Week 4 North Texas High School Football Preview

Chris Sommer
September 16, 2019 - 5:09 pm
Allen High School Football

Credit: David J. Hicks, Allen ISD


HURST L.D. BELL (2-1) vs. MESQUITE (3-0) - 7 p.m. at Bedford's Pennington Field

LD Bell:

Beat 0-3 Irving MacArthur last week, 36-22...Sage Thomas ran for 115 yards and a TD...Blue Raiders host Euless Trinity next week in district opener.


Skeeters continued to impress with a 48-21 win over Plano West...QB Dylan Hillard-McGill threw for 148 yards and 2 TD, ran for 109 yards and a TD...Allowing 12.0 ppg this season...Opens district play at Mesquite Horn next week

GARLAND LAKEVIEW CENTENNIAL (2-1) at NORTH GARLAND (3-0) - 7 p.m. at Garland Williams Stadium


Lakeview Centennial:

Beat Richardson Berkner in overtime last week, 7-0...Garrett Burke scored the game-winning TD on a 12-yard run in OT...Held Berkner to 146 total yards

North Garland:

Beat Carrollton Newman Smith, 47-12...QB Timothy Gauthier threw for 312 yards and 3 TD...WR Duke Parker had 8 receptions for 199 yards and 2 TD...Is averaging 47.7 ppg this season...All three wins this season are over teams that are currently 0-3

ROCKWALL-HEATH (3-0) at McKinney NORTH (2-1) - 7 p.m. at McKinney ISD Stadium


Beat 5A Richland, 47-18...RB Zach Evans ran for 176 yards and 3 TD...Averaging 43.0 ppg this season...First three opponents currently have a combined record of 1-7

McKinney North:

Lost to Frisco Wakeland in a shootout, 63-49...QB Dillon Markiewicz threw for 367 yards and 4 TD...RB Emanuel Fincher ran for 233 yards and 2 TD...North is averaging 53.7 ppg this season, but also allowing 56.7

MANSFIELD TIMBERVIEW (1-2) vs. DALLAS WOODROW WILSON (0-3) - 7 p.m. at Mansfield Vernon Newsom


Beat 6A Mansfield Lake Ridge, 64-31...HC James Brown says Wolves are "finally at full strength at skill positions."

Woodrow Wilson:

Lost to Wylie East last week, 21-18


DeSOTO (3-0) at WAXAHACHIE (1-2) - 7 p.m.



Comes off 49-0 win over state private school #1 Dallas Bishop Dunne...Outgained Bishop Dunne last week, 583-139...QB Samari Collier threw for 295 yards and 4 TD last week...Eagles are ranked No. 12 in the state in 6A


Indians draw tough assignment in district opener...Lost to Flower Mound Marcus last week, 55-38...Averaging 45.5 ppg in last two games

CEDAR HILL (1-2) at GRAND PRAIRIE (0-3) - 7:30 p.m. at Gopher-Warrior Bowl


Cedar Hill:

Longhorns got their first win of the season last week, beating Mesquite Horn, 49-21...QB Kaidon Salter threw for 209 yards and a TD, ran for 2 TD...Cedar Hill is ranked No. 20 in Class 6A

Grand Prairie:

Lost to Keller, 22-7...Is averaging 6.3 ppg this season

MANSFIELD (1-2) at MANSFIELD SUMMIT (3-0) - 7:30 p.m. at Mansfield Vernon Newsom



Beat 0-3 5A Mansfield Legacy last week, 37-7...QB Hunter Young threw for a TD, ran for a TD


Jags beat 0-3 5A Mesquite Poteet, 33-21...QB Kainen McKinney had 3 TD passes last week, also ran for two scores

MANSFIELD LAKE RIDGE (2-1) vs. SOUTH GRAND PRAIRIE (1-2) - 7:30 at Mansfield R.L. Anderson


Lake Ridge:

Lost to 5A Mansfield Timberview, 64-31...QB Adrian Hawkins threw for 233 yards and 2 TD...Is averaging 40.3 ppg this season, while allowing 47.7 ppg


Lost to 5A Lancaster, 42-27...QB Drake Logan threw for 279 yards and 2 TD

MIDLOTHIAN (3-0, 1-0) at ARLINGTON SEGUIN (0-3, 0-1) - 7 p.m. at Arlington Wilemon Field


Beat Joshua in district opener, 65-7...Ran for 420 yards last week


Lost to Everman in district opener, 44-6

SOUTH OAK CLIFF (2-1) vs. RED OAK (2-1) - 7:30 p.m. at Dallas Kincaide



Beat 4A Wilmer-Hutchins last week, 61-0...Golden Bears rebounded nicely from big loss to Duncanville in Week Two...Held Wilmer-Hutchins to minus-24 total yards last week...SOC is ranked No. 8 in the state in 5AD2

Red Oak:

Beat Frisco Heritage, 68-23...QB Joshua Irvin threw four TD passes last week...Is averaging 57.3 ppg this season - can Hawks move the ball on SOC defense?

CORSICANA (2-1, 1-0) vs. KAUFMAN (0-3, 0-1) - 7:30 p.m.


Tigers beat Greenville in district opener, 20-7, for a second straight win...RB Damarius Daniels ran for 112 yards and a TD


Fell to Ennis in district opener, 49-14...Is averaging 8.0 ppg this season

ENNIS (2-1, 1-0) vs. NORTH FORNEY (3-0, 1-0) - 7:30 p.m.


Lions beat Kaufman in district opener, 49-14...Has improved scoring output each week, jumping from 21 to 34 to 49...QB Collin Drake had 216 total yards last week, 1 TD pass, 2 TD runs...RB Devion Beasley ran for 105 yards and 3 TD for Ennis

North Forney:

Beat Forney High in district opener, 57-10...Playoff contenders meet this week in early district matchup...Averaging 52.7 ppg this season...RB Ty Collins ran for 96 yards and 3 TD last week

STEPHENVILLE (2-1) at MIDLOTHIAN HERITAGE (1-2) - 7:30 p.m. at Midlothian ISD Multi-Purpose Stadium


Comes off an impressive 34-0 win over 5A Abilene Wylie...Has two straight wins over 5A opponents

Mid. Heritage:

Lost to 3-0 Decatur last week, 41-28...Has lost two straight...QB Cade Sumbler threw for 237 yards and 3 TD last week

EULESS TRINITY (3-0) at TYLER JOHN TYLER (0-3) - 7 p.m. at Tyler Rose Stadium

6A vs. 5A matchup


Beat 5A Colleyville Heritage, 31-17...Zechariah Moore ran for 129 yards and a TD...Trojans are allowing 16.7 ppg this season

John Tyler:

Lost to 6A Longview, 42-0...Lions are facing their fourth straight 6A opponent in non-district play

RICHLAND (0-3) at ARLINGTON LAMAR (2-0) - 7 p.m. at Cravens Field


Lost to 3-0 Rockwall-Heath, 47-18...QB Cole Benson threw for 179 yards and a TD...Averaging 11.3 ppg this season


Vikings were OFF last week, should be rested for Week Four matchup...Wins this season are over 0-3 Trophy Club Byron Nelson, 0-3 Garland Naaman Forest

WEATHERFORD (3-0) vs. FORT WORTH SOUTHWEST (0-3) - 7:30 p.m.


Kangaroos stayed unbeaten with a 33-32 victory over 5A Birdville...Weatherford sealed win last week with a stop on two-point conversion attempt with: 23 left...RB Dez Forrest ran for 123 yards and scored 4 TD last week...Averaging 49.3 ppg this season...Opens district play at San Angelo Central next week

FW Southwest:

Lost to Dallas Adams, 12-0...Is averaging 9.3 ppg this season

ARLINGTON (2-0) at MESQUITE HORN (1-2) - 7:30 p.m.


Colts were OFF last week...currently ranked No. 21 in the state in 6A.


Jags lost to Cedar Hill, 49-21...QB Davazea Gabriel ran for 68 yards, N'Kowsi Emory had a TD last week

ARLINGTON MARTIN (2-0) at ROCKWALL (2-1) - 7:30 p.m. at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium


Warriors were OFF last week...Martin is ranked No. 13 in the state in Class 6A.


Beat Arlington Bowie for a second straight win, 58-33...Soph. QB Braedyn Locke threw for 283 yards and 3 TD - already has 13 TD passes this season...RB Khalil Catlett ran for 103 yards and four scores last week...Averaging 55.7 ppg this season...Opens district play at Longview next week

DUNCANVILLE (3-0) is OFF this week

#1-ranked Panthers demolished St. John (Washington, DC), 35-14 in "Texas Super Bowl"

ALLEN (3-0) at PLANO (2-1) - 7 p.m. at John Clark Stadium



Eagles survived scare from Coppell, 28-21...Allen was without starting QB Raylen Sharpe last week...RB Celdon Manning carried the offense, rushing for 246 yards and 3 TD...Allen still has not lost in the regular season since 2012, still perfect all-time at Eagle Stadium...Allen is ranked No. 3 in the state in 6A


Beat Rowlett, 55-34...RB Cody Christ ran for 3 TD...QB Oliver Towns threw for 196 yards and 3 TD...Wildcats are averaging 41.3 ppg this season

McKINNEY (2-1) vs. PROSPER (3-0) - 7 p.m. at McKinney ISD Stadium



Beat Richardson Pearce, 57-21...QB Sampson Nazarko threw for 350 yards and 3 TD


Beat Flower Mound, 57-34...QB Jackson Berry threw for 281 yards and 2 TD, also ran for a TD...Flower Mound HC Brian Basil on Prosper last week: "They came out foaming at the mouth."...Averaging 45.7 ppg this season

PLANO WEST (0-3) at DALLAS JESUIT (1-2) - 7 p.m.


Plano West:

Lost to 3-0 Mesquite, 48-21...QB Andrew Picco threw for a TD, ran for a TD...First three opponents have a combined record of 7-2


Got first win of the season last week, beating 0-3 Wylie, 31-10...EJ Smith returned to action for Jesuit, ran for 52 yards and also caught a TD pass

GARLAND (2-1) at SOUTH GARLAND (1-2) - 7 p.m. at Homer B. Johnson Stadium



Owls beat Richardson High, 31-24...QB Cergio Perez threw for 338 yards and 3 TD...RB Jayshon Powers ran for 132 yards and a TD

South Garland:

Beat Dallas Molina, 34-12...QB Jalil Brown had 235 total yards, accounted for 3 TD in last week's win

SACHSE (2-1) at WYLIE (0-3) - 7 p.m.



Mustangs beat Plano East, 36-14...Xavier Forman threw for 2 TD, also ran for a score...Sachse defense scored last week on a fumble recovery, safety


Pirates still looking for first win after falling to Dallas Jesuit, 31-10...RB Tre Sheffield ran for 93 yards last week

TYLER LEE (3-0) at MESQUITE POTEET (0-3) - 7 p.m.

Tyler Lee:

Beat 5A Nacogdoches, 35-28...Has not faced a 6A opponent this year...Opens district play at 3-0 Rockwall-Heath next week


Pirates lost to 3-0 6A Mansfield Summit last week, 33-21...Jailyn Graham had 2 TD...Poteet's first three opponents currently have a combined record of 6-2

CROWLEY (3-0, 1-0) at FORT WORTH BREWER (0-3, 0-1) - 7 p.m.


Beat FW Chisholm Trail in district opener, 41-13

FW Brewer:

Lost to FW Arlington Heights, 54-10


Rangers now the top-ranked Class 5A Division I team in the state after beating then-5AD1 No. 1 Highland Park, 30-19, ending the Scots' 33-game win streak...QB Garret Rangel threw for 253 yards and 2 TD...WR Marvin Mims had 10 catches for 219 yards and 2 TD vs. Highland Park...Held HP to 52 yards on 33 carries last week

HIGHLAND PARK (2-1) vs. DALLAS BRYAN ADAMS (1-2) - 7:30 p.m.


Highland Park:

Scots look to shake off 30-19 loss to Frisco Lone Star as they head into district play this week...Scots were held to 52 rushing yards last week...QB Chandler Morris threw for 318 yards and had 2 total TD last week, also had four interceptions...Frisco Lone Star became the first Texas team to beat HP at home since 1998...Scots fell to No. 4 in 5AD1 state rankings after last week's loss

Dallas Adams:

Lost to Fort Worth Southwest, 12-0...Averaging 6.0 ppg this season

MANSFIELD LEGACY (0-3) at LANCASTER (2-1) - 7:30 p.m.



Lost to 6A Mansfield, 37-7...Was held to 194 total yards last week


Tigers beat 6A South Grand Prairie, 42-27...RB Tre Bradford ran for 139 yards last week, including touchdowns of 56 and 43...Lancaster is ranked No. 9 in 5AD1

BURLESON (3-0, 1-0) at JOSHUA (0-3, 0-1) - 7:30 p.m.


Elks beat Waco University in district opener, 52-13...Averaging 45.0 ppg this season


Lost to Midlothian, 65-7

DALLAS KIMBALL (3-0) at DALLAS THOMAS JEFFERSON (0-3) - 7:30 p.m. at Loos Sports Complex



Beat 6A Irving High, 52-20...Also has wins over Fort Worth Dunbar and Dallas Carter this season


Lost to Fort Worth Poly, 62-0

FRISCO (3-0, 1-0) vs. FRISCO LEBANON TRAIL (2-1, 0-1) - 7 p.m. at The Star


Raccoons stayed unbeaten with a 33-28 win over Denton Braswell in district opener...Caree' Green threw for 226 yards and 3 TD last week

Lebanon Trail:

Fell to Denison in district opener, 40-27

FRISCO REEDY (2-1, 1-0) at DENISON (2-1, 1-0) - 7 p.m.


Beat Lake Dallas, 27-21...QB Jalen Kitna threw for 2 TD, ran for another score


Beat Frisco Lebanon Trail in district opener, 40-27

SPRINGTOWN (3-0) vs. KENNEDALE (1-2) - 7 p.m.


Powerful Porcupines stayed hot, beating Glen Rose, 54-16...Averaging 47.7 ppg this season


Wildcats look to bounce back from tough loss to Alvarado in 2 OT, 35-28...RB Ryan Williams ran for 125 yards and a TD last week

CRANDALL (2-1) at DALLAS CARTER (2-1) - 7:30 p.m. at Sprague Athletic Complex


Beat Paris North Lamar, 27-6


Beat 6A Dallas W.T. White, 24-14

SUNNYVALE (3-0) at GLEN ROSE (0-3) - 7:30 p.m.


Well on their way to another fine season - beat Brownsboro last week, 57-41...Averaging 53.0 ppg so far this season

Glen Rose:

Still looking for first win of the year after losing to 3-0 Springtown, 54-16...Their first five opponents this season are all currently 3-0

PILOT POINT (3-0) at GUNTER (2-1) - 7:30 p.m.

Pilot Point:

Beat Aubrey, 48-27


Beat Whitesboro, 49-7...The only loss is to Pottsboro...Gunter is No. 5 in the state in 3AD2

DALLAS MADISON (3-0) vs. FORT WORTH POLY (2-1) - 7:30 p.m. at Forester Field


Trojans come off a 34-6 win over Dallas Lincoln...3AD1 Madison is stepping up in class against 5A FW Poly...Madison already has wins over 5A Dallas Adams, 4A FW Dunbar...Madison has allowed a total of six points so far this season

FW Poly:

Beat Dallas Jefferson, 62-0...Has shut out their last two opponents



Looks to bounce back after losing to 3-0 3A Pottsboro, 39-12...Muenster was one of eight teams in 2A Division Two state top ten to lose last week

WAXAHACHIE LIFE (2-1) vs. NEVADA COMMUNITY (2-1) - 7:30 p.m.


Beat 3A Kemp, 40-0...Sir Michael Veasley had 2 TD last week...Averaging 41.3 ppg this season

Nevada Community:

Beat 3A Commerce last week, 48-17

MALAKOFF (3-0) vs. GRANDVIEW (3-0) - 7:30 p.m.



Beat 4A Mexia, 17-14


Defending state champ Zebras beat 4A Venus, 62-6...Has outscored first three opponents by combined 145-37...District opener at West next week...Grandview remains No. 1 in 3AD1

ITALY (1-2) at MARLIN (0-3) - 7:30 p.m.


Beat 3A Blooming Grove, 28-13


Lost to 3A Groesbeck, 22-19