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Week 8 High School Football Preview

October 17, 2018 - 3:30 pm
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Thursday's Games:

5-6A

TROPHY CLUB BYRON NELSON vs. KELLER TIMBER CREEK

 

9-6A

PROSPER vs. McKINNEY BOYD

 

10-6A

NORTH GARLAND vs. SACHSE

 

4-5A-1

DENTON vs. BIRDVILLE

DENTON RYAN vs. CARROLLTON CREEKVIEW

 

6-5A-1

DALLAS SUNSET vs. MANSFIELD TIMBERVIEW

 

4-5A-2

JUSTIN NORTHWEST vs. FORT WORTH POLYTECHNIC

 

6-5A-2

DALLAS SPRUCE vs. SOUTH OAK CLIFF

 

6-4A-1

KENNEDALE vs. FORT WORTH DUNBAR

 

Friday's Games

3-6A

ABILENE (5-2, 2-1) at HALTOM (6-0, 2-0)

Abilene lost to San Angelo Central, 17-15

-is allowing 16.4 ppg

Haltom beat Euless Trinity, 48-34

-QB Michael Black ran for 3 TD, threw for a TD

-is averaging 51.1 ppg

-all six wins this year are by double digits

-took advantage of long drives on offense, big stops on defense last week

 

EULESS TRINITY (5-1, 2-1) at WEATHERFORD (2-4, 0-2)

Trinity lost to 6-0 Haltom, 48-34

-RB Brandon Theus ran for 282 yards and 3 TD

Weatherford was OFF last week

 

RICHLAND (3-3, 1-1) at SAN ANGELO CENTRAL (5-2, 2-1)

Richland best Hurst L.D. Bell, 35-17

-QB Gavin Colopy threw for 349 yards and 3 TD

-losses are to 5-1 5A Frisco Lone Star, 6-0 Arlington Lamar and 5-2 Abilene

San Angelo Central stunned Abilene, 17-15

-has won 3 of last 4

 

4-6A

ARLINGTON (6-0, 3-0) at ARLINGTON MARTIN (2-4, 2-1)

Arlington beat Arlington Bowie, 44-14

-Soph. RB BJ Rogers ran for 180 yards on only 6 carries

-allowing 7.3 ppg in district play

-off to best start since 1988

Arlington Martin beat Arlington Sam Houston, 38-13

-RB Montrell Smith ran for 188 yards and 2 TD

-has won 2 of 3 after 0-4 start

 

ARLINGTON LAMAR (6-0, 3-0) vs. FORT WORTH PASCHAL (2-4, 1-2)

Lamar beat North Crowley, 63-42

-RB Jordan Williams ran for 400 yards on 31 carries, had 4 TD

-is averaging 47.5 ppg

Paschal beat FW Trimble Tech, 35-6

 

5-6A

DENTON GUYER (3-3, 2-1) at KELLER (5-1, 2-1)

Guyer beat Keller Timber Creek, 35-25

-WR Seth Meador had 10 receptions for 219 yards and 2 TD

-both teams have a district loss to Southlake Carroll

 

Keller beat Haslet Eaton, 30-13

KELLER FOSSIL RIDGE (4-2, 2-1) at SOUTHLAKE CARROLL (6-0, 3-0)

Fossil Ridge beat Keller Central, 38-21

-RB Colione Evans ran for 107 yards and 3 TD

Carroll beat TC Byron Nelson, 41-17

-RB TJ McDaniel ran for 111 yards and a TD

-WR Glenn Mitchell caught 3 TD passes from Will Bowers

 

6-6A

COPPELL (4-2, 2-1) vs. FLOWER MOUND MARCUS (4-2, 2-1)

Coppell lost to Lewisville, 13-6

-was held to 123 total yards

Marcus lost to Hebron, 35-20

-WR Marcel Brooks caught four passes for 162 yards and 2 TD

 

FLOWER MOUND (4-2, 3-0) vs. HEBRON (4-2, 2-1)

Flower Mound beat Irving Nimitz, 53-8

-is averaging 46.6 ppg in district play

-QB Blake Short had 5 TD passes last week

Hebron beat FM Marcus, 35-20

-RB Jaylon Lott ran for 205 yards and 2 TD

-is back on track for at least a share of district title

 

7-6A

WAXAHACHIE (1-5, 0-3) at MANSFIELD (1-5, 0-3)

Waxahachie lost to Mansfield Lake Ridge, 35-21

-district losses are to DeSoto, Cedar Hill and Mansfield Lake Ridge

-QB DJ Hollywood had 2 TD passes last week

Mansfield lost to DeSoto, 26-6

-QB Hunt Young ran for 89 yards, including 75-yard TD

 

DeSOTO (5-1, 2-1) at GRAND PRAIRIE (1-5, 0-3)

DeSoto beat Mansfield, 26-6

-QB Shun'Darion Ward had 3 total TD

-finishes vs. Mansfield Summit, at South Grand Prairie, vs. Cedar Hill

Grand Prairie lost to South Grand Prairie, 14-6

 

CEDAR HILL (5-1, 2-1) vs. MANSFIELD LAKE RIDGE (4-1, 3-0)

Cedar Hill lost to Mansfield Summit, 7-3

-was held to 164 total yards and eight first downs last week

Lake Ridge beat Waxahachie, 35-21

-QB Chandler Rogers ran for 133 yards and had 3 total TD

-has won four straight

-already has a district win over DeSoto

 

MANSFIELD SUMMIT (4-1, 3-0) vs. SOUTH GRAND PRAIRIE (3-3, 2-1)

Summit shocked Cedar Hill, 7-3

-RB Keemon Brown ran for 79 yards and a TD

-at DeSoto next week

SGP beat Grand Prairie, 14-6

-RB Keodrick Young ran for 104 yards

 

8-6A

DUNCANVILLE (5-0, 3-0) vs. RICHARDSON PEARCE (5-1, 3-0)

Duncanville beat Lake Highlands, 76-0

-scored on its first 8 possessions last week

-defense chipped in with 3 touchdowns and two safeties

-has outscored opposition 284-19 this season

-is allowing 3.8 ppg - only Evangel Christian, LA has scored in double digits (13)

Pearce beat Richardson Berkner, 35-24

-RB Dequan Landon ran for 101 yards and 3 TD

 

9-6A

ALLEN (6-0, 3-0) at DALLAS JESUIT (2-4, 1-2)

Allen beat 5-1 Plano East, 74-36 (22 straight wins)

-QB Grant Tisdale threw for 261 yards and 2 TD, ran for 116 yards and 4 TD

-is averaging 48.3 ppg

-HC Terry Gambill is 36-1 at Allen

Jesuit lost to Prosper, 30-28

-RB EJ Smith ran for 123 yards

 

PLANO (2-4, 1-2) at PLANO EAST (5-1, 2-1)

Plano lost to McKinney, 17-7

-held McKinney to 129 total yards

Plano East lost to Allen, 74-36

-QB Brandon Mallory threw for 303 yards and 4 TD

 

10-6A

ROWLETT (5-0, 3-0) at WYLIE (2-4, 2-1)

Both teams were OFF last week

Rowlett has not allowed more than 21 points to an opponent this season (allowing 17 ppg)

Wylie has won two straight after 0-4 start

 

ROCKWALL-HEATH (2-5, 1-2) vs. LONGVIEW (6-0, 2-0)

Rockwall-Heath lost to Rockwall, 47-7

Longview beat Mesquite Horn, 50-3

 

MESQUITE (5-2, 2-1) at TYLER LEE (2-4, 1-1)

Mesquite beat North Mesquite, 42-22

-RB Ladarius Turner ran for 209 yards and 3 TD

-is allowing 17.6 ppg

Tyler Lee was OFF last week

 

ROCKWALL (4-2, 2-1) at NORTH MESQUITE (3-2, 1-1)

Rockwall beat Rockwall-Heath, 47-7

-RB Zach Henry ran for 156 yards and 2 TD

-is averaging 47.8 ppg

North Mesquite lost to Mesquite, 42-22

-QB Kamaury Thompson had 216 total yards and 2 TD

 

3-5A-1

AZLE (6-1, 5-0) at FORT WORTH CHISHOLM TRAIL (1-5, 0-4)

Azle beat Saginaw Boswell, 41-27

-has won six straight (only loss is to Grapevine)

Chisholm Trail lost to Saginaw, 41-32

-has lost five straight

 

4-5A-1

COLLEYVILLE HERITAGE vs. CARROLLTON R.L. TURNER

 

5-5A-1

FRISCO LONE STAR (5-1, 3-0) vs. THE COLONY (5-1, 3-0)

Lone Star beat Frisco Independence, 27-6

-QB Julian Larry had 3 total TD

-has allowed 31 points this season (5.2 ppg)

-HC Jeff Rayburn is 56-15

The Colony beat Frisco Heritage, 56-21

-Myles Price had 3 TD

 

6-5A-1

HIGHLAND PARK (6-0, 3-0) vs. DALLAS SAMUELL (3-3, 1-2)

Highland Park beat Mansfield Legacy, 28-7

-QB Chandler Morris threw for 203 yards, ran for 60 - had four total TD

-Hudson Clark intercepted two passes

Samuell lost to Mansfield Timberview, 47-8

 

LANCASTER (3-2, 3-0) at DALLAS BRYAN ADAMS (1-5, 1-2)

Lancaster beat Dallas Sunset, 61-0

-is tied for district lead with Highland Park (they meet 11/2)

-faces Mansfield Timberview next week

Bryan Adams lost to Dallas Woodrow Wilson, 48-15

 

7-5A-1

McKINNEY NORTH (5-2, 2-1) vs. WEST MESQUITE (2-3, 1-1)

McKinney North beat Wylie East, 90-32

-had three rushers with at least 148 yards

-racked up 665 total yards

-scored 48 points in second quarter last week

West Mesquite lost to Tyler John Tyler, 29-22

 

5-5A-2

ALEDO (6-0, 4-0) at CLEBURNE (5-1, 3-1)

Aledo beat Burleson, 46-6

-Jr. RB Jase McClellan ran for 193 yards and 5 TD

-goes for 80th consecutive district win this week

Cleburne lost to 6-1 Burleson Centennial, 45-0

-Burleson Centennial lost to Aledo 63-16 in mid-September

 

7-5A-2

DENTON BRASWELL (2-4, 2-2) at FRISCO REEDY (7-0, 5-0)

Braswell beat Frisco Lebanon Trail, 62-7

-QB Greyson Thompson threw for school-record 313 yards, 3 TD

Reedy beat Lucas Lovejoy, 51-0

-scored on 8 straight possessions last week, held Lovejoy to 84 total yards

-is allowing 14 ppg

 

8-5A-2

CORSICANA (6-1, 5-0) at SULPHUR SPRINGS (5-0, 4-0)

Corsicana beat Royse City, 20-0 (second straight shutout for Tigers)

-QB Blake Hoffman threw for 169 yards, ran for 129

-has already clinched a playoff berth

Sulphur Springs beat Ennis, 45-28

-QB D'Corian Young threw for 203 yards, ran for 39

-is averaging 41.6 ppg

-this week's game could decide district champion, top playoff seed

 

KAUFMAN (4-1, 3-1) at TERRELL (1-5, 1-4)

Kaufman beat North Forney, 39-14

-RB Kevon Butler ran for 202 yards and 3 TD

-only loss is to Corsicana

Terrell lost to Greenville, 31-17

 

ENNIS (3-3, 3-2) at FORNEY (1-5, 1-3)

Ennis lost to Sulphur Springs, 45-28

-QB Dyllan Santos had 172 total yards and 3 TD

Forney was OFF last week

 

7-4A-1

CELINA (4-2, 2-1) vs. MELISSA (4-2, 1-1)

Celina lost to Paris, 54-14

Melissa beat Anna, 47-0

 

ARGYLE (6-0, 2-0) vs. PARIS (5-1, 2-0)

Argyle beat Paris North Lamar, 59-7

Paris beat Celina, 54-14

-only loss is to defending state champion Texarkana Pleasant Grove