Marcus 41, Keller Central 14
Keller Central led 7-0 at the end of the first quarter on Friday night, but never led again, as Marcus defeated the Chargers 41-14.
With 7:03 remaining in the second quarter, Walker Wells tied the game at seven on a 1-yard run.
Six minutes later, Cole Welliver connected with Ashton Cozart on a 26-yard touchdown pass to make it 14-7 at halftime.
Early in the third quarter, Jaxxon Warren extended the Marauders lead on a 27-yard touchdown pass to Sam Wisener, and Welliver hit Wells on a 10-yard pass later in the third to make it 28-7 Marcus.
Less than two minutes into the fourth quarter, Gabe Espinoza scored on a 7-yard run to make it 34-7.
Welliver connected with Isaac Khattab on a 3-yard pass to make it 41-7.
Central scored once again before the end of the game.
Marcus (2-1,0-0) is in it’s bye week, and will square off with Flower Mound in the Battle of the Mound at 7 p.m. on Sept. 24.
— Daniel H. Jaworski (@marauder17) September 11, 2021
Argyle 23, Celina 0
The Argyle Eagles remains unbeaten following a shutout over Celina on Friday night.
The Eagles drove 78 yards on their opening drive, and Carter Buxton kicked a 28-yard field goal to make it 3-0 Argyle.
With 7:03 left in the second quarter, Jacob Robinson hit Ward McCollum on a 35-yard touchdown pass to make it 10-0 in favor of the Eagles.
Three minutes later, Landon Farris scored on a 1-yard run to give Argyle a 16-0 lead into halftime.
With 5:51 remaining in the third quarter, Jett Copeland intercepted a pass and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown to make it 23-0 Argyle.
Neither team scored in fourth quarter.
The Eagles (3-0, 0-0) will travel to Waco at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 to take on La Vega.
— The Talon News (@TheTalonNews) September 11, 2021
Mansfield Timberview 41, Flower Mound 37
Flower Mound slugged it out with Timberview on Friday night and fell just short, losing by four points to the Wolves.
Reagan Tubbs got Flower Mound on the board with a 22-yard field goal to make it 3-0 Jaguars.
Tubbs made it 6-0 on a 38-yard field goal later in the first.
Timberview then scored to make it 7-6, before Nick Evers regained the lead on a 5-yard run and scored again on a 17-yard run.
Just before the half, Tubbs kicked a 41-yard field goal to make it 30-27 Flower Mound going into the break.
Flower Mound extended its lead to 10, when Nick Evers completed a touchdown pass to Boston Lingenfelter for 29 yards to make it 37-27 after three.
With just under four minutes to play in the game, Timberview brought it to within three points, and then took the lead late with another touchdown to make it 41-37 in favor of Timberview.
Flower Mound drove to the Timberview 36-yard line on its final possession, but time ran out.
The Jaguars (1-2, 0-0) are in their bye this week, and will play Marcus in the annual Battle of the Mound game at 7 p.m. on Sept. 24.
Grapevine 46, Northwest 43
Northwest and Grapevine played a barnburner on Friday night, but the Texans came up just a bit short.
Northwest scored first when Jake Strong hit Shannon Danicki on a 17-yard touchdown pass to make it 7-0 Texans.
Strong hit Chad Phillips on a 12-yard pass four minutes later to make it 15-0, and early in the second, gave the Texans a 22-0 lead on a 28-yard pass to Kenan Reil.
Grapevine scored 14 unanswered points to bring the game to within eight, before Strong scored on a 1-yard run to make it 29-14 Texans heading into the half.
The Mustangs and Northwest traded touchdowns on the next five consecutive drives, including a 66-yard run from Kyle Cummings and an 11-yard run from Ricardo Dyer, with Northwest leading 43-35 at the end of three quarters.
Grapevine tied it up with 8:48 remaining in the fourth quarter and took a 3-point lead with under five minutes to play.
Northwest (1-2, 0-0) will host Abilene Cooper at 7 p.m. on Sept. 17.
Bishop Dunne 39, Coram Deo 32
The Coram Deo Lions battled it out with Bishop Dunne on Friday night, but were unable to pull out their second victory of the season.
The Lions got on the board first, scoring on a 33-yard run from John Raybuck to make it 7-0 Coram Deo.
Bishop Dunne answered with a touchdown of its own, before Keegan Luna kicked a 21-yard field goal to regain the lead for the Lions.
Dunne scored again, however, to make it 13-10 in favor of the Falcons.
Bishop Dunne scored again to make it 19-10, but the Lions answered when Raybuck broke a 77-yard touchdown run to bring it to within two for Coram Deo.
Dunne scored again just before the end of the third quarter to make it 26-17 Falcons, but Coram Deo responded on the ensuing drive, going 47 yards and scoring on a 13-yard touchdown pass from Luke Newton to Brock Holton.
Dunne scored early in the fourth quarter to make it 32-24 Falcons, but Coram Deo came right back, scoring on a 6-yard run from Raybuck, followed by a 2-point conversion from Raybuck to knot it up at 32 with 8:51 remaining to play.
The Falcons took a 39-32 lead with just over two minutes to play in the game, and a late drive ended in an interception for the Lions.
Coram Deo (1-2, 0-0) is in its bye this week, and will travel to McKinney Christian at 7 p.m. on Sept. 24 for its next game.
Dallas Christian 7, Liberty Christian 6
Liberty Christian came up just short to Dallas Christian in a sloppy non-district outing for both teams.
Dallas Christian struck first, taking a 7-0 lead into the second quarter.
In the second, Jacob Vaughan connected with Michael Zarcone on a 28-yard touchdown pass to make it 7-6 at halftime.
Neither team scored in the second half of play.
Liberty (1-1, 0-0) will travel to Dallas at 7 p.m. on Sept. 17 to take on Parish Episcopal Christian.
Guyer 37, Mansfield Lake Ridge 6
The Guyer Wildcats cruised on Thursday night, smothering Mansfield Lake Ridge.
Jackson Foster got things going for the Wildcats, scoring on a 17-yard run with seven minutes remaining in the first quarter to take the lead.
Byron Phillips tacked on a 9-yard run early in the second, and Jackson Arnold hit Brody Noble on a 4-yard pass to extend the Wildcats lead to 27-0 at halftime.
In the second, Arnold hooked up with Grayson O’Bara on a 66-yard touchdown pass to take a 34-0 lead, and Jaxon Pirtile kicked a 37-yard field goal to make it 37-0 in favor of Guyer.
Lake Ridge got on the board late in the fourth quarter, but it was too late to mount any kind of comeback.
The Wildcats (3-0, 0-0) will host Humble Atascocita at 7 p.m. on Sept. 17 at Apogee Stadium at UNT.
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