Thursday, March 23, 2023

High School Football Scoreboard

Argyle 52, Paris 30

Paris jumped out to a 10-0 lead on Friday night, but the Eagles rallied, defeating Paris by a score of 52-30.

Jett Copeland completed a touchdown pass to Wayne Pritts for 11 yards to cut Paris’ lead to three.

The Wildcats scored again to make it 17-7, before Peyton Shoemake scored on a 3-yard run, and Paris led 17-14 at halftime.

In the third, Copeland hit Hayden Stewart on a 19-yard touchdown pass to give Argyle its first lead in the game.

Copeland then threw a touchdown pass to Ward McCollum for 13 yards, and Knox Scoggins scored on a 3-yard run to make it 35-17.

Caden Dodson kicked a 32-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter, and following a Paris touchdown, Shoemake scored again on a 2-yard run to make it 45-24 Argyle.

Paris scored again late, but Argyle came right back on a 5-yard run from Eli McCall.

Argyle (9-1, 5-1) will open the playoffs at home against Wilmer Hutchins next Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Flower Mound 45, Coppell 21

In a battle for the fourth and final playoff spot in district 6-6A on Friday night, Flower Mound answered the bell, defeating Coppell 45-21.

The Jaguars scored first in the game when Nick Evers hit Walker Mulkey on a 4-yard touchdown pass to give Flower Mound a 7-0 lead heading into the second quarter.

The Cowboys came back and tied it up early in the second quarter before Evers regained the lead for Flower Mound, scoring on a 4-yard quarterback keeper.

Evers broke a 58-yard run later in the second quarter to extend the Jags lead to 14, but Coppell answered with a score of its own to make it 21-14 Flower Mound.

Reagan Tubbs drilled a 52-yard field goal as time expired in the second quarter to give Flower Mound a 24-14 lead at the half.

Evers scored on a 12-yard run with six minutes to play in the third to make it 31-14, but Coppell answered with a touchdown to cut Flower Mound’s lead to 10 points.

Flower Mound came right back and scored on a 1-yard run from Evers to make it 38-21 heading into the fourth.

Evers connected on a touchdown pass to Mulkey for 18 yards to make it 45-21.

The Jaguars (5-5, 4-3) will will travel to Guyer at 7 p.m. next Friday for the bi-district round.

Liberty Christian 52, John Paul II 16

The Liberty Christian Warriors wrapped up the regular season on a high note on Friday, soundly defeating John Paul II by a score of 52-16.

Steel Doss completed a touchdown pass to Brady Janusek for 14 yards and a two-point conversion to make it 8-0 Liberty, and following a John Paul II score, the Warriors drove 72 yards and scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak from Doss to make it 16-8 Liberty.

The Warriors tacked on another touchdown when Doss hit Cade Harycki on a 19-yard touchdown pass to make it 22-8, and Doss and Janusek hooked up again, this time for 47 yards to make it 30-16 heading into the half.

In the third quarter, Doss hit Michael Zarcone for 31 yards to make it 38-16 and Harycki scored on a 1-yard run to make it 46-16 at the end of three.

Colby McCray scored on an 11-yard run in the fourth quarter to make it 52-16.

Liberty Christian finished the season with a 3-7 overall record and went 2-5 in district competition.

Azle 39, Northwest 36

Northwest rallied late, but came up just short, falling to Azle by three points.

Azle took a 3-0 lead early on in the game, but the Texans answered with a touchdown pass from Jake Strong to Kenan Reil for 7 yards to make it 7-3 Northwest.

The Hornets then scored 14-unanswered points to make it 17-7 Azle, before Northwest drove 75-yards and cut its deficit to three on a touchdown pass from Strong to Joseph Rivas for 9 yards.

It was 17-14 Azle at halftime.

A big third quarter, in which Azle scored 22 points, proved to be the difference. But Kyle Cummings also scored on a 1-yard run to make it 39-21 heading into the fourth quarter.

Northwest scored twice in a row in the fourth, including a 2-yard run from Ricardo Dyer to bring the game to within three points, but could not complete the comeback.

Northwest (7-3, 6-1) will open the playoffs next week at home against Burleson Centennial.

Marcus 46, Plano East 13

Marcus wrapped up the regular season on a high note on Thursday night, defeating Plano East 46-13 and claiming a third consecutive 6-6A district championship.

Following an East punt to start the game, Jaxxon Warren hit Dallas Dudley on a 33-yard pass to make it 8-0 Marauders.

Warren followed that up with a touchdown pass to Ashton Cozart for 13 yards and Marcus led 15-0 after one.

Plano East scored on a pair of field goals in the second quarter before Walker Wells scored on a 1-yard run to give Marcus a 23-6 lead at the half.

In the third quarter, Warren hooked up with Dudley for a second touchdown pass of 33 yards and the Marauders led 30-6.

Wells scored on another 1-yard run to make it 37-6 Marcus halfway through the third quarter.

The Marcus defense then got in on the act when Seth Sanchez returned a fumble 36 yards for a touchdown.

Michael Petro then kicked a 40-yard field goal before the Panthers scored again to make it 46-13 Marcus.

Marcus (8-2, 6-1) will open the playoffs next week at  a time, date and location to be determined.

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