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Week 3 North Texas High School Football Preview

105.3 The Fan
September 09, 2019 - 5:21 pm
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Thursday's Games:

DALLAS BISHOP LYNCH (1-1) vs. FRISCO CENTENNIAL (0-2) - 7 p.m. at Frisco ISD


GRAND PRAIRIE (0-2) vs. KELLER (1-1) - 7 p.m. at Keller ISD Athletic Complex

Grand Prairie opens district play vs. Cedar Hill next week

Keller opens district play at Southlake Carroll on 9/27


JUSTIN NORTHWEST (0-2) at GRAPEVINE - 7 p.m.

Grapevine has a bye next week.


SHERMAN (1-1) vs. FRISCO LIBERTY (0-2)

Frisco Liberty has a bye next week.


Friday's games (unless noted):


GAME OF THE WEEK:

FRISCO LONE STAR (2-0) at HIGHLAND PARK (2-0)

Lone Star:

5AD1 #4 Lone Star beat Denton, 75-0...Has outscored two opponents by margin of 130-3...QB Garret Rangel threw for 398 yards and 4 TD last week...WR Marvin Mims caught 5 passes for 218 yards and 3 TD (13, 78, 85 yards)...Lone Star now ranked No. 3 in 5AD1 statewide poll...These two met last September, with Highland Park pulling out a 10-7 win

Highland Park:

Beat 6A Mesquite Horn, 52-25...HC Randy Allen got his 394th win, tying Gordon Wood for third all-time in Texas HS history
Scots are averaging 59.0 ppg...QB Chandler Morris ran for 3 TD last week, threw one, also caught a pass for a two-point conversion...Scots remain at No. 1 in 5AD1 statewide poll


ODESSA PERMIAN (0-2) vs. SOUTHLAKE CARROLL (2-0)

Permian:

Still winless after losing to El Paso Franklin, 49-28...MOJO had not lost to an El Paso school since 2012

Carroll:

Beat 5A Colleyville Heritage, 50-9...Had 589 yards total offense last week...QB Quinn Ewers threw for 302 yards and 2 TD, also ran for 66...Dragons are ranked No. 8 in Class 6A


EULESS TRINITY (2-0) at COLLEYVILLE HERITAGE (1-1)

6A vs. 5A matchup

Trinity:

Beat Sachse, 21-19...Trojans stopped a late two-point conversion attempt last week to secure the win...Trinity ran for 306 yards last week

Colleyville Heritage:

Lost to 6A Southlake Carroll, 50-9...Facing bigger opponent for second straight week...Isaac Shabay caught a 90-yard TD pass from AJ Smith last week


HALTOM (1-1) at LAKE HIGHLANDS (1-1)

Haltom:

Beat Fort Worth Paschal, 42-14...Kenneth Cormier, Jr. ran for 104 yards and 3 TD

Lake Highlands:

Beat Plano East, 17-7...Held PESH to 196 total yards...QB Mitch Coulson ran for 81 yards and a TD


WEATHERFORD (2-0) vs. BIRDVILLE (1-1)

6A vs. 5A matchup

Weatherford:

Kangaroos beat North Crowley, 34-29...QB Ken Seals threw for 280 yards and 4 TD...Weatherford is averaging 57.5 ppg through two games...Has 0-2 5A Fort Worth Southwest next week

Birdville:

Hawks beat Little Elm, 35-21...RB Laderrious Nixon had 35 carries for 183 yards and also scored on a 68-yard pass from QB Stone Earle


ARLINGTON BOWIE (2-0) at ROCKWALL (1-1)

Bowie:

Beat Mansfield, 40-20

Rockwall:

Beat Rowlett, 50-7...Soph. QB Braedyn Locke threw for 382 yards and 5 TD last week - through two games, he has 951 yards and 10 TD...Hosts Arlington Martin (off a bye) next week...Rockwall still unranked in 6A - that could change in the weeks ahead


NORTH CROWLEY (0-2) at DENTON GUYER (2-0)

North Crowley:

Lost to Weatherford, 34-29...QB Quinten Jackson had 3 TD passes

Guyer:

Beat 6A #19 Cedar Hill, 40-36...RB Kaedric Cobbs had 30 carries for 217 yards and 4 TD...Guyer has beaten Aledo and Cedar Hill so far this season - off next week...Denton Guyer is No. 7 in the state in Class 6A


TROPHY CLUB BYRON NELSON (0-2) vs. THE COLONY (2-0)

Byron Nelson:

Lost to Arlington, 38-14...RB Maxwell Modeste ran for 80 yards and 2 TD

The Colony:

Beat Frisco Reedy, 48-19...QB Mikey Harrington had 6 total TD...WR Myles Price had 9 catches for 224 yards and 2 TD


KELLER FOSSIL RIDGE (0-2) at HEBRON (1-1)

Fossil Ridge:

Lost to 5A Denton Ryan, 24-0...Held Ryan to 241 total yards last week...Could not capitalize on 5 Ryan turnovers

Hebron:

Hawks lost to Arlington Martin, 33-14...HC Brian Brazil says mistakes in special teams really hurt last week...Hebron fell out of 6A Top 25 after last week's loss


COPPELL (1-1) at ALLEN (2-0)

Coppell:

Cowboys beat Hurst LD Bell, 17-10...Coppell grabbed win with key defensive stops last week...QB Ryan Walker had 2 TD passes

Allen:

Beat 6A #13 Dickinson, 38-24...QB Raylen Sharpe threw for 201 yards and 4 TD...Eagles still No. 3 in state in 6A


CEDAR HILL (0-2) vs. MESQUITE HORN (1-1)

Cedar Hill:

Fell to Denton Guyer, 40-36, after opening season with loss to Allen...Longhorns are only winless team ranked in state Top 25 in 6A - No. 20 this week

Horn:

Jags lost to 5AD1 #1 Highland Park, 52-25...QB Davazea Gabriel threw for 192 yards, ran for 84, had 3 total TD


DeSOTO (2-0) at DALLAS BISHOP DUNNE (2-0)

DeSoto:

Beat Dallas Jesuit, 55-27...QB Samari Collier threw for 429 yards and 6 TD...Eagles up two spots to No. 12 in latest 6A poll

Bishop Dunne:

Beat Dallas Skyline, 16-13


MANSFIELD HIGH (0-2) at MANSFIELD LEGACY (0-2)

6A vs. 5A matchup

Mansfield:

Lost to Arlington Bowie, 40-20...Opens district play against 2-0 Mansfield Summit next week

Legacy:

Lost to Crowley, 52-14 - allowed 42 points in first half...Has been outscored 90-14 so far this season


MANSFIELD LAKE RIDGE (2-0) at MANSFIELD TIMBERVIEW (0-2)

6A vs. 5A matchup

Lake Ridge:

Beat Hewitt Midway, 43-35...Finished game with 19-0 run to stun Midway...QB Adrian Hawkins threw for 370 yards and 3 TD

Timberview:

Lost to 6A Lake Travis, 48-26...Ran for 300 yards as a team...RB Jaden Hullaby (committed to UT) stepped in at QB for Wolves...Other loss this season is to Oklahoma power Bixby


MANSFIELD SUMMIT (2-0) at MESQUITE POTEET (0-2)

Summit:

Beat Arlington Seguin, 48-6...WR Brendan Sirls (committed to McNeese State) had 4 catches for 77 yards and 2 TD

Poteet:

Lost to 6A Waxahachie, 53-46...QB Steven Fink threw for 359 yards and 5 TD...RB Seth McGowan returned to action for Pirates, ran for 104 yards and scored 2 TD


SOUTH GRAND PRAIRIE (1-1) vs. LANCASTER (1-1)

6A vs. 5A matchup

SGP:

Broke into win column with 19-14 win over Northwest Eaton...RB Titus Jackson scored the game-winning TD on a six-yard run

Lancaster:

Beat West Mesquite, 64-20...Tigers scored touchdowns last week on two fumble returns, an interception return, a kickoff return and a punt return...RB Tre Bradford ran for 138 yards and 2 TD...RB DQ James ran for 101 yards and a TD...Lancaster jumps into the 5AD1 state poll this week - now ranked No. 9


DALLAS SKYLINE (0-2) vs. ARLINGTON SAM HOUSTON (1-1)

Skyline:

Lost to Dallas Bishop Dunne, 16-13...Two losses this season are by a total of four points...Skyline will face a 6A opponent for the first time this season

Sam Houston:

Lost to 2-0 Lewisville, 55-14...RB Exzavior Thomas ran for 146 yards and a TD


DALLAS W.T. WHITE (2-0) vs. DALLAS CARTER (1-1)

6A vs. 4A matchup

W.T. White:

Beat South Garland, 50-22

Carter:

Lost to 5A Dallas Kimball in "Oak Cliff Super Bowl," 16-13...Kace Williams scored 2 TD last week...Cowboys are averaging 14 ppg, allowing 11 ppg


DUNCANVILLE (2-0) vs. ST, JOHN's (WASHINGTON, DC)

Duncanville:

6A #1 Panthers beat South Oak Cliff, 59-3...Has allowed a total of six points in first two games...RB Cameron Gray ran for 86 yards and 2 TD last week

St. John's:

Was ranked #4 in nation in USA TODAY Super Rankings before loss last week


RICHARDSON (2-0) at GARLAND (1-1)

Richardson:

Beat Dallas Samuell, 56-7...Eagles off to hot start, averaging 52.0 ppg so far this season...QB Luke Mulvey threw 3 TD passes last week, including two to Turner Cameron

Garland:

Owls lost to 5A Royse City, 37-14...RB Jayshon Powers ran for 107 yards


DALLAS JESUIT (0-2) at WYLIE (0-2)

Jesuit:

Lost to DeSoto, 55-27...RB EJ Smith missed his second straight game with injury...Kyle Heckel scored 2 TD

Wylie:

Lost to Rockwall-Heath in 2 OT, 44-41...QB Marcus McElroy threw for 363 yards


PLANO (1-1) vs. ROWLETT (0-2)

Plano:

Beat 5A El Paso Eastwood in emotional game, 43-28...Wildcats put last week's game away with 20 unanswered points in second half

Rowlett:

Lost to Rockwall, 50-7...QB Alex Routt ran for 59 yards and a TD


PLANO EAST (0-2) vs. SACHSE (1-1)

PESH:

Lost to Lake Highlands, 17-7...QB Dylan Hayden ran for 87 yards and a TD

Sachse:

Lost to Euless Trinity, 21-19...Fell short on late bid to tie with two-point conversion...QB Parker Wells had 2 TD passes


DENTON HIGH (1-1) at FRISCO INDEPENDENCE (2-0)

Denton:

Lost to Frisco Lone Star, 75-0...Was held to 101 yards total offense...Is allowing 54.5 ppg this season

Independence:

Beat Frisco Memorial, 49-20...Is averaging 53.0 ppg this season...QB Braylon Braxton threw for 322 yards and 5 TD...WR Kyi'Yon Wafer had 168 receiving yards and 3 TD


DENTON RYAN (ranked No. 2 in 5AD1) is OFF this week


FRISCO HERITAGE (1-1) at RED OAK (1-1)

Heritage:

Beat Dallas Woodrow Wilson, 43-28...Kyle Bradford had 4 TD

Red Oak:

Hawks beat Princeton, 77-48...Red Oak is averaging 52.0 ppg this season...Ran for 461 yards last week (nearly 13 yards per carry)...RB Elijah Shaw ran for 225 and 3 TD...RB Zach Sanders ran for 150 and 2 TD


FRISCO WAKELAND (1-1) at McKINNEY NORTH (2-0)

Wakeland:

Lost to 6A Richardson Pearce, 31-22...QB Dylan Laible left with injury after throwing for 273 yards and 3 TD

North:

Beat Justin Northwest, 68-65...Michael Norris blocked a potential game-tying extra point, which was returned for two points...Had 673 yards total offense last week


ALEDO (1-1) vs. BURLESON CENTENNIAL (2-0)

DISTRICT OPENER

Aledo:

Beat Linces UVM Toluca, MX, 63-0...Bearcats are averaging 60.0 ppg so far this season...Aledo is No. 1 in 5AD2 statewide poll for third straight week

Centennial:

Beat Denison, 53-34...Averaging 43.5 ppg so far this season...Five teams in this district are currently 2-0 (Aledo is 1-1)...Centennial moves into 5AD2 Top Ten this week - ranked No. 9 in the state


FLOWER MOUND MARCUS (1-1) vs. WAXAHACHIE (1-1)

Marcus:

Beat McKinney Boyd, 26-19...QB Garrett Nussmeier threw for 342 yards and 3 TD...Ethan Barr sealed the win last week with a late interception

Waxahachie:

Beat 5A Mesquite Poteet, 53-46...Indians came roaring back to score final 24 points of game last week (trailed by 17)...QB Campbell Sullivan threw for 323 yards and 5 TD


SOUTH OAK CLIFF (1-1) at WILMER-HUTCHINS (1-1)

5A vs. 4A matchup

SOC:

Lost to 6A #1 Duncanville, 59-3...Was held to 163 yards of total offense last week

Wilmer-Hutchins:

Lost to 5A Dallas Spruce, 33-32


CORSICANA (1-1) at GREENVILLE (1-1)

DISTRICT OPENER

Corsicana:

Beat Saginaw Boswell, 40-34

Greenville:

Beat 4A Dallas Lincoln, 45-12


ENNIS (1-1) at KAUFMAN (0-2)

DISTRICT OPENER

Ennis:

Lost to Dallas Bishop Lynch, 41-34...QB Collin Drake threw for 427 yards and 4 TD...WR Laylon Spencer had eight catches for 311 yards and 3 TD...This is the first of eight district games in 8-5A-2

Kaufman:

Lost to 4A Crandall, 48-0...Has been outscored 93-10 through two games


FORNEY (1-1) at NORTH FORNEY (2-0)

DISTRICT OPENER

Forney:

Lost to Lindale, 40-0

North Forney:

Beat Wylie East, 56-7...Is averaging 50.5 ppg through two games - offense is always dangerous


SULPHUR SPRINGS (0-2) at TERRELL (0-2)

DISTRICT OPENER

Sulphur Springs:

Lost to Lucas Lovejoy, 34-27

Terrell:

Lost to 4A Paris, 42-7


DECATUR (2-0) vs. MIDLOTHIAN HERITAGE (1-1)

Decatur:

Beat Alvarado, 49-42...Is averaging 42.0 ppg this season...At 2-0 Graham next week

Mid. Heritage:

Lost to Kennedale, 35-28...Fell out of state rankings this week


KENNEDALE (1-1) vs. ALVARADO (0-2)

Kennedale:

Beat Midlothian Heritage, 35-28

Alvarado:

Lost to Decatur, 49-42


ARGYLE (2-0) vs. TYLER CHAPEL HILL (1-1)

Argyle:

Beat then 4AD1 #1 Waco La Vega, 49-35...RB Tito Byce ran for 207 yards (43 carries) and 3 TD...QB Bo Hogeboom had 4 TD passes...Eagles jumped over Carthage into No. 1 spot in this week's 4AD1 state poll

Chapel Hill:

Lost a shootout to 5A Whitehouse, 46-39


WAXAHACHIE LIFE (1-1) at KEMP (0-2)

Life:

Lost to Fort Worth Nolan Catholic, 74-26...QB Gage Mayfield had 297 total yards and 3 TD last week

Kemp:

Lost to Mabank, 48-0 (outscored 98-0 so far this season)


BROCK (1-1) vs. ARGYLE LIBERTY CHRISTIAN (0-2)

Brock:

Beat 4A Iowa Park, 21-7, after shutout loss to Brownwood in opener


VAN ALSTYNE (1-1) vs. ANNA (1-1)

Van Alstyne:

Lost to 4A Sunnyvale, 52-13

Anna:

Beat 5A Fort Worth Eastern Hills, 46-26...Lost to 3A Whitesboro in season opener


PALMER (2-0) vs. MILLSAP (2-0)

Palmer:

Beat Grand Saline, 55-14...Is allowing 7.0 ppg through first two games of season

Millsap:

Beat Callisburg, 21-0...Is allowing 3.5 ppg so far this season


ITALY (0-2) vs. BLOOMING GROVE (2-0)

2A vs. 3A matchup

Italy:

Lost to 3A Corsicana Mildred, 35-33...Is facing its third straight 3A opponent in non-district play

Blooming Grove:

Beat Kerens, 41-7...Allowing only 3.5 ppg so far this season


ITASCA (0-2) vs. FROST (0-2)

Itasca:

Wampus Cats were shut out by Hubbard, 20-0

Frost:

Polar Bears lost to Granger, 56-21


JOSHUA (0-2) at MIDLOTHIAN (2-0)

DISTRICT OPENER

Joshua:

Lost to 4A Lake Worth, 65-54...Joshua's first six opponents are all currently 2-0

Midlothian:

Beat 6A Killeen Shoemaker, 51-20...Ethan Hill ran for 175 yards


DENTON BRASWELL (1-1) vs. FRISCO (2-0)

DISTRICT OPENER

Braswell:

Lost to Burleson, 42-30...Beat Red Oak in opener

Frisco:

Beat 4A Melissa, 48-41...Bryson Clemons ran for 258 yards and 3 TD...Raccoons are averaging 46.5 ppg this season


FRISCO REEDY (1-1) vs. LAKE DALLAS (1-1)

DISTRICT OPENER

Reedy:

Lost to The Colony, 48-19

Lake Dallas:

Beat Frisco Centennial, 24-0...Held Centennial to 60 total yards last week