Marcus 30, Euless Trinity 20
The Marcus Marauders picked up their first victory of the season on Friday night, moving past Euless Trinity.
Marcus jumped out to a 3-0 lead on a 42-yard field goal from Michael Petro.
The Marauders extended their lead to 10 on a 1-yard run from Ben Perlmutter.
Trinity scored 13 unanswered points, before Chance Banner scored on a 4-yard run with 5:32 remaining in the third to make it 17-13 Marcus.
Petro kicked a 31-yard field goal to give Marcus a 7-point lead, but Trinity came back and tied the game up with 8:02 remaining in the fourth quarter.
Five minutes later, Marcus retook the lead on a 38-yard touchdown pass from Cole Welliver to Ashton Cozart.
With 45 second remaining, Petro sealed the victory for Marcus with his third field goal (32 yards) of the night.
The Marauders (1-2, 0-0) will be in their bye week next weekend.
What. A. Move. @ColeWelliver finds @Ashton_Cozart25 over the middle and Cozart does the rest. The 38-yard catch-and-run gives @MarcusFootball a 27-20 lead with 3:35 left.#STCDA #ELITE #UNCOMMON #ProtectTheM #txhsfb pic.twitter.com/vx8rWTeuyl
— Marcus Football (@MarcusFootball) September 10, 2022
Argyle 31, Grapevine 15
Argyle picked up its third victory of the season on Friday night, defeating Grapevine by 16 points.
Carter Buxton kicked a 20-yard field to get things going for the Eagles, and made it 6-0 four minutes later on a 38-yard field goal.
Grapevine scored to make it 7-6, but Argyle answered with a 34-yard run from RJ Bunnell to make it 12-7 at the end of one.
Bunnell made it 18-7 Argyle on a 3-yard run, but Grapevine blocked the PAT to make it 18-9 Eagles at the end of three.
In the fourth, Landon Farris scored on a 13-yard run to make it 25-9 Argyle, and Grapevine responded with a score to cut their deficit to 10.
Argyle put the game away with 2:08 remaining in the fourth quarter when Jacob Robinson hit Hunter McFaul on a 15-yard touchdown pass.
Argyle (3-0, 0-0) will play Montgomery at 7 p.m. at Sept. 16 at the UMHB – Crusader Stadium.
McKinney 49, Flower Mound 21
Flower Mound’s struggles continued on Friday night, as they dropped their third straight to McKinney.
The Jaguars got down 7-0 in the first quarter, but answered with a 21-yard touchdown run from Yale Erdman.
McKinney came right back and scored again to make it 14-7 at the end of the first.
In the second quarter, Erdman tied the game back up with a 12-yard run.
The Lions scored 21 unanswered points before Erdman hit Grant Satterfield on a 42-yard touchdown pass to cut McKinney’s lead to 14.
The Lions scored twice again to extend their lead to 28 and put the game out of reach.
Flower Mound (0-3, 0-0) will play at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16 at Lewisville.
Regardless of outcome, the first home game of the season felt gooooooooood!! Thanks to everyone (and there’s a lot of you) who made it so great! pic.twitter.com/M6NaVRwBJB
— Joe Lorenzini (@lorenziniphotog) September 10, 2022
Lewisville 44, Mesquite 7
The Farmers cruised to a 44-7 victory over Mesquite on Friday night.
Ethan Terrell scored on a 1-yard run at the 6:07 mark of the first quarter to take an 8-0 lead into the second quarter.
Terrell scored again on a 16-yard run early in the second to make it 15-0 Lewisville.
Viron Ellison scored on a 6-yard run to give the Farmers a 23-0 lead, and Freddy Joya drilled a 40-yard field goal to make it 26-0 at the half.
In the second, Terrell hit Kentrel Sorells on a 3-yard pass to make it 34-0 Lewisville, and Joya added a second field goal, this time for 22-yards to make it 37-0
Mesquite got on the board with 5:56 remaining in the fourth, but Lewisville came right back and scored on a 9-yard run from Alijah Alleyne to finish out the game.
Lewisville (2-1, 0-0) will open up district with Flower Mound at 7 p.m. at home.
Liberty Christian 35, Lubbock Trinity Christian 25
Jason Witten’s team moved to 2-1 on the season on Friday night with a 35-25 victory over Lubbock Trinity Christian.
The Warriors led the game 28-17 heading into the fourth quarter, but the Lions scored a touchdown and two-point conversion with 10 minutes to play to bring the game to within three.
The Warriors then drove 58 yards and scored on a 7-yard touchdown pass from Jacob Vaughan to Brady Janusek to extend Liberty’s lead to 10 with seven minutes remaining.
The Warriors defense stepped up and helped secure the victory.
LCS will play it’s final non-district game of the season at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 when it hosts Grapevine Faith Christian.
Tolar 56, Coram Deo 7
The Coram Deo football team struggled on Friday night, falling to Tolar to move to 2-1 on the season.
The Lions trailed 36-0 heading into the fourth quarter when Luke Newton hit Garrett Inderlied on a 42-yard touchdown pass.
Newton finished the game with 248 yards passing and a touchdown for Coram Deo and Samuel Johnson rushed for 90 yards in the game.
Defensively, Ian Mitchell led the way with 11 tackles, including 1 tackle for a loss and Josh Marshall finished the game with 9 tackles.
Coram Deo will play Grace Prep at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 in Arlington.
Guyer 50, Lancaster 27
The Guyer Wildcats rolled past Lancaster on Thursday night.
The Wildcats got on the board first when Jackson Arnold hit Josiah Martin on a 9-yard touchdown pass three minutes into the game.
Lancaster tied it up just before the end of the quarter, and it was 7-7 heading into the second.
Arnold scored on a 4-yard run early in the second quarter to regain the lead for the Wildcats, and with 2:01 remaining in the first half, Trey Joyner scored on a 2-yard run to make it 21-7 Guyer at the break.
The Wildcats picked up a safety to start the third quarter and then Landon Sides returned a free kick 52 yards for a touchdown to make it 29-7 Guyer.
Lancaster scored again, but Guyer came right back and scored on a 25-yard pass from Jackson to Si Stovall late in the third.
Jackson and Stovall hooked up again on a 24-yard touchdown pass to make it 43-20, Guyer.
Lancaster responded with a touchdown early in the fourth quarter, but three minutes later Trey Joyner scored on a 4-yard run to make it 50-20 Wildcats.
Lancaster scored again with just under four minutes to play to make it 50-27 Guyer, but the Wildcats lead was never in danger.
Arnold passed for 305 yards and 3 touchdowns and Ahmed Yussuf rushed for 126 yards in the game for Guyer.
The Wildcats (3-0, 0-0) will open up district at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16 when they host Prosper.
— SBLive Texas (@SBLiveTX) September 9, 2022
Aledo 49, Northwest 20
Despite a late rally, the Northwest Texans came up short against Aledo on Thursday night.
Starting quarterback Jake Strong was injured last week and sat out the game.
The Bearcats took a 42-0 lead late into the second quarter before Leddie Thompson threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Ife Durodoye to put Northwest on board before the half.
With 5:26 to play in the third quarter, Northwest scored again on a 13-yard run from Kyle Cummings.
Aledo scored a touchdown of its own midway through the fourth quarter, but Northwest answered with an 85-yard pass from Thompson to Kenan Reil to make it 49-20.
Reil finished the game with 123 yards receiving and a touchdown.
Northwest (1-2, 0-0) will open up district competition at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16 at Brewer.