Guyer 33, McKinney Boyd 21
The outlook seemed grim for Guyer on Friday night, but with 33 unanswered points, the Wildcats rallied in spectacular fashion to earn a hard-fought, come-from-behind victory against McKinney Boyd.
Boyd took a 21-0 lead in the game before the Wildcats scored on a 41-yard field goal from Michael Mayfield right at the half.
The Guyer defense forced a punt to start the third quarter, and then scored on a 5-yard run from Byron Phillips to make it 21-0 Boyd.
Early in the fourth quarter, Phillips scored on a 1-yard run and Eli Stowers hit Si Stovall on a two-point conversion to make it a 21-18 game.
The Wildcats defense then came up big, getting a safety to make it 21-20 Guyer, and 10 plays later took their first lead of the night, when Phillips broke a 42-yard run to make it 26-21 Guyer.
Phillips finished the game with 144 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns.
With 3:06 remaining in the fourth quarter, Stowers galloped 60 yards for a score to seal the deal for the Wildcats.
Guyer (6-2, 4-1) will play at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27 at Little Elm.
— Jason Howell (@Jason_Howell) November 21, 2020
Plano West 20, Flower Mound 10
The Jags jumped out to a 10-0 lead on Friday night, but could not hold on for the victory.
Following a scoreless first quarter, the Jaguars drove 76 yards and scored on a 10-yard run from Peyton Porter to make it 7-0 Flower Mound.
Early in the third quarter, Bert Auburn kicked a 34-yard field goal to make it 10-0, and after a Plano West touchdown, the game was 10-7 at the end of three in favor of Flower Mound.
Plano West scored 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, however, to get the win.
Flower Mound (3-5, 1-4) will host Plano at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27.
Argyle 56, Stephenville 27
The Eagles advanced another round in the playoffs on Thursday night at Globe Life Park, defeating Stephenville to claim an area championship.
Argyle (12-0, 6-0) drove 82 yards on its opening possession and scored on a 12-yard run from Tito Byce.
The Eagle’s defense intercepted a pass on the ensuing drive, and Byce added a second touchdown run, this time of 11-yards to make it 14-0 Argyle.
Stephenville then cut Argyle’s lead to seven, before Argyle made it 21-7 on a 46-yard touchdown pass from CJ Rogers to Ward McCollum.
Eagles win 56-27 tonight against Stephenville at Globe Life Park! Great job Eagles and on to the next round! pic.twitter.com/PRfR3LPlAc
— Argyle ISD (@ArgyleISD) November 20, 2020
Stephenville answered with a rushing touchdown, but then Argyle began to pull away, scoring on a 3-yard run from Knox Scoggins, an 80-yard pass from Rogers to Cole Kirkpatrick and a 3-yard pass from Rogers to McCollum to make it 42-14 at the half.
Byce broke a 78-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter, and Rogers hit Cash Walker on a 48-yard touchdown pass to extend the Eagles lead to 42 points at the end of three.
Stephenville scored a couple of touchdowns in the fourth quarter to make it 56-27.
Argyle will play Waco La Vega at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27 in the Class 4A Division I Region II quarterfinal at Joshua High School.