Guyer 43, Byron Nelson 36
Guyer defeated Trophy Club Byron Nelson in a back and forth, barn-burner on Saturday afternoon.
Nelson jumped out to a 10-0 lead before Bryson Riggs hit Jackson Foster on a touchdown pass for 80 yards to make it 10-7.
Carson Parham intercepted a Bobcat pass on their next possession, and Jackson Arnold hit Byron Phillips on a 19-yard touchdown toss to give the Wildcats a 14-10 lead at the end of one.
In the second quarter, Eli Bowen intercepted a pass and returned it 45 yards for the Wildcats to make it 21-10 Guyer, before Nelson answered with a score of its own to put the game at 21-17 Guyer.
Arnold scored on a 6-yard keeper with three minutes to play in the second quarter to extend the Wildcats lead to 11, but Nelson came back with a touchdown and the game was 28-24 late in the second quarter.
Special teams got in on the act for Guyer, as Peyton Bowen returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, and the score was 35-24 Guyer at the half.
Nelson scored 12 unanswered points in the third to take a 36-35 lead into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth, Arnold scored on a 1-yard keeper and hit Jace Wilson on a 2-point conversion to make it 43-36 Guyer.
The Wildcats (12-1, 5-1) will play district foe Prosper at a time and location to be determined.
Guyer defeated Prosper 35-7 on Oct. 1.
Bi District Champs ✅
Area Champs ✅
Regional Semi Final Champs ✅
— Denton Guyer Football (@DentonGuyer_FB) November 27, 2021
Stephenville 21, Argyle 17
The Eagles looked good early on Friday night, but could not hold on, as Stephenville ended Argyle’s season with a 21-17 victory in the third round of the playoffs.
Argyle (11-2, 5-1) jumped out to a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter when Jett Copeland hit Ward McCollum on a 62-yard touchdown pass.
Jacob Robinson picked off a Yellow Jacket pass on Stephenville’s next drive, and Argyle then drove 81-yards, scoring on a 9-yard run from Landon Farris.
Stephenville answered with a touchdown of its own, and Argyle led 14-7 at halftime.
In the third quarter, Stephenville scored again to tie the game 14-14, but Argyle answered early in the fourth on a 36-yard field goal from Caden Dodson to make it 17-14 Argyle.
The Yellow Jackets would score with 2:06 remaining in the game to hold on for the win.
— Walker Lott (@walker_lott) November 27, 2021
Southlake Carroll 52, Lewisville 0
The season came to an end for the Lewisville football team on Saturday afternoon, as the Farmers lost 52-0 to Southlake Carroll in the regional round of the playoffs.
Armani Winfield had 6 receptions for 45 yards for the Farmers and Damien Martinez had 16 rushes for 52 yards.
Lewisville (11-2, 6-1) defeated McKinney Boyd 27-17 in the bi-district round and Arlington Martin 35-18 at area before coming up short against Carroll.