Top local recruits drawing college football scholarship offers


National signing day for football will be Feb. 3, 2016


Gregory Little OL (6-5, 300) Considering Alabama, Auburn, LSU, Mississippi, Ohio State
Jaylon Jones DB    (5-11, 170) Committed to Mississippi
Seth Green QB (6-2, 205) Committed to Oregon
Levi Onwuzurike    DL (6-3, 245) Considering Baylor, Michigan, Oregon, Stanford, TCU


Raleigh Texada DB (5-10, 160) Committed to Baylor


Bubba Ogbebor WR (6-1, 190) Considering Boise State, Texas Tech, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota


Chris Miller    DB (6-0, 185) Committed to Baylor


Jacob Todora OL (6-4, 270) Committed to SMU


Aaron Fuller WR (5-11, 170) Committed to Washington
Bowman Sells QB    (6-2, 180) Committed to Houston


Justin Madubuike DL (6-4, 245) Considering Baylor, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA


Kadarius Smith OL (6-3, 270) Committed to SMU
Brandon Stephens RB (6-0, 200) Considering Alabama, Stanford, Texas, Texas A&M, Washington


Adewale Omotosho WR (6-3, 180) Considering Arkansas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, UCLA
Tim Wilson WR (6-4, 185) Committed to San Diego State


Deonte Williams  LB (6-0, 210) Committed to Baylor


Robert Mahone  RB (6-0, 200) Committed to Boise State


Khalil Banks RB (6-0, 200) Considering Arkansas State, Colorado State, Fresno State, Purdue

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Collin County – Texas High School Football Roundup – Oct. 1-2

Collin County – Texas High School Football Roundup – Oct. 1-2

Plano West 14, Plano 7: Plano West’s Tyler Campbell scored on a 7-yard run at 11:30 in the fourth quarter for the game-deciding points in the cross-town rivalry.

Plano West’s Campbell ran 15 times for 58 yards in the Wolves’ 14-7 victory over the Wildcats at Coach John Clark Stadium on Friday night.

Plano West’s Logan Williams (11-29-1) passed 39 yards for the game’s first score on a pass to Jackson Webb at 5:50. Alastair Stark kicked his first of two extra points in the game. Williams finished with 163 yards passing for Plano West. Webb caught three for 79 yards.

Plano’s Brandon Stephens ran 30 times for 134 yards and scored the Wildcats’ touchdown that tied the score with 3:13 remaining in the second quarter. Stephens averaged more than 4 yards a carry in the game that was tied at 7-7 after three quarters.

Plano quarterback Matt Keys (7-19-2) passed for 86 yards and ran for 16. Carson Williams caught three for 36. Ryan McConnell (12 yards), Tarence Raymond (18 yards), Daniel Rodgriquez (12 yards) had catches for first downs. Garrett Frederick caught one for eight yards.

Plano West’s Bennett Dubow caught four passes for 38 yards. Tanner Harmon had two receptions for 34 yards.

Plano (3-3, 1-3) plays Plano East at Clark Stadium in 6-6A on Friday, then takes on McKinney Boyd at Clark Stadium on Oct. 16.

Plano West (2-3, 1-2) plays Flower Mound Marcus (5-1, 3-1) on Homecoming at Coach Tom Kimbrough Stadium in Murphy on Friday, Oct. 2. The Wolves go to Max Goldsmith Stadium to play Lewisville on Oct. 16. The showdown with unbeaten Allen will be on Oct. 30 at Eagle Stadium.

Denison 35, McKinney 13: Hunter Watson (17-29-2) passed for 227 yards and four touchdowns as Denison won at McKinney. Steven Wagoner caught 11 passes for 166 yards and three touchdowns. Devan Patterson caught a TD pass from the McKinney 8-yard line.

Wagoner scored on plays for 61, 13 and 22 yards. Denison (3-2, 1-1) led, 28-6, at halftime.

McKinney’s Walker Torrain scored on a 2-yard run. Torrain ran 16 times for 53 yards.

Matt Gadek, who ran 15 times for 70 yards, scored on a 26-yard run for the Lions (2-3, 0-2). Gadek had one catch for 23 yards. Quarterback Damon Witmer (7-13-0) passed for 66 yards and ran for 38 yards on 10 attempts. Ricky Fantroy caught two passes for 14 yards.

Allen 52, Lewisville 7: Allen’s Kirby Bennett ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns, and Mitchell Jonke had 135 yards rushing and 87 passing in a 52-7 victory at Lewisville on Friday night.

Jonke (8-13-1) and Seth Green (6-9-0, 73 yards) played quarterback for the Eagles (6-0) against Lewisville (2-3). Green completed two touchdown passes.

Allen’s Trent Barrence scored on a 3-yard run at 6:41 in the first quarter. Kirby Bennett scored on a 6-yard run at 1:00 for a 14-7 lead at the end of the first quarter. Bennett scored with 1:46 left in the second quarter on a 42-yard run as Allen led, 24-7, at halftime.

The Eagles scored 28 points in the third quarter to finish out the scoring. Bennett scored on a 1-yard run at 9:41. Carson Schleker hauled in a 20-yard pass from Green at 7:54 for a touchdown. Green hit Tenio Ayeni for a touchdown at 3:46 from the Lewisville 14-yard line. Alex Robinson scored from the Lewisville 33-yard line at 2:07.

Allen kicker Connor Limper made a 46-yard field goal at the end of the first half and kicked true for five extra-point kicks. Michael Ewton connected on two extra-point kicks in the third for the Eagles.

Kerry Hall caught five passes for 44 yards. Schleker, Jared Tajalle and Lionel McConnell had two catches each.

McKinney Boyd 34, Plano East 23: Kaeden Markham ran for 147 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-23 win over Plano East in 6-6A. Boyd quarterback Grant Restmeyer (16-20-0) threw for 124 yards and a touchdown.

Markham scored the first of his three touchdowns on 1-yard runs at 4:01 left in the first quarter for Boyd.

Plano East came back with a 41-yard run by Jonathan Meadors for a score. Audie Omotosho caught a 10-yard pass from Miklo Smalls for a 15-7 Panthers’ lead at halftime.

Markham scored again from the Plano East 1 in the third quarter at 7:23. Boyd scored two more touchdowns in the third quarter. Stephen Driskell caught an 18-yard touchdown pass from Restmeyer with 5:29 showing in the third. Markham scored his third of four touchdowns in the game – this time from the 2-yard line.

In the fourth quarter, Markham scored from one yard out with 1:29 remaining. Smalls battled back to score on a 4-yard run with 15 seconds left in the game.

Boyd’s Driskell caught five passes for 57 yards and a touchdown. Brandon Bowling had five receptions for 29 yards and ran six times for 37 yards.

Plano East’s Smalls (17-34-2) passed for one touchdown and 217 yards. Smalls ran for 90 yards on 14 attempts. Meadors had 54 yards rushing.

Smalls completed five passes to Cameron Moore for 41 yards. Tim Wilson caught four for 62 yards.

Plano East’s Omotosho gained 76 yards on four receptions. Carson Young pulled in three catches for 39 yards.

Plano East (4-1) plays Plano (3-3) on Friday, Oct. 9.

McKinney Boyd (3-3) takes on Plano (3-3) on Friday, Oct. 16.

Frisco Lone Star 56, The Colony 28: Jason Shelley opened the scoring for unbeaten Lone Star with a touchdown run from The Colony’s 28-yard line. Shelley (12-19-1) passed for 120 yards and three touchdowns on Thursday night.

After Darius Mitchell’s touchdown from the Lone Star 5-yard line tied the score, Shelley brought Lone Star back down the field. Coby Shelton (5-62 yards) scored on a 19-yard pass from Shelley with 2:46 showing in the first quarter.

Lone Star (6-0) scored in the second quarter at 9:08 on Shelley’s pass to Jaylen Dixon (3-19 yards receiving) from 13 yards out. Shelley (16-158 yards rushing) punched in a touchdown from the 1 at 7:12. He found Michael Johnson (3-21 yards) open for a 10-yard touchdown pass with 3:30 left in the first half.

The Colony (2-4) scored the next three touchdowns on runs by Jemel Jones (2-5-0, 25 yards passing) and Khalil Banks (28-126 yards rushing) and an interception by Kendrick Johnson.

Lone Star’s Robert Hall (13-113 yards rushing) scored on a 4-yard run and a 58-yard run in the fourth quarter. Shelley found an opening for a 61-yard touchdown in between Hall’s touchdowns.

Frisco Centennial 48, Frisco Independence 41: Frisco Centennial’s Anthony Pegues ran for 295 yards and one touchdown on 26 carries, and quarterback Court Walker threw for four touchdowns in a 48-41 victory over Independence on Thursday.

Connor Martin made a 26-yard field goal in the first quarter. Walker ran a keeper in from the Independence 1-yard line at 3:23. Walker hit Drake Stockard for a 20-yard touchdown pass at 1:29. Martin made his two extra-point attempts to give Centennial a 17-0 lead at the end of the first quarter at Toyota Stadium in Frisco.

Pegues scored on a 93-yard run with 7:41 left in the first half to give Centennial a 24-0 lead.

Centennial’s Walker threw a TD pass to Danny Mustaca for a 9-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Martin made a 23-yard field goal with 1:27.

Centennial’s Kenny Nelson had five receptions for 105 yards and two touchdowns as Walker (11-18-1) passed for 161 yards.

Kyle Saddler passed for three touchdowns for Independence, which rallied in the second half. Saddler’s first TD pass came in the third quarter on a pass to Maxwell Hudson from the Centennial 12-yard line.

Saddler finished with 534 yards passing..

The fourth quarter showcased the Independence comeback. Saddler scored on a 1-yard run, then passed to Hudson (5-56 yards receiving) for a 20-yard touchdown. Saddler completed a pass at 2:52 remaining in the fourth quarter on a 51-yard touchdown pass.

Independence saw Ryan Houston run a dozen times for 92 yards and two touchdowns. Saddler found Myles Russell open 12 times for 189 yards receiving.

Colton Nielsen caught 17 passes for 141 yards.

Independence (2-4) plays Frisco Heritage (2-3) on Friday, Oct. 9.

Centennial (4-1) plays Lone Star (6-0) in Frisco on Friday, Oct. 9.

Lovejoy 45, Sherman 14: Aaron Fuller caught five passes for 91 yards and two touchdowns at Sherman. Nick Parker had four catches for 72 yards. Bowman Sells (18-26-0) passed for four touchdowns and 296 yards.

Sells hit Bowman for a 20-yard touchdown strike in the first quarter against Sherman.

Sells fired a pass to Dakota Michaels for a 46-yard touchdown, and then hit Alek Milewski for a 35-yard TD catch.

In the second quarter, Dakota Michaels ran for a 9-yard touchdown. Austin Henning scored on a 35-yard field goal.

Parker, who ran nine times for 32 yards and one touchdown, scored in the third quarter for Lovejoy on a run from the Sherman 9-yard line.

Sells found Fuller open again for a touchdown pass, this time from 44 yards out.

Down 45-0, Sherman scored twice in the fourth quarter. Maliq Owens scored on catches from the Lovejoy 12- and 5-yard line.

Lovejoy (4-1) plays McKinney North (4-1) on Friday, Oct. 9.

McKinney North 46, Prosper 18: McKinney North’s K.J. Hart scored three touchdowns in a 46-18 victory in McKinney on Thursday night in 10-5A.

Hart (17-117 yards) scored from the Prosper 10-, 6- and 1-yard lines and finished with 117 yards rushing for North (4-1, 1-1).

Micah Baulicek (23-120 yards) scored first on a 10-yard run at 9:14 in the opening quarter for North. Sam Ashun kicked a 28-yard field goal, and Christian Files scored a touchdown from the Prosper 1-yard line for a 17-0 lead after one quarter.

Files (20-29-0) passed for 197 yards and one touchdown. The quarterback also ran for 45 yards.

Brennan Harris (10-87 yards), Brett Hartland (4-61), Miquel Hudson (5-41 yards) were Files’ top passing targets. Hart caught one pass for eight yards. Hartland scored on a 19-yard pass in the second quarter.

Prosper’s Ryan Davis (7-14-2) threw for 50 yards and ran for 48. Cedric Haskins (3-19 yards received and 37 yards rushing) scored on a 4-yard touchdown pass.

Robert Mahone had 59 yards rushing on eight attempts for Prosper. Easton Murrell (3-6 yards rushing) scored on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter and completed 2 of 3 for 15 yards passing.

Wylie East (4-1) plays at Prosper (3-2) on Friday, Oct. 9. Wylie East beat Wylie, 56-28, on Oct. 2.

North plays Lovejoy (4-1) on Friday, Oct. 9.

Frisco 47, Frisco Heritage 35: Frisco’s Idrees Ali scored five touchdowns and ran for 338 yards in a 47-35 win over Frisco Heritage on Friday.

Heritage’s Bubba Ogbebor ignited the 83-point scoring show with a 75-yard run at 11:47 of the first quarter in Frisco. Ogbebor went on to catch seven passes for 246 yards and three touchdowns.

Frisco’s Ali answered with a 65-yard touchdown run at 8:59 and delivered on a 3-yard TD run at 2:35.

Heritage’s Ogbebor caught a pass from Amara Jones (11-19-1, 4 TD) at the Frisco 10-yard line on the last scoring play of the first quarter. Jones finished the game with 338 yards passing and 104 yards rushing on quarterback keepers.

In the second quarter, Ali ran for a touchdown from the Heritage 34-yard line. Heritage came back with a 70-yard TD pass about a minute later as Jones found Nic McTear open at 9:14. Lucas Reynolds scored for Frisco on a 3-yard run.

Ali and Ogbebor traded touchdowns in the third. Ali scored from the Heritage 8-yard line at 4:16. Ogbebor scored from the Frisco 45 on a pass from Jones.

The scoring show wasn’t over. In the fourth quarter, Connor Swope returned an interception 9 yards for Frisco at 11:38.

Heritage’s Kene Nwangwu (15-42 yards rushing) punched in a touchdown run from the Frisco 1-yard line just under five minutes left in the fourth quarter.

Ali scored again for Frisco on a run from the Heritage 21.

Rohan Vasa (3-5-0 threw for 11 yards and ran for 27 for Frisco (5-1). Grayson Thorburn caught two for 11 yards.

Heritage (2-3) takes on Independence (2-4) on Friday, Oct. 9.

Frisco High (5-1) plays Independence (2-4) on Oct. 16.

Wylie East 56, Wylie 28: Wylie East’s Braden Shewmake threw for 233 yards and four touchdowns, and Eno Benjamin ran for 228 yards and three touchdowns to beat Wylie.

Wylie East’s Kolby Williams caught three passes for 153 yards and two touchdowns. Williams scored the game’s first touchdown on a 59-yard pass from Shewmake.

Justin Bailey had 28 yards receiving on four catches. Bailey scored at 6:19 in the first quarter on a 9-yard catch. Benjamin ran in from the 2-yard line with 3:16 left in the first quarter.

For Wylie, Emilio Ames (17-39-3) passed for one touchdown and 211 yards. Eli Smith ran for 87 yards on 11 carries, and he had 16 yards receiving on two catches.

Kolten Okerstrom ran in from the Wylie East 27 with 4:11 remaining in the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Jared Wyatt caught a 34-yard touchdown pass from Shewmake at 11:24. Benjamin ran in from the Wylie 2-yard line with 5:25 remaining in the first half.

Wylie’s Ames scored two touchdowns in a row – first from the Wylie East 29 and then from the 1-yard line. Ames passed to Tyler Mauzy for a 44-yard touchdown pass with 14 seconds to go in the first half.

In the third quarter, Benjamin scored on a 2-yard run midway through the period. Williams caught a 61-yard pass from Shewmake with 1:54 to go.

Mauzy finished with five catches for 95 yards. Justin Pegues had two catches for 71 yards. Jordan Whaley, Taylor Perry, Kolley Knight and David Addo each had two receptions.

In the fourth quarter, Nehemiah Reason (9-36 rushing yards) scored for Wylie East on an 8-yard run at 11:54.

Shewmake finished with 60 yards rushing on 10 attempts.

Denison (3-2) goes to Wylie (2-3) on Friday, Oct. 9. Denison beat McKinney, 35-13, this week.

Wylie East (4-1) plays at Prosper (3-2) on Friday, Oct. 9.

Collin County – Texas High School Football Roundup – Sept. 25

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

Allen 38, Flower Mound Marcus 28: Allen is 5-0 after holding off Flower Mound Marcus, 38-28, on Friday at Eagles Stadium.

Allen’s Kerry Hall (3-41 yards receiving) scored first on a 21-yard pass from Seth Green. The Eagles quarterback Green followed that scoring drive with his own 75-yard scoring run with 4:27 yards. In between, Marcus scored on an interception return from the Allen 22-yard line.

Green (1-6-3, 21 yards, 1 TD) turned the quarterbacking duties over to Mitchell Jonke (10-19-0, 186 yards), who fired touchdown passes of 8 yards to Kirby Bennett and 39 yards to Camden Harrison (3-87 yards receiving) in the second quarter.

Bennett led Allen in rushing with 20 carries for 147 yards. He caught two passes for six yards.

Allen kicker Connor Limpert made a 26-yard field goal, and Trent Barrence (2 for 3 yards rushing) scored on a 3-yard run. Limpert scored eight points in Allen’s 10-point victory.

Alex Albright scored three touchdowns receiving for Marcus (4-1), which plays Flower Mound (1-4) in 6-6A on Oct. 2. Marcus travels to Plano to take on Plano West on Oct. 9.

Allen (5-0) goes to Lewisville (2-2) on Friday, Oct. 2. Allen plays at Hebron (1-4) on Oct. 9.

Bishop Dunne 61, John Paul II 14: John Paul II quarterback Andrew Haidet scored touchdowns on runs of 1 and 4 yards. Haidet (14-28-2) passed for 113 yards. Zach Goodman caught six passes for 39 yards.

Prestonwood (3-1) plays at John Paul II (0-4) on Friday, Oct. 2. JP II plays at Bishop Lynch in Dallas on Oct. 9.

Celina 53, Melissa 13: Celina’s Travis Tolbert made two interceptions and Trent Lindblad recovered a fumble to set up the Bobcats scoring machine. Quarterback Conner Pingleton (13-18-0) passed for 244 yards as Celina remained unbeaten.

Ismael Ortiz (11-81 yards, 2 TD rushing) scored the first Celina touchdown on a 4-yard run, and Luke Reeder hauled in the next for a 26-yard TD reception. Ortiz scored in the second quarter on a 32-yard run and also caught a pass for 27 yards.

Reeder, who caught five passes for 98 yards, scored from the Melissa 2-yard line in the second quarter on his only rushing attempt.

Lindblad scored when he recovered the fumble with 11:02 showing on the clock in the first half in the end zone.

In the second half, Pingleton (1-yard run), Caleb Knowles (3-yard run) and Bradon Barr (1-yard run) scored touchdowns for Celina. Knowles was 3 of 4 with no interceptions and 24 yards passing. Pingleton ran seven times for 86 yards. John Franlin caught five passes for 81 yards.

Melissa’s Preston Jones (7-65 yards) scored two touchdowns on runs from the Celina 2- and 39-yard lines in the second half. Christian Norton caught two passes for 142 yards. Jordan Fortner ran a dozen times for 66 yards.

Celina’s (5-0) plays at Anna on Friday, Oct. 9 and at home against Bridgeport (4-0) on Oct. 16. Anna played Callisburg on Friday.

Quarterback Tate Whittington (6-16-3) passed for 178 yards for Melissa (1-4), which plays next at Gilmer (4-0) on Oct. 9 in 5-4A. Melissa beat Commerce, 29-26, last week.

Farmersville 61, Kemp 27: Farmersville’s Caleb Twyford ran for four touchdowns and 215 yards and passed for one. On defense, Twyford returned an interception for a touchdown to sting the Yellowjackets.

Twyford’s rushing touchdowns came on runs from the Kemp 1-, 29- and 1-yard line in the first half. In the second quarter, Brady Eliot caught one and turned it into a 44-yard TD pass play from Twyford (4-5-0, 70 yards passing).

Twyford scored again in the third quarter on an 85-yard interception return. He punched in a 7-yard TD run in the fourth quarter.

Lucas Hernandez (5-54 yards rushing) scored on a 29-yard run in the third quarter for Farmersville.

Cade Twyford (12-110 yards rushing) scored on a 38-yard run in the fourth quarter, and Elijah Carroll (2-14 yards) scored from the Kemp 10-yard line.

Chase Hacker went 5 for 5 with no interceptions and 46 yards passing.

In 5-3A action, Farmersville (4-1) plays up north in Pottsboro on Oct. 9 then goes to Whitesboro on Oct. 16.

Frisco Centennial 31, Frisco 27 (OT): Frisco Centennial’s Conner Martin kicked a 32-yard field goal to put his team ahead of Frisco early in a 4-point overtime victory on Friday. In the overtime, Frisco struck first on Luke Wadley’s 22-yard field goal. Centennial came right back with a touchdown from Kenny Nelson (6-101 yards) on a 19-yard pass from Court Walker.

Centennial’s Walker (14-29-0) passed for 231 yards and two touchdowns against Frisco. Walker scored on runs of 1 and 8 yards.

Anthony Pegues ran for 111 yards on 25 carries. Walker, the QB, ran for two touchdowns and finished with 45 yards on nine keepers.

Danny Mustaca (4-86 receiving) scored on a 15-yard pass from Walker.

Frisco’s Wadley also made a 21-yarder in the fourth quarter.

Frisco’s Idrees Ali (37-289 yards rushing) ran for almost eight yards per carry. Ali scored on runs of 10 and 72 yards.

Frisco Lone Star 35, Little Elm 6: Frisco Lone Star quarterback Jason Shelley passed for 230 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 108 yards and a TD at Little Elm on Lake Lewisville on Friday night in District 9-5A.

Ray Onyango put points on the scoreboard with a fumble recovery in Lobos’ end zone in the first quarter with 9:47 showing.

Shelley (15-30-1) connected with Jrayton Fuksa (6-131 yards receiving) from the Lone Star 26. Fuksa made the play a 74-yard scoring pass at 6:01 in the first quarter.

After a scoreless second quarter, Robert Hall (9-60 yards rushing) scored from the Lobos’ 15-yard line.

Shelley found Colby Shelton open for a 38-yard touchdown pass. It was Shelton’s lone catch of the evening. Shelley, who averaged just over 6 yards a keeper, made it a 21-point quarter for Lone Star with a 10-yard TD run.

Winless Little Elm scored in the fourth quarter on a catch by DeShon Gilbert for a 44-yard TD pass from Austin Carter.

Lone Star (5-0) plays The Colony (2-3) in Frisco on Thursday, Oct. 1. Then on Oct. 9, Lone Star takes on Frisco Centennial (3-1).

Frisco Wakeland 44, Frisco Liberty 36: Wakeland’s Mason Doerr (13-21-0) passed for 240 yards and three touchdowns, and Jay Orji ran 26 times for 227 yards and a game-deciding fourth-quarter TD in a come-from-behind 9-5A victory over Liberty.

Cole Starnes ran 13 times for 128 yards and two touchdowns for Wakeland, which trailed 14-0 after the first quarter.

Doerr’s top passing target was Noah Anderson (4-90 yards receiving and 1 TD). Tanner Euting (2-68 yards) and Cole Hutchens (3-43 yards) found holes in the Liberty defense.

Doerr’s first touchdown completion went to Nick Cryer from the Liberty 11-yard line in the second quarter. Liberty scored the game’s first 14 points. Wakeland scored all the points in the second quarter for a 17-14 lead at half time. Euting came up with an interception in the second quarter.

Starnes scored on a 2-yard run with 1:25 left in the first half. Kicker Brice Lear made a 20-yard field goal to give Wakeland a 3-point lead at the end of the second quarter.

The third quarter scoring started fast on Doerr’s 36-yard touchdown pass at 10:23 to Anderson. Starnes scored next at 9:20 on a touchdown run from the Liberty 7-yard line.

Euting hauled in a 49-yard catch on a strike from Doerr with 3:51 remaining in the third quarter.

Reggie Hubbard (14-106 yards) scored on a 1-yard run in the first quarter and a 24-yard run at 1:44 in the third quarter to cut Wakeland’s lead to 37-29 going into the fourth quarter.

Orji’s touchdown came with 11:05 to go in the fourth quarter on a 4-yard run. Orji averaged 8.7 yards per carry.

Liberty’s Chris McPhaul (15-169 yards) scored on runs of 6 and 5 yards in the second half.

Reggie Chaney (4-98 yards receiving) opened the scoring on a 61-yard pass from Grant Buss (7-21-3, 132 yards) in the first quarter.

Liberty (1-4) plays at Little Elm (0-5) in 9-5A on Friday, Oct. 9 and hosts The Colony on Thursday, Oct. 15.

Wakeland (2-2) plays winless Little Elm in Frisco on Friday, Oct. 2.

McKinney Boyd 41, Plano West 31: McKinney Boyd’s Grant Restmeyer completed 20 of 34 and passed for 269 yards and three touchdowns on Friday against Plano West at Coach John Clark Stadium in a 41-31 victory.

Kaeden Markhum ran for 133 yards on 19 carries for Boyd. Restmeyer kept it nine times for 53 yards.

Stephen Driskill caught seven passes for 97 yards. Jeremiah Campbell caught three for 52 yards. Markham caught three for 44 yards and a 30-yard touchdown. Brandon Bowling hauled in four passes for 40 yards. Julian Coaxum caught four for 36.

Plano West’s Tyler Campbell ran eight times for 64 yards and a 1-yard touchdown. Campbell caught two for nine yards.

Plano West’s Tanner Harmon had nine receptions for 93 yards and a 22-yard touchdown catch.

Bennett Dubrow caught five for 67 yards and scored on a 30-yard pass from Logan Williams (16-24-0, 179 yards passing).

DaVonte Carline went two for eight receiving and scored on a 1-yard run.

Alastair Stark made a 27-yard field goal for Plano West (1-3), which plays Plano (3-2) on Friday, Oct. 2 and Flower Mound Marcus (4-1) on Oct. 9.

Boyd (2-3) plays Plano East (4-0) on Oct. 2 and at Plano on Oct. 16.

Plano 36, Flower Mound 31: Plano’s Blake Mazza kicked field goals of 44, 30 and 43 yards, and Brandon Stephens scored on runs of 67 and 10 yards to win at Flower Mound in District 6-6A on Friday night. Mazza scored 12 points in the 5-point victory.

Stephens ran for 223 yards on 28 carries.

In the third quarter, Carson Williams (4-82 yards receiving) hauled in a 23-yard TD pass from Matt Keys (11-55-0, 2 TD, 197 yards passing).

The Wildcats scored with 34 seconds left in the first half on a TD catch by Garrett Frederick (3 for 75 yards receiving) on a 23-yard pass from Matt Keys.

Plano (3-2) trailed 14-13 at intermission. Plano plays Plano West (1-3) on Oct. 2 and Plano East (4-0) on Oct. 9.

Prestonwood 63, Trinity Christian Addison 29: Prestonwood’s Ryan Cash (21-29-1) passed for 325 yards and four touchdowns in a 63-29 victory over Trinity Christian Addison (1-3) on Friday. Cash also ran for 61 yards on six carries and scored a TD from the TCA 3-yard line.

PCA’s Collin Whitaker (19-210 yards rushing) scored two touchdowns rushing and averaged a first down on every carry. Whitaker had three receptions for 54 yards and a touchdown. In the second quarter, Whitaker scored on a 28-yard run at 11:28 and then Cash connected with him for a 37-yard TD catch. He scored for the third time in the second quarter on a 10-yard run.

PCA’s Keegan Ferer (8-118 yards receiving) caught two touchdown passes, including a 48-yard scoring pass and a 4-yard TD pass in the first quarter. Earl Bullock Jr. and Jonathan Heasley each caught four passes. Heasley scored on a 55-yard catch.

PCA (3-1) plays at John Paul II on Friday, Oct. 7.

Princeton 33, Gainesville 6: On the road up on the Oklahoma border, Princeton’s Colt Collins threw a scoring strike to Steven Molina from the Gainesville 43-yard line and then hit Sadavion Matthews for a 28-yard TD pass to jump ahead by two touchdowns.

Princeton made big plays on defense at Gainesville to get the ball back. Regan Wilkins recovered a fumble and made an interception. Danny Boyles recovered a fumble. Moonie Jackson came up with an interception.

George Flores (10-89 yards rushing) scored on a 30-yard run in the second quarter to give Princeton a 19-0 lead at the half.

In the third quarter, winless Gainesville scored on a 1-yard run by Luis Huerta.

Princeton fired up the scoring engines again in the fourth quarter as Collins ran into the end zone from 16 yards out, and then completed a 39-yard TD pass to Daniel Hernandez. Collins (10-16-1) finished with 177 yards and three touchdowns passing. Collins ran for 58 yards on nine keepers.

Princeton (4-1) plays at Quinlan Ford near Lake Tawakoni on Friday, Oct. 9.

Prosper 47, Sherman 15: Prosper’s Ryan Davis passed for 170 yards and three touchdowns and scored the game’s first touchdown on a 1-yard run against Sherman on in 10-5A on Friday night.

Davis (7-8-0) completed two touchdown passes to Cedric Haskins. The first came from the Sherman 19-yard line in the first quarter. The second was a 27-yarder 3:16 before half time. Haskins had three receptions for 62 yards.

Robert Mahone (4-90 yards receiving) caught one from Davis and turned it into a 64-yard touchdown pass play at 9:31 into the third quarter.

Bayley Mack (1-29 yards receiving), Kaleb Adams (4-16 rushing) and Austin Lind (10-57 yards rushing) scored touchdowns for Prosper (3-1), which plays at McKinney against North (3-1) on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Easton Murrell (5-8-0) passed for 79 yards, including the 29-yard TD to Mack in the second quarter.

The Colony 70, Frisco Independence 41: Khalil Banks scored on runs of 4, 30, 16 and 48 yards against Frisco Independence on Friday’s Homecoming night.

Banks finished with 17 carries for 201 yard for The Colony, which had beaten Heritage at home on the lake, 70-43, two weeks ago.

The Colony’s Kendrick Johnson (9-130 yards rushing) scored on 24-yard run and then a 60-yard run. Josh Crow (6-136 yards) delivered touchdown runs of 18 and 56 yards against Independence.

The Colony’s Austin Myers pulled in an interception and scored from 47 yards out on the interception return.

On the other side of the ball, Cotton Nielsen caught five passes for 95 yards and a 16-yard TD pass from Saddler, who passed for three touchdowns for Independence.

Independence’s Kolbre Smith (2 TD) caught a 38-yard touchdown pass from Kyle Saddler (23-36-1, 325 yards) and followed that with a TD on a 79-yard scoring pass. Smith finished with four receptions for 133 yards.

Independence’s Ryan Houston had touchdown runs from The Colony 1- and 5-yard lines.

Darius Mitchell scored from the Independence on a 32-yard pass from Jemel Jones Jr. for The Colony, which plays next at Frisco against Lone Star (5-0) on Thursday, Oct. 1. After that, The Colony (2-3) returns home to play Frisco Wakeland (2-2).

Independence (2-3) plays Frisco Centennial (3-1) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1. Independence plays Heritage (2-2) on Oct. 9.
Wylie 24, McKinney 21: Wylie’s Emilio Ames (21-30-0) passed for 153 yards and ran for 63 and Brandon Cunningham made a 29-yard field goal in a 3-point win over McKinney. Cunningham’s field goal came with 1:28 remaining in the fourth quarter.

Ames scored on a 5-yard run in the second quarter.

Tyrell Mauzy had eight receptions for 22 yards and ran for 11 yards on two carries. Mauzy scored the first touchdown of the game on a 2-yard run at 10:44 in the second quarter.

Wylie’s David Addo ran for 56 yards on 11 carries. Addo scored on a 22-yard run with 1:33 left in the third quarter as Wylie led, 21-0, going into the fourth quarter.

McKinney quarterback Damon Witmer led the Lions to 21 points in the fourth quarter. Witmer ran for 132 yards on 20 rushing attempts and passed for 82 yards (9-19-0, 1 TD).

Walker Torrain ran for two touchdowns and 53 yards on 14 carries. Torrain scored on runs of 2 and 4 yards in the fourth quarter against Wylie.

Quinton Quirrenbach caught a 20-yard TD pass from Witmer with 45 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.

Wylie (2-2) plays Wylie East (3-1) on Friday, Oct. 2. Denison (2-2) plays at Wylie on Oct. 9.

McKinney (2-2) plays up north in Denison (2-2) on Friday, then at home against Sherman before facing McKinney North.

Wylie East 72, McKinney North 43: Wylie East’s Eno Benjamin ran for 265 yards and five touchdowns. Benjamin scored touchdowns of 5 and 8 yards in the first quarter to warm up for TD runs of 71 and 70 yards in the second quarter against McKinney North on Friday night.

Quarterback Braden Shewmake passed for a 22-yard touchdown to Justin Bailey (2-47 yards receiving) and connected for a 46-yard TD with Jared Wyatt (2-67 yards receiving) for a 51-27 lead at half time over McKinney North.

In the third quarter, Shewmake (12-18-0, 215 yards) found Kyler Paredes (1-8 yards) open from the North 8-yard line for a Wylie East TD. Shewmake gained 69 yards on QB keepers against North.

Benjamin, who ran 27 times for Wylie East, scored again from the North 3-yard line in the fourth quarter. He also caught two passes for 11 yards.

Wylie East’s Nehemiah Reason (4-66 yards rushing) found an opening from his own 45 and ran 55 yards to the end zone for six more points in a 21-point second half.

McKinney North’s North’s Chase Carraher made a field goal from 22 yards out in the first quarter and nailed a 31-yarder in the second.

McKinney North’s Christian Files (13-58 yards, 3 TD on quarterback keepers) ran for touchdowns from the Wylie East 8-, 7- and 1-yard lines.

Micah Bualicex (25-167 yards rushing) scored for North on a 25-yard pass from QB Files (20-34-0, 216 yards, 1 TD passing) in the second quarter and on a 2-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Brennan Harris caught nine passes for 107 yards, and Miquel Hudson made six catches for 47 yards for McKinney North (3-1), which plays at home against Prosper (3-1) on Thursday in 10-5A. North draws Lovejoy (3-1) on Oct. 9 and then McKinney (2-2) on Oct. 16.

In 10-5A, Wylie East (3-1) plays Wylie (2-2) on Friday, then heads to Prosper (3-1) on Oct. 9.

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Collin County – Texas High School Football Roundup: Allen 65, Plano 0

Brian Bearden’s Collin County – Texas High School Football roundup:

Allen quarterback Seth Green passed for 122 yards and ran for 126 in a 65-0 victory over the Plano Wildcats.

Green, who passed for a touchdown and ran for another, completed nine of 13 at Eagle Stadium in Allen in the District 6-6A game.

Green scored the game’s first touchdown on a 58-yard run at 10:55 in the first quarter. Green found Camden Harrison (5 for 73 yards receiving) open for a 44-yard touchdown pass at 8:55.

Allen’s defense put points on the board when Anthony Taylor took an interception return 70 yards at 3:19 before halftime.

In the second half, Jakob Yandell went 34 yards on his interception return. Allen (4-0) scored five touchdowns in the third quarter.

Allen’s Kirby Bennett added six points on a 6-yard run. Trent Barrence scored on a 40-yarder. Mitchell Jonke added a 6-yard TD run.

Next, Tate Caplinger scored on a 32-yard fumble return.

And Allen couldn’t stop scoring, adding a 35-yard field goal by Michael Ewton. Alex Robinson scored the last touchdown on a 27-yard run.

Brandon Stephens ran 34 yards and had 34 receiving yards for Plano. Carson Williams caught four for 50 yards. Matt Keys (6-14-3) passed for 92 yards. Plano drops to 2-2.


Plano East 36, Plano West 8: Plano East (4-0) quarterback Miklo Smalls connected with Jonathan Meadors for a 15-yard touchdown pass play with 3:21 showing in the first quarter.

Smalls (18-32-0) scored on a 1-yard run with 6:34 left in the second quarter, then ran in from the West 2-yard line at 2:38 remaining in the first half of the 6-6A game.

Plano West (1-2) made it on the scoreboard when Logan Williams found Tanner Harmon open for a 14-yard pass at the end of the second quarter.

Smalls, who passed for 306 yards, hit Tim Wilson for a 25-yard touchdown pass early in the third quarter. Smalls closed the scoring out in the fourth quarter with a 5-yard run. Smalls finished with 51 yards rushing and three touchdowns.

Desmond Bowden had 40 yards rushing. Meadors had 40 too.

Cameron Moore caught four passes for 73 yards.

McKinney Boyd (1-3) plays in Plano against West on Friday. Plano West faces Plano (2-2) on Oct. 2.

Plano East plays next on Oct. 2 against Boyd. The Plano – Plano East game will be on Oct. 9.

Flower Mound 28, McKinney Boyd 27: After a scoreless first half, Kaeden Markham (15-39 yards rushing and 2-21 yards receiving) put Boyd on the scoreboard with a 2-yard run. Stephen Driskill (10-157 yards receiving) scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns on 12- and 14-yard scoring passes. Doren Gibson (13-77 yards) added a TD on a 36-yard run.

Flower Mound’s Chase Lembke punched in a 2-yard run, and Josh Grant kicked the extra point for the win. Boyd had a chance to win but its field-goal try missed at the end of the 6-6A game.

Noble Newton ran 22 times for 93 yards. Newton (22-35-0) passed for 256 yards and two touchdowns for Flower Mound.

Boyd’s Grant Restmeyer (22-36-0) finished with 336 yards passing.

Frisco Independence 20, Little Elm 14: Kyle Saddler passed for three touchdowns as Frisco Independence (2-2) beat Little Elm, 20-14, in the District 9-5A game.

Saddler (18-40-0) passed for 255 yards against the Lobos. Saddler found Colton Nielsen open twice early for touchdowns. Nielsen (8-105 yards receiving) scored on passes of 26 and 17 yards in the first half. Hakeem Wiley (2 for 30 yards) caught a 25-yard pass from Saddler to ensure the win.

Little Elm fell to 0-4.

Frisco Legacy 38, Grace Prep 31: Jack Henry Knight (11-19-0) passed for 180 yards and three touchdowns. Chase Eisenmann ran for 176 yards on 31 carries and scored two touchdowns. Eisenmann caught five passes for 33 yards. He scored on a 3-yard run in the first quarter and off a 25-yard run in the second quarter.

Pepper Snider caught eight passes for 154 yards. Snider scored on receptions for 29 and 31 yards from Knight.

Legacy (3-0) plays at Tyler Grace on Friday, then back at home against Tyler All-Saints the following week.

Frisco Lone Star 41, Frisco Liberty 14: Robert Hall scored the first of his two touchdowns on a 5-yard run in the first quarter in unbeaten Lone Star’s 41-14 victory over Liberty at Toyota Stadium in District 9-5A.

Jaylen Dixon caught a TD pass from the Liberty 6-yard line from Jason Shelley for Lone Star (4-0).

Liberty (1-3) scored on Reggie Chaney’s 28-yard pass from Grant Buss (9-16-2, 128 yards) at 7:51 to go in the second quarter.

Lone Star’s Shelley scored on a 5-yard run, and Hall scored on a 2-yard run for a 27-7 half-time lead. Hall ran 13 times for 84 yards.

In the third quarter, Shelley scored on a 16-yard run with 4:06 left. Shelley finished with 106 yards rushing on 15 keepers.

Shelley hit Dixon (3-68 yards receiving) in the fourth quarter with a 49-yard TD pass with 8:26 left.

Liberty’s Reggie Hubbard (10-50 yards rushing) scored on a 14-yard run in the fourth quarter with 4:41 to go.

Lone Star plays at Little Elm (0-4) on Friday, Sept. 25. Lone Star hosts The Colony (1-3) on Oct. 1.

Liberty takes on Frisco Wakeland on Friday, Sept. 25 before taking a week off. Liberty plays at Little Elm on Oct. 9.

Celina 51, Bishop Lynch 14: Conner Pingleton passed for 342 yards and three touchdowns in the Bobcats’ 51-14 Homecoming victory against Bishop Lynch. John Franklin scored the first touchdown on a 74-yard TD pass play.

Celina’s Shane Gerths scored on a run of 1-yard in the second quarter. Gerths returned a fumble for Celina for a score with five seconds left in the first half.

Riley Nebeker caught two touchdown passes in the second quarter on throws of 56 and 51 yards.

In the third quarter, Ismael Ortiz scored twice on runs of 6 and 1 yards against the Friars.

Celina’s Eduardo Paulino connected on a 32-yard field goal attempt to finish the scoring for the Bobcats. Celina (4-0) plays at Melissa (0-3) on Friday, Sept. 25, and at Anna (0-4) on Oct. 9.


Caddo Mills 54, Nevada Community 43

Farmersville 49, Bonham 26:

Princeton 49, Crandall 39

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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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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

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