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Hurst L.D. Bell 27, Richland 24
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS - Jeramie Brown rushed for 131 yards in the second half, leading Hurst L.D. Bell (5-3, 4-2) past Richland (4-3, 2-3) in a District 6-5A game at the Birdville ISD complex.
Brown subbing for injured Kenneth Farrow as Bell's featured back, scored two touchdowns, putting Bell ahead 27-17 with a 5-yard run on the first play of the fourth quarter.
Walker Burns raced 44 yards to pull Richland within three points with 6:47 to play. However, Bell's defense stopped Richland's last possession at midfield with 3:52 remaining and Brown ran seven straight plays and gained three first downs as Bell ran out the clock.
Brown finished with 157 yards rushing. Farrow rushed for 105 yards, all in the first half.
Burns rushed for 172 yards and two touchdowns, and threw an 80-yard touchdown pass to Lorenzo Smith.