
South Oak Cliff 56, Adamson 0
Paul Franklin rushed for 200 yards and five touchdowns as unbeaten South Oak Cliff shut out Adamson at Pleasant Grove Stadium.
Franklin scored on all five of his carries, averaging 40 yards per attempt. His touchdowns came on carries of 1, 25, 89, 9 and 76 yards.
JaQuavis Jordan added 161 rushing yards, including 79 on a touchdown run, for South Oak Cliff (7-0, 4-0 District 11-4A), which totaled 479 rushing yards.
Bryan Adams 37, Hillcrest 3
Corey Walker rushed for 181 yards and three first-half touchdowns, leading Bryan Adams (3-4, 2-1 District 12-4A) to a victory over Hillcrest (3-5, 2-2) at Franklin Field.
Walker scored on first-half runs of 14, 58 and 2 yards. Bryan Adams’ defense held Hillcrest to 130 yards of total offense and did not allow a third-down conversion until late in the third quarter. Darion Davis picked up a fumble and ran 30 yards for a TD.
Bryan Adams’ Joshua Brown threw for 268 yards.
Carrollton Newman Smith 47, Carrollton R.L. Turner 20
CARROLLTON — Andy Wordlaw rushed for 159 yards and three touchdowns as Carrollton Newman Smith romped over crosstown rival R.L. Turner at Standridge Stadium.
Quarterback Shawn Holmes added 203 yards rushing as Newman Smith (1-6, 1-3 District 9-4A) piled up 442 yards on the ground. Holmes also threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Tripp Abbott and returned an interception 2 yards for another score.
Garon Goodspeed passed for 278 yards and three touchdowns for R.L. Turner (1-6, 0-4) but threw four interceptions, including three by Ben Higginbotham.
R.L. Turner running back Jahaziel Patterson was taken off the field on a stretcher with 5:33 left in the third quarter after suffering an apparent neck injury while being tackled for a loss. He was taken away by ambulance, and his condition was unknown at press time.
Lincoln 34, Conrad 28 (OT)
ADDISON — Quarterback Eric Neal threw two touchdown passes, including a game-winning 25-yard strike to Brenson Davis in the first overtime, as Lincoln rallied past Conrad.
Neal’s scoring pass capped an impressive rally for Lincoln (3-4, 2-1 District 12-4A), which overcame a 28-20 deficit.
Neal (18-of-24, 328 yards) led his team on a 93-yard drive that he capped with a 1-yard touchdown run, then passed to Rodney Allen for the tying two-point conversion with 2:07 to play.
Lincoln then coverted on its overtime opportunity before Creon Seastrunk of Conrad (4-4, 2-2) fumbled following a 10-yard gain to end the game.
Spruce 48, Thomas Jefferson 6
Quarterback Janarius Warren, who had minus-35 yards rushing in his first six games, reeled off scoring runs of 66, 44, and 23 yards to lead Spruce (2-4-1, 1-2 District 12-4A) over Thomas Jefferson at J.R. Henry Stadium.
Warren, who led all rushers with 128 yards on 12 carries, threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to Lamont O'Neal with 24 seconds left in the first half to give Spruce a 26-6 lead.
Jefferson (1-7, 0-4) took a 6-0 lead on Robert Soto’s 1-yard run, only the team’s fourth touchdown of the season. Spruce’s defense overwhelmed Jefferson the rest of the way with eight turnovers.
Madison 74, Fort Worth Diamond Hill-Jarvis 0
FORT WORTH — Jamon Brewers scored on a 90-yard run, Alex Gallegos caught a 25-yard touchdown pass and Derrick Edwards returned a punt 50 yards for a score as Madison (4-3) overwhelmed Fort Worth Diamond Hill-Jarvis (0-7) at Handley Field.
Derrick Smith caught a 33-yard touchdown pass from Terry Ross and ran in a 14-yard score to make it 14-0 just 5:10 into the game. Justin Edwards scored on runs of 29, 21 and 78 yards for Madison.
Richardson Canyon Creek 34, Waco Texas Christian 32
WACO — Leland Moorehead gained 108 yards on 16 carries and scored on a 23-yard run to lead Richardson Canyon Creek over Waco Texas Christian.