Marcus 39, Coppell 37
Marcus emerged victorious in what turned out to be a back-and-forth slugfest and overtime thriller on Friday night, defeating Coppell by 2 points.
The Marauders took an early lead on a Michael Petro 28-yard field goal.
Coppell scored to make it 7-3 and that was the score heading into the second quarter.
Marcus regained the lead on a 35-yard touchdown run from Walker Wells.
Coppell scored again and led 14-10 at halftime.
Marcus retook the lead in the third on a Jaxxon Warren touchdown pass to Ashton Cozart for 35 yards.
Coppell tied it up with a field goal, but Marcus came right back and scored on a Cole Welliver touchdown pass to Ashton Cozart for 70 yards to make it 24-17 Marcus.
Coppell again tied it up once again, and the game went to overtime.
The Cowboys then took the lead with a touchdown, but Marcus answered on a 1-yard run from Walker Wells.
It was then Marcus’ turn, and the Marauders scored on a 9-yard run from Gabe Espinoza, and completed a 2-point conversion on a pass from Warren to Connor Vaughn.
Coppell then answered with a touchdown of its own, but Chance Sautter intercepted their 2-point conversion pass to seal the victory.
Marcus (4-2, 2-1) will host Plano West at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15.
— Sidekick Sports (@SidekickSports) October 9, 2021
Argyle 42, Anna 21
The Eagles got things back on track this week as they routed Anna.
Jett Copeland connected with Hayden Stewart on a 68-yard touchdown pass to get things going for the Eagles halfway through the first quarter.
Anna fumbled the ensuing kickoff, and Copeland and Stewart hooked up again, this time on a 15-yard touchdown pass to make it 14-0.
With under three minutes to play in the first half, Copeland hit Jaaqwan Felton on a 39-yard pass and just before the break, Copeland connected with Felton on a 42-yard pass to make it 28-0 Argyle at halftime.
Copeland added to Argyle’s lead late in the third on a 5-yard touchdown run.
Anna got on the board late in the third, before Argyle scored again on a 1-yard run from Knox Scoggins.
Argyle (5-1, 1-1) will play at 7 p.m. on Oct. 14 at Carrollton Ranchview.
Lewisville 33, Flower Mound 24
The Flower Mound Jaguars came up short on Friday night, falling to Lewisville by a score of 33-24.
The Farmers took a 7-0 lead early on in the game, before Flower Mound answered with a 56-yard touchdown pass from Nick Evers to Walker Mulkey.
Early in the second, Lewisville made it 14-7, but Flower Mound cut the deficit to four with a 26-yard field goal from Reagan Tubbs.
Lewisville scored again and took a 23-10 lead into the half.
Evers scored on a 10-yard run in the third to cut Lewisville’s lead to six, but the Farmers scored again to make it 30-17 heading into the fourth quarter.
Evers then threw a touchdown pass to Grant Satterfield for 56 yards to make it 30-24, before Lewisville kicked a late field goal to close things out.
Flower Mound (2-4, 1-2) will host Plano East at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15 for its next game.
Guyer 35, Braswell 14
In a battle of big cats, it was the Wildcats who emerged victorious over the Bengals, winning 35-14 on Friday night.
Guyer’s Byron Phillips got things going on a 1-yard run with 5:11 remaining in the first quarter, but Braswell tied things up less than two minutes later, and the score was 7-7 after one.
In the second, Jackson Arnold hit Dylan Rivero on a 30-yard pass to regain the lead for the Wildcats, and following a 35-yard interception return from Marquan Pope, Guyer made it 21-7 on a 5-yard run from Grayson O’Bara.
Caleb Rowe then recovered a fumble in end zone for the Wildcats and Guyer led 28-7 at halftime.
Following a scoreless third quarter, Arnold hit O’Bara on a 16-yard touchdown pass to make it 35-7 Guyer to put the game out of reach.
Guyer (7-0, 3-0) will host Allen at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15. at the Collins Athletics Complex.
Midland Christian 48, Liberty Christian 20
The Liberty Christian Warriors lost to Midland Christian on Friday night by a score of 48-20.
Liberty (1-5, 0-3) will host Prestonwood Christian at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15.
Northwest 63, Saginaw 12
The Texans opened the game with three unanswered touchdowns and did not look back, smashing Saginaw on Thursday night.
Northwest drove 72 yards and scored on a 2-yard run from Kyle Cummings on its opening possession of the game to get things started.
The Texans then blocked a punt to get excellent field possession, and scored when Jake Strong hit Shannon Danicki on a 24-yard touchdown pass.
Strong scored on a 25-yard keeper on the Texans next series before Saginaw was able to get on the board, with Northwest leading 21-6 at the end of one.
Early in the second quarter, Strong connected with Joseph Rivas on a 4-yard touchdown pass to make it 28-6.
The Rough Riders answered with another touchdown before Strong hit Logan Jeskevic on a 55-yard pass to make it 35-12 Northwest.
The Texans went up 42-12 at the break following a 1-yard run from Ricardo Dyer.
In the third, Strong rush broke an 82-yard touchdown run to make it 49-12, and followed that up on Northwest’s next possession with a 26-yard touchdown run.
Strong finished the evening with 156 yards passing and three passing touchdowns, and 133 yards rushing and three rushing touchdowns.
Chad Phillips then intercepted a pass for Northwest, and Cummings scored on a 30-yard touchdown run with 3:06 left in the third to make it 63-12 Northwest.
The Texans (4-2, 3-0) will travel to Crowley at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15 for their next game.