McKinney North, Prestonwood earn place among Elite teams in Texas High School football after playoff victories

Brian Bearden’s Collin County – Texas High School Football Playoff Roundup

McKinney North 56, Mansfield Lake Ridge 42 at Kincaide Stadium: North QB Nick Hutchins ran for 240 yards and three touchdowns and passed for two more. … Ronald Jones scored three touchdowns and rushed for 92 yards for North (11-2). … Hutchins (12-18-2) threw for 203 yards. … Kirvin Parks and Brennan Harris each had four receptions. Parks scored the first of his two touchdowns on a 24-yard reception in the opening quarter at 2:17 then added a 35-yarder with 4:13 left in the second quarter. … Hutchins ran 26 yards for a TD at 11:24 in the second quarter and scampered 60 yards with 6:34 left in the first half. Hutchins’ third TD of the game came with 4:28 to go in the fourth quarter on a 3-yard run. … Jones scored from the Lake Ridge 1- (8:38) and 2-yard lines (2:05) in the third quarter. Jones scored his third TD on a 14-yard run with 1:51 remaining in the fourth quarter. … Harris had 95 yards receiving, and Parks gained 81. … Gabe Constantine (12 yards), JoMarr Davis (6 yards), Miguel Hudson (5 yards) and Jones (4 yards) each had one reception to advance the ball. North’s defense intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble but yielded 74-, 64- and 57-yard touchdown runs. Lake Ridge’s Jeff Duffey (17-29-1) passed for 215 yards and ran for 158. Lake Ridge’s Duke Carter gained 153 yards rushing as North allowed five touchdowns rushing and 10.4 yards a carry. Lake Ridge (8-5) also passed for 397 yards en route to 612 total yards. … Next: McKinney North (11-2) takes on Tyler’s John Tyler (11-2) at the University of North Texas’ Apogee Stadium in Denton at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the 5A Division I Region II Final. John Tyler beat Rockwall-Heath, 49-21, on Friday. North will have to stop JT’s Jeremy Wilson, who gained 99 yards and scored twice and QB Geovaria McCollister, who passed for three touchdowns and 269 yards.

Prestonwood Christian 28, Saint Thomas of Houston 14 at Groesbeck: PCA (10-3) recovered two fumbles and intercepted two passes and put together 414 yards on offense. … QB Ryan Cash (23-35-2) passed for two touchdowns and 210 yards. … Ryne Carter caught a 22-yarder for the game’s opening touchdown. … Michael Irvin (8 for 78 yards) scored a TD on a 9-yard toss in the second quarter. … DeOnte Williams punched in a 1-yard touchdown for PCA in the fourth quarter, and Collin Whitaker ran 98 yards for a TD to close out the scoring. Whitaker finished with 156 yards rushing on 12 carries. Cash added 4.6 yards on five QB keepers for 23 yards. … Jonathan Heasley averaged 13.2 yards a catch on six receptions for 79 yards.

South Oak Cliff 78, Frisco Heritage 29 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas: SOC (10-3) took a 43-0 lead into halftime on seven unanswered scoring plays. SOC quarterback David Johnson (17-24-0) passed for six touchdowns and 266 yards. … Heritage (10-3) revived in the second half to score on a 1-yard run by Kene Nwangwu (12-44 yards) with 6:06 showing in the third quarter. Bubba Ogbebor scored next on a 12-yard pass from Malik Walker (13-31-3, 163 yards, 1 TD). … Heritage’s Nwangwu ran back the kickoff with 11:35 to go in the fourth quarter, just moments after SOC’s Jordan Stevenson (20-198 yards, 3 TDs) scored on a 42-yard run. … Amare Jones (7-104 yards) ran 15 yards to the end zone for Heritage’s last TD of the season at 8:31. … Walker’s top passing target was Keaton White (4 for 113 yards). … Chris Baez had three catches for 19 yards. Ogbebor and Jacques Norris each caught two. Norris also gained 21 yards on five carries.

Spring Westfield 43, Rockwall 38 at Georgetown: Xavier Castille has 14 catches for 128 yards and two touchdowns, and QB Will Reed (18-27-1) threw for three touchdowns and 181 yards for Rockwall (12-1). … Chris Warren (16 carries for 72 yards) scored Rockwall’s first TD on a 9-yard run. … Reed found Wyatt Miller open for a 15-yard TD for an early, 14-0, lead. … Castille’s TD came on a 1-yard pass in the third quarter and a 31-yarder in the fourth. … Tamba Juanah (9 for 35 yards rushing) ran for a 3-yard TD in the second, and kicker Jacob Viquez added three points with a 28-yard field goal. … Westfield’s Dillon Sterling-Cole (13-21-0) passed for 222 yards and five touchdowns, including four in the second quarter. … Westfield’s Eric Pouncy scored on each of his three receptions in the second quarter from the Rockwall 26, 27 and 21.

Allen, Celina roll on for regional semifinal football victories

Brian Bearden’s Collin County – Texas High School Football Playoff Roundup

Allen 69, Arlington Martin 54 at North Texas’ Apogee Stadium in Denton: Quarterback Kyler Murray scored two touchdowns rushing and passed for four TDs vs. Martin. … Allen has won 40 in a row. … Murray (10-20-0, 92 yards) passed for two touchdowns, and he ran nine times for 197 yards. He opened the scoring with a 3-yard run at 8:48 left in first quarter. … In second quarter, Martin took the lead, only to have Allen’ Dallas George scored on a 2-yard return of a blocked punt. Murray scored again on a 75 yard run with 20 seconds left in the first half. … Keon Williams ran 11 times for 146 yards and a 10-yard TD run. … David Feliciano (6.9 yards) ran for 62 yards on nine attempts. …  Cody Butler caught four passes for 30 yards and two touchdowns. … Jaylon Jones had two for 19, and lit up the lights for an 81-yard kickoff return with 10:27 to go. … Anthony Taylor scored on a 46-yard interception return. … Kerry Hall (3-21 yards) averaged 7 yards per catch. … The third quarter included a 7-yard pass from Murray to Butler and a 3-yard TD run by Butler. … Murray scored again on a 49-yard run at end of three periods and with and in the fourth quarter with a 61-yard dash with 44 seconds to go. … Two touchdowns apiece for Martin (10-3): Nic Smith (40-266 yards, 2 TDs), Walker (17-28-2) passed for 241 yards and … Levy (11 receptions for 150 yards) each scored two touchdowns against Allen (13-0). Next: Allen (13-0) faces Euless Trinity (12-1) in Region I final at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 in Denton at Apogee Stadium. Trinity eliminated Odessa Permian, 42-14, on Friday.

Celina 56, Iowa Park 27 at Brewer: Celina’s Nathan Elliott passed for six touchdowns in the regional semifinal victory over Iowa Park. He opened the scoring with a 33-yard TD pass to Trace Young with 3:53 remaining in the first quarter, then completed a 29-yard TD pass to Cash Conder (3 for 44 yards) with no time left in the opening period for a 14-0 lead. Celina (11-2) went on to lead, 35-12, at halftime, and add 21 more points in the second half. Celina, which averaged 8.9 yards per carry, scored the first five touchdowns of the playoff game, added a 2-yard TD run by Nick Grant and two TD receptions by Braydon Watson (2 for 15 yards receiving) on passes by Elliott from the Iowa Park 13- and 2-yard lines midway into the second quarter. … In the third quarter, Elliott (17-27-1, 226 yards) hit Riley Nebeker (2 for 36 yards) with a 19-yard TD pass, and Jarren Alexander (19 carries for 228 yards) scored on a 1-yard run and picked up 12 yards per carry. Young (5 for 100 yards) caught his second touchdown pass of the game from 11 yards out with 9:50 remaining in the fourth quarter. … Colin Schmid ran five times for 32 yards and caught four passes for 31 yards. … Celina’s defense recovered two Iowa Park fumbles and intercepted a pass. Next: Celina faces Sweetwater at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls.

Ennis 49, The Colony 35 at Waxahachie: Tate Alanis (4 for 91 yards and two touchdowns rushing) scored first for The Colony (9-4) on a 76-yard run before Ennis came back with a 66-yard TD run by Dee Wilson as the teams traded the lead over and over. Down 14-7, Khalil Banks scored for The Colony on a 69-yard run with 8:25 remaining. Alanis found the end zone again on a 17-yard run with 1:31 showing in the first quarter. Banks (23 carries for 188 yards) scored three touchdowns. Banks, who averaged 8.2 yards per carry, put The Colony (9-4) on top, 27-14, on a 17-yard run with 4:22 left in the opening half. Ennis, which had 501 yards in total offense, led, 28-27, at halftime, and scored the final three touchdowns of the game. … Banks scored again in the third quarter with 23 seconds left on a 3-yard TD run. .. Andrew Lotz (3-10-1) passed for 87 yards vs. Ennis (11-2). … Banks (1-43), Tyreik Lusk (1 for 41 yards) and Lotz (1 for 3 yards) all had receptions. … Darius Mitchell added 6 for 33 rushing. Myles Benning and Lot each had two catches. … Ennis’ QB Devin Smith (11-18-1, 219 yards, 3 TDs passing) gained 110 yards and added 110 yards and two touchdowns rushing. … Taylor Thompson gained 81 yards, and Destes Johnson caught four for 81 yards and a TD. … Ennis’ Donta Thompson (5 for 116 yards) scored twice. Next: Ennis (11-2) will play the winner of Saturday’s South Oak Cliff and Frisco Heritage game.

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Regional semifinals next for Allen, McKinney North, Celina, Frisco Heritage

Brian Bearden’s Collin County – Texas High School Football Playoff Roundup

Allen 25, DeSoto 22: Quarterback Kyler Murray scored on runs of 54, 2 and 46 yards, and Sawyer Williams managed to make a 25-yard field goal in the closing seconds for the Allen (12-0) victory at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Saturday. … Murray (7-23-1) passed for 96 yards as Allen came from behind to win in the fourth quarter. … Murray averaged 7.8 yards per carry to lead all rushers with 194 yards. … Kerry Hall caught four passes for 32 yards. … Jalen Guyton had one catch for 39 yards. … Murray found Cody Butler open twice for 25 yards. … DeSoto (10-2) tied the score, 14-all, in the second quarter on a 38-yard pass play to Larry Nixon, who scored on a 1-yard run with 27 seconds left in the first half. .. DeSoto’s defense shut out Allen in the third quarter, and QB Tristen Wallace (31-109 yards rushing) scored on a 22-yard run with 7:57 remaining in the third quarter for a 22-14 DeSoto lead. … DeSoto forced Allen to punt six times, and each team lost one fumble.

McKinney North 50, West Mesquite 44: Quarterback Nick Hutchins (11-13-0) passed for two touchdowns and 137 yards, and Ronald Jones ran for 308 yards and four touchdowns for North (10-2). Jones scored on runs of 83, 50, 1 and 80 yards. … Hutchins carried 18 times for 110 yards, 6.11 per keeper for North (10-2). … Kirvan Parks caught four passes for 88 yards and scored one touchdown. Parks hauled in an 18-yarder with 19 seconds left in the first quarter. … JoMarr Davis caught (2 for 25 yards), with Gabe Constantine going 2 for 21 and Brennan Harris (2 for 7 yards). … West Mesquite went ahead, 24-21 at halftime before North scored 23 points in the third quarter. … West Mesquite QB Chason Virgil (27-55-1) passed for 404 yards and six touchdowns. Virgil also ran for 42 yards on 13 carries. … Dee Anderson (7-146) and Akillian Butler caught 7 for 110 yards for the West Mesquite (9-3) squad.

Cedar Hill 50, McKinney Boyd 28: Jeremiah Campbell (3 receptions for 125 yards) scored the game’s first touchdown with 11:38 remaining on a quick 75-yard TD strike from Boyd QB Grant Restmeyer at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. … Restmeyer, who went 14-25-0 and passed for four touchdowns and 322 yards, found Brandon Bowling open in the second quarter with 7:59 left on a 31-yard TD pass. Bowling also collected 61 yards on five carries. … In the third, Dedrick Scrivens (3 for 66 yards rushing) scored on a 21-yard pass play with 49 seconds left in the third. Scrivens also ran for 42 yards, averaging 3.8 per rush. … Stephen Driskell scored on a 24-yard pass with 4:47 showing in the fourth quarter. … Cedar Hill’s Justin McMillan (17-21-0) passed for 257 yards and three touchdowns. … Acacedric Ware (20-196 yards) and Denvre Daniels (14-122 yards) each scored two touchdwons for Cedar Hill (10-2) against Boyd (8-4).

Euless Trinity 49, Plano West 31: Trinity’s Ja’Ron Wilson scored three touchdowns and ran for 108 yards, and Tyler Natee added 133 yards rushing to hold off Plano West at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. … Plano West’s Soso Jamabo averaged 6.7 yards, gaining 182 yards and scoring two touchdowns. … Jamabo also caught three passes for 52 yards. … Robert Colmery scored two touchdowns on QB keepers and gained 25 yards rushing. His first touchdown run from 9 yards gave West the lead early, but Wilson followed with a 19-yard TD run to tie it. … Kicker Parker Davidson, who made 4 of 4 extra-point tries, nailed a 24-yard field goal with 4:42 left in the first half. … In the third quarter, Colmery scored on a 4-yard run, and Jamabo scored on an 11-yard run with 25 seconds left in the third. Jamabo scored again in the fourth quarter on a 18-yard TD run with 9:56 showing. … Bennett Dubrow had four receptions for 61 yards. … Youshea Ali caught three for 30 yards, and James Kim had three catches for 18 yards. Colmery (16-21-1) passed for 190 yards.

Rockwall 48, Jesuit 27: Rockwall’s Will Reed threw for three touchdowns, and Xavier Castille (4 TDs), A.J. Blacknail (1 TD) and Tamba Juanah each gained more than 100 yards rushing. Reed (10-18-0) passed for 211 yards, with Castille (7 for 172 yards) scoring two touchdowns receiving on 45- and 75-yard touchdown pass plays. Castille also scored two more touchdowns rushing, including a 69-yarder in the third quarter and a 34-yard run in the second. … Luke Termin scored on a 22-yard pass from Reed in the first period for 12-0 Rockwall. … In the fourth quarter, Caleb Broach scored on a 19-yard run for Rockwall. … Jesuit (8-4) was intercepted three times by Rockwall.

The Colony 27, Mesquite Poteet 24: Dylan Klein kicked two field goals in the fourth quarter from 37 and 27 yards for the win. … Tate Alanis caught two passes for 97 yards and scored on a 94-yard TD pass with 9:18 left in the third quarter for a 21-10 lead before Poteet scored 14 unanswered points for a 24-21 lead. … Myles Benning scored on a 26-yard run for The Colony (9-3), and Khalil Banks (35-129 yards rushing, 2 for 63 yards receiving) ran for a 24-yard TD in the first half. … QB Andrew Lotz (4-5-0) passed for 160 yards. … The defense intercepted Poteet (10-2) three times.

FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SCHEDULE

CLASS 6A
Division I
REGION I SEMIFINALS
Odessa Permian (9-3) vs. Euless Trinity (11-1)
6 p.m. Friday at Pennington Field in Bedford

Arlington Martin (10-2) vs. Allen (12-0)
1 p.m. Friday at Apogee Stadium at UNT – Denton

Division II
REGION II SEMIFINALS
Rockwall (12-0) vs. Spring Westfield (11-1)
2 p.m. Saturday at Georgetown

Waco Midway (12-0) vs. Spring (9-3)
6 p.m. Saturday at Bryan

CLASS 5A
Division I
REGIONAL SEMIFINALS
McKinney North (10-2) vs. Mansfield Lake Ridge
4 p.m. Saturday at Kincaide Stadium

Rockwall-Heath (10-2) vs. Tyler (10-2)
Noon Friday at Baylor’s McLane Stadium in Waco

Division II
REGIONAL SEMIFINALS

Frisco Heritage (10-2) vs. South Oak Cliff (9-3)
2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park – Dallas

The Colony (9-3) vs. Ennis (10-2)
7 p.m. Friday in Lumpkins Stadium at Waxahachie

CLASS 4A

Division II
REGION I
REGIONAL SEMIFINALS

Vernon (8-4) vs. Sweetwater (12-0)
2 p.m. Friday at Mineral Wells

Celina (10-2) vs. Iowa Park (8-4)
7 p.m. Friday at Brewer – Fort Worth

Celina, Heritage, PCA plow through Area round in football playoffs

Brian Bearden’s Collin County – Texas High School Football Roundup

Celina 43, Monahans 15 at Brownwood: Jarren Alexander rushed 18 times for 251 yards and scored early on a 47-yard run to lead Celina to an Area round victory. … Chase Marler scored Celina’s second touchdown on a 9-yard pass from Nathan Elliott, who followed that score with a 12-yard TD pass to Trace Young for a 22-8 lead at halftime. … Marler (37 yards, 2 TDs) and Young (49 yards, 1 TD) each finished with three catches. Marler caught a 4-yard pass from Elliott (9-17-1, 139 yards) in the third for a 29-8 lead. … In the fourth quarter, Nick Grant scored on an 8-yard run … Luke Reeder caught a 22-yard TD pass as Celina added 14 more points in the fourth quarter. … Ten Celina (10-2) players ran the ball and six caught passes vs. Monahans.

Frisco Heritage 43, Terrell 20 at Lake Highlands’ Wildcat-Ram Stadium in Dallas: Bubba Ogbebor caught six passes for 77 yards and scored Heritage’s first two touchdowns on a 5-yard TD pass from Malik Walker (13-20-0, 133 yards, 2 TDs) and on a 50-yarder in the first quarter to give Heritage (10-2) an early 16-6 margin. … Heritage’s special teams and defense came through in the first half quarter as Bryce Crawford made a 23-yard field goal, and Osaze Ogbebor scored on a 37-yard fumble return. Heritage also scored on a safety at 3:22 in the first quarter. … Kene Nwangwu (20-154 yards, 2 TDs) gave Heritage a 33-6 lead at halftime on a 12-yard TD run. … Nwangwu added six points to the lead with 10:17 remaining in the third quarter. … In the fourth period, Crawford connected again for a 38-yard field goal. Crawford hit 5 of 5 on extra-point kicks vs. Terrell (8-4).

Prestonwood 55, Trinity Christian Addison 48 at Pennington Field in Bedford: Ryan Cash (28-42-0, 2 TDs) passed for 387 yards, and Collin Whitaker scored three touchdowns rushing for the PCA (9-3) victory. … Whitaker (17-62 yards) scored on runs of 4, 6 and 16 yards vs. TCA (6-6). … Eric Stevenson, who averaged 7.8 yards per carry, led PCA in rushing with 109 yards on 14 carries. Stevenson scored the game’s first touchdown on a 32-yard run in the first quarter as the teams traded the lead all night. TCA led, 21-7, at end of first quarter. … DeOnte Williams ran for 45 yards for PCA, scoring on a 3-yard run in the third and on a 36-yard run in the fourth quarter with 2:42 remaining in the playoff game. … Cash added 12 carries for 52 yards. … Jonathan Heasley led PCA with 13 receptions for 165 yards and a 10-yard TD catch. … Michael Irvin (6 for 77 yards receiving) scored on a 31-yard TD pass from Cash with 5:15 left in the first half. TCA led, 35-28, at halftime. … Cash found Ryne Carter open three times for 49 yards passing. … Twayne Blackwell caught a pair of passes for 53 yards as eight receivers caught passes for PCA. … TCA had 547 total yards, compared with 647 for PCA.

Rockwall-Heath 44, Wylie 6 at John Clark Stadium in Plano: Heath’s quarterback Jordan Hoy ran 16 times for 200 yards and four touchdowns, scoring on runs of 15, 1, 31 and 23 yards. Hoy (6-14-0) passed for 75 yards. … Wylie’s Kollier Knight (4 fo 27 yards receiving) scored on a 1-yard pass from Carsen Cook (21-41-2, 1 TD) in the fourth quarter. … Cook finished with 239 yards passing for Wylie (8-4). … Tyrell Mauzy led Wylie with 88 yards receiving on six catches. …Jordan Whaley (47 yards) and Darius Carter (34 yards) caught three passes. … Heath’s Tyler McCalister ran 19 times for 117 yards and a 3-yard TD.

Celina, Heritage, Prestonwood advance in football playoffs

Collin County – Texas High School Football Area Playoffs

CLASS 6A
DIVISION I REGION I AREA ROUND

Plano West (9-2) vs. Euless Trinity (10-1)

5 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

Allen (11-0) vs. DeSoto (10-1)

11 a.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

DIVISION II REGION I AREA ROUND

McKinney Boyd (8-3) vs. Cedar Hill (9-2)

2 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

CLASS 5A DIVISION I REGION II AREA ROUND

McKinney North (9-2) vs. West Mesquite (9-2)

4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park – Dallas

Rockwall-Heath 44, Wylie 6

Friday at Coach John Clark Stadium in Plano

DIVISION II REGION II AREA ROUND

Frisco Heritage 43, Terrell 20

Friday at RISD’s Wildcat-Ram Stadium in Lake Highlands – Dallas

The Colony (8-3) vs. Mesquite Poteet (10-1)

1 p.m. Saturday in the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park – Dallas

CLASS 4A DIVISION II AREA ROUND

Celina 43, Monahans 15

Friday at Brownwood, SW of Fort Worth

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Prestonwood 55, Trinity Christian-Addison 48

Friday at Pennington Field in Bedford

– Compiled by Brian Bearden

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Allen, PCA move to next round; Plano, Anna exit stage in Texas High School Football Playoffs

Brian Bearden’s Collin County – Texas High School Football Playoff Roundup

SATURDAY’S PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS

Allen 59, Keller Central 21. Allen (11-0) led, 31-7, at halftime at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. QB Kyler Murray passed for four touchdowns and 275 yards on 11 completions in the first half. Murray (16-25-0) finished with six touchdowns and 404 yards passing for the evening. … Jalen Guyton (4-177 yards) scored on a 66-yard pass with 9:51 remaining in the first quarter and on a 25-yarder as the first quarter ended. … Murray also found Lee Morris open for a pair of first-half touchdowns, scoing on a 40-yard strike midway through the first quarter and a 23-yard reception with 3:56 left in the second quarter. Morris had five catches for 93 yards. Guyton struck again for his third touchdown on a 60-yard TD pass with 9:47 left in the third quarter. … Kicker Sawyer Williams nailed a 35-yard field goal with 2:14 to go in the opening quarter. … David Feliciano (8-75 yards) scored on a 47-yard run with 6:20 remaining in the third quarter. … Murray fired to Jaylen Sharpe (3-76 yards) for a 37-yard touchdown pass with 2:22 to go in the third. … Cody Butler caught three passes for 65 yards. … Trent Clark (2-7 yards) popped in from the Central 1-yard line to close out Central (6-5). … Jake McClurg found a way to pass for 273 yards and three touchdowns against Allen, which intercepted him twice. Nick Rischer caught five of McClurg’s passes for 156 yards and scored on TD passes from 76, 65 and 4 yards. Next – Area round: Allen (11-0) plays DeSoto (10-1) in the Area Round at A&T Stadium at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Prestonwood Christian 51, San Antonio Christian 7. PCA quarterback Ryan Cash (34-45-0) passed for five touchdowns and 425 yards. … Jonathan Heasley caught 14 passes for 219 yards and three touchdowns. Heasley scored on a 4-yarder with seven seconds left in the first half as PCA carried a 31-7 margin into halftime. In the third quarter, Cash hit Heasley for a 20-yard touchdown pass. Heasley scored his third TD of the game with 8:13 showing in the fourth quarter on a 14-yarder. … Michael Irvin pulled in seven receptions for 45 yards and a 4-yard touchdown with 7:13 remaining in the second quarter for PCA (8-3). … Twayne Blackwell had four catches for 53 yards. … Eric Stevenson ran 12 times for 82 yards and a 1-yard TD early in the first quarter. Cash completed a 12-yard toss to Stevenson for a touchdown with 12 seconds left in the third quarter. … Collin Whitaker added 61 yards on four carries. … Grey Cunningham picked up 5.6 yards on five carries. … DeOnte Williams averaged 5.0 yards and scored a 3-yard TD in the opening quarter. … Kicker Luke Wendl made a 28-yard field goal early in the second quarter. … San Antonio’s Andrew Hawkins (25-48-1) passed for 267 and a 14-yard TD to Sam Lorillard. Next – Area round: PCA (8-3) will play TCA on Friday at Pennington Field in Bedford.

Denton Guyer 59, Plano 28. Guyer’s Anthony Taylor scored four touchdowns rushing and Shawn Robinson (10-18-0, 240 yards) passed for three. Guyer (10-1) led, 35-7, at halftime, then added 21 more in the third quarter. Taylor (11-87 yards rushing) scored from the Plano 1, 20, 1 and 37. Robinson opened the scoring with a 71-yard run for a touchdown. He found Taylor for a 25-yard TD, David Haynes on an 8-yarder and Alex Honey for a 76-yard TD. … Adam Scott ked Guyer with four catches for 79 yards. … Plano finished the season at 7-4. … Plano’s Brooks Panhans (6-20-0) passed for one touchdown and 97 yards. … Lopaka Yoro scored on an 11-yard run with 5:49 left in the fourth quarter. … Brandon Stephens ran for 76 yards and scored Plano’s first touchdown on a 20-yard run. … Panhans carried the ball 17 times, gaining 68 yards rushing. … Daejon Howard scored on a fumble return with 3:01 remaining from the Guyer 3-yard line. … Matt Kirchner caught three passes from Panhans for 53 yards and scored on a 23-yard pass in the third quarter. … Parker Meyers had a pair of catches for 35 yards and ran one time for 14 more. … Tomas Venegas caught one pass for nine yards.

Venus 27, Anna 20 at Pennington Field in Bedford. Anna’s Daunte Rose gained 6.0 yards per carry en route to 108 yards rushing. Rose, who scored on a 1-yard run, also had four catches for 10 yards. … QB Gage Scribner (12-32-0) threw for two touchdowns and 136 yards. Matthew Norrell scored Anna’s first TD on a 1-yard pass, but the momentum went to Venus on a failed two-point conversion attempt. … Anna’s Steven Lee gained 96 yards on three receptions and scored on a 48-yard pass from Scribner in the fourth quarter. … Venus’ Kalon Heim scored on a 17-yard run and gained 140 yards on 18 runs as Anna’s season ended at 3-8.

CLASS 6A DIVISION I REGION I AREA ROUND

Plano West (9-2) vs. Euless Trinity (10-1)
5 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

Allen (11-0) vs. DeSoto (10-1)
11 a.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

DIVISION II REGION I AREA ROUND

McKinney Boyd (8-3) vs. Cedar Hill (9-2)
2 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium

CLASS 5A DIVISION I REGION II AREA ROUND

McKinney North (9-2) vs. West Mesquite (9-2)
4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park – Dallas

Wylie (8-3) vs. Rockwall-Heath (9-2)
7:30 p.m. Friday at Coach John Clark Stadium in Plano

DIVISION II REGION II AREA ROUND

Frisco Heritage (9-2) vs. Terrell (8-3)
7 p.m. Friday at RISD’s Wildcat-Ram Stadium in Lake Highlands – Dallas

The Colony (8-3) vs. Mesquite Poteet (10-1)
1 p.m. Saturday in the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park – Dallas

CLASS 4A DIVISION II AREA ROUND

Celina (9-2) vs. Monahans (7-4)
7 p.m. Friday at Brownwood

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

TCA-Addison at Prestonwood (8-3)
2 p.m. Saturday at Gopher Bowl in Grand Prairie

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Saturday’s Texas High School Football playoffs

Map for football fans of AT&T Stadium.
Map for football fans of AT&T Stadium – concourse level … Courtesy attstadium.com

TODAY’S BI-DISTRICT-ROUND GAMES

11 a.m. – Plano vs. Denton Guyer at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

Noon – Rockwall vs. Copperas Cove at Baylor’s McLane Stadium in Waco

1 p.m. – Anna vs. Venus at Pennington Field in Bedford

2 p.m. – Prestonwood Christian vs. San Antonio Christian

5 p.m. – Allen vs. Keller Central at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

 

Seven touchdowns, 77 points just start of Friday night fireworks in Collin County’s Texas High School Playoffs

Brian Bearden’s Collin County – Texas High School Football Playoff Bi-District Roundup

FRIDAY’S PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS

Frisco Heritage 77, Wylie East 63 at Plano’s Coach John Clark Stadium. … Heritage’s Kene Nwangwu scored seven touchdowns and gained 380 yards rushing. Nwangwu ran 22 times for 17.3 yards per carry. Nwangwu scored on runs of 55 and 72 yards for a 14-0 Heritage lead. He scored on a 1-yard run in the second and a 31-yard run in the third. Nwangwu had only just started at that point, scoring again in the third quarter on a 60-yard dash and a 58-yard run. In the fourth quarter, Nwangwu ran 47 yards for a touchdown. … Amare Jones gained 6.3 yards a carry and ended up with 57 yards. Jones scored on a 12-yard run in the last quarter. … Keaton White caught six passes from Malik Walker (20-28-0) for 158 yards and scored on a touchdown on a 67-yard reception. Walker passed for 320 yards and three touchdowns for Heritage (9-2). Walker gained 4.3 yards per keeper on seven runs. … Bubba Ogbebor had two TD receptions and caught five passes for 113 yards. Ognebor scored on a 63-yard pass in the third and on a 39-yarder in the fourth. … Chris Baez had six receptions for 37 yards, picking up 6.3 yards per pass play. … The score at halftime was 21-7 in favor of Heritage, which scored 56 points in the second half. Wylie East had back-to-back 28-point quarters in the second half, matching Heritage’s 56 points in the last two quarters. … Wylie East’s Braden Shewmake (16-29-1) passed for four touchdowns and 343 yards. Shewmake scored on a 13-yard run in the second quarter. … Eno Benjamin gained 165 yards and scored three touchdowns rushing on 7.2 yards a carry. Benjamin scored on runs of 24 and 21 yards in the third and 6 in the fourth quarter. … Malik Dean ran for 4.8 yards, gaining 43 yards for Wylie East (6-5). Dean scored on a 2-yard run in the third. … Jared Wyatt and Justin Bailey each caught two TD passes. Wyatt pulled in nine passes for 268 yards, scoring on a 66-yarder from Shewmake and a 25-yarder in the fourth quarter. Bailey gained 45 yards on four catches, scoring on a 13-yard pass in the third and a 10-yarder in the fourth, and Matt Anderson caught three for 30 yards. … Kicking: Bryce Crawford made 11 of 11 kicks after touchdowns for Heritage. … Kody Thomas made 9 of 9 extra-point kicks for Wylie East.

McKinney Boyd 42, Keller Fossil Ridge 23 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Boyd’s Dedrick Stevens ran for four touchdowns and 225 yards, scoring on runs of 2 and 6 yards in the second quarter and from 43 yards out in the third and 7 yards in the fourth. Stevens gained 6.6 yards per carry for Boyd (8-3). … Brandon Bowling returned an interception for a 30-yard touchdown with 6:09 remaining in the second quarter. … Boyd blocked a Fossil Ridge extra-point kick in the third. … Boyd QB Grant Restmeyer (9-15-0) passed for one touchdown and 117 yards. Restmeyer added 2.6 yards on seven keepers. … Jacob Cantrell scored the game’s first touchdown on a 17-yard pass. … Jacob Cantrell caught three passes for 28 yards. … Scrivens had three receptions for 20 yards. … Jeremiah Campbell has two catches for 57 yards. … Andrew Smith made 6 of 6 extra-point kicks. … QB Bryce Baccarini (23-39-2) passed for 235 yards and a pair of TDs for Fossil Ridge (7-4).

McKinney North 24, Frisco Wakeland 21 in overtime at Murphy’s Coach Tom Kimbrough Stadium. North kicker Chase Carraher made a 23-yard field goal to win the game in overtime and hit 3 of 3 extra-point attempts to get in position for his moment. … Nick Hutchins (15-20-0) passes for 75 yards and a 38-yard touchdown pass to Kirvin Parks to tie the score with 3:44 remaining in the fourth quarter. Parks finished with six receptions for 115 yards. … Hutchins (14-74 rushing) scored twice running the ball on a 9-yarder in the second quarter with 47 seconds left in the first half and on a 3-yard burst in the third quarter. Hutchins picked up 5.3 yards per keeper. … Micah Baulicex ran 20 times for 74 yards. … Gave Constantine had six receptions for 71 yards. … Wakeland’s Brent Altieri ran for 189 yards and two touchdowns. Altieri scored on a 5-yard run to give his team the lead with 4:55 left in the fourth quarter. Altieri, who gained 7.3 yards per carry, scored the only touchdown in the first quarter on a 15-yard run. … Jimmy Wilkins (9-18-0) passed for 109 yards and one 20-yard TD to Justice Williams (5-78 yards) for Wakeland. Brice Lear connected on 3 of 3 of his extra-point kicks. … Wakeland lost one fumble.

Atlanta 62, Melissa 47 at Paris. Atlanta’s Chase Musgrove ran for 239 yards and five touchdowns, and Dequan Allen gained 220 yards rushing with three touchdowns. … Taylor McGehee (21-45-1) passed for 336 yards and three touchdowns for Melissa (4-7). McGehee scored in the second quarter and again in the third quarter on a pair of 14-yard TD runs and finished with 72 yards rushing on 16 keepers. … Melissa’s Jordan Fortner ran 13 times for 128 yards. Fortner averaged 9.9 yards per carry, and he scored in the first quarter on a 35-yard run. … Fortner scored on an 18-yard catch in the second quarter, and he scored again in the fourth quarter on a 26-yard pass from McGehee. … Dylan Cardwell caught six passes for 119 yards. … Kevyn Dietrich had five receptions for 69 yards.

Commerce 22, Farmersville 7 at Van Alstyne. Jaystin Wilson scored on a 45-yard run and gained 106 yards rushing for Commerce. D’Lance Sharp and Robert Jackson also scored rushing touchdowns for Commerce. … Darrin Pennington scored on a third-quarter 2-yard run for Farmersville (7-4). … Caleb Twyford averaged 8.4 yards per carry on five attempts, gaining 42 yards.

Fort Worth Temple Christian 48, McKinney Christian 14. Justin Carter ran for three touchdowns and Avery Childs passed for four for FW Temple Christian (11-0). MCA’s Reece Shaw (12-40-1) passed for one touchdown and 211 yards plus scored on a 1-yard run in the second quarter. In the fourth quarter, Shaw found Nick Weideman open for a 56-yard touchdown strike. … Jamie Greenwell had four catches for 40 yards for McKinney Christian (5-6).

Kaufman 42, Princeton 35 at Forney. Princeton’s George Flores ran for three touchdowns and 98 yards (4.7 per carry) vs. Kaufman. Flores scored the first touchdown of the game on a 12-yard run midway through the first quarter. … Quarterback Colt Collins scored on an 18-yard run just 25 seconds before halftime as Kaufman went into intermission ahead, 28-21. … Flores scored two more TDs in the fourth period on runs of 6 and 2 yards. … Daniel Hernandez ran for a 40-yard TD in the second quarter. … Brandon Talley had three receptions for 44 yards for Princeton (7-4).

Wylie 42, Frisco Centennial 31 at Wylie. Wylie’s Carsen Cook (17-29-0) passed for six touchdowns and 312 yards. Cook led Wylie (8-3) in rushing with 109 yards on 23 keepers. Cook gained 4.7 per run. … Justin Pegues (109 yards), Kollier Knight (49 yards, 2 TDS) and Jordan Whaley (49 yards) each had four receptions. Knight scored on passes of 15 and 21 yards. Cook found Justin Peques, Tyrell Mauzy (3-60 yards), Whaley, Darius Carter for one touchdown pass apiece. Mauzy scored when Cook found him open for a 51-yard strike with nine minutes left in the fourth quarter. Carter scored on a 33-yarder just 36 seconds later with 8:39 remaining. … Wylie led, 14-3, at halftime. Both teams scored 14 points in each of the third and fourth quarters. … Centennial’s Riley Brasuell caught two touchdown passes, finishing with four receptions for 44 yards. Brasuell scored on passes from 8 and 7 yards out in each quarter of the second half. … Jackson Grimes and Devin McCord had two catches each. … Anthony Pegues ran 24 times for 216 yards, scoring on a 6-yard run in the third quarter. Court Walker (10-21-1, 2 TDs passing) closed out the scoring for Centennial (5-6) on a 6-yard keeper. … Kickers Wariabi Jituboh and Hayden Watson dueled, with Watson starting the game’s scoring on a 32-yard field goal. Jituboh made 6 of 6 extra-point kicks. Watson connected on all four of his point-after attempts.

Collin County – Texas High School Football Scoreboard

COLLIN COUNTY – TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

FRIDAY’S BIDISTRICT SCOREBOARD
Frisco Heritage 77, Wylie East 63 at Plano’s Coach John Clark Stadium.
McKinney Boyd 42, Keller Fossil Ridge 23 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
McKinney North 24, Frisco Wakeland 21 at Murphy’s Coach Tom Kimbrough Stadium.
Atlanta 62, Melissa 47 at Paris.
Commerce 22, Farmersville 7 at Van Alstyne.
Fort Worth Temple Christian 48, McKinney Christian 14.
Kaufman 42, Princeton 35 at Forney.
Wylie 42, Frisco Centennial 31 at Wylie.

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