Collin County – Texas High School Football roundup – Allen wins 50th in row; Celina, Lone Star unbeaten Oct. 9

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

Allen 45, Hebron 13: The Allen Eagles have won 50 consecutive games after beating the Hebron Hawks on Friday night.

Allen’s Seth Green passed for 309 yards and five touchdowns and ran for 113 yards at Eagles Stadium. Green has passed for more than 1,000 yards this season and has passed for 14 touchdowns and run for five.

Allen (5-0 in 6-6A, 7-0 overall) built a 45-0 lead after three quarters. Only the Celina Bobcats have a longer winning streak in the state of Texas with 68 straight from 1998 to 2002.

Green’s first TD pass went 24 yards to Jared Tajalle (2 for 32 yards receiving). The second was caught by Lionell McConnell on a 42-yard TD pass play. Green’s third came on a 6-yard toss to Tenio Ayeni in the first quarter.

Ayeni (6 for 51 yards receiving) and Green (21-30-1) teamed up for a 17-yard scoring pass for a 28-0 lead in the second quarter. Connor Limpert made it 31-0 on a 46-yard field goal after kicking four extra points earlier in the first half. He finished with six extra points.

Allen’s Jevon Jones hauled in a 79-yard pass from Green in the third quarter. Jones had two catches for 90 yards.

McConnell closed the scoring for the Eagles with a 71-yard touchdown run in the third quarter on his only carry. McConnell caught four passes for 69 yards.

Kerry Hall had four receptions for 39 yards.

Allen’s winning streak began against Plano East when the Eagles won, 56-0, in 2012. Hebron fell to 1-5, 1-3 in 6-6A.

Allen plays Flower Mound on Friday, Oct. 16 and at Plano West on Oct. 23.

Celina 52, Anna 0: Celina quarterback Conner Pingleton passed for 330 yards and four touchdowns. Pingleton has passed for more than 1,500 yards this season.

Unbeaten Celina had big games from its lineup on Friday. The Bobcats have scored 50 points or more this season against Bryan Adams, Bishop Lynch, Melissa and Anna plus 46 against Argyle.

Trace Young scored on runs of 2 and 3 yards. Pingleton (21-26-0) connected with John Franklin (5-78 yards receiving) for a 29-yard touchdown pass play.

Ismael Ortiz led Celina in rushing with 15 carries for 83 yards. Caleb Knowles gained 56 on seven attempts. Young finished with five yards rushing on two attempts.

Braydon Watson ran for a touchdown from the Anna 7 and scored on a pass from Pingleton on a play that went 54 yards for the touchdown. Watson caught eight passes for 164 yards.
Ryan Nebeker (5-40 yards receiving) caught a touchdown pass from Pingleton from the Anna 3-yard line.

Seth Jackson scored on a 1-yard run.

Kicker Eduardo Paulino finished the scoring with a 22-yard field goal in addition to his extra-points.

The Anna Coyotes (0-6) draw winless Bonham on Friday, Oct. 16 before going west on Hwy. 380 to Krum on Oct. 23.

Going into this game, Celina 6-0 beat Melissa, 53-13. Celina plays Bridgeport (4-2) on Friday, Oct. 16 and then travels to Bonham (0-6) on Oct. 23.

Frisco Lone Star 28, Centennial 14: Jaylen Davis gave unbeaten Lone Star a 7-0 lead on a 64-yard pass play from Jason Shelley.

Shelley (15-19-0, 184 yards passing) hit Coby Shelton (2-67 yards receiving) with a 63-yard pass. Shelley had 68 yards rushing on 15 attempts.

Dixon caught 10 passes for 100 yards.

Centennial’s Anthony Pegues ran in for an 8-yard score to cut the lead to 14-7 in the third quarter. Pegues finished with 40 yards rushing.

Robert Hall (8-26 yards rushing) scored for Lone Star on a 5-yard run for a 14-point lead. Centennial scored to close the gap on a Danny Mustaca touchdown catch from the Lone Star 3-yard line on a pass from Court Walker (23-33-3, 278 yards passing).

Dwayne Gilmore turned an interception into a 5-yard scoring return for the 14-point victory.

Kenny Nelson caught eight passes for Centennial for 135 yards. Mustaca had seven catches for 56 yards.

Lone Star (7-0) plays Frisco Heritage on Thursday, Oct. 15, then plays Frisco on Oct. 23. Centennial (4-2) takes on Wakeland on Oct. 16 and Liberty on Oct. 22.

Flower Mound Marcus 23, Plano West 21: Da’Vonte Carline scored on a 60-yard run for the Wolves. Logan Williams (12 for 29, 151 yards) passed 32 yards to Jackson Webb for a touchdown. Tyler Campbell (8-92 yards rushing)  scored on a 58-yard run.

Carline finished with 67 yards rushing.

Marcus QB Mitch Cason passed for 180 yards and two touchdowns, and Plano West picked off two of his passes. C.J. Respass ran for 63 yards and a TD for the Marauders.

Marcus (6-0) plays Plano East on Friday, then goes to McKinney Boyd on Oct. 23. Plano West plays at Lewisville on Friday and Hebron on Oct. 23.

Frisco Heritage 66, Independence 7: Bubba Ogbebor caught nine passes for 146 yards and three touchdowns, and Amare Jones passed for four touchdowns and ran for 158 yards and a touchdown.

Ogbebore scored on passed from the 3- , 18- and 10-yards lines at Memorial Stadium in Frisco.

Kene Nwangwu scored on a 10-yard run early and a 52-yard run in the third quarter.

Vance Hooper ran for a 7-yard TD and a 34-yard TD in the second half.

Jones completed a 12-yard TD pass to Carlos Crawford in the first quarter. Jones ran for a 23-yard TD in second half.

Independence scored on a 46-yard run by Ryan Houston, who ran for 120 yards.

Independence (2-5) plays Frisco on Friday, Oct. 16. Heritage plays undefeated Lone Star on Thursday, Oct. 15.

Frisco Liberty 28, Little Elm 0: Chris McPhaul ran for 91 yards and caught two passes for 73 yards. McPhaul scored on a 28-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Reggie Chaney (2-65 yards receiving) punched in a TD from the Lobos’ 8-yard line and scored from 57 yards out on a pass from Grant Buss. Rob Rever was 4 of 4 on extra points.

Reggie Hubbard scored on a 1-yard run in the third quarter. Hubbard finished with 78 yards rushing.

Liberty (2-4) plays The Colony on Thursday, Oct. 15 before crossing town to play Centennial on Thursday, Oct. 22. Little Elm (0-7) faces The Colony on Oct. 23.

Frisco Wakeland 56, The Colony 21: Jay Orji ran for 220 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead the Wolverines. Cole Starnes ran for three touchdowns and 135 yards.

Orji scored on runs of 37 and 14 yards. Starnes cross the goal line on runs from the 2-, 4-, and 2-yard line of The Colony.

Wakeland QB Mason Doerr (12-17) passed for 181 yards and three touchdowns. Doerr connected with Cole Hutchins for 22 yards, Charles Robinson for 24, and Tanner Euting for 18 yards on his touchdown passes.

The Colony was led by Darius Mitchell, who ran for two touchdowns, and Khalil Banks ran for 145 yards.

Wakeland (4-2, 2-1 in 9-5A) plays Centennial on Friday and at Heritage the following week. The Colony (2-5, 2-3) takes on Frisco Liberty on Thursday, Oct. 15 and Little Elm on Oct. 23.

Lovejoy 27, McKinney North 20: Bowman Sells (24-38-0) ran for 110 yards and passed for 266 yards. Sells, who ran 26 times, scored two touchdowns rushing and passed for two more in Lucas on Friday.

Sells scored on runs of 16 and 14 yards.

Steven Prudhomme (4-69 yards receiving) caught a TD pass from the North 10 in the first quarter on a pass from Sells.

Aaron Fuller had eight receptions for 52 yards. Nick Parker had four catches for 68 yards and ran for 31 yards and scored on a 24-yard pass from Sells.

North’s Lamar Lucas ran for 67 yards.

Brennan Harris (4-54 yards) caught one TD pass from Christian Files (13-23-2, 124 yards passing.) Files hit Jordan Barany on a 20-yard TD pass in the second then completed the 36-yarder to Harris in the third quarter.

McKinney North (4-2) plays McKinney on Friday and at Denison on Oct. 23. Lovejoy (5-1) battles at Wylie East on Oct. 16 before playing Prosper the next Friday.

McKinney 42, Sherman 18: Walker Torrain put the Lions on the scoreboard first with a 20-yard run and in the fourth quarter Josh Whytus scored two touchdowns on runs of 3- and 7-yards for a 42-18 victory on Friday at Coach Ron Poe Stadium.

Matt Gadek (17-126 yards rushing) scored on a 58-yard run in the second quarter. Damon Witmer (6-8-0, 98 yards) passed to Quinton Quirrenbach for a 37-yard TD pass.

Torrain ran for 53 yards on 10 tries and has scored 11 touchdowns rushing this season.

McKinney also scored on a 1-yard run in the third quarter by Tyree Johnson.

Joseph Robinson had 37 yards receiving on four catches.

Injury report: Lions quarterback Damon Witmer ran six times for 37 yards before leaving with an injured right leg. Tyree Johnson was 0-3 passing in his place. Witmer (34-63-0) has passed for 354 yards and run for 351 this season.

Sherman (1-5) plays Denison on Friday, then gets to go to Wylie on Oct. 23. McKinney faces McKinney North on Friday, Oct. 16 and Wylie East on Thursday, Oct. 22.

Plano East 32, Plano 15: The Panthers built a 17-0 halftime lead and kept on attacking in a win over the Wildcats at Coach John Clark Stadium in Plano on Friday.

Plano East’s Jonathan Meadors went down the middle for a 59-yard TD in the fourth quarter. He topped that with a 67-yard scamper in the last three minutes of the district hometown showdown.

Meadors finished up with 135 yards rushing on six carries. Desmond Bowden gained 72 yards rushing on 10 attempts.

Plano fell to 1-4 in 6-6A now owns a one-game lead in its rivalry with Plano East. The Wildcats have won 17, lost 16 and tied one time in football games against the Panthers.

Plano scored on a 1-yard run by Matt Keys (15-36 yards rushing) and a 3-yard run by Brandon Stephens (22-63 yards rushing and 1-4 yards receiving.

Plano East’s Cesar Sanchez nailed field goals from 45 and 42 yards.

Miklo Smalls (13-22 yards rushing) had a 5-yard run for a touchdown for the Panthers. Smalls (5-13-1, 52 yards) found Cameron Moore (2-22 yards receiving) open for a 12-yard strike to put the first points on the scoreboard. Smalls has 1,143 yards and 13 TD passing this season, plus he has run for seven TD and 414 yards.

Tarence Raymond caught three passes for 61 yards for Plano (3-4), which plays McKinney Boyd on Friday. Keys is 76 yards shy of passing for 1,000 yards this season. Stephens is 160 yards rushing from getting 1,000 yards.

Plano East (5-1) goes to Flower Mound to play Marcus on Friday, and then plays Lewisville on Oct. 23.

Princeton 50, Quinlan Ford 7: Colt Collins threw for 207 yards and four touchdowns, and George Flores ran for 93 yards and a TD in East Texas on Friday night. Flores scored from the Ford 5-yard line.

Collins scored on a 16-yard run in the first. Then, Collins(12-17-0) passed to Brandon Talley for a 41-yard scoring catch. In the second quarter, Talley scored on a 5-yard pass from Collins.

Sadavion Matthews pulled in a pass from Collins to score from the Ford 33. Philip Mayfield scored six points on a 3-yard run, and Collins fired a TD pass to Moonie Jackson from the Ford 3.

The Princeton Panthers (5-1) go to Paris on Friday then again the following week to take on North Lamar.

Wylie 31, Denison 21: Quarterback Emilio Ames ran for 143 yards and passed for 163. Ames ran for one touchdown and passed for another.

Wylie’s Eli Smith ran 16 times for 99 yards. Smith scored on an 8-yard run. David Addo ran in from the Denison 3 for the next score.

Ames had a 2-yard run in the third quarter for a touchdown.

Kollier Knight and Jordan Whaley had three receptions. Justin Pegues caught four for 40 yards. Andrew Nwachukwu had a 37-yard reception.

Knight scored on a 10-yard pass as he dove for a pass from a scrambling Ames in the third quarter.

Brandon Cunningham pumped in his sixth three-pointer this fall on a 37-yard field goal.

Denison (3-3) plays at Sherman on Friday, with McKinney North on deck on Oct. 23. Wylie (3-3) plays at Prosper on Oct. 16 and against Sherman on Oct. 23.

Wylie East 32, Prosper 31: Eno Benjamin ran for 257 yards and two touchdowns and passed for one to lead the Raiders to a come-from-behind win on Friday night.

Prosper led early on Robert Mahone’s 10-yard run in the first quarter. Braden Shewmake (9-15-0, 156 yards) found Jared Wyatt (3-65 yards receiving) open for a 33-yard touchdown pass. Each touchdown was followed by a two-point play. Mahone caught a pass from Davis, and Shewmake hit Jared Wyatt for a pass for the scoring plays.

Mahone (23-114 yards) scored his second touchdown on a 1-yard run in the second quarter as Prosper led, 15-8. Benjamin answered on a 19-yard touchdown run to tie the score at 15. Mahone has 624 yards rushing this season and seven touchdowns.

Prosper charged back with two straight scores – a 13-yard run by Ryan Davis (16-114 yards rushing, 7-10, 50 yards passing) and a 38-yard field goal by Liam Gamboa.

Davis has thrown for more than 600 yards and eight touchdowns. Davis has run for 546 yards and five TDs this season.

The second half was even more fun to watch. Benjamin, who ran 36 times, scored on a 1-yard run in the third quarter. Davis ran in from the East 33. Cody East connected on a 23-yard field goal to cut the margin to 31-25.

The surprise of the night came on a 14-yard pass from Benjamin, who threw a scoring toss to Wyatt. Thomas made the pressure kick for the extra-point and the 32-31 win in the fourth quarter.

Justin Bailey and Nehemiah Reason each caught three passes for Wylie East. Bailey and Reason had 45 yards receiving. Reason ran for 16 more yards.

Wylie East (5-1, 3-0 in 10-5A) plays Lovejoy on Friday, Oct. 16 before playing McKinney on Oct. 22. Prosper (3-3, 1-2) hosts Wylie on Friday, then plays at Lovejoy on Oct. 23.


Bishop Dunne 28, Prestonwood 21: Collin Whitaker scored on runs from the Falcons’ 5- and 1-yard line, and PCA’s Ryan Cash scored from four yards out. Cash finished with 194 yards passing. Whitaker ran for 102 yards. Jonathan Heasley had seven catches for 83 yards. Bishop Dunne QB Caleb Evans passed for 231 yards and ran for 160 yards to pace unbeaten Bishop Dunne. Jordan Butler ran for 93 yards on 16 tries. PCA (4-2) plays Midland Christian on Friday and at Fort Worth Bishop Nolan on Oct. 23.

Bishop Lynch 55, John Paul II 13: Jermaine Mask scored from the JP 42-, 3- 22- and 15-yard line for the Friars. John Paul’s Austin Tyler caught a pass from Andrew Haidet and turned the play into a 51-yard touchdown pass. Tyler threw to Truett Pittman for a 13-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter.

Dallas Christian 53, Frisco Legacy 0
First Baptist 48, McKinney Christian 6

Pottsboro 59, Farmersville 0



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