Argyle 45, FW Nolan 29
Argyle held off a late surge from Fort Worth Nolan at the Tom Landry Classic at Allen’s Eagle Stadium on Saturday evening, winning 45-29 in its season opener.
Jacob Robinson connected with Grant Chaney on a 12-yard pass to make it 6-0 Argyle early on, and following a Vikings score, Landon Farris broke a 45-yard run to make it 12-6 Argyle.
Argyle scored 17 unanswered points in the second quarter on a 2-yard run from Farris, 35-yard Carter Buxton field goal and a 7-yard pass from Zach Ohlemeir to Ward McCollum to make it 29-6 going into the half.
Farris finished with 165 yards and two touchdowns in the game for Argyle.
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Argyle made it 36-6 on a 62-yard pass from Robinson to McCollum early in the third quarter.
The Eagles then picked up a safety, and drove 75 yards on the ensuing possession to score on a 1-yard run from Peyton Shoemake.
Nolan scored again just before the end of the third quarter, and it was 45-13 after three.
Nolan struck first in the fourth quarter, and then picked up a safety of its own to make it 45-22 with 4:46 left to play.
The Vikings late rally continued with another touchdown drive, cutting the deficit to 16 points, but Argyle was able to get the ball back with two minutes left and run the clock out for the victory.
Argyle (1-0, 0-0) will host Texarkana Pleasant Grove at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 3.
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Flower Mound 30, Mesquite 14
Flower Mound picked up a solid victory over Mesquite on Friday night to move to 1-0 on the regular season.
The Jaguars struck first, scoring on a 17-yard pass from Nick Evers to Jason Welch to make it 7-0 Flower Mound.
After recovering a Skeeters fumble on the ensuing drive, Flower Mound made it 14-0 on a 1-yard run from Evers.
Mesquite cut the Jaguar deficit to seven on the next drive, but Flower Mound came right back and capped off a 42-yard drive with a 3-yard run from Cole Smith to make it 21-7 heading into the half.
Evers connected with Cade Edlein on a 58-yard touchdown pass early in the third quarter before Mesquite scored to cut the Flower Mound lead to 28-14.
The Jaguars picked up a safety early in the fourth quarter and held on to win 30-14.
Flower Mound (1-0, 0-0) was scheduled to play Garland Naaman Forest on Sept. 3, but the game has been cancelled.
The Jaguars will play Mansfield Timberview at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 at R.L. Anderson Stadium.
Frisco Memorial 23, Northwest 14
In a defensive battle on Friday night, Northwest came up short against Frisco Memorial.
Following a scoreless first quarter of play, the Texans drove 88 yards and scored on a 1-yard run from Ricardo Dyer.
The game was 7-0 at halftime.
Frisco Memorial tied it 7-7 late in the third quarter, but Northwest came right back and scored on a 59-yard run from Jake Strong to make it 14-7.
Memorial scored a touchdown and field goal to take a 16-14 lead late in the fourth quarter.
The Warriors scored again late and held on for the victory.
Northwest (0-1, 0-0) will travel to McKinney North at 7 p.m. on Sept. 3.
Dallas Jesuit 38, Marcus 34
Marcus duked it out with Dallas Jesuit on Friday night, but ultimately came up just short losing by four in its season opener.
The Marauders scored first on 56-yard touchdown pass from Jaxxon Warren to Isaac Khattab to make it 7-0 Marcus.
Jesuit responded with 14 unanswered points before Marcus scored on a 12-yard pass from Warren to Dallas Dudley.
A missed PAT made it 14-13 Jesuit, and that was the score at the break.
In the third quarter, Marcus regained the lead on a 22-yard touchdown pass from Warren to Ashton Cozart to make it 20-14 Marauders.
Jesuit answered with a touchdown to make it 21-20, but Marcus came right back and scored on a 30-yard touchdown pass to Walker Wells from Warren.
Warren finished the game with 407 yards passing and four touchdowns.
Jesuit scored again with a touchdown of its own to take a 1-point lead, and extended its lead to 35-27 early in the fourth quarter, before the Marauders drove 75 yards and scored on an 8-yard run from Gabe Espinoza to make it 35-34 Jesuit.
A late field goal from the Rangers made it 38-34.
Marcus (0-1, 0-0) will host McKinney at 7 p.m. on Sept. 3.
Coram Deo 64, Dallas HSAA 0
Coram Deo opened the regular season on Friday night with an impressive victory over the Dallas Home School Athletic Association.
John David Black passed for 168 yards and three touchdowns for the Lions, and Allen Elliott had two receptions for 91 yards and two touchdowns.
Sam Gerth also scored for the Lions, catching a 23-yard touchdown pass, and intercepted two passes for Coram Deo.
The Lions will host Arlington Grace Prep at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 3.
Guyer 46, Hebron 17
The Wildcats opened the season with a win on Thursday night, soundly defeating Hebron.
Jackson Arnold connected with Jace Wilson on a 22-yard touchdown pass to make it 7-0 Wildcats early on and Ivan Pena recovered a fumble and returned it 45 yards to extend the lead to 14-0 early in the second quarter for Guyer.
With 2:36 to play in the first half, Arnold hit Jackson Foster on a 16-yard touchdown pass to make it 21-0 Guyer, and two minutes later, Byron Phillips added a touchdown on a 4-yard run to make it 28-0 Guyer going into the break.
Hebron kicked a field goal with 7:23 to play in the third quarter, and Guyer responded three minutes later with a 29-yard field goal from Cam Posada and it was 31-3 Guyer heading into the fourth quarter.
Guyer picked up a safety, and followed it up with a 69-yard scoring drive capped off by a 3-yard run from Isaiah Roque to make it 40-3 Guyer with 9:52 to play.
Roque tacked on a 1-yard run, and following a Hebron score, Guyer led 46-10 with 5:41 to play in the fourth.
With 2:16 remaining, Hebron returned an interception for a touchdown, but it was too late to mount a comeback, and Guyer sealed the 46-17 win.
Guyer (1-0, 0-0) will play at Denton Ryan at 7 p.m. on Sept. 3.
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