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Forney 36, West Mesquite 35
MESQUITE - Forney didn't make the playoffs, but it finished its season by stunning West Mesquite at Mesquite Memorial Stadium in the regular-season finale.
West Mesquite (8-2, 6-2) pulled within one with 2:25 left to play, as Trevone Boykin connected with Greg Thurmond on a 55-yard bomb. However, Forney (3-7, 2-6) batted down a pass on an attempted two-point conversion. It then ran out the clock, converting a fourth down in the process on a 4-yard run by Lesley Booker.
Forney was led by Juan Villareal, who rushed for 181 yards and two touchdowns. His scoring runs were 77 and 23 yards.