Week 8 North Texas High School Football Preview

Chris Sommer
October 15, 2019 - 10:26 am
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Thursday's games

5-6A

SOUTHLAKE CARROLL (6-0, 3-0) at KELLER FOSSIL RIDGE (1-5, 1-2) - 7 p.m. Thursday at Keller ISD Athletic Complex

Carroll:

Beat Trophy Club Byron Nelson, 49-0...RB Owen Allen ran for 113 yards and 3 TD...WR Wills Meyer caught 10 passes for 197 yards and 3 TD (27, 38, 76)

Fossil Ridge:

Lost to Keller Central, 13-10...Is allowing 14.0 ppg in district play

 

6-6A

LEWISVILLE (5-1, 2-1) at IRVING (0-6, 0-3) - 7 p.m. Thursday at Irving's Ellis Stadium

Lewisville:

Beat Coppell, 35-10...QB Taylen Green threw 4 TD passes, ran for a TD...Soph. WR Armani Winfield caught 4 TD passes last week (42, 4, 71, 34)

Irving:

Lost to Irving MacArthur, 45-14...RB Ashton Scott ran for 60 yards and a TD...Is averaging 4.7 ppg in district

 

10-6A

GARLAND (3-3, 1-2) at GARLAND LAKEVIEW CENTENNIAL (4-2, 2-1) - 7 p.m. Thursday at Garland's Homer B. Johnson Stadium

Garland has lost two straight - was OFF last week

Lakeview Centennial has a loss to North Garland in district - was OFF last week

 

4-5A-1

DENTON RYAN (6-0, 3-0) vs. CARROLLTON CREEKVIEW (2-4, 0-3) - 7 p.m. Thursday at Denton C.H. Collins Complex

Ryan:

Beat Colleyville Heritage, 35-9...Sr. Drew Sanders caught 2 TD, ran for a TD and threw a TD pass...RB Emani Bailey ran for 88 yards and a TD...Is allowing 11.0 ppg in district play

Creekview:

Lost to Birdville, 34-7...RB Edgar Paige ran for 54 yards...Is averaging 7.0 ppg in district play

 

5-5A-1

FRISCO INDEPENDENCE (4-2, 1-2) vs. FRISCO WAKELAND (4-2, 2-1) - 7 p.m. Thursday at The Star 

Independence:

Lost to Frisco Lone Star, 63-14...QB Braylon Braxton threw 2 TD passes...Independence also lost district victory in forfeit to Frisco Heritage

Wakeland:

Beat Little Elm, 52-14...QB Peyton Lewis threw for 252 yards and 4 TD...Currently third in district standings

 

6-5A-2

DALLAS KIMBALL (5-1, 2-1) at SEAGOVILLE (5-1, 3-0) - 7 p.m. Thursday

Kimball:

Lost to Red Oak, 48-13...WR Jeremiah Ross caught 4 passes for 102 yards with a 71-yard TD catch...Jeremiah Payne had an 88-yard kickoff return for TD...Is tied with SOC for third place in district

Seagoville:

Beat Dallas Spruce, 21-17 - is tied for district lead with Red Oak

 

7-5A-2

DENTON BRASWELL (4-2, 3-1) vs. FRISCO REEDY (4-3, 3-2) - 7 p.m. Thursday

Braswell:

Beat Frisco Lebanon Trail, 65-26

RB Cameron Lara ran for 132 yards and a TD

RB Ifesemi Yessuff ran for 128 yards and 2 TD

Reedy:

Lost to Lucas Lovejoy, 20-19

Currently a half-game out of a playoff spot

 

8-4A-1

DALLAS HILLCREST (6-1, 2-1) at DALLAS CARTER (4-2, 1-1) - 7 p.m. Thursday at Dallas Kincaide Stadium

Hillcrest:

Beat North Dallas, 25-8...RB Nasir Reynolds ran for 161 yards and a TD...Alvarado is district leader at 3-0

Carter:

Lost to Alvarado, 38-13...Allowed 277 rushing yards last week

 

Friday's games

3-6A

ABILENE (2-5, 1-2) vs. HALTOM (3-3, 1-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Abilene's Shotwell Stadium

Abilene:

Lost to San Angelo Central, 35-13...Is averaging 19.6 ppg this season

Haltom:

Beat Euless Trinity, 23-20...RB Kenneth Cormier scored game-winning TD on 3-yard run in final minute...Adam Hill ran for 104 yards and a TD...K Hunter Villavicencio kicked 3 field goals in win over Trinity...Has alternated wins and losses the entire season (L W L W L W)

 

RICHLAND (1-5, 1-1) vs. SAN ANGELO CENTRAL (4-3, 2-1) - 7 p.m. Friday at Birdville Complex

Richland:

Lost to Hurst L.D. Bell in OT, 35-34 - try for two-point conversion failed in overtime...RB Brandon Johnson ran for 226 yards and 4 TD...Still has to face Haltom, Weatherford and Trinity

Central:

Beat Abilene, 35-13...Finishes with L.D. Bell and Haltom

 

WEATHERFORD (5-1, 1-1) at EULESS TRINITY (6-1, 2-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bedford's Pennington Field

Weatherford:

Was OFF last week...Has district win over Haltom, only loss is to San Angelo Central...Is averaging 52.0 ppg this season

Trinity:

Lost to Haltom, 23-20...RB Zechariah Moore ran for 136 yards and a TD...Missed late field goal try to force overtime last week...Trojans are allowing 16.3 ppg this season - no opponent has scored more than 24

 

HURST L.D. BELL (3-4, 1-2) is OFF this week

Beat Richland in OT, 35-34

 

4-6A

 

ARLINGTON (5-1, 2-1) vs. ARLINGTON MARTIN (5-1, 3-0) - 7 p.m. Friday at UT-Arlington

Arlington:

Lost to Arlington Bowie, 21-20...QB Kris Sims threw for 214 yards and 2 TD...Colts were held to 103 rushing yards last week...Came into last week's game averaging 53.4 ppg, was held to 20

Martin:

Beat Arl. Sam Houston, 64-7...Has won 3 straight...QB Zach Mundell threw for 2 TD, ran for 143 yards and 3 TD...Is allowing 5.0 ppg in district play

 

ARLINGTON LAMAR (5-1, 2-1) at FORT WORTH PASCHAL (2-4, 1-2) - 7 p.m. Friday at Fort Worth Farrington Field

Lamar: 

Beat North Crowley, 58-14...Only loss is to Arlington Martin...Still has to face Arlington High and Arlington Bowie

Paschal:

Beat FW Trimble Tech, 21-0

 

 

ARLINGTON BOWIE (5-1, 3-0) at FORT WORTH TRIMBLE TECH (2-4, 0-3) - 7 p.m. Friday at Fort Worth Clark Stadium

Bowie:

Beat Arlington, 21-20...RB Marsaillus Sims ran for 115 yards - Vols ran for 181 as a team...Aaron Runnels recovered a fumble in the end zone for a TD...Still has to face Martin and Lamar...Is allowing 13.3 ppg in district play

Trimble Tech:

Lost to FW Paschal, 21-0...Has been outscored 141-0 in district play (3 straight shutouts)

 

5-6A

DENTON GUYER (5-1, 2-1) vs. KELLER (4-2, 2-1) - 7 p.m. Friday at Denton's C.H. Collins Complex

Guyer:

Beat Keller Timber Creek, 30-0 (game called at halftime due to weather)...QB Eli Stowers had 3 TD passes...Had 359 yards total offense in one half of play last week...Only loss is to Southlake Carroll

Keller:

Beat Northwest Eaton, 17-12...QB Hayden Anderson was injured in last week's game, Clayton Thomas stepped in...Defense held Eaton to 111 yards rushing on 40 carries...Only losses are to 7-0 5A Abilene Cooper and 6-0 Carroll...Has allowed 12 points or fewer to 4 of 6 opponents this season

 

KELLER CENTRAL (5-1, 2-1) vs. NORTHWEST EATON (4-2, 2-1) - 7 p.m. Friday at Keller ISD Complex

Central:

Beat Keller Fossil Ridge, 13-10...RB Andrew Paul ran for 117 yards and 2 TD...Held Fossil Ridge to 34 total yards...At Southlake Carroll next week

NW Eaton:

Lost to Keller, 17-12...RB Jahbez Hawkins ran for 67 yards

 

6-6A

COPPELL (2-4, 1-2) at FLOWER MOUND MARCUS (5-1, 3-0) - 7 p.m. Friday

Coppell:

Lost to Lewisville, 35-10...RB Cam Williams ran for 80 yards...Has lost two straight

Marcus:

Beat Hebron, 24-14 - avenged 2018 loss to Hawks...QB Garrett Nussmeier threw for 182 yards and 2 TD...WR Collin Sutherland had two TD receptions...Marauders defense held Hebron to 108 rushing yards on 39 carries...

Tied with Flower Mound for district lead

 

FLOWER MOUND (5-1, 3-0) at HEBRON (4-2, 2-1) - 7 p.m. Friday

FM:

Beat Irving Nimitz, 54-6...QB Blake Short threw for 276 yards and 3 TD...Is averaging 45.0 ppg this season...Already has a win over Lewisville

Hebron:

Lost to FM Marcus, 24-14...QB Carson Harris ran for a TD, threw for a TD

 

7-6A

MANSFIELD (1-5, 0-3) at WAXAHACHIE (1-5, 0-3) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Mansfield:

Lost to DeSoto, 43-17...QB Hunt Young threw for 163 yards and a TD

Waxahachie:

Lost to Mansfield Lake Ridge, 42-10...RB Derrick Jackson ran for 123 yards...WR Brandon Hawkins, Jr., had eight receptions for 84 yards

 

CEDAR HILL (4-2, 3-0) at MANSFIELD LAKE RIDGE (3-3, 1-2) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mansfield Vernon Newsom

Cedar Hill:

Beat Mansfield Summit, 49-21 - avenged 7-3 loss from 2018...Jr. QB Kaidon Salter (transfer from Dallas Bishop Lynch) threw for 283 yds and 2 TD, ran for 2 TD...Longhorns defense forced four turnovers last week...Is averaging 52.0 ppg in last four games (all wins)

Lake Ridge:

Beat Waxahachie, 42-10...Last week's win broke a 3-game losing streak...QB Adrian Hawkins ran for 182 yds and a TD, also ran for a TD

 

DeSOTO (6-0, 3-0) vs. GRAND PRAIRIE (0-6, 0-3) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

DeSoto:

Beat Mansfield, 43-17...QB Samari Collier threw for 278 yds and 5 TD...WR Lawrence Arnold had 3 TD receptions (14, 62, 10)

GP:

Lost to South Grand Prairie, 22-14...RB Tylexius Straughter ran for 95 yards and a TD

 

MANSFIELD SUMMIT (5-1, 2-1) at SOUTH GRAND PRAIRIE (4-2, 3-0) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Gopher-Warrior Bowl

Summit:

Lost to Cedar Hill, 49-21...RB Jaydon Lott ran for 80 yards

SGP:

Beat Grand Prairie, 22-14...QB Sean Stegall threw for a TD, ran for a TD...LB Jacob Beatey had a 57-yard interception return for a TD...Plays at Cedar Hill, at DeSoto next two weeks (currently tied for district lead with DeSoto)

 

8-6A

DALLAS SKYLINE (3-3, 2-1) vs. RICHARDSON (4-2, 2-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Dallas Forester Field

Skyline:

Beat Dallas W.T. White, 33-0...QB Darryl Richardson ran for 2 TD, threw for one...Held WT White to 116 total yards last week...Is tied with Richardson for third in district standings

Richardson:

Beat Dallas Molina, 43-0...RB Aaron Bertrand ran for 90 yards and a TD...Scored on first seven possessions last week...Still has to face Duncanville

 

DUNCANVILLE (6-0, 3-0) at RICHARDSON PEARCE (4-2, 3-0) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Richardson Eagle-Mustang Stadium

Duncanville:

Beat Lake Highlands, 28-6...QB Ja'Quinden Jackson ran for 2 TD, threw for one...Roderick Daniels ran back a punt 79 yards for a TD...Panthers have allowed a total of 12 points to five in-state opponents this season...All wins this season are by at least 21 points

JJ Pearce:

Beat Richardson Berkner, 38-14...RB Dequan Landon ran for 251 yards and 3 TD...Is allowing 11.0 ppg in district play

 

LAKE HIGHLANDS (3-3, 1-2) vs. DALLAS W.T. WHITE (3-3, 1-2) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Wildcat-Ram Stadium

Lake Highlands:

Lost to Duncanville, 28-6...K Teaff Nickle had two field goals last week

WT White:

Lost to Skyline, 33-0...Was held to 26 yards rushing on 33 carries

 

9-6A

 

ALLEN (6-0, 3-0) vs. DALLAS JESUIT (4-2, 3-0) - 7 p.m. Friday

Allen:

Beat Plano East for 20th consecutive year, 45-14...HC Terry Gambill is now 50-2 at Allen...QB Raylen Sharpe threw for 180 yards and 2 TD in one half of action last week...Defense forced four turnovers...Eagles are averaging 50.0 ppg in district play...Has won 71 straight regular season games, 58 consecutive in district play

Jesuit:

Beat Prosper, 41-14...RB Jake Taylor ran for 156 yards and a TD...RB EJ Smith ran for 93 yards and 4 TD...Defense held Prosper to 240 total yards...Is allowing 12.7 ppg in district play...Would go to 6A Division II bracket in playoffs

 

McKINNEY BOYD (2-4, 1-2) at PROSPER (5-1, 2-1) - 7 p.m. Friday

Boyd:

Beat Plano West, 35-22...QB Carter Whitefield threw for a TD, ran for a TD

Prosper:

Lost to Jesuit, 41-14...WR Hayden Metcalf caught 5 passes for 65 yards and a TD...Eagles are currently tied for third with Plano in district standings

 

PLANO EAST (1-5, 1-2) at PLANO (4-2, 2-1) - 7 p.m. Friday at John Clark Stadium

PESH:

Lost to Allen, 45-14...RB Trey Scott-Jones ran for 90 yards and a TD

Plano:

Beat McKinney, 56-49, in weather-delayed game completed following day...QB Oliver Towns threw for 311 yards and 5 TD...RB Tylan Hines ran for 155 yards and 2 TD...Tied for third (with Prosper) in district

 

10-6A (ALL TEAMS WERE OFF LAST WEEK)

WYLIE (2-4, 2-1) at ROWLETT (3-3, 3-0) - 7 p.m. Friday at Garland's Homer B. Johnson Stadium

Wylie has a district loss to Lakeview Centennial

Rowlett has won three straight to open district after 0-3 start

 

SACHSE (4-2, 2-1) at NORTH GARLAND (4-2, 1-2) - 7 p.m. Friday at Garland's Williams Stadium

Sachse has a district loss to Wylie

North Garland has lost two straight

 

11-6A

ROCKWALL-HEATH (3-4, 0-3) at LONGVIEW (6-0, 2-0) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

R-H:

Lost to Rockwall, 38-17...QB Josh Hoover threw for 280 yards and a TD...Has lost four straight after 3-0 start

Longview:

Beat Mesquite Horn, 44-20...RB Kaden Meredith ran for 354 yards and 4 TD last week...Lobos are allowing 8.5 ppg this season

 

TYLER LEE (5-1, 2-0) at MESQUITE (6-1, 2-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mesquite Hanby

Lee:

Was OFF last week...Has won 2 straight...Is tied for district lead with Longview

Mesquite:

Beat North Mesquite, 45-10...RB LaDarius Turner ran for 155 yards and 3 TD...WR Ja'Darion Smith caught 2 passes for 130 yards, including a 91-yard TD reception...Dewayne Adams led Skeeters defense with 3 interceptions last week...Has won 2 straight...Is tied for third (with Rockwall) in district standings - half-game behind leaders

 

NORTH MESQUITE (2-4, 0-2) at ROCKWALL (5-2, 2-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

North Mesquite:

Lost to Mesquite, 45-10...QB Liam Thornton ran for a TD

Rockwall:

Beat Rockwall-Heath, 38-17...All-state WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba returned from injury, caught 3 TD passes from Braedyn Locke...Smith-Njigba leads 6A DFW receivers with 15 touchdown catches this season...Currently tied for third in district - half-game behind leaders

 

3-5A-1

AZLE (6-1, 5-0) vs. FORT WORTH CHISHOLM TRAIL (2-4, 1-3) - 7 p.m. Friday

Azle beat Saginaw Boswell, 49-13 - leads Crowley by one game in district standings

Chisholm Trail beat Saginaw, 29-28

 

SAGINAW BOSWELL (2-4, 2-2) at GRANBURY (3-3, 2-2) - 7 p.m. Friday

Boswell lost to Azle, 49-13

Granbury lost to Crowley, 35-34

 

4-5A-1

 

COLLEYVILLE HERITAGE (3-3, 2-1) vs. CARROLLTON R.L. TURNER (0-6, 0-3) - 7 p.m. Friday

Coll. Heritage:

Lost to Denton Ryan, 35-9...WR Isaac Shabay caught a TD...Other losses are to 6A Carroll and 6A Euless Trinity...Tied with Grapevine for third place in district standings

R.L. Turner:

Lost to Carr. Newman Smith, 60-0...Has been outscored 321-8 this season (five shutouts)...RB Ed Conde ran for 90 yards last week

 

BIRDVILLE (4-2, 3-0) at DENTON (2-4, 1-2) - 7 p.m. Friday

Birdville:

Beat Carrollton Creekview, 34-7...QB Stone Earle threw for 246 yards and 4 TD...WR Hosea Armstrong caught six passes for 177 yards and 3 TD (64, 16, 65)...Tied with Denton Ryan for district lead

Denton:

Lost to Grapevine, 28-14...QB Davian Guajardo ran for a TD, threw for a TD

 

GRAPEVINE (4-2, 2-1) at CARROLLTON NEWMAN SMITH (1-5, 1-2) - 7 p.m. Friday at Carrollton's Standridge Stadium

Grapevine:

Beat Denton, 28-14...QB Austin Alexander threw for 2 TD, ran for one...Hosts Colleyville Heritage next week

Newman Smith (1-5, 1-2):

Beat R.L. Turner, 60-0...Sr. WR Marshal Funches scored 3 TD...Held R.L. Turner to 105 total yards last week

 

5-5A-1

FRISCO LONE STAR (6-0, 3-0) at THE COLONY (6-0, 3-0) - 7 p.m. Friday

Lone Star:

Beat Frisco Independence, 63-14...QB Garret Rangel threw for 338 yards and 3 TD...WR Marvin Mims had 7 receptions for 138 yards and 2 TD...Is averaging 58.0 ppg in district, allowing 13.7 ppg

The Colony:

Beat Frisco Heritage, 65-32...RB Kamden Wesley ran for 67 yards and four TD...Defense forced six turnovers last week...Is averaging 51.3 ppg in district play

 

6-5A-1

HIGHLAND PARK (5-1, 3-0) at DALLAS SAMUELL (2-4, 1-2) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Grove Stadium

HP:

Beat Mansfield Legacy, 76-6...QB Chandler Morris was 17 of 21 passing for 279 yards and 4 TD, also ran for 2 TD...Scots are averaging 68.0 ppg in district play (have outscored opponents 204-6)

Samuell:

Lost to Mansfield Timberview, 49-0...Was held to minus-21 total yards and one first down last week

 

LANCASTER (5-1, 3-0) vs. DALLAS BRYAN ADAMS (2-4, 1-2) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Lancaster:

Beat Dallas Sunset, 73-0...QB Glenn Rice, Jr., had 4 TD passes...Tigers have recorded three straight shutouts in district play (outscored opponents 207-0)...Only loss is to 6-0 6A Duncanville...Will host Highland Park on 11/1

Bryan Adams:

Lost to Dal. Woodrow Wilson, 23-10...RB Matthew Jackson ran for 154 yards and 2 TD

 

7-5A-1

McKINNEY NORTH (6-1, 3-0) at WEST MESQUITE (1-5, 1-1) - 7 p.m. Friday at Mesquite Memorial

North:

Beat Wylie East, 69-7...QB Dillon Markiewicz was 14-17 passing for 260 yards and 4 TD...RB Emanuel Fincher ran for 114 yards and a TD...WR JJ Henry scored 3 TD last week...Averaging 60.0 ppg in district play...Tied for district lead with Tyler John Tyler (OFF this week)

West Mesquite:

Lost to John Tyler, 39-36...QB Kevin Jennings threw for 304 yards and 2 TD, ran for a TD

 

MESQUITE POTEET (3-3, 2-0) at WYLIE EAST (2-5, 0-3) - 7 p.m. Friday

Poteet:

Beat Texarkana Texas High, 55-10...RB Seth McGowan ran for 188 yards and 4 TD...Pirates have won three straight after 0-3 start...Trails John Tyler and McKinney North by half-game in district standings

East:

Lost to McKinney North, 69-7...Tristan Lee ran back a kickoff 65 yards for a TD...Is averaging 9.3 ppg in district play

 

4-5A-2

 

JUSTIN NORTHWEST (3-4, 3-0) vs. FORT WORTH POLY (2-4, 0-2) - 7 p.m. Friday at Northwest ISD Stadium

Northwest beat FW Wyatt, 10-0 (game shortened by weather)...Has won 3 straight...Allowing 7.3 ppg in district play...Leads FW Northside by half-game in district standings

Poly:

Was OFF last week

 

5-5A-2

ALEDO (5-1, 4-0) vs. CLEBURNE (4-2, 2-2) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Aledo:

Beat Burleson, 57-21...Jo Jo Earle ran for 3 TD in relief of injured RB Jase McClellan...CB Demarco Roberts also chipped in at RB, scored a TD...Leads Burleson Centennial by one game (also has tiebreaker over Centennial)...Has won 87 consecutive district games

Cleburne:

Lost to Burleson Centennial in OT, 56-55...Two-point try failed in overtime last week

 

WACO UNIVERSITY (4-2, 2-2) at BURLESON CENTENNIAL (6-1, 4-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Burleson ISD Stadium

Waco Univ.:

Beat Arlington Seguin, 20-6

Centennial:

Beat Cleburne, 56-55, in OT...Stopped two-point try in overtime to take home win

 

BURLESON (5-2, 3-2) at EVERMAN (1-5, 1-3) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Burleson:

Lost to Aledo, 57-21

Currently tied for third place in district with Midlothian (hosts Midlothian next week)

Everman:

Lost to Midlothian, 33-14

 

6-5A-2

RED OAK (5-1, 3-0) at DALLAS ADAMSON (3-3, 1-2) - 7:30 p.m. Friday at Wilmer-Hutchins

Red Oak:

Beat Dallas Kimball, 48-13...Has won 5 straight...QB Joshua Irvin was 17 of 21 passing last week for 184 yds and 3 TD...Hawks defense held Kimball to minus-17 yards rushing...Looking for first outright district title since 1982

Adamson

Beat Dallas Thomas Jefferson, 53-6

 

7-5A-2

DENISON (4-2, 3-1) at FRISCO (7-0, 5-0) - 7 p.m. Friday at Toyota Stadium

Denison:

Was OFF last week - is currently in a three-way tie for second in district standings

Frisco:

Beat Lake Dallas, 38-7...QB Caree' Green threw for 2 TD, ran for one

 

LUCAS LOVEJOY (4-2, 3-1) vs. PRINCETON (3-3, 2-2) - 7 p.m. Friday

Lovejoy:

Beat Frisco Reedy, 20-19...QB R.W. Rucker hit Reid Westervelt with 7-yard TD pass with :10 left...TD was Westervelt's second of the game last week...Has won two straight - only district loss is to Braswell in 3 OT

Princeton:

Beat Frisco Memorial, 47-27...RB Jay Hill ran for 195 yards and 3 TD...WR Cory Owens had 2 TD receptions

 

8-5A-2

CORSICANA (5-2, 4-1) vs. SULPHUR SPRINGS (1-5, 1-3) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Corsicana:

Lost to Royse City, 27-0...Was held to 80 yards rushing last week...WR Qua Chambers had five catches for 55 yards...Is one game behind Ennis in district standings

Sulphur Springs:

Lost to Ennis, 42-14

 

ENNIS (6-1, 5-0) vs. FORNEY (2-4, 1-3) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Ennis:

Beat Sulphur Springs, 42-14...Has won 5 straight...Lions HC Sam Harrell got his 200th career win last week...QB Collin Drake ran for 114 yards, also threw a TD pass...RB Jarius Jones ran for 104 yards and 2 TD

Forney:

Was OFF last week

 

ROYSE CITY (5-1, 3-1) at GREENVILLE (4-2, 3-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

 

4-4A-1

 

SPRINGTOWN (6-0, 1-0) at DECATUR (6-0, 1-0) - 7 p.m. Friday

Springtown:

Beat Mineral Wells, 66-7...Is averaging 49.7 ppg, allowing 10.2 ppg

Decatur:

Beat Wichita Falls Hirschi, 40-28...Is averaging 43.8 ppg, allowing 31.5 ppg...Gainesville is also 6-0

 

6-4A-1

 

FORT WORTH DUNBAR (2-4, 2-0) at KENNEDALE (4-3, 3-0) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Dunbar:

Beat Benbrook, 28-10

Kennedale:

Beat Lake Worth, 48-0...Ran for 541 yards last week...RB Ryan Williams scored 3 TD...Defense has recorded two straight shutouts - is allowing 4.7 ppg in district play

 

7-4A-1

 

ARGYLE (6-0, 2-0) at PARIS (4-3, 1-2) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Argyle:

Beat Paris North Lamar, 63-14...Has scored 60+ in last four games...Has won 42 consecutive regular season games, 52 straight wins in district play

Paris:

Lost to Celina, 34-0

 

CELINA (5-2, 3-0) at MELISSA (4-2, 2-0) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Celina:

Beat Paris, 34-0...RB Logan Point ran for 176 yards and 3 TD...Attempted zero passes in last week's win...Held Paris to 107 total yards...Leads Argyle by half-game in district standings

Melissa:

Beat Anna, 40-7...QB Brendon Lewis (Colorado commit) threw 4 TD passes, ran for a TD

 

9-4A-1

 

WAXAHACHIE LIFE (5-1, 1-0) at CRANDALL (4-2, 1-0) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Life:

Beat Athens, 55-35...QB Gage Mayfield threw for 230 yards and 3 TD, ran for 173 yards and 2 TD

Crandall:

Beat 5-1 Mabank, 21-14

 

MIDLOTHIAN HERITAGE (3-3, 1-0) at ATHENS (4-2, 0-1) - 7;30 p.m. Friday

Heritage beat Quinlan Ford, 51-13

Athens lost to Waxahachie Life, 55-35

 

5-4A-2

 

SUNNYVALE (6-0, 1-0) vs. NEVADA COMMUNITY (3-3, 0-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Sunnyvale:

Beat Caddo Mills, 54-21...Sr. RB Devin Sterling ran for 4 TD

Community:

Lost to Farmersville, 36-30

 

7-3A-2

 

CORSICANA MILDRED (5-1, 2-1) at RICE (3-3, 1-2) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Mildred lost to Palmer, 48-13

Rice lost to Buffalo, 63-20

 

EDGEWOOD (5-1, 3-0) at PALMER (6-0, 3-0) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Edgewood beat Dallas Gateway Charter, 56-6 - only loss is to 4A Caddo Mills

Palmer beat Corsicana Mildred, 48-13

 

8-2A-1

ITALY (4-3, 2-1) at AXTELL (1-5, 0-2) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Italy lost to Bruceville-Eddy. 62-41

Axtell lost to Itasca, 8-0 - is averaging 3.5 ppg in last four games

 

11-2A-2

 

DAWSON (5-1, 1-0) at MERIDIAN (0-6, 0-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Dawson beat Hubbard, 42-36

Meridian lost to Mart, 68-0 - has been outscored this season, 340-7

 

FROST (2-4, 0-1) vs. HUBBARD (4-2, 0-1) - 7:30 p.m. Friday

Frost lost to Wortham, 36-23

Hubbard lost to Dawson, 42-36