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4A-3A roundup (Zero Week): Kimball runs past Woodrow Wilson; Centennial cruises at Denison; Wylie East rolls
Teriyon Gipson scored on a 60-yard run with 1:56 remaining to cap Kimball’s 35-21 victory over Woodrow Wilson in a back-and-forth game at Franklin Stadium.
Gipson shined with 229 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries, accounting for the bulk of Kimball’s 264 yards on the ground.
Woodrow only managed 83 yards rushing, but Sam Keeter passed for 166 yards and two scores, including touchdown passes of 17 and 16 yards to Colin Spencer in the second and third quarters that brought Woodrow back to a 21-21 tie.
In the fourth quarter, though, Chad Shannon picked off a Keeter pass and returned it 39 yards for a touchdown to give Kimball the lead for good. It was Kimball’s second defensive score — Gerald Warren had returned a fumble 65 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter.
Frisco Centennial 45, Denison 9
DENISON — Lamar Jordan threw three touchdown passes and scored twice on the ground as Frisco Centennial cruised past Denison.
Wylie East 52, Red Oak 21
WYLIE — Quarterback Garrett McCain passed for 365 yards and four touchdowns, three to Marcell Ateman, and Wylie East rolled over Red Oak at Wylie Stadium.
Lovejoy 53, Frisco Heritage 14
FRISCO — Running back Nick LaSane rushed for 142 yards and a touchdown, and quarterback Zach Saffle rushed for two other scores and returned a punt 55 yards for a touchdown as Lovejoy rolled past Frisco Heritage at Memorial Stadium.
Mesquite Poteet 35, Frisco Liberty 14
MESQUITE — Mesquite Poteet bolted to a five-touchdown lead through three quarters and rolled up 477 total yards while walloping Frisco Liberty at Mesquite Memorial Stadium.
Frisco 48, North Forney 20
FRISCO — Frisco produced touchdowns covering 58, 72, 62 and 60 yards in the first half and amassed 567 total yards in a victory over North Forney at FC Dallas Stadium.
Forney 31, Royse City 6
FORNEY — Clayton Chadwick had 201 combined yards, and he rushed for a touchdown and threw for another as Forney defeated Royse City at City Bank Stadium.
Lincoln 20, Fort Worth Dunbar 14
Lincoln’s Derrick Neal scored on a 20-yard reverse with just under three minutes to go in the fourth quarter and then intercepted a pass a minute later as Lincoln held off Dunbar at Pleasant Grove Stadium.
Adamson 32, Thomas Jefferson 6
FARMERS BRANCH — Keith Bryant rushed for 219 yards and two touchdowns, and Adamson produced 360 yards on the ground while cruising past Thomas Jefferson at Loos Complex.
Hillcrest 21, Molina 4
Rocky Reyes threw for 218 yards and two touchdowns to lead Hillcrest past Molina at Jones Stadium.
Fort Worth Western Hills 27, Seagoville 26
FORT WORTH — Aaron Stevenson rushed for 285 yards and four touchdowns, and the Western Hills defense stopped a late 2-point conversion attempt to hold off Seagoville at Farrington Field.
Sherman 57, Little Elm 56
LITTLE ELM — Running back Keaun Kinner rushed for 413 yards and four touchdowns, but Sherman stuffed him on a 2-point conversion attempt in overtime to clinch a thrilling victory.
Bishop Lynch 30, Denton 14
DENTON — Rawleigh Williams III rushed 22 times for 155 yards and had two scores to lead Bishop Lynch (1-0) to a 30-14 season-opening victory against Denton.
Williams, who helped lead his team to 315 yards on offense scored on runs of 3 and 28 yards.
Jeremiah Mask’s blocked punt help Lynch to the 14-7 halftime lead. Ira Nunley added a 23-yard run and another safety when the ball went out of the end zone. That was all the scoring Lynch needed.
Denton (0-1) had a strong start, grabbing an early 7-0 lead on a 63-yard interception return by Dantrell Forte. The Broncos other score was on a 21-yard pass from Cy Ward to Deandre Coleman. Ward finished with 184 passing yards, completing 20 of his 29 attempts with the one score.
Bryan Adams 14, Roosevelt 6
Bryan Adams outlasted Roosevelt in a game dominated by defense. Neither team managed much through the air, but the running game proved to be the difference for Bryan Adams.
After recovering a muffed punt in Roosevelt territory, Bryan Adams running back Mike Chalmers scampered 47 yards to the 1-yard line. Jared Rixner punched it in from there for a 14-6 lead.
Ennis 30, Burleson Centennial 16
BURLESON — Ennis used a strong second half to beat Burleson Centennial, 30-16, in the season opener.
Ennis scored 22 consecutive points in the second half behind a Devin Smith 34-yard pass from Brandon Adams, a Nick Gabriel 10-yard run and a Malik Jenkins’ 62-yard interception return for a touchdown.
It was the first UIL game for Centennial.
Wilmer-Hutchins 35, Conrad 7
Wilmer-Hutchins’ strong first half was evident on both sides of the ball in its win over Conrad. The offense scored 28 points, while Wilmer-Hutchins’ defense didn’t allow any points Friday.
Damonte Ruth got the scoring started with a 38-yard fumble return for a touchdown to put the Eagles on top, 7-0, with 7:10 left in the first quarter. Ruth was the only one who realized the previous pass had gone behind the line scrimmage as others thought the play was blown dead.
Quarterback LaDraylon Battie led the Eagles on offense with 113 total yards and two rushing touchdowns.
Birdville 50, Fort Worth Arlington Heights 13
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Justin Martin passed for three touchdowns and rushed for a pair as Birdville rolled past Fort Worth Arlington Heights.
Martin threw for 224 yards in the first half. Isaiah Duarte ran for 118 yards — all in the second half — for Birdville.
Saginaw 28, The Colony 7
SAGINAW — Quarterback Dalton Wachel threw two touchdown passes, one in each half, as Saginaw defeated The Colony, 28-7.
Wachel finished with 149 yards through the air, on only five completions, for an offense that outgained The Colony, 253-190.
Saginaw’s defense gave The Colony QB Troy Chandler fits all night, tallying eight sacks during the game.
Bryan Hammond had 116 yards on the ground to lead The Colony.
Carrollton Creekview 46, Saginaw Chisholm Trail 0
CARROLLTON — David Blough threw three touchdown passes and ran for another as Carrolllton Creekview blanked Saginaw Chisholm Trail.
Blough found Dylan Kittrell on a 17-yard pass late in the first quarter for the first score of the game. Kittrell would add another touchdown run at the 10:48 mark.
Kittrell and Blough would both score again to give Creekview a 27-0 halftime lead.