Friday, December 8, 2023

High School Football Scoreboard

Argyle 37, Canyon 20

Argyle is headed to the state championship following a 37-20 victory on Friday night over Canyon High School in the state semifinals.

CJ Rogers hit Cash Walker on a 58-yard touchdown pass in the opening minute of the game to give the Eagles a 7-0 lead early on.

After forcing Canyon to punt, Argyle (15-0, 6-0) drove 76-yards and scored on a 28-yard touchdown pass from Rogers to Cole Kirkpatrick.

The Argyle defense then intercepted a pass and Rogers hit Jasper Lott on a 21-yard touchdown pass to make it 21-0 Argyle at the end of one.

Early in the second quarter, Reid Palmer recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown to make it 28-0 in favor of the Eagles.

Rogers and Lott hooked up a second time in the third quarter, this time on an 8-yard pass to make it 34-0 Argyle, and Caden Dodson kicked a 21-yard field goal to give the Eagles a 37-0 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

Canyon did rally in the fourth, but it was too late to come back.

Argyle will play Lindale at 7 p.m. on Dec. 18 at AT&T Stadium.

Guyer 52, Coppell 24

The Wildcats advanced to the area round of the playoffs on Saturday afternoon following a 52-24 victory over Coppell in the bi-district round.

Guyer (8-2, 5-1) drove 53 yards and scored on a 21-yard touchdown pass to D’Marcus Howard from Eli Stowers to take a 7-0 lead early on.

The Wildcats made it 14-0 when Byron Phillips broke a 39-yard run with 6:33 to play in the first quarter.

Coppell answered with a field goal, but Guyer came right back and made it 21-3 on a 1-yard run from Phillips.

Michael Mayfield then kicked a 33-yard field goal to make it 24-3 Guyer with 8:12 left to play in the second quarter.

Coppell then scored two unanswered touchdowns to make it 24-17 at the half for Guyer.

The Cowboys actually tied it up less than two minutes into the third quarter, before Guyer regained the lead on a 96-yard drive, capped off by a 7-yard run from Phillips.

Phillips rushed for 209 yards and 3 touchdowns in the game for the Wildcats.

It was then the defense’s turn to get in on the act, as Marquan Pope intercepted a pass and returned it 83 yards for a touchdown to make it 38-24 Guyer, and Tiyon Alridge added a 2-yard touchdown run to make it 45-24 at the end of three.

In the fourth quarter, Ryan Fritcher scored on a 4-yard run to finish out the game for the Wildcats.

Guyer will face Arlington in the area round at 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

Prosper 38, Marcus 19

The season came to an end for the undefeated Marcus football team on Saturday afternoon, as the Marauders fell in the bi-district round to Prosper by a score of 38-19.

Marcus was without starting quarterback Garrett Nussmeier (LSU) due to a hand injury.

After getting down 10-0 early to the Eagles, Marcus (9-1, 6-0) scored on a 13-yard touchdown pass to J. Michael Sturdivant from Jaxxon Warren to make it 10-7 Prosper.

The Eagles extended their lead to 17-7, but Marcus answered with a touchdown pass to Christian Espinoza from Warren to make it 17-13 and that was the score at halftime.

Prosper scored 14 unanswered points to take a 31-13 lead early in the fourth quarter, before the Marauders drove 75 yards and scored on a 1-yard run from Tyler Gainey.

Prosper would score once more before the game ended.

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