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